Nirj Deva

Chairman, Delegation to the Korean Peninsula
Vice-President, Development Committee


23rd November 2017

We can’t end poverty without the private sector

Ahead of the EU-Africa Summit next week ECR MEPs have called today for the private sector to take a leading role in the EU’s development policy. The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals face a

30th October 2017


Senior ECR MEP Nirj Deva has received the GG2 Editor’s Award for his outstanding contribution

13th September 2017

Optimistic diplomacy’ is needed to solve Korean crisis

Conservative MEP Nirj Deva is calling on the international community to use “optimistic

13th September 2017

Nirj Deva MEP calls for Nobel Peace Prize to be revoked from Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi

In the wake of an increased spate of violent persecution against the Rohingya community at the

21st July 2017

EU budget plan increases burden on struggling taxpayers

A call for Member States to contribute an extra €2.44 billion to next year’s EU budget

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Conservative Member of the European Parliament for the South East of England


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We are leading the way towards reform of the EU’s development policy! 👏
Our Development spokesman @NirjDeva has been for many years campaigning for the private sector to take a leading role in tackling poverty.
Aid alone isn’t enough to end poverty and taxpayers cannot afford it. What is needed is to empower people to lift themselves out of poverty by using public money to leverage private investment.
We are glad this new approach has been recognised and the new European Fund for Sustainable Development will guarantee public-private partnerships. Applications for the first grants will be opened at the #EUAfricaSummit next week. You can read more here: #EUreform
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The Eastern Partnership Summit is right around the corner and we thought it was a good time to give you a little introduction as to what it is and what we hope it can achieve. Essentially, the Eastern Partnership is a joint initiative between the #EU28 and 6 of its eastern neighbours: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Moldova, Belarus and the Ukraine. It aims to promote better relations between the EU and these countries while helping them continue on their road to progress and growth. Below is a list of 6 priorities we hope the Summit will focus on this year. Anna Fotyga - Biuro Poselskie ... See MoreSee Less

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