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NGOs tell Juncker and Mogherini European Year for Development 2015 is not just about aid

CONCORD Director Seamus Jeffreson spoke alongside the EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and EU Foreign Policy chief Federica Mogherini amongst other high level speakers.

Published on 09/01/2015

European Year for Development - officially inaugurated

On 9 January in Riga, the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, and the Prime Minister of Latvia, Laimdota Straujuma, officially launched the European Year for Development 2015.

Published on 09/01/2015

MEUSAC Offices
Media launch of the European Year for Development in Malta with the participation of the Minister for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and
  • Valletta
  • 15 January 2015


The European Year for Development 2015 (EYD2015) was launched in Malta yesterday by MEUSAC. MEUSAC is responsible for the activities taking place in Malta to raise awareness about the European Union’s (EU) development assistance

Published on 16/01/2015

Logo: OeAD appear and KEF

KEF aims at bridging the gap between science and development in supporting a development-oriented approach in research and science. The goal of APPEAR is to strengthen institutional capacities in higher education, research and management.

International organisation
UNESCO's 70th Anniversary Celebrations

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, is a specialized agency of the United Nations system. The organization was created 70 years ago, with the mission to build the defences of peace in the minds of men.

International organisation
Committee of the Regions

The Committee of the Regions is the EU's assembly of regional and local representatives.

2015, European Year for Development
With the aim of achieving the objectives adopted in Rio in 2000, and with the conclusion of United Nations discussions on development object
Ben Fayot - Goodwill Ambassador for the European Year for of Development
Ben Fayot , Goodwill Ambassador for the European Year for of Development delivers his visions on the EYD 2015.
A trainee of the EESC is holding a panel which invites people to share their thoughts on development on twitter under the hashtag #EYD2015
The trainees at the European Economic and Social Committee express whatdevelopment means to them.
UNESCO Office in Santiago de Chile
Rodrigo Cea is teaching primary school teachers how to prepare students for disasters.
European Economic and Social Committee

A consultative body that represents Civil Society

UNODC at 70

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) contributes to making the world safer from drugs, crime and terrorism.

International organisation
Lhazom today for READ Bhutan, an NGO working to increase literacy in Bhutan
Karma Lhazom, an Erasmus Mundus Masters graduate, works in Bhutan spreading literacy in isolated rural communities.