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Meeting of the DEVE Committee 9 April

09-04-2024 - 10:13

The Committee on Development met on Tuesday 9 April to discuss the following files:


  • Exchange of views and presentation of preliminary findings from two cases studies on the ex-post evaluation on the implementation of Policy Coherence for Development - draft study prepared by the European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS);
  • Exchange of views on the humanitarian situation of the Rohingya in Myanmar;
  • Exchange of views in association with the Delegation to the OACPS-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly and the Delegation to the Africa-EU Parliamentary Assembly on a forgotten humanitarian crisis - the case of Sudan;
  • Exchange of views with the United Nations Office in Brussels and with the Commission on State of play of SDG implementation - the way forward and the EU contribution to the High-Level Political Forum 2024 and the Summit of the Futurs.


  • Establishing an EU talent pool: 16 in favour, 1 against, 0 abstentions


12-04-2024 - 10:20

The Global Gateway High-Level Education Event on 11 April highlighted the EU's role in transforming global education and bridging skill gaps. The High-Level Event was co-hosted by the European Commission and the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the EU with the participation of a DEVE Member

SDG pictograms surrounding the Earth
12-04-2024 - 10:20

The outgoing DEVE Committee took stock of the general state of play and outlook with regard to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) under the Agenda 2030, which is only 6 years away. The discussion with senior UN staff and the Commission took place against the background of two upcoming international events, the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) in July and the ‘Summit of the Future’ in September - where the SDGs also feature prominently.

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