Project reference


Contract duration

 2018 - 2020




 Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain


 Communication & media

The EU Development Communication Network

The EC seeked to establish a Europe-wide Communication Network gathering EU and EU Member States’ development cooperation departments for enhancing their awareness building activities on development issues. The aim was to establish a more coordinated approach between EU and Member States towards communication on development, and to create the basis for more effective partnerships with stakeholders, civil society and partner countries.
The general objective of the assignment was to increase outreach to the general public on development cooperation policies and activities, with a focus on young people.
Specific objectives:
  • Establish, manage and coordinate the EU Development Communication Network (incl. organisation of annual steering committee meeting and creation of a closed social media group);
  • Design, creation and management of a password-accessed web-based digital platorm for the network members;
  • Organisation of an annual Europe-wide event to promote development cooperation policies and activities of the EU, directed to the general public.