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by Aurore Chardonnet Sustainable development is about so much more than development aid: rich countries, development countries, civil society and the private sector need to work together to enable people and their governments to fight inequality and poverty. One key issue is tax justice: companies must pay their fair share, and governments must be in… » read more

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Sustainable development cannot be achieved without peace, stability and good governance. Recognising this crucial fact in its new proposed development framework, the European Commission pledges to foster human rights, security and conflict prevention in fragile countries. However, the EU’s current approach to migration shows an alarming twisting of development efforts to accommodate a logic of control and deterrence.

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The European Commission’s proposal for a new European Consensus on Development emphasises the need for the EU and its member states to mobilise private resources for agricultural development. But the EU should re-think the kind of agriculture it wants to support if it intends to eradicate poverty.

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