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Commissioner Piebalgs to stress the need to fight poverty while ensuring sustainable development at the anniversary of a think tank on development research

Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs will participate in a symposium that celebrates the tenth anniversary of the Foundation for Study and Research in International Development (FERDI), an independent European think tank for development policy research. The event, held in France, has as the overall theme "Sustainable development, vulnerable development”.

In his opening speech, Commissioner Piebalgs will stress the need to address poverty eradication and sustainable development together in a global agenda after 2015, highlighting that an agreement should be based on a participatory process that involves civil society.

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