Thursday, 4 June 2009

April CONCORD Flash

The latest CONCORD Flash released in May, reports the April news from the European NGO Confederation for Relief and Development.

In this issue:
- EU strategy for tackling the crisis in poor countries offers no new money
- European NGOs condemn fourth cut in Irish aid budget
- What is civil society doing at the EU-ACP Parliamentary Assembly?
- CONCORD’s concerns about the review of the Cotonou Agreement
- CONCORD and the policy coordinators of the Development Committee
- CONCORD invited to the Global Progressive Forum at the European Parliament
- What will change in ODA as a result of the global financial downturn?

Download the Flash from the publication-section of the CONCORD website ( or use the following direct link:

For this year’s CONCORD AidWatch report which was launched in the middle of May, please see the article Launch of AidWatch report 2009.

Information provided by Agn├Ęs Philippart, CONCORD

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