WATCH: Euronews – The Network – Is aid the solution to European migrant crisis?
ACP Assistant Secretary General in charge of Macroeconomics, Development Finance and Intra-ACP Programming Mr. Henrique Banze joins an expert panel to discuss migration and development on Euronews current affairs programme The Network.
Brussels, 25 February 2016/ Euronews: Europe is the biggest spender on development aid worldwide providing approximately €50 billion each year.
Economic migrants are still fleeing to Europe and some of that money could well be shifted
to solve the migrant crisis.
How should the EU tackle both crises, in Europe and in the developing world? And how to pay for both when national and EU budgets are already tight?
Joining host Chris Burns at the European Parliament are:
Nirj Deva, Vice-Chair of the Development Committee and British conservative MEP;
Henrique Banze, Assistant Secretary General in charge of Macroeconomics, Development Finance and Intra-ACP Programming for the ACP Group of States; and
Eugenio Ambrosi, EU Regional Director for the International Organisation for Migration.