UN OCHA, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, thanks Belgium for its recent contribution of 33 million USD to the organization’s humanitarian funds for Syrian refugees.
Opening speech by Minister Alexander De Croo at the colloquium ‘Biodiversity & Development - A Global Heritage’
Opening speech by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo at the colloquium ‘Biodiversity & Development - A Global Heritage’ of CEBios ('Capacities for Biodiversity and Sustainable Development’ Programme), 26 November 2015.
The WBG launched a free online course “Financing for Development: Billions to Trillions to Action”, already available now. The course will highlight the need to adopt a more comprehensive view of Financing for Development that takes fully into account the crucial role of public and private financing, both domestic and international, as well as the catalytic role played by Multilateral Development Banks as important financial intermediaries of the global development framework.