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  • Finland’s commitment to FP/RH in development under threat

    • June 17, 2015
    • Finland

    Finland‘s government is currently examining a Programme containing plans to cut funding allocated to development cooperation by over €200 million in early 2016. The Programme will reduce the total amount of development cooperation funding from €1.01 billion in 2015 to €743.6 million in 2016. It also mentions a preference for...

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  • Paving the way for Europe to be heard in post-2015 processes

    • April 09, 2015
    • United Kingdom

    On 24 February, Countdown 2015 Europe hosted, in partnership with the UK Department for International Development (DFID), a meeting in London that focused on strengthening the European voice on human rights and gender equality in post-2015 processes. The event brought together civil servant experts from 12 European countries and from...

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  • Our recommendations on Financing for Development

    • April 09, 2015
    • European Institutions

    Countdown 2015 Europe has developed a set of recommendations to European governments for the new global partnership and means of implementation that will deliver and finance the post-2015 development agenda. We are calling for a transformative people-centred partnership that has poverty elimination, gender equality and human rights as its basic...

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  • Boosting European voices at CSW

    • April 09, 2015
    • Sweden

    Countdown 2015 Europe partners were very actively involved before and during the Committee on the Status of Women (9-20 March, New York), helping to ensure a strong European voice on SRHR, including family planning, both from governments and from civil society. In the run-up to CSW, we provided input to...

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  • New data tracking European donor policy and funding – out now

    • January 12, 2015
    • European Institutions

    Countdown 2015 Europe have uploaded the results of our latest annual tracking of European donor policies and funding for reproductive health/family planning (RH/FP) in development. Individual profiles and factsheets are now online for each of the C2015E countries for 2014. An overall trends analysis report will be available on this...

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