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In his latest blog, Damien Helly argues that in the Sahel it has been possible for the EU to align with countries’ national development strategies through the EU's Agenda for Change, its guiding development policy, although EU staff are aware that there will still be many bumps in the road ahead.
In this blog, Andrew Sherriff and Cecilia Gregersen take a glimpse at the new International Cooperation and Development Commissioner, Neven Mimica and asks what this appointment will mean for the future?
In a new study on the uptake of strategic evaluations in EU development cooperation, the EU reviews how evaluations of long-term thematic and country strategies are used. The study was carried out by a team of ECDPM and ODI over the course of 2013 and is part of an on-going review of the EU’s external assistance architecture.
In September 2014, the European Think Tanks Group (ETTG) published a memo to the new EU leadership. The report identifies five opportunities where the EU could make a difference in addressing global problems ..
ECDPM studies regional dynamics and the role of Europe in the Sahel region. We focus on existing regional strategies for the Sahel written by African and international organisations ..
The European Report on Development (ERD) 2014 aims to address ‘Financing and other means of implementation in the post-2015 context’ in order to bring the post-2015 finance and goal setting processes together ..
The aim of ECDPM is to facilitate efforts to revitalise and deepen relations between Europe and Africa in close cooperation between policy makers, policy analysts, experts and a diversity of non-state actor ..