April 27, 2010

Development NGOs mount legal challenge against EU diplomatic corps

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Apr 27, 2010, 15:44 GMT
Brussels - Plans to create the European Union's first diplomatic corps came under attack Tuesday, as a coalition of development organizations said giving the corps a say over how aid is given to poor countries is in breach of the EU's Lisbon treaty.
A blueprint for the External Action Service (EAS) was approved Monday by EU foreign ministers in Luxembourg…  
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