5 recommendations to strengthen the local dimension in the revised EU Consensus on Development
- There is a need to include local and regional governments in EU Development Practice across the board
- To support the effective localisation of the global goals, the new Consensus on Development should recognize the instrumental role the international actions of European local and regional governments
- There is a need to step-up EU practice for policy coherence for sustainable development (to also include screening of relevant stakeholders and recognise partnerships)
- Local and regional governments have a key role to play for development education and awareness raising (DEAR) in EU and in partner countries
- Monitoring of EU Development impacts should include disaggregated data collection (and involve local and regional governments in the design of monitoring practice)
Check our contribution to the European Commission Public Consultation on the Future of EU Development Policy.