European Task Force
In May 2013, the ETF launched its position on the Post -2015 framework "Putting People and Planet First"!
The European Task Force of Beyond 2015 (see its Terms of Reference) is open to all European (EU and non-EU) participating organisations in Beyond 2015. The ETF works with CSO partners to develop joint European civil society positions on the Post-2015 Agenda, and advocates (nationally and in Brussels) to influence the positions of European Institutions and EU Member States in line with the ETF messages.
The taskforce is led by a Steering Group currently (Feb 2014) formed by representatives of: 11.11.11, Alianza por la Solidaridad, Beyond 2015 Italian Task Force, BOND, CAN Europe, CIDSE, CONCORD Sweden, European Environmental Bureau, Kehys ry, Plan EU Office (Co-chair), PLATEAU, Save the Children, VSO International, World Vision and WWF (Co-chair).
Please contact Gerard Vives, Beyond 2015's European Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org to join the ETF.
- ESG Initial Reaction to the UN Secretary-General's Synthesis Report (See here). See also CONCORD FfD Task Force's inital reaction on the Financing for Development aspects of the report here.
- Advocacy Paper and Key Messages regarding upcoming Council Conclusions on Post-2015
- Business’ Accountability, ETF Briefing Paper, October 2014 (See here)
- A Human Rights-Based Post 2015 Framework, ETF Briefing Paper, October 2014 (See here)
- ETF Meeting "Strategizing for the final stretch" (6-7 Oct, Brussels). Click here for more information. Report to be issued soon.
- Messages to EU Development Ministers ahead of Informal Ministerial Meeting, 14 July 2014 (See letter and Annnex)
- ETF Reaction to EC Communication "A decent Life for all: from vision to collective action" (See here)
- Messages to EU Development Ministers ahead of Foreign Affairs Council, 19 May 2014 (See template letter, see key messages on Post-2015)
- Reaction to OWG's Revised Focus Areas Document - April 2014 (See here)
- Reaction to OWG's Focus Areas Document - February 2014 (See here)s
- Briefing Paper for the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly (17-19 March 2014) (English, French)
- DEEEP's Webinar Global Education in the Post2015 agenda (13 February 2014) (Watch it here)
- ETF Workshop: Taking our recommendations to the next level (Report, Background papers: Integration, Universality, Human Rights-Based Approach, PCD, Private Sector).
- ETF's contribution to Concord’s submission to the EC consultation on the role of the Private Sector in Development (See here)
- Red Lines the EU Must Adhere to in Negotiating the Post-2015 Framework (See here)
- A new dawn for development? (See here)
- Financing for Development Negotiations - what should the EU bring to the table? (See here)
- ETF Reactions to Council Conclusions on Post-2015 (See here)
- CONCORD Media Statement on FAC Conclusions (See here)
- ETF Messages to EU Member States on the Council Conclusions (See here)
- CONCORD Cotonou Working Group - Beyond 2015 European Task Force Joint Briefing paper for the 25th Session of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly, 17-19 June 2013 (See here)
- Report of the launch of the ETF Position "Putting people and Planet First (Brussels, 2 May 2013) (See here)
- Putting people and Planet First, European Task Force Position on Post-2015 (See here)
- CONCORD-Beyond2015 ETF Proposed Amendments to draft EP DEVE Committee Report on Post-2015 (See here)
- CONCORD-Beyond2015 ETF's Reaction to the EC Communication (See here)
- Submission of the European Task Force to the EC Consultation on Post-2015 (See here)
- Beyond 2015 ETF Key Messages for Informal Development Ministers Meeting (Dublin, February 2013) (See here)
- The World We Want Seminar (See here and report here)
- Background papers for The World We Want Seminar (See here)
- Tanya Cox's speech at the Global Civil Society Symposium: Food Security and Nutrition in the Post-2015 Framework, Nicosia, 22-23 Nov 2012 (here)
- Discussion paper for the European Development Days (See here)
- Report of the Beyond 2015 session at the EDDs 2011 (See here)
Other useful links
- EC Communication 2014: A decent Life for all: from vision to collective action (June 2014)
- Speech by EC President Barroso at the opening of the Special Event on Millennium Development Goals (Sept 2013)
- Council of the EU: Council Conclusions on the overarching post-2015 agenda (June 2013)
- European Parliament: Millennium Development Goals and Beyond 2015, A Strong EU Engagement (April, 2013)
- European Parliament: Beyond 2015: Reconciling development and climate change goals (September, 2013)
- EESC Opinion on the EC Communication "A Decent life for all by 2030" (Document available in other EU official languages here)
- EP DEVE Committee Report on the Millennium Development Goals – defining the post-2015 framework (see here)
- EC Communication 2013: A decent life for all by 2030: Ending poverty and giving the world a sustainable future (27 Feb 2013)
- Video "A decent life for all by 2030: Ending poverty and giving the world a sustainable future" Joint press conference by Janez POTOČNIK and Andris PIEBALGS (27 Feb 2013)
- EC Report summarising the contributions received during the EC Consultation on Post-2015.
- Press Release: EU Foreign Affairs Council (15 Oct 2012)
- Statement: Andris Piebalgs, European Commissioner for Development and member of the UN HLP on post-2015, New York, 26 September 2012
- News: Commissioner Piebalgs appointed as a member of the High level Panel on post-2015 development agenda
- European Commission launches a public consultation on Post-2015 (See here)
- "How is the EU preparing the post-2015 development pathway?", European Commission.
- Spring Alliance's letter to the European Council, June 2012
- ERD 2012-13 "Development in a Changing World: Elements for a Post-2015 Global Agenda" (Outline)
Presentations and materials
Official Process 2014-2015
"Putting People and Planet First"
The CONCORD-Beyond 2015 ETF
ETF Goal Reshuffle
The Process towards POST-2015