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  • BlogEgypt under the spotlight: Can it be a safe third country?
  • Discussion paperPolicy coherence and the 2030 Agenda: Building on the PCD experience
  • EventThe human conveyor belt: The industrialisation of human smuggling and trafficking in post-revolution Libya
  • BlogWill the new Communication on resilience help to make EU external action more effective?
  • StudyImplications of the irregular migration and refugee situation on ODA spending and practices in Europe
  • EventYO!Fest 2017 - Generation Maastricht
  • BlogDid the 28th African Union summit meet its hype and hope?
  • BlogWhat is the new European Consensus on Development for?

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Latest blog from Tasnim Abderrahim

North Africa, Europe’s last resort on migration

Tasnim Abderrahim | 23 February 2017

To prevent a new influx from the southern shores of the Mediterranean, the EU is seeking closer partnerships with North African countries. In a blog for Carnegie Endowment, ECDPM’s Tasnim Abderrahim identifies the key challenges for cooperation on migration between the EU and the North African states.

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Latest blog from Greta Galeazzi

Youth: a shared priority for Europe and Africa

Greta Galeazzi | 23 February 2017

In her latest blog, ECDPM's Greta Galeazzi outlines the challenges for young people in Europe and Africa, as well as their relevance for EU-Africa relations.

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Latest blog from Matthias Deneckere

Revisiting EU assistance in crisis situations: what place for humanitarian aid?

Matthias Deneckere | 23 February 2017

Conflicts and protracted crises in the EU neighbourhood, alongside the resulting migration and refugee flows, have put serious pressure on the EU’s external action financing instruments. In his latest blog, ECDPM’s Matthias Deneckere asks: What place will be given to humanitarian aid in the EU’s response to crisis situations?

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Dossier: ECDPM Challenges Papers

Last updated 3 March 2017

The 2017 edition or our Challenges Paper explores some of the political challenges for the year 2017, adopting issues of financing for development and EU-Africa cooperation as a guideline, and exploring ways to match means to emerging priorities.

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

Last updated 16 January 2017

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 17 March 2017

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 November 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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