BRUSSELS – New analysis published today shows Europe’s economic crisis has taken its toll on aid flows, with aid from the European Union declining for the first time since 2002, and 14 EU countries decreasing aid in 2011. The report, Continue Reading »
Last week ONE launched the seventh annual DATA Report, “Europe’s African Promise”, and we couldn’t be more excited about the reactions we’re receiving. Traditionally the report holds the world’s wealthiest countries accountable for the progress that they’ve made in meeting commitments to the world’s poorest countries. This year, the DATA Report 2012 focused on the European Union’s pledges to increase development assistance to 0.7% of gross national income by 2015, and provide half of all increases to Africa. To present our findings, ONE held launches in four European capitals and picked up media coverage in 10 European countries and across the globe. Continue Reading »
This week sees the launch of the 2012 DATA report: a bumper edition of facts, figures, graphs and tables that shine a light on the progress made by European countries towards their aid promises.
To save trees, and see the report as widely read as possible we’re created ebook versions that are compatible with Kindle, iPad, and most other e-readers out there. Continue Reading »
Today marks the launch of ONE’s 2012 DATA Report. This year, the report monitors the EU’s commitments to development and to Africa.
EU Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs welcomed the DATA report in a statement today. Continue Reading »
One of the most important things we try to do here at ONE is hold leaders accountable for their promises to the world’s poorest countries. Each year we release a scorecard of how well the wealthiest countries are doing against their commitments – it’s called the DATA Report.
For six years, the DATA report tracked progress against the Gleneagles commitments made by the G7 in 2005. Those commitments expired in 2010. So this year the DATA Report turns its attention to the European Union and its bold commitments to continue increasing development assistance up to 2015.
With the economic crisis bringing austerity to much of Europe, this year’s report is especially important. In times of plenty it is easy to be generous – but in times of crisis, keeping those promises counts more than ever. Continue Reading »
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