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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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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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Beggar Kid

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

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De Commissie ontwikkelingssamenwerking is bevoegd voor de bevordering van het ontwikkelingsbeleid van de EU. Ze gaat een politieke dialoog aan met ontwikkelingslanden, zowel bilateraal als in relevante internationale organisaties en interparlementaire fora, ze is bevoegd voor hulpverlening, en voor samenwerkingsovereenkomsten met ontwikkelingslanden, ze bevordert democratische waarden, goed bestuur en mensenrechten in ontwikkelingslanden. Ze is zeer betrokken bij de activiteiten van de Parlementaire vergadering van de EU en de landen in Afrika, het Caribisch gebied en de Stille Oceaan.

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New Windhoek Dialogue meeting, Grand Bassam October 2017
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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...
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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
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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
16-02-2017 - 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
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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EPP Group backs Crimean Tatars leader Mustafa Dzhemilev

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