Launch of the Fifth European Report on Development in Brussels

European Report on Development (ERD 2015)Southern Voice was a member of the consortium which produced the Fifth European Report on Development 2015 (ERD 2015), which addresses financing for sustainable development and other means of implementation in the post-2015 context in order to bring the post-2015 finance and goal setting processes together. Read report.

The ERD 2015 was launched in Brussels on 04 May 2015 by the European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica.

On the sidelines of the launch event at Brussels, the Chair of Southern Voice, Debapriya Bhattacharya, spoke to Devex regarding the evolving global environment underpinning financing for development (FfD) in the context of the post-2015 agenda.  Read interview.

Dr Bhattacharya is a member of the ERD 2015 team, led by Dirk Willem te Velde – Overseas Development Institute (ODI). The other members are Gillian Hart – ODI; Louka Katseli, University of Athens; James Mackie – the European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM); Peter Wolff – German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE); and Leah Worrall – ODI.


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