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The EU together with its Member States is the world’s largest development donor, providing more than half of the total Official Development Assistance (€68 billion) in 2015. The EU alone spends on average €10 billion per year on development cooperation. Until recently, reporting on results achieved through EU ODA focused on individual programmes, projects, specific sectors and themes, and there has been little systematic reporting on aggregate results. That changed this summer, when the European Commission's Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO) released the EU Results Report, which presents aggregate results of development programmes and projects in partner countries for the first time.
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Owned by: 
Lea Appulo
Created: 
21 September 2016

Wetlands International promotes the ecosystem based approach to DRR/CCA and encourages its mainstreaming and integration into development policies

20 members 49 posts 1 recommendation
The European Union and its Member States have kept their place as the world’s leading aid donor, contributing €68 billion in 2015. They have recently begun to present a united front, pulling together their combined resources and analysis into a coordinated response to partner countries’ development plans. We look at how this joined-up European approach is working in Cambodia, Laos and the Republic of Moldova.
Capacity4dev Team created a new Article 12 January 2015
Do citizens in Europe care about global issues? Can an engaging campaign or school activity change the way we think and behave?
Capacity4dev Team created a new Article 20 October 2014
European Union external assistance, which accounts for half of development aid, must demonstrate that development policy achieves results. A recent workshop in Brussels looked at how a results-based approach that considers desired outcomes from the beginning can improve development cooperation. 
Amouzou Bedi 28 August 2014

Knowledge has an important role to play in addressing development issues, but this requires access to information as well as the availability of relevant and useful knowledge. Knowledge is central to sustainable development. Knowledge is essential for survival and sustainability.

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2 members 105 posts 110 recommendations
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Owned by: 
Julia Stewart-David
Created: 
28 July 2014

Stimulating Innovation in Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Risk Management

167 members 156 posts 3 recommendations
Lino Molteni created a new WIKI page 22 June 2014

The Joint Programming Workshop for West Africa, Abidjan, 5-6 June 2014, co-hosted with France, brought together 55 joint programming practitioners (Heads of Cooperation of EU and Member States) from 12 partner countries Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nig

Capacity4dev Team created a new Article 16 December 2013
Transition, which can be described as the radical reform of a country’s society and economy, is still a very new concept in development policy. In this interview Jean Bossuyt, the Head of Strategy at the European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM), shares his thoughts on why transition is important and how the European Union can play an enabling role.
Today is International Volunteer Day, and this year’s theme “Young Global Active” celebrates young people around the world who are effecting change through volunteering. In order to mark this day, Claus Sørensen, the Director General for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection at the European Commission explains the importance of the new EU Aid Volunteers initiative, which will launch in 2014.

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