European Union - Jean-Marie Le Guen’s participation in the high-level meeting on European development policy (Rome, 27 April 2017)

Jean-Marie Le Guen, Minister of State for Development and Francophonie, is taking part today in a high-level conference on European development policy, in Rome.

This event is part of the celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome.

He will reaffirm the importance of strengthening European development policy, given that the EU is the largest donor of official development assistance in the world.

Jean-Marie Le Guen will notably stress the need to strengthen the partnership with Africa in the areas of youth action, the promotion of inclusive and sustainable economic growth and support for the rule of law.