A new e-brochure from the European Commission showcasing its efforts to speed up the progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) illustrates how millions of the world’s neediest people are already benefiting from EU help.
The European Commission will organize a special panel on Right to Quality Education which will take place on the 4th of June from 9:30 to 11.00, at Tour and Taxi, being part of the European Development Days (
The 2018 European Regional Meeting of the Policy Forum on Development (PFD) saw the SDGs positioned as the guiding principles behind discussions on urban growth, the role of civil society, and ecological impacts.
This lecture by Julia Gillard will look at the most common reasons why children miss out on a basic education and what the global community must do to ensure that the right of every child to a quality education is upheld. The lecture will be introduced by Mr. Klaus Rudischhauser, Deputy Director General, European Commission’s Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development and prof. dr. Paul De Knop, Rector of VUB university. Closing remarks will be presented by Ms. Tove Wang, CEO of Save the Children Norway. For more information and register go to the Kapuscinski Lectures website   http://kapuscinskilectures.eu/lectures/education-a-key-driver-for-develo...
The Policy Forum on Development (PFD) provides a platform for members of civil society, local authorities, the private sector and European institutions to shape development policies together. The first European Regional Meeting in Ghent in January 2018 provided a chance for a discussion on what works – and what doesn’t – laying the groundwork for new partnerships in pursuit of shared objectives.