10 Oct 2013

Infographic Thursday: EU states to break aid promises

In 2005, EU ministers pledged to spend 0.7% of member states' Gross National Incomes on overseas development aid by 2015, keeping in line with the UN MDGs.

But new analysis of the latest figures shows that when genuinely new aid is counted, EU states are barely meeting half of that commitment. Fifteen months remain to change the picture.

Source: Euroactiv http://www.euractiv.com/development-policy/eu-states-aid-pledge-near-breaki-news-530509


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