Parliament calls on government to step-up the promotion of gender equality in Belgium's development cooperation
On March 15 the Belgian Chamber of People's Representatives adopted a resolution to promote gender equality and women's emancipation in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development. The resolution, an initiative by MP Fatma Phelivan, calls on the Belgian government to step-up it's efforts.
“Investing in women’s and children’s rights best way toward sustainable development” says policy note on development cooperation
Vice-Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation, Alexander De Croo, presented his General Policy Note on International Development in the Parliament. The guidelines for this note are the Sustainable Development Goals, approved in 2015 by the United Nations.