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...

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...


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

Beggar Kid

By adopting the Stier Report on ‘The EU and the Global Development Framework after 2015’ today, the European Parliament has strongly...



Kehitysyhteistyövaliokunnan toimivaltaan kuuluu Euroopan unionin kehitysyhteistyöpolitiikan edistäminen. Sen tehtävänä on käydä poliittista vuoropuhelua kehitysmaiden kanssa sekä kahdenvälisesti että asiaa käsittelevissä kansainvälisissä järjestöissä ja parlamenttien välisillä foorumeilla. Lisäksi se vastaa kehitysavusta ja kehitysmaiden kanssa tehtävistä yhteistyösopimuksista sekä demokraattisten arvojen, hyvän hallinnon ja ihmisoikeuksien edistämisestä kehitysmaissa. Valiokunnan jäsenet osallistuvat aktiivisesti Euroopan unionin ja Afrikan, Karibian ja Tyynenmeren valtioiden yhteisen parlamentaarisen edustajakokouksen työskentelyyn.


New Windhoek Dialogue meeting, Grand Bassam October 2017
9.10.2017 - 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
6.7.2017 - 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
1.6.2017 - 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
16.2.2017 - 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
25.1.2017 - 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-...
Mustafa Dzhemilev
6.10.2016 - 10:06

EPP Group backs Crimean Tatars leader Mustafa Dzhemilev

“It is hard to find somebody who would better reflect the essence of the Sakharov Prize than Mustafa Dzhemilev - leader of the Crimean Tatars - who has fought all his life for the freedom of...


Menneet tapahtumat

Digitalisation for development: reducing inequalities through technology
11.4.2018 - 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...
27.6.2012 - 15:00

EPP Group Hearing on 'Cancer in Africa'