Women entrepreneurs ‘a vast untapped resource’, say development policy-makers

By |junij 11th, 2018|EU Development Days, Eurodad, News, Women|

Women and girls are too often forgotten in development policy, despite being in the front-line. A mere 2% of total overseas development aid is spent on policies related to gender equality, panellists heard at the European Development Days in Brussels.

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Don’t leave women out of EU investment programme, Commission is told

By |junij 6th, 2018|development banks, development finance institutions, EU Development Days, European Investment Plan, News, Women|

The issue of how the EU's External Investment Plan can help empower women and girls dominated the agenda at the European Development Days on Tuesday (5 June), as some panellists voiced concern that it might be marginalised in the final big picture.

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Finance, Cotonou and women set to dominate European Development Days

By |junij 4th, 2018|development, EU Development Days, EU migration policy, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, Post-Cotonou, women's rights|

As far as global development goes, few events can match the reach of European Development Days, whose Brussels edition will gather 8,000 development policy professionals this week.

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Lessons from Iraq and India on building ‘resilient’ recovery after disasters

By |junij 8th, 2017|Build back better, cyclone, DG Devco, EU Development Days, India, Iraq, News, recovery, resilience|

Examples of how to rebuild resilient societies in the wake of natural disasters and man-made conflicts, from countries are varied as Iraq and India, were on offer during the second day of the EU Development Days conference in Brussels on Thursday (8 Ju...

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African states compete in TV-style ‘Dragon’s Den’ for foreign investment at Dev Days

By |junij 8th, 2017|Brussels, Daniel Duncan, EDD17, EU Development Days, female entrepreneurs, Guinea, infrastructure, Ivory Coast, News, SMEs, Uganda|

Three developing African states copied the reality-TV format of Dragon’s Den to compete for foreign businesses from a panel of a nearly a dozen investors, at the EU’s Development Days conference on Wednesday (6 June).

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Report warns against public-private aid ‘blending’ over transparency failures

By |junij 6th, 2017|blending, DG Devco, EU Development Days, Neven Mimica, News, ODA, public-private partnership, Trade Unions, TUDCN-RSCD, UN Capital Development Fund, Xavier Michon|

A key plank of future aid funding to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has come under fire in a report which warns against all ‘blending’ partnerships until a raft of alleged failures are fixed.

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