Global action to eradicate poverty and develop sustainably post-2015

 

SUMMARY OF:

Communication (COM(2015) 44 final) — A Global Partnership for Poverty Eradication and Sustainable Development after 2015

WHAT IS THE AIM OF THE COMMUNICATION?

KEY POINTS

The Commission describes the overarching principles and components necessary for the global partnership needed to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (prior to its adoption at the UN Summit in September 2015).

Principles

The Commission called for the global partnership to be based on universal values such as

Components

The partnership should also:

These proposals formed part of the EU negotiating position for the Financing for Development conference in Addis Ababa in July 2015 and the UN Summit in New York in September 2015 which led to adoption of the 2030 Agenda. The Commission’s communication led to Council Conclusions in May 2015.

BACKGROUND

MAIN DOCUMENT

Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions A Global Partnership for Poverty Eradication and Sustainable Development after 2015 (COM(2015) 44 final, 5.2.2015)

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Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions: A Decent Life for All: ending poverty and giving the world a sustainable future (COM(2013) 92 final, 27.2.2013)

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last update 08.12.2016