Tanzanian opposition leader – The EU is ‘finished’ with Magufuli

By |februar 6th, 2019|Cotonou agreement, EU development aid, John Magufuli, News, Tanzania|

Nearly 18 months after falling under a shower of bullets outside his parliamentary residence in Dodoma, opposition leader Tundu Lissu, the most persistent thorn in the side of Tanzanian President John Magufuli plans to re-enter the political fray.

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EU development aid fell in 2017, reveals new report

By |oktober 17th, 2018|development aid, Development Assistance Committee, EU development aid, LDCs, News, ODA, OECD|

EU aid spending fell for the first time in 5 years in 2017, according to the CONCORD AidWatch Report 2018 published on Wednesday (17 October).

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EU countries top development policy charts

By |september 18th, 2018|Brexit, development, EU development aid, News|

EU countries lead the way when it comes to development policy, according to a new report by a US-based think-tank. Eleven EU countries dominate the top-12 of the Commitment to Development Index published by the Center for Global Development on Tuesday ...

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EU to hike migration spending in development aid overhaul

By |junij 13th, 2018|EU budget, EU development aid, Günther Oettinger, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, ODA, overseas aid|

The European Commission will set out its plans to dramatically increase spending on migration control on Thursday (14 June), as part of its overhaul of EU development spending between 2021 and 2027.

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EU aid spending slumps as refugee crisis recedes

By |april 9th, 2018|EU development aid, EU migration, Eurodad, News, ODA, refugee crisis|

Development aid to countries in the Global South stagnated in 2017, according to new figures published by the OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) on Monday (9 April). It also showed a declining share of aid spent on refugees.

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EU politicising development aid to build Fortress Europe

By |februar 7th, 2018|development, EU development aid, European External Investment Plan (EIP), Migration, News, unemployment|

EU investments should not be used to blackmail or externalise borders. Particularly if the EU really wants to tackle the root causes of forced migration, writes Xabier Benito Ziluaga.

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Inner-African development goals instead of inner-African borders

By |januar 10th, 2018|EU development aid, EU-Africa summit, EU-Africa-strategy, Ghana, News|

During the AU-EU summit, the Commission outlined plans for its future development policy. However, it remains open how it intends to ensure that the European Development Goals in the future are not primarily a reward for migration control measures. EUR...

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Chololo, the ’secret formula’ for the future of development aid?

By |december 22nd, 2017|Chololo, Climate Change, development aid, EU development aid, EU-Africa summit, News, Tanzania|

The expansion of a community-based project in Tanzania is challenging the traditional top-down model of development assistance, proving that money is not the most important thing when it comes to helping people.

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The EU’s militarisation of development aid

By |september 15th, 2017|development aid, EU development aid, EU development assistance, Federica Mogherini, Horn of Africa, IcSP, Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace, militarisation, News, Sahel, securitisation, security, SSD, Sustainable Development Goals|

The European Commission and a large part of the European Parliament back the use of development aid for security purposes. But some call this a diversion that will come at the expense of the poorest beneficiaries. EURACTIV France reports.

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Diverting EU aid to stop migration: The EU Trust Fund for Africa

By |september 8th, 2017|Africa, economic migration, EU development aid, EU development assistance, EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa, illegal immigration, Lybia, Migration, News, Niger, security, Senegal|

Migrants have become the focus of the EU's aid strategy. As priority is given to stemming migrant flows in the short-term, long-term development goals are forgone, tarnishing the EU's image as a global development actor, writes Fanny Voitzwinkler.

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