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European Sustainable Development Week (30 May - 5 June 2017)

A week promoting the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
European Sustainable Development Week (ESDW), which takes place annually from 30 May to 5 June, aims to facilitate various forms of individual and group activities, projects and events to promote and raise awareness about sustainable development issues. This year, the ESDW will help promote the 17 SDGs comprising the universal roadmap for sustainable development for 2030 which was adopted by the international community in 2015. (…)

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French Official Development Assistance (ODA)

France’s development policy is part of a renewed framework which combines the fight against poverty and the three aspects of sustainable development: economic, social and environmental. This definition was subject to extensive discussions with all French development actors. It helps to further France’s cultural, diplomatic and economic influence and places special emphasis on the Francophonie.

French cooperation policy aims to address four mutually-supportive issues, whose controlled development is important both to France and its partners:

  • Promoting peace, stability, human rights and gender equality
  • Equity, social justice and human development
  • Sustainable, job-rich economic development
  • Protecting the environment and global public goods

Updated 16.12.13