We can’t end poverty without the private sector

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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 funding gap of $2.5 trillion despite the $1.4 trillion already spent globally on foreign aid. The ECR

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NIRJ DEVA MEP RECEIVES GG2 EDITOR’S AWARD

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Senior ECR MEP Nirj Deva has received the GG2 Editor’s Award for his outstanding contribution to British and ethnic minority communities in his 25 years of public service. Mr Deva was presented the award last night at the GG2 Leadership Awards an annual event that aims to highlight and showcase

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EU budget plan increases burden on struggling taxpayers

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A call for Member States to contribute an extra €2.44 billion to next year’s EU budget ignores the potential for tapping into private capital, MEPs have heard. Conservative Development spokesman Nirj Deva MEP told the European Parliament today that the proposal followed the traditional

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Election Day Newsletter 2017

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 Vote Conservative today! June 8 2017 A vote to decide the success of Brexit The person we choose for Prime Minister today, Theresa May or Jeremy Corbyn, will be sitting down in a couple of weeks to square off against the EU’s negotiating team. These will be the most important negotiations our

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Deva: EU aid plan will boost international trade

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The European Union’s new approach to development aid is predicted to produce “a plethora of trade deals” in the coming years. ECR MEP Nirj Deva said the use of EU development funding to leverage private sector finance and expertise through involvement in public-private

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