Committee on Development (DEVE)

The Parliamentary Committee on Development is responsible for:

  • 1. 
    The promotion, implementation and monitoring of the development and cooperation policy of the Union, notably:

(a) Political dialogue with developing countries, bilaterally and in the relevant international organisations and interparliamentary fora,

(b) Aid to, and cooperation agreements with, developing countries,

(c) Promotion of democratic values, good governance and human rights in developing countries

  • 2. 
    Matters relating to the ACP-EU Partnership Agreement and relations with the relevant bodies
  • 3. 
    Parliament's involvement in election observation missions, when appropriate in cooperation with other relevant committees and delegations

The committee coordinates the work of the interparliamentary delegations and ad hoc delegations falling within its remit.


Members EP committee



    Norbert Neuser iS&D


    Udo Bullmann iS&D
    Ryszard Czarnecki iECR
    Charles Goerens iRN
    Michèle Rivasi iGreens/EFA
    Marc Tarabella iS&D
    Dominique Bilde iID
    György Hölvényi iEPP

    Mónica Silvana González iS&D


    Patrizia Toia iS&D

    Sabine Verheyen iEPP

    Iskra Mihaylova iRN
    Nadine Morano iEPP
    Carlos Zorrinho iS&D
    Manon Aubry i

    Ewa Kopacz iEPP

    Maria Noichl iS&D