The Committee on Development (Commission du développement, DEVE) is a committee of the European Parliament responsible for promoting, implementing and monitoring the development and cooperation policy of the European Union, notably talks with developing countries; aid to developing countries; and promotion of democratic values, good governance and human rights in developing countries.

The committee has thirty-four members and the same number of substitute members. Its current chair, elected on 10 July 2019, is Tomas Tobé.[1]


See also


  1. ^ [1] European Parliament press release 2019-07-10
  2. ^ Simon Taylor (31 January 2007), Committee chairs finally saddle up European Voice.
  3. ^ Committee chairs chosen European Voice, 21 July 2004.