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Selected highlights

  • PaperA change to get it right: Challenges for Africa-Europe relations
  • PaperThe dynamics of EU budget negotiations for external action – Towards a ‘single’ instrument?
  • BlogNegotiating a new agreement with the ACP post-2020: What is at stake in the coming months
  • PaperWomen and mediation in Africa under the APSA and the AGA

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Latest note from Jean Bossuyt

Les relations UE-Afrique peuvent-elles être approfondies? Une perspective sur les relations de pouvoir, les intérêts et les incitations

Jean Bossuyt | 16 January 2017

Notre dernière analyse des relations Afrique-Europe, publiée à l’occasion du cinquième sommet UA-UE, est maintenant disponible en français.

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Latest blog from Pauline Veron

What we can learn from Sweden on promoting sustainable peace

Pauline Veron | 11 December 2017

Since 2010, the number of violent conflicts worldwide has tripled. Governments across the world are increasingly concerned that their policies to promote peace are just not keeping up with events. ECDPM's Pauline Veron and Andrew Sherriff take a closer look at the case of Sweden - a traditional champion of peacebuilding.

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Latest paper from Mariella Di Ciommo

The dynamics of EU budget negotiations for external action – Towards a ‘single’ instrument?

Mariella Di Ciommo | 18 December 2017

In the quest for a more flexible and simpler budget for EU external action, there have been demands for fewer European Financial Instruments or even a merging of all existing instruments into a single one. ECDPM's Mariella Di Ciommo, Andrew Sherriff and Jean Bossuyt look at the political economy and policy choices that such a decision would involve.

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Dossiers

The political economy dynamics of regional organisations in Africa

What blocks or drives regional integration in Africa? And what role do regional organisations play in this?
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Africa-Europe relations

Which issues will European and African leaders discuss during the fifth AU-EU Summit? What is the current status of the relationship and how can it be strengthened? Ahead and after the Summit, we will try to answer these questions (and more) in our new dossier.

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Climate change

Ahead of COP23 in Bonn, Germany, we share our work on climate change.

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The Multiannual Financial Framework

In this dossier you can find our latest publications on the upcoming Multiannual Financial Framework - the EU budget - ahead of the 2018 negotiations.

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The future of ACP-EU relations

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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