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Meeting 14 July: Budget, Ebola, local authorities, gender, corruption, South Sudan

07-07-2015 - 13:05
Refugees from war-torn South Sudan seek shelter in Western Ethiopia

Committee meeting 22 and 23 June: Structured dialogue, votes, World Humanitarian Summit, EPAs, Paris UN climate change summit

19-06-2015 - 12:39
Committee on Development - meeting

Sustainable Development Goals - an ambitious agenda: hearing - 22.06.15

17-06-2015 - 10:04
DEVE hearing SDGs

15 June - DEVE-FEMM joint exchange on guidelines to prevent gender-based violence in humanitarian action

10-06-2015 - 16:32
Yazidi women being forced to flee IS attacks

Launch of the European Year for Development 2015

28-01-2015 - 11:52
Man shows field of the Naro project western Uganda

2015 is the European Year for Development (EYD) and a high-level meeting kicked off the year in Riga on 9 January where EU institutions, Member States, and civil society representatives met to formulate expectations for a year which is going to be an important crossroads for development cooperation globally.

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Welcome words

Chair of the Committee on Development

Welcome to the website of the Committee on Development (DEVE). I have had the honour of being Chair of the committee since July 2014.

Nearly a billion people around the world live in extreme poverty. Many more face hunger and disease or have no access to healthcare or education. Yet global development efforts, under the framework of the Millennium Development Goals, have led to measurable progress, and we have seen millions being lifted out of poverty in recent years. At the same time however, we are also see growing inequalities and need to find ways to make economic growth more beneficial for a greater number of people.

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