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European Development Days 2016

15 June 2016 - 16 June 2016
Brussels, Belgium

The European Development Days (EDD) 2016 will convene under the theme ‘Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Action and Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.'

The Forum will bring together over 5,000 participants from the development community in over 120 main sessions and side events. Sessions will focus on the following topics: people (inequalities, gender, leave no one behind); planet (climate change; circular economy; sustainable consumption and production (SCP); and water-food-energy nexus); prosperity (inclusive, sustainable and resilient cities; science, technology and innovation (STI); and trade, growth and sustainable development); peace (working with fragile states; migration and refugees; inclusive and peaceful societies); and partnership (means of implementation; ensuring accountability; and engaging the private sector). A follow-up event, the EU-Africa Business Forum, will focus on sustainable energy and impact investigating, highlighting the role of the private sector in implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.