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Eurodad, along with eighteen other NGOs, has written to the President of the EIB Werner Hoyer, voicing concerns that consultations over the complaints mechanism are not open or inclusive, and that civil society is being ignored. Read the full text of ...

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New EU aid plan risks handing billions to private companies at expense of the poorest, despite safeguards

Brussels, June 28 2017. Proposals to regulate a new multi-billion euro EU fund aimed at driving more private investment in development have just [June 28] been agreed by the European Parliament, member states and the European Commission. But campaigners say although the proposed safeguards in the External Investment Plan are a step in the right direction, there is a risk that billions of euros of tax payers’ money will benefit big multinational corporations at the expense of the people in poverty ...

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The OECD DAC Senior Level Meeting and the long road to inclusion for civil society

Eurodad, Erin Palomares, Julie Seghers

19 Jun 2017 13:03:36

As members of the Reality of Aid network, which brings together Southern and Northern civil society groups spanning some 17 time zones, we are no strangers to the challenges of convening inclusive meetings about the need for more and better aid. The “lost connection” icon on trans-continental conference calls is a familiar, if frustrating, part of our lives, as it will be for many of you.   But when it comes to convening meetings with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development’s Development Assistance Committee (OECD DAC), there was until recently an even greater obstacle to communication: we just weren’t invited. That’s why we were so pleased when the DAC said it planned to engage more systematically with stakeholders such as civil society – a move spearheaded ...
Use our new interactive infographic to investigate what PDBs are, why their inconsistent performance is often due to the institutions themselves, and what a blueprint for a model PDB would look like.
Brussels April 19 2017. Civil Society Organisations are calling on the European Council and Parliament to ensure transparent and accountable regulation of the European Fund for Sustainable Development (EFSD). The fund is part of the European External ...