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Modibo Traoré on Africa finding its own development path

11 April, 2014 - 04:24
There are not enough resources on the planet for Africa to follow the same path as Europe, but by investing in the right areas, the continent can develop sustainably, argues Modibo Traoré.

British government urged to implement Youth Guarantee

10 April, 2014 - 16:06
Youth unemployment has left ‘a generation scarred’, and the House of Lords has urged the British government on Thursday (10 April) to implement the EU's Youth Guarantee.

Think tank projects Ukraine at equal distance from Russia and EU

10 April, 2014 - 15:40
As Russia, the USA, Ukraine and the EU are expected to hold talks next Thursday in Geneva to try to negotiate an end to the Ukraine crisis, a Brussels think tank published today (10 April) advice on how this “exceptionally important opportunity” should be used.

Think thank projects Ukraine at equal distance from Russia and EU

10 April, 2014 - 15:40
As Russia, the USA, Ukraine and the EU are expected to hold talks next Thursday in Geneva to try to negotiate an end to the Ukraine crisis, a Brussels think tank published today (10 April) advice on how this “exceptionally important opportunity” should be used.

NGOs: Germany's development promises are 'deception'

10 April, 2014 - 15:19
Despite billions in pledged aid, Germany will miss the 0.7% target for development funding by 2015. NGOs spoke of "deception", calling on the country to finally take responsibility. EurActiv Germany reports.

French union calls for EU to increase public transport funding

10 April, 2014 - 09:03
To cut greenhouse gases and improve quality of life, the French Union for Public Transport (UTP) is calling for a new European policy for public transportation. EurActiv France reports.

Overseas aid ‘rebounds’ to record high, says OECD

10 April, 2014 - 07:52
Overseas development aid (ODA) jumped 6.1% last year to reach a record $134.8 (€97.8) billion, according to new figures from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), marking a “rebound” after two years of falling donations.

Juncker and Schulz struggle to find differences in first TV debate

10 April, 2014 - 07:07
The top two rival candidates to lead the European Commission struggled Wednesday (9 April) to find real policy differences in the first live television debate ahead of European Parliament elections next month.