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New EU representative for foreign affairs needs to show leadership in the defence of human rights in Latin America

European civil society networks ACT Alliance EU, CIDSE, CIFCA, GRUPO SUR and OIDHACO networks have sent a letter congratulating Federica Mogherini on her recent appointment as EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, and highlighting the importance of the EU taking a leadershi...

EU: Hear the wake-up call of science - take immediate climate action

Opening of IPCC AR5 WG II session today (25.03.14) in Yokohama, Japan IPCC AR5 WG II finalising report on climate change impact, adaptation and vulnerability EU: Hear the wake-up call of science - take immediate climate action Today, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Asse...

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EU cooperation under the spotlight of the EP

EU Development Cooperation Policy with Latin America under the spotlight of the European Parliament and civil society organisations in Brussels   European and Latin American civil society networks launched a publication that analyses the increasing role that financial institutions and the...

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Who is benefiting from the new European development cooperation policy?

A group of non-governmental organisations from Europe and Latin America raised concerns about new European development cooperation policies – questioning whether so-called ‘blending mechanisms’ are favouring multinational corporations and big banks over poverty eradication. “We ask the European P...

Sociedad civil se pronuncia ante la Cumbre Unión Europea­‐ América Latina (CELAC)

Los jefes de Estado y de Gobierno de la Comunidad de Estados Latino Americanos y Caribeños (CELAC), la Unión Europea (UE), y los presidentes del Consejo Europeo y de la Comisión Europea, han acordado en Santiago de Chile, los días 26 y 27 de enero de 2013, renovar y profundizar su asociación estraté...

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Letter on the European Parliament position on the future EU development cooperation with Latin America

Civil society networks ALOP, APRODEV, CIDSE, CIFCA, GRUPO SUR and OIDHACO welcome the European Parliament (EP) resolution of 12 June 2012 on defining new development cooperation with Latin America. In a region where 180 million people - one in three persons -live below the poverty line, it is paramo...

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