The Guest Blog

Archives for Development

Guest blog post by Sergi Corbalán, Executive Director of the Fair Trade Advocacy Office and Co-chair of the Civil Society Alliance for the European Year for Development 2015. Sergi Corbalán argues that the universality of the new Sustainable Development Goals’ framework is one of the most important features as it eliminates the old division between… » read more

Posted by Blogactiv Team

Guest Blog post by EurActiv’s Development Policy Section’s Editors The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – global targets for international development – will replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) when they expire at the end of 2015. In EurActiv’s recent Reader Survey focused on our multi-language EU Development Policy content (and subsequently via EurActiv’s Development Policy-focused… » read more

Posted by Blogactiv Team

Guest blogpost by Stefanie Glinski, freelance journalist in Kathmandu, writing for Time Magazine and Der Spiegel, among others. After a 7.8 magnitude earthquake left much of Nepal in a pile of rubble, hundreds of Europeans remain unaccounted for almost two weeks later. EU Ambassador to Nepal, Ms. Rensje Teerink announced last week that over 1,000… » read more

Posted by Blogactiv Team

Guest post by: Corina Cretu, Vice-Chair of Committee on Development of European Parliament I have regretfully noticed that the European diplomacy is unable to play the role of mediator; it cannot even be an arbitrator in a region of immediate proximity, whose chronic instability affects us directly. Unfortunately, there has been no progress on EU… » read more

Posted by Blogactiv Team