NGOs and the Government of the Netherlands demand greater action from the EU in response to situations of fragility

The second Civil Society Dialogue Network Member State Meeting took place on Wednesday 6 April in The Hague. Entitled ‘Peacebuilding, Statebuilding and Situations of Fragility’, the aim of this meeting was to encourage an exchange of ideas and discussion and between EU officials, representatives of the Government of the Netherlands and civil society organisations from both Europe and conflict-affected regions on the current status of the EU’s policies on conflict prevention, peacebuilding and situations of fragility.

Click here to read a speech delivered by the Dutch Minister for European Affairs and International Co-operation, Ben Knapen, at the start of the meeting and here to read a blog post from The Broker about the event.

The key points made by participants are available to download from the Civil Society Dialogue Network page of the EPLO website and a full meeting report will be available soon.

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