European Parliament slams proposed cuts on humanitarian aid

The European Parliament's influential Committee on Development met this week to discuss budget cuts proposed by member states. What's the current status of the negotiations and ECHO-led efforts to fill in the funding gap to respond to several simultaneous humanitarian crises?

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  • Diederik Kramers

    Diederik Kramers is a freelance correspondent in Brussels covering EU and NATO affairs. A former spokesperson and communications officer for UNICEF and UNHCR, he previously worked as foreign desk and Eastern Europe editor for the Dutch press agency ANP and as editor-in-chief of the Dutch quarterly Ukraine Magazine.