Development Finance

Maria Jose Romero

Impact of development finance institutions on sustainable development

Development finance institutions (DFIs) have a positive role to play in supporting economic growth and job creation through the mobilisation of private investment in developing countries. 

  • Publicly-backed Private Finance
Eurodad

A Global Green New Deal - a new UNCTAD report outlines a financing plan

#DevelopmentFinance #HeatlhPPPs #UniversalHealthCare #GreenNewDeal #EUParliament #BlendedFinance

  • Climate Finance
Maria Jose Romero

Public private partnerships and universal health care in Latin America - at what cost?

At the heart of the Sustainable Development Goals is an international commitment to Universal Health Coverage (UHC). This responds to the urgent need to address a crucial problem: at least half of the world’s population still lacks access to essential health services, and affordability remains a key reason for that.

  • Publicly-backed Private Finance
Eurodad

Eurodad reaction to European Court of Justice ruling on Starbucks and Fiat state aid case

#DevelopmentFinance #ECJ #StateAid #DebtWorkout #GlobalGoals #FinancialJustice4All #ActionAid #Fairtrade

  • Development Finance
Eurodad

CSO FfD Group (including Women’s Working Group on FfD) Declaration High Level Dialogue on Financing for Development (FfD)

Background
 
As the UN meets this September to discuss the climate crisis and sustainable development, it is evident that meaningful progress is only possible if world leaders commit to fix a broken global financial system. Those impacted the most by inaction as the world confronts the multiple crises at our doorsteps - financial crises,
debt crises, climate crisis, and crisis of multilateralism - are those at the bottom rung of structural inequality ladder. This is in violation of the fundamental principles of human rights, especially women’s rights and gender equality.
  • Climate Finance
Jan Van de Poel

A new European Commission: What are the implications for Development Finance in the next five years?

Following the European elections in May, former German defence minister Ursula von der Leyen has assumed the role of President-elect of the European Commission. In July, von der Leyen, the first woman to take this post, released a concept paper titled “A Union that strives for more” and on Tuesday this week she unveiled the names of the new Commissioners.  And with these releases, the policy agenda of the next European Commission, mandated to govern until 2024, is slowly taking shape. In response, we ask what are the implications for development finance?   

  • Development Finance
Eurodad

A new European Commission: What are the implications for Development Finance in the next five years?

#DevelopmentFinance #EUCommission #austerity #DFIs #Oxfam #ActionAid #Fairtrade

  • Gender Justice
Maria Jose Romero

Business, business and business - is this the new mantra for EU development cooperation?

As the promised leveraging effects of blended finance fail to materialise, the European Union is increasingly focussing on the policy environment in partner countries, based on an assumption that the problem must lie there. 

  • Development Finance
Eurodad

Will this weekend's Senior Level Meeting turn the tide on effective development?

#SDGs #fightinequality #FfD #2030Agenda #2019SLM #Argentina #CSO #DevelopmentFinance

  • Aid Effectiveness
Jan Van de Poel

Global Partnership on Effective Development Cooperation: Will this weekend’s Senior Level Meeting turn the tide on effective development?

In this blog, Eurodad offers its take on the upcoming senior level meeting (SLM) of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC), a multi-stakeholder platform established to make sure all development actors deliver on their commitments to ensure development cooperation is really eradicating poverty and bringing about sustainable development. 

  • Aid Effectiveness
  • Global Processes