Towards supporting developing countries through all EU policy areas: New report shows progress on policy coherence for development
Today, the European Commission published its biennial report on Policy Coherence for Development. It shows that the EU and its Member States have improved the way they make sure that their policies in various areas contribute to development objectives and to the global fight against poverty. The study focuses on progress in five key areas: trade and finance, climate change, food security, migration and security. At the same time it also underlines that there is a continued need to better integrate the development dimension in the design of other EU policies, focusing on benefits and synergies.