Commissione per lo sviluppo

Ultime novità

21-03-2023 - 17:04
Members of the Committee on Development met on 21 March 2023 to discuss the following items:

  • Development work under changing geopolitical circumstances, with Achim Steiner, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • Zimbabwe: EU development cooperation and democracy support amid shrinking space for civil society, in association with the Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly (DACP)
Consideration of draft opinions:
  • The sustainable use of plant protection products and amending Regulation (EU) 2021/2115 - Rapporteur: Michèle Rivasi (Verts/ALE)
  • Prohibiting products made with forced labour on the Union market - Rapporteur: Ilan De Basso (S&D)
Hearing on "Giving opportunities: job creation and decent work to eradicate poverty".

The next meeting of the Committee on Development will take place on 26 April 2023.

In primo piano

A building damaged by deadly earthquakes in Gaziantep
22-03-2023 - 13:41

Together with the Delegation to the EU-Türkiye Joint Parliamentary Committee and the Delegation for relations with the Mashreq countries, Members of the DEVE Committee will discuss the outcome of the International Donors’ Conference in support of the people in Türkiye and Syria on Thursday 23 March, from 13.30-15.00, in room Spinelli 1G3.

SDGs around plant
22-03-2023 - 13:41

DEVE and ENVI Members considered the draft report on the Implementation and delivery of the Sustainable Development Goals, on 22 March 2023. The report aims at contributing to the overall EU efforts towards the SDGs implementation by 2030, the midterm being a key moment for the EU to translate its ambitions into concrete strategies and actions.

Group of young people listening to a man transmitting his knowledge in aquaculture at his farm
22-03-2023 - 13:41

On 21 March, the Committee on Development held a public hearing on how to create sustainable and decent employment opportunities in Africa for its increasingly young population.

The UN Under-Secretary-General Achim Steiner speaking at a conference
22-03-2023 - 13:40

Achim Steiner, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), met with DEVE Members on 21 March to discuss the impact of shifting geopolitical circumstances on UNDP's work and, more generally, doing development work in complex settings such as crises or working in countries with de facto authorities.

Logo of the EIB Global branch
22-03-2023 - 13:40

On 16 March 2023, a delegation of Members from the Committee of Foreign Affairs (AFET) and on Development (DEVE) visited the European Investment Bank in Luxembourg. Members held discussions on EIB external action, especially activities of the ‘EIB Global’ branch which was set up in January 2022. This new branch promotes investments outside the EU, supporting EU partnerships around the world, in particular in climate change, innovation and development.

EU and US flags
01-03-2023 - 11:28

A delegation of five members from the Committee on Development, chaired by Tomas Tobé, traveled to Washington DC from 21 to 23 February 2023. The purpose of the delegation visit was to engage with the US, as well as with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank, civil society organisations and think-tanks, on the crises in Sub-Saharan Africa and developing countries in other parts of the world.

Ukrainian flag hung to a destroyed building
01-03-2023 - 11:28

One year after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the devastation and destruction resulted in some 40 per cent of Ukraine’s population now in need of humanitarian assistance and protection. In this context, on 1 March, Members of the Committee on Development, together with the Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee, focused on these devastating humanitarian consequences of the war.