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  • Launch of the European Year for Development in Brussels, on January 17

    14 Jan News item

    On January 17, the European Year for Development (EYD) will be launched in Brussels. Under the motto "Our world, our dignity, our future", 2015 will become a special year, in which the development cooperation of the EU and its Member States will be presented to the European public. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo underlines the importance of increasing support in Belgium and Europe for the development agenda.

  • 2015-2024, International Decade for People of African Descent

    12 Jan News item

    The United Nations have proclaimed 2015-2024 as the decade dedicated to people of African descent. These people's rights are too often denied, with many having little or no access to education and social security.

  • Launch of the European Year for Development in Riga

    09 Jan Press release

    Today, on 9 January, the European Year for Development (EYD) is launched in Riga, Latvia. Under the motto "Our world, our dignity, our future", 2015 will become a special year, in which the development cooperation of the EU and its Member States will be presented to the European public. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo underlines the importance of increasing support in Belgium and Europe for the development agenda.

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