Delivering on the European Green Deal to support resilient recovery in developing countries

Financing the transition

This document sets out principles and recommendations for climate and environment mainstreaming in the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI), which is part of the EU budget.

CAN Europe recommends the NDICI be governed by a 50% climate and environmental spending target integrated ex ante into the programming process; aligning programming to support enhancement and implementation of national climate targets; and that all programmes are compatible with Paris Agreement goals of limiting temperature rise to 1.5°C, adaptation objectives, and Agenda 2030.

CAN Europe recommendations NDICI programming May 2020




EU Parliament Scoreboard​: Protectors, Procrastinators & Prehistoric Thinkers

New in-depth data research from five leading climate and environment organisations reveals that only a minority of MEPs during the 2019 – 2024 mandate acted to protect Europe’s climate, nature and air quality. The majority of MEPs acted instead as either procrastinators or prehistoric thinkers, delaying real action with patchy and inconsistent voting records, or worse, completely failing to rise to the challenge of the crises Europe is facing.

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