Organized by the European Commission, the European Development Days (EDD) is
Europe’s leading forum on development and international cooperation
showcasing the ways in which the European Union is engaged in eradicating
poverty, promoting sustainability and justice. This year’s agenda includes
over 130 sessions on 12 topics in line with the European Year for Development
motto: /'our world, our dignity, our future'/.
Each year, EDD attracts over 5 000 participants from all over the world,
representing organisations from the field of development cooperation, human
rights and humanitarian aid. At this year's edition, the United Nations
Environment Programme will lead four lab sessions and will be represented in
two information stands. Moreover, on the second day of the forum, *UN
Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of the UN Environment
Programme (UNEP)*/,/ *Achim Steiner *will be intervening at a high-level
panel session led by the European Parliament.
UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) Achim Steiner and EU Commissioner for Environment Janez Potočnik signed on 25 June 2014 in Nairobi, a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to reinforce the collaboration between the Eur
The evaluation of EU international cooperation on the green economy assesses EU support over the last 10 years. It focuses on Sustainable Consumption and Production and actions such as the SWITCH regional programmes.