What is the European Year for Development

What is the European Year for Development? 

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Every year, the European Union (EU) chooses a topic for a campaign in order to make the European citizens, as well as the national governments, aware of a specific issue. The main objective of the European Year for Development is to inform the European citizens as well as national governments about the development cooperation of the EU and its member states and to encourage the direct involvement, critical thinking and active interest of citizens in global issues to show that each one of us can be a change maker in our daily lives and can have a positive impact. A number of key decisions will be made this year which will shape our future. See why is 2015 important to find out what crucial decisions will be made and how you can play a role.