Ministry for Intergenerational Affairs, Family, Women and Integration of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia

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Olivier_ConsoloOlivier Consolo is the Director of the European NGO Confederation for Relief and Development (CONCORD). He took up this position in 2003 when CONCORD was founded. During the past 17 years, Olivier Consolo has worked with a number of French NGOs both in the field and at headquarter level. During this time, he mainly worked on issues relating to development and development education. Olivier Consolo also worked for a European Commission Delegation for three years and for one year with the United Nations in Latin America, where he lived for a total of eight years. Issues regarding development policies and the participation of civil society both at the European and the local level have been at the heart of his work for eight years. CONCORD's 18 international networks and 22 national associations from the European Union member states and the candidate countries represent more than 1600 European NGOs which are supported by millions of citizens across Europe. CONCORD leads reflection and political actions and regularly engages in dialogue with the EU institutions, as well as other civil society organisations. CONCORD is part of the "Global Call to Action against Poverty".


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