CONCORD European NGO Confederation for relief and development

The main objective of the Confederation is to enhance the impact of European development NGOs vis-à-vis the European Institutions by combining expertise and accountability.

Report 2007 on Development aid: Europe fails to live up to its promises;
Rising trends in the Development co-operation;
Interesting links;

NGOs want European governments to:

  • Provide genuine increases in European aid;
  • Agree clear and binding year-on-year timetables to reach, at a minimum, the 2010 and 2015 targets; with genuine aid resources;
  • Stop including refugee, student costs and debt relief in official aid reporting;
  • Improve transparency in aid reporting;
  • End all tied aid;
  • Ensure aid is focused on helping the world’s poor;
  • Take further steps to make aid more effective.

About: CONCORD is the European NGO Confederation for Relief and Development. Its 19 international networks and 22 national associations from the European Member States and the candidate countries represent more than 1600 European NGOs vis-à-vis the European Institutions.

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