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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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  • Working towards a strong EU stance on RH/FP for post-2015 negotiations

    • January 12, 2015
    • European Institutions

    In the final months of 2014, Countdown 2015 Europe partners engaged actively with the EU institutions as they adopted two key reports defining their negotiating position for the UN-level post-2015 discussions. We provided input to decision-makers and contributed to the positive wording adopted by both the European Parliament (EP) and...

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  • National focus: Sensoa helps ensure SRHR greater development priority for Belgium

    • January 12, 2015
    • Belgium

    C2015E’s Belgian partner, Sensoa, acts as the longstanding secretariat of Belgium’s All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the Millennium Development Goals, in the federal Parliament. When Belgians went to the polls in 2014, it was very encouraging to see that two thirds of members of the previous APPG were re-elected, either...

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