ONE Blog Post Advocates E.U. Make Long-Term Investments In Development Goals

ONE Blog: 2018 E.U. Budget: a long-term investment or a short-term makeshift?
Stelios Stratinakis, a policy and advocacy intern with the ONE Campaign, discusses E.U. development spending, writing, “As negotiations continue, we are calling on the European Parliament as a whole and Member States to back the Budgets Committee’s proposals [to increase funding for health, education and nutrition]. In doing so, they will ensure the E.U. continues to take a long-term view, investing in tackling extreme poverty as a key driver of instability. Now is not the time to roll back on commitments. Now more than ever we need the E.U. to step up, not step back, from its global responsibilities…” (10/13).