VOICE and its members at the EDDs 2019. Join us!

VOICE and its members will be present and engaged at the European Developments Days 2019! The EDDs provide a great opportunity to discuss important issues related to the development and humanitarian work at the EU level and to foster exchanges between NGOs and the EU.

Come and join us at our debates, high level panels and stands!

Here is a list of our activities:


Lab debates

Applying a nexus approach to transcend the humanitarian-development divide. How differently do we need to work to leave no one behind?


18/06 at 10:00


Making inclusion in humanitarian settings a reality. DG ECHO’s guidance note on the inclusion of persons with disabilities in EU-funded humanitarian aid operations


18/06 at 18:45


Transformative change: Addressing inequalities through taxes. Exploring the role for progressive taxation vis-à-vis progressive spending and the contribution of fiscal systems to the Sustainable Development Goals in developing countries

ActionAid, Oxfam

18/06 at 13:30


What’s religion got to do with it? Faith-based approaches to addressing inequalities in the field of development

Act Alliance, Islamic Relief and World Vision, EU-CORD

18/06 at 15:15


Financing social protection to reduce income inequality: Ways forward. What type of tax policy is needed to guarantee the universality of social protection? Good practices and possible ways forward


19/06 at 13:00


Leveraging investment for low-income housing: A microfinance business case. Housing microfinance, micro- insurance and micro-mortgages as contributors to financial inclusion and equitable and inclusive housing markets

Habitat for Humanity

19/06 at 13:00


Middle-income countries and inequalities, bridging the two sides of the mirror. Can digital technology, public procurement, public social spending and active citizenship shape new priorities to address inequalities?


19/06 at 14:45


Project or Lab Report

Improving Access to Quality Mental Health Care for Those Left Behind. Inequality of opportunity: Access to quality mental health and psychosocial support in situations of shock and chronic adversity

Save the Children

18/06 at 17:00


Every voice counts: fighting inequalities by working on inclusive governance. Addressing exclusion: make the voices of women and youth heard in decision making processes, with cases from Afghanistan, Somalia, Burundi

CARE Netherlands & UK

19/06 at 9:00


Migrants’ Contribution to Development in the Global North. Recognising that international migration is a tool to tackle global inequalities and promote development

Caritas Europa and Caritas BE

19/06 at 10:45


Large Debate

Getting it right for children: meaningful participation and equal opportunities. Equal opportunities to engage - engage for equal opportunities: how to empower children to reduce inequalities and be real agents of change

Plan, World Vision, SOS Children’s Villages, Save the Children

18/06 at 13:30


High level panel

In search of equality: Migration, forced displacement and the SDGs. Mobility and inequalities


18/06 at 16:00


Fighting inequality through fair taxation and public service provision for all. The role of aid and fiscal policies in reducing inequalities: Promoting progressive taxation, public services and gender equality

ActionAid, Oxfam

19/06 at 11:30


Power, resources and participation: Addressing inequalities for sustainable peace. Ensuring access to resources, decision-making and participation for peace and development

EPLO with speaker from Oxfam

19/06 at 11:30



Safe return to home for the Central African Internally Displaced Persons – ACF, World Vision, ACTED, DRC and Mercy Corps

Let’s make IT work! How decent work reduces inequalities - CARE

Addressing economic inequality in rural Georgia through LEADER approach – Caritas

Safe return to home for the Central African Internally Displaced Persons – DRC

3D technology and tele-rehabilitation to ensure no one is left behind – HI

Joining Forces for Child Rights Now! – Plan, Child Fund, Terre des Hommes, SOS Children’s Villages, World Vision, Save the Children

Extreme Inequalities to Better Opportunities – Terre des Hommes


We look forward to seeing you there!