European Consensus on Development
EU governments have today furthered the recent trend of using development aid to advance their own short-sighted interests. They have adopted a new framework for the European Union’s development policy that neither listens to EU citizens nor focuses on eradicating poverty.
The European Commission has today presented a good proposal for a new framework for the EU’s development policy. The EU institutions and member states must now make sure they translate these fine words into concrete action, says Oxfam.
The European Union is set to review its entire framework for development cooperation. This position paper sets out Oxfam's vision on the red lines that an improved policy should uphold.