Development

Burkina Faso, woman holding mobile phone

EPP Group believes that digitalisation and technological innovation are strong drivers of sustainable development and inclusive growth "...

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Protests in Venezuela

Every year, each political group in the European Parliament puts forward a candidate for the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. Candidates...

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Refugees on a boat

The recurring tragedies in the Mediterranean where thousands of people are risking their lives in order to reach Europe’s shores clearly show...

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Ebola

The Development Committee of the European Parliament held an exchange of views on the Ebola crisis. Although the situation on the ground has evolved...

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About

The Committee on Development is responsible for the promotion of the EU's development policy. It engages in political dialogue with developing countries, bilaterally and in the relevant international organisations and interparliamentary fora, it is responsible for aid, as well as cooperation agreements with developing countries, it promotes democratic values, good governance and human rights in developing countries. It is very involved in the work of the Parliamentary Assembly between the EU and the African, Caribbean and Pacific countries.

In Progress

19.01.2015 - 16:15
EU Accountability Report 2014 on Financing for Development - review of progress by the EU and its Member States
MEP:
19.01.2015 - 16:15
Standing Rapporteur on Policy Coherence for Development
MEP:
19.01.2015 - 16:15
Tax avoidance and tax evasion
MEP:
19.01.2015 - 16:15
19.01.2015 - 16:15

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Burkina Faso, woman holding mobile phone
Press Release
09.10.2018 - 14:49

Reducing poverty through technology

EPP Group believes that digitalisation and technological innovation are strong drivers of sustainable development and inclusive growth "Digitalisation is a strong driver of development....
New Windhoek Dialogue meeting, Grand Bassam October 2017
Press Release
09.10.2017 - 15:56

There's no development without good governance

“It’s time to reinvest in the EU-Africa relationship. The success of policies and plans adopted at the upcoming African Union-EU Summit will, however, depend on the political will for...
West African market scene
Press Release
06.07.2017 - 12:21

€44 billion to fight root causes of migration

Members of the European Parliament gave the green light today for the European Fund for Sustainable Development, an EU scheme of €3.3 billion worth of loans and guarantees aimed at mobilising...
People have breakfast in displaced persons camp, Juba, South Sudan
Press Release
01.06.2017 - 12:16

Eradicate poverty with coordinated policy and partnerships

“The international situation has changed considerably since the adoption of the last consensus in 2006. We now face new challenges but also have new tools and new possibilities”, said...
People have breakfast in displaced persons camp, Juba, South Sudan
News
16.02.2017 - 11:57

European Consensus on Development

The world is more complex and interconnected than ever, and so are the challenges and threats we face. At a time of concern about protecting our borders, we also need to ensure that the world outside...
hands, Global Peace and Security
Press Release
25.01.2017 - 10:33

Development: poverty eradication to combat migration

“If we want to encourage people not to leave their countries because of wars, inequality, human rights violations or poverty, we have to actually fight the root causes. We call for a migration-...

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Past Events

Digitalisation for development: reducing inequalities through technology
11.04.2018 - 14:30

Digitalisation for development: reducing inequalities through technology

Digitalisation is considered a strong driver of sustainable development and inclusive growth. Digital technologies are crucial for reducing poverty...
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27.06.2012 - 15:00

EPP Group Hearing on 'Cancer in Africa'