Today development has become something profoundly political

“Today development has become something profoundly political. Of course the main objective of combating poverty and achieving the MDGs has not changed. But development has become the best structural solution to issues such as migration, security, the protection of our planets’ natural resources and quite simply, international stability. The long-term view has prevailed.”

Read the full speech of Bernard Petit – Deputy Director General for Development at the European Commission.

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