7-8 JUNE 2017 / Tour & Taxis / Brussels

Organised by the European Commission, the European Development Days (EDD) bring the development community together each year to share ideas and experiences in ways that inspire new partnerships and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges.

Europe’s leading forum on development since 2006

Organised by the European Commission, the European Development Days (EDD) bring the development community together each year to share ideas and experiences in ways that inspire new partnerships and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges.

Europe’s leading forum on development since 2006

Europe’s leading forum on development since 2006

Organised by the European Commission, the European Development Days (EDD) bring the development community together each year to share ideas and experiences in ways that inspire new partnerships and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges.

Join the EDD Community

Community

Join the EDD Community

Community

Community

Join the EDD Community

The programme for EDD 2017 is now available.

You can join the Community by creating a profile and staying up-to-date with our latest developments.

In the meantime, you can find out more about this year's Themes and Topics and the many events surrounding the forum, as well as the Young Leaders Programme.

Videos of the First Community Meeting are still available in English or French.

The European Development Days (EDD 2017) took place at Tour & Taxis on 7-8 June 2017 in Brussels, Belgium.

Practical Information

The European Development Days (EDD 2017) took place at Tour & Taxis on 7-8 June 2017 in Brussels, Belgium.

Practical Information

Practical Information

The European Development Days (EDD 2017) took place at Tour & Taxis on 7-8 June 2017 in Brussels, Belgium.

Gathering 6000 people, the EDD engender a considerable ecological footprint. This year, once again, the EDD will largely compensate this through the financing of specific projects, which will amount to a contribution in the reduction of emissions of around 7000 metric tons. This will be achieved through each session and stand organiser contributing to one project amongst four selected ones.

Carbon Offset

Gathering 6000 people, the EDD engender a considerable ecological footprint. This year, once again, the EDD will largely compensate this through the financing of specific projects, which will amount to a contribution in the reduction of emissions of around 7000 metric tons. This will be achieved through each session and stand organiser contributing to one project amongst four selected ones.

Carbon Offset

Carbon Offset

Gathering 6000 people, the EDD engender a considerable ecological footprint. This year, once again, the EDD will largely compensate this through the financing of specific projects, which will amount to a contribution in the reduction of emissions of around 7000 metric tons. This will be achieved through each session and stand organiser contributing to one project amongst four selected ones.

Find out more about the types of sessions organised at EDD 2017.

Session formats

Find out more about the types of sessions organised at EDD 2017.

Session formats

Session formats

Find out more about the types of sessions organised at EDD 2017.

We debate

Thought-provoking debates on global challenges are an interactive manner to engage development actors and stakeholders. Two session formats are available: Auditorium (High-level Panels) and Lab debates.

We share

A project or report lab is a great format for organisations to share best practices and knowledge about international cooperation and development policies.

We solve

Brainstorming sessions invite practitioners from around the world to gather, discuss and solve the most pressing development challenges.

We showcase

The EDD Global Village features stands showcasing successful projects and reports from around the world. It is a great opportunity to network with participants and share stories from the field.

EDD 2017 Press Team

EDD 2017 Press Team

EDD 2017 Press Team

Catherine Audouze

Press Officer, Communication and Transparency Unit, DG DEVCO, European Commission

 

Alice Dashwood

Press Coordinator, EDD

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Jessica Frommer

Communications Manager, Phrenos

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Charlotte Sexauer

Communications Officer, Phrenos

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Communication tools

Communication tools

Communication tools

Promotional materials

Various visuals are available to download for the promotion of EDD 2017.

In this folder (.zip file), you'll find logos, signatures and banners of this year's themes and topics. We have also included our social media campaign for you to share. This folder will be regularly updated.

EDD galleries

Download all the photo galleries from EDD 2017. (Password: EDD2017)

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