Policy Papers

NGOs letter to Commissioner Urpilainen on private sector in Development

In their letter ACT Alliance EU and 10 other NGOs recommend a nuanced approach recognising the diversity of models and actors lumped together in the term “private sector”. They hope to see a balance between regulation, subsidies and other forms of incentives to ensure private companies do not hinder...

New ACT Alliance - IDS report on the implications of civic space for the SDGs

This report that was commissioned by the ACT Alliance from the Institute of Development Studies (IDS, Sussex), analyses the implications for sustainable development of the recent wave of closures of civic space in countries around the world. The study concludes that tighter civic space has different...

Putting the SDGs at the center of the post 2020 EU-ACP agreement

Together with other CONCORD members, ACT Alliance EU is closely monitoring the debate around the future EU-ACP agreement with the objective of influencing the EU negotiating position and making sure that the future EU-ACP agreement and EU-Africa partnership provide a value and principle based politi...

Civil Society demands on the future of Common Agricultural Policy

We urge MEPs to amend the following articles of the proposed regulation by the European Commission on establishing rules on support for strategic plans in the spirit of our five key demands.  See  Civil Societies demands on the future CAP - Final version - 30 Nov 2018  

TP Organics Research Briefing July 2018

ACT EU has been contributing to the European Technology Platform Organics Research Briefing Scientific evidence on how organic food and farming contributes to sustainable food security, published July 2018. The briefing aims at summarising the most relevant scientific publications that critically as...

Promoting Civic space in EU external action

ACT Alliance EU and its members contributed to a new paper by CONCORD that looks at the key components of the enabling environment and  space for civil society action in development and in building democratic societies and makes recommendations to the EU on how to promote them. Read the paper

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