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Selected highlights

  • EventPublic debate with European Commissioner Neven Mimica on the future of European development policy (register now)
  • BlogThere is more to the African Union than meets the eye
  • Conference reportWhy do we need the African Union?
  • BlogManaging European talent in EU external action: Hasn’t Brexit already served as a wake-up call?
  • BlogHow will Brexit affect the Caribbean?
  • PaperOverview of trade and barriers to trade in West Africa
  • PaperImplementation of the 2030 Agenda in the EU: Constructing an EU approach to policy coherence for sustainable development
  • BlogIs the African Union’s financial independence a possibility?

GREAT Insights

GREAT insights is ECDPM’s monthly magazine with a focus on issues related to Governance, Regional integration, Economics, Agriculture and Trade.

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Weekly Compass

The Weekly Compass, ECDPM’s newsletter, is a rich source of information for policy makers, analysts, activists and the private sector.

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Talking Points

The ECDPM Talking Points blog aims to deepen the dialogue on policy issues, and get to the heart of the matter in an honest and concise way.

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Latest report from Anna Knoll

The future of EU support to peace and security in Africa: What implications for the African Peace Facility beyond 2020?

Anna Knoll | 6 October 2016

This report by ECDPM's Anna Knoll and Matthias Deneckere looks at the longer-term strategic aspects and priorities for EU support to peace and security in Africa. It is based on a seminar organised by ECDPM and the Netherlands Presidency of the Council of the EU.

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Latest article from Tarila Marclint Ebiede

Who pays for peace in Africa?

Tarila Marclint Ebiede | 26 September 2016

The African Union relies significantly on external funding for its peace and security operations in Africa, and is seeking ways to encourage its member states to pay for this. ECDPM’s Sophie Desmidt and Tarila Marclint Ebiede examine the issue in an article on Afronline.

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Latest article from Alfonso Medinilla

A territorial approach to multi-stakeholder partnerships

Alfonso Medinilla | 6 October 2016

In an article for GREAT Insights magazine, ECDPM's Alfonso Medinilla and Karim Karaki argue that donor agencies need to rethink the way they promote and support multi-stakeholder partnerships to realise their full (developmental and sustainable) potential.

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Dossier: The future of ACP-EU relations post-2020

Last updated 30 September 2016

Discussions about the future of the ACP-EU relationship are currently in full swing. To learn more, have a look at our dossier collecting all ECDPM work on ACP-EU relations.

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Dossier: The changing relations between Europe and North Africa

Last updated 4 July 2016

The wave of revolutionary Arab Spring events had and still have a big effect on the relations between Europe and North Africa. To learn more, have a look at our dossier on the two regions.

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Dossier: The political economy of regional integration in Africa

Last updated 18 October 2016

What are the drivers and constraints to regional integration in Africa? And what role do regional organisations play? Find out more in our dossier.

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Dossier: Value chains and industrialisation

Last updated 11 February 2016

Upgrading global and regional value chains, and moving away from conventional export of raw commodities, can lead to development. This dossier puts all of ECDPM’s work on value chains and industrialisation into one place.

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