While France seems to be in the process of getting back on track with regard to international solidarity, some ambiguities in the 2019 budget are a cause of concern for NGOs. EURACTIV France reports.
The UK’s development minister accused the European Commission on Tuesday (17 July) of discriminating against UK aid agencies, in a move that could scupper future partnerships after the UK leaves the EU.
France adopted its 2018 budget, but expenditure on development aid is well below what Emmanuel Macron had promised. EURACTIV France reports.
Director general of French development agency (AFD) was appointed to lead the International Development Finance Club (IDFC), uniting credit institutions worth $3,000 billion. Their objective: to throw their weight behind sustainable development. EURACT...
French President Emmanuel Macron promised to allocate all future earnings of a financial transaction tax to European solidarity. But with Brexit in mind, it may be too ambitious to relaunch the project with all 28 member states. EURACTIV France reports.
After years of financial scarcity, France increased its development aid budget for the second consecutive year. However, uncertainties persist over its aid trajectory over the next five years. EURACTIV France reports.
French President Emmanuel Macron announced a “considerable effort” to increase the budget dedicated to development aid from now until 2022. But surprisingly, the budget for 2018 will remain unchanged. And the focus on security enrages NGOs. EURACTIV France reports.
European development policy must prioritise democracy, inclusiveness and sustainability. To do this the bloc has to change the way it interacts with stakeholders and support local initiatives, which are the building blocks of societies, writes Wouter B...
Whatever happens in the Brexit negotiations, both sides should actively seek a constructive role for the UK in EU external action. A failure to do so would lead to huge losses for development cooperation.