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annie martinez alonso
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12 January 2015

European Development Days - 2015 Edition

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Ebba Aurell
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9 November 2015

Our work aims at fostering improvements in the garment sector concerning environmental, labour and human rights conditions

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The amount of investment needed in oil and gas or mining is set to climb, and the proportion destined for lower-income countries could significantly increase with the potential of lifting over 540 million people out of poverty before 2030, according to leading research group, McKinsey Global Institute.
Capacity4dev Team created a new Article 27 October 2011
More aid contracts being won locally could boost development and job creation in partner countries, according to a new report by the European Network on Debt and Development, Eurodad.
If African countries are to develop, they need highly skilled local professionals, especially in core technologies. In Burkina Faso, the International Institute for Water and Environmental Engineering (2iE) provides training that gives executives skills to meet key African economic development challenges.
The European Training Foundation is supporting a reform of vocational education and training in Tajikistan that offers an interesting case study, stressing the importance of knowledge sharing for long-term capacity development.
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Capacity4dev Team
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12 September 2014

This group aims to gather people who are interested in underdeveloped countries in West Africa

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A joint project of the European Commission and the United Nation’s International Labour Office has resulted in a major publication analysing the link between trade reforms and employment.
Many donors have under explored the potential role of the private sector in encouraging development. A new report offers some conclusions on how the European Commission, and its staff in Delegations, could better work with the business community to achieve development.
Joblessness is a longstanding challenge for South Africa where the unemployment rate is 26% - officially. Off the record it’s closer to 40%, according to Milly Chesire at the EU Delegation in Pretoria, and hits 70% among historically disadvantaged persons (HDPs). This group is made up of black South Africans, women and people with disabilities, and it is these people the EU is helping the South African government to reach with funding for small and medium-sized enterprises via the Risk Capital Facility. Capacity4dev visited Americandy, a confectionary business in Johannesburg, to see how it works.