Development Policy News & Publications
Undervaluing ‘hidden’ benefits of rivers undermines economies and sustainable development, warns new report
As floods and droughts ravage communities and countries worldwide, a WWF report published today ...
EU has little to report as UN meeting reviews progress on SDGs
The EU is relying on policy initiatives in particular areas. It needs to present an overarching SDG ...
A Plan for the Future: How Strong Strategies Can Bring a More Sustainable Europe
1000 days ago today, the EU signed a historic agreement on sustainability. Yet it still has no ...
External action proposal fails to tackle global nature loss and climate change impacts
Today's proposal by the European Commission of a single external action financing instrument for ...
EU countries must implement gender-responsive climate change policies - civil society organisations
“Climate change makes poverty and gender inequality worse"
EU budget: Increasing investments in nature and biodiversity in EU external action
Joint statement calling for an increase of investments in nature and biodiversity across future ...
“Sustainability First”: Stakeholders call for paradigm shift in the next EU budget
Various stakeholders, working together in the European Commission’s multi-stakeholder platform on ...
731 days of empty promises on sustainability
Pretending initiatives like the Energy Union can replace a sustainability plan is like an athlete ...
State of the Union: ‘Wind in our sails’ must steer Europe towards greater sustainability and climate action
President Juncker made a welcome push for a more democratic Europe, but missed the opportunity to ...
MEPs call for EU strategy on Sustainable Development Goals
“The message is loud, clear, and unanimous. Moving on sustainable development is paramount to both ...