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PLATFORMA position on the EU’s New Partnership Framework with third countries

19 September 2016

PLATFORMA calls on the European Union to:

  • Remove the link between development aid and partner countries’ performance in migration and reject the diversion of development funds to security-related projects.
  • Give local governments in partner countries a voice in the design, implementation and evaluation of the “compacts” between the European Union and their national governments – particularly in three core policy fields for local governments:o Local Economic Developmento Resilience to criseso Administrative reform and decentralisation
  • Promote city to city cooperation between Europe and partner countries as a key instrument for the implementation of the new approach.

 

See our full position here or on the right of this article.

See our amendments’ proposals here or on the right of this article.