Europe's and UK's global impact on development for all would be weakened by Brexit

In this opinion piece, Johannes Trimmel, president of Concord, The European Confederation of Relief and Development NGOs, discusses why Europe is better together in the face of the U.K. referendum to leave the European Union on June 23.

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About the author

  • Johannes Trimmel

    Johannes Trimmel is president of CONCORD The European Confederation of Relief and Development NGOs, representing 2.600 European development NGOs vis-à-vis the European Institutions. During the last 15 years of his engagement in development cooperation he has been focusing on the rights of persons with disabilities and their inclusion, as well as access to eye health and health systems strengthening. Currently he is director of policy and advocacy at the International Agency of Prevention of Blindness.