European Parliament Committee on Development

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The Committee on Development (Commission du développement, DEVE) is a standing committee of the European Parliament responsible for promoting, implementing and monitoring the development and cooperation policy of the European Union, notably talks with developing countries; aid to developing countries; and promotion of democratic values, good governance and human rights in developing countries.

The committee has thirty-four members and the same number of substitute members. Its current chair, elected on 7 July 2014, is Linda McAvan.[1]


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  1. ^ [1] European Parliament press release 2014-07-07

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