Key messages from Groupe URD’s 20th anniversary conference
To celebrate Groupe URD’s 20th anniversary, two days of debate were organized in Plaisians on 30 and 31 May. Around 80 participants – representatives of NGOs, the French public authorities, the European Commission, the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, UN agencies, researchers, etc. debated difficulties encountered in the field and looked for ways to make improvements for the future. 21 key messages emerged from these discussions linked to 7 topics, such as the instrumentalisation of aid, quality and certification, questions of universality and professionalization. You can read the key messages by clicking on the link below, where you can also watch all the debates in full.