Policy Update

Spanish public opinion largely supports development cooperation

The European Commission released the 'Special Eurobarometer report on EU citizens and development cooperation' in October, 2019. This report which is based on a series of interviews conducted in June 2018, discovered that a majority (74%) of Spanish citizens believed that tackling poverty in developing countries should be one of the main priorities of their national government. In addition, 93% of the respondents from Spain underlined that it is important to help people in developing countries. 

Press release – Cooperación española