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Women for Expo 2015 – Interview with Kevin Akoyi: Changes will come from private sector

Leuven – The African continent has been burdened for too long by its past and both Europe and Africa need to embrace “the world of today and the changes that have occurred.” In this interview with Afronline.org, conducted in the context of WE – Women for Expo, a PHD Student at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven who for 20 years has worked for several organisations supporting viable livelihoods for smallholder farmers both in Uganda and wider Africa, discusses democracy, aid effectiveness and the role of private sector in Africa as well as “the importance of empowering African women”.

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The European Commission’s road map for (local) Aid Development

On 29 and 30 March, the Committee of the Regions (CoR), in partnership with the European Commission organise the Second Assises of Decentralised Cooperation for Development. Few days before the event, Afronline interviewed Aristotelis Bouratsis, Director of DEVCO (for Thematic Operations), a new agency borne out of the merger between EuropeAid and the Directorate-General for Development (DGDEV).

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Brussels opens its doors to decentralised cooperation

Decentralised cooperation steps one step closer to full recognition by European institutions of local authorities’ activities in the fight against poverty.

This is a summary of the first Assises of decentralised cooperaton which took place last  Wednesday in Brussels at the Committee of the Regions and that was attended by 300 representatives of local and regional authorities from all over the world.

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