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If donors keep their word, new structures could boost E.U. development policy

01/01/2011 | by Toby Vogel | Development Policy

Placing development under the aegis of the new E.U. diplomatic corps could foreshadow an upgrading of E.U. development policy. Yet critics warn that some countries may be rewarded for the right positions on E.U. security concerns while others, more deserving, may end up with less aid. The economic crisis is causing donors to backslide on commitments.