YPFP Events

Policy Picnic: EU Development Policy and the post-2015 MDG goals

August 14, 2013 12:15 pm

WHAT: Policy Picnic: EU Development Policy and the post-2015 MDG goals
WHEN: Wednesday 14 August, 12:15-1:15pm
WHERE: Parc Frere Orban (near Arts-Loi metro)
WHO: YPFP members and friends

REGISTER

 

Wondering what to do with your long Brussels lunches over summer?
Then join YPFP for our policy picnics, bring your lunch and discuss the latest in foreign policy.

For this policy picnic we will be discussing the EU's development policy, and post-2015 MDG goals.

 

If you want to read up before the picnic, why not try our suggested reading list?

 

YPFP Members' blog piece: "The Age of Austerity and Aid: EU Development Goals for 2030 and Beyond"?

 

Development Shouldn't Give Democracy the Cold Shoulder

http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2013/05/29/development_shouldnt_give_democracy_the_cold_shoulder?page=0%2C0#.UeZf7yoVVxs.twitter

29 May 2013

 

Brussels proposes pooling world development aid funding

http://www.euractiv.com/development-policy/commission-proposes-pooling-worl-news-529322

17 July 2013

 

Finding a post-2015 EU consensus: Moving from 'what' to 'how'

https://www.devex.com/en/news/finding-a-post-2015-eu-consensus-moving-from-what/81467

18 July 2013

 

The Post-2015 Development Agenda: Linking Sustainability and Poverty Eradication

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/manish-bapna/sustainable-development_b_3389990.html

5 June 2013

 

Privatizing Development Aid

http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/boosting-the-efficiency-of-official-development-aid-by-meghnad-desai

12 August 2013

 

The World's next Great Leap Forward: Towards the end of Poverty

http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21578665-nearly-1-billion-people-have-been-taken-out-extreme-poverty-20-years-world-should-aim?fsrc=rss%7clea

1 June 2013

 

Information sites:

The EU and the Millennium Development Goals

http://ec.europa.eu/europeaid/what/millenium-development-goals/index_en.htm

 

Development agenda beyond 2015

http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/development-beyond-2015.html

 

Recent event:

Young people gather at UN to discuss how to achieve global development targets

http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=45584&Cr=youth&Cr1=

7 August 2013

Make sure you register your interest, and you will kept up to date on all the other policy picnics happening in August, as well as the final location of the picnic (to be decided 24 hours in advance to accommodate for Belgian weather)! goo.gl/puuqv

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