Development – France launches European Year for Development (February 13, 2015)


Annick Girardin, Minister of State for Development and Francophony, is chairing today’s meeting of the National Council for Development and International Solidarity. This body brings together all political, associative, academic and economic actors in the development sector to determine the guidelines of our international solidarity policy.

This year’s European Year for Development is being launched in France, in the presence of Harlem Désir, Minister of State for European Affairs. Sustainable development goals and a new framework for financing development will be defined in the months ahead.

This very important year for development will wrap up with the Paris Climate 2015 conference.

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