Linking policy and practice in international cooperation

Selected highlights

  • Discussion PaperUse of PCD Indicators by a Selection of EU Member States: A Brief Analysis and Overview
  • Media GuideFour Things to Look out for at the African Union Summit
  • Talking Points BlogIs EU External Action up to the Challenge of Boko Haram?
  • Discussion PaperThe Future of ACP-EU Relations Beyond 2020: An Update of my Personal Reflections
  • Challenges Paper 2015The Dawn of the Post-MDG Era? Challenges for Africa-EU Relations in 2015
  • Document de réflexionDe la division à l’intégration de l’Afrique : Réflexions sur le rôle de l’Europe
  • Talking Points BlogDoing More with Less – Where EU Ambition Meets Sobering Reality
  • Talking Points BlogDo EU Evaluations Lead to Better Results? The Importance of Uptake
  • GREAT insights Magazine (December 2014/January 2015)Peacebuilding and Statebuilding
  • Talking Points BlogIs EU External Action up to the Challenge of Boko Haram?
  • Talking Points BlogA Step in the Right Direction for the EU’s Fight Against Ebola
  • Scoping StudyGaps Between Comprehensive Approaches of the EU
  • PublicationMonitoring the EU-CARIFORUM EPA: Where Are We and What Are the Next Steps?
  • Talking Points BlogInfrastructure in Africa: on Technical Fixes and Politics
  • Discussion PaperThe Political Economy of Official Statistics: Implications for the Data Revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Talking Points BlogInnovation and Development: Going to Mars, and More
  • ReportGovernance in the 2014-2017 Africa-EU Roadmap
  • Challenges Paper 2015The Dawn of the Post-MDG Era? Challenges for Africa-EU Relations in 2015
  • Media GuideFour things to look out for at the African Union Summit
  • Briefing NoteHow Does Africa Speak with One Voice?
  • Talking Points BlogDutch Priorities for its Contribution to Global Food Security Taking Shape
  • Talking Points BlogPublic-Private Cooperation for Development: a Working-Together-Apart Relationship
  • Talking Points BlogFive Points to Take Away from the ICN2
  • Discussion PaperStrengthening Policy Coherence for Development in Switzerland - The Case of Food Security

Talking
Points
blog

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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GREAT
insights
magazine

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
newsletter

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

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The Filter
news
service

The Filter gives you the most relevant international cooperation news – over 500 sources are scanned daily to help busy policy-makers stay up to date.

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Latest blog from Alisa Herrero Cangas

Doing More with Less – Where EU Ambition Meets Sobering Reality

Alisa Herrero Cangas | 23 January 2015

Alisa Herrero Cangas and Greta Galeazzi add their voice to ECDPM's Global Development Challenges Series. They argue that management at DEVCO and EU Delegations will have to learn to live with a new reality of ‘doing more with less’.

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Latest blog from Alfonso Medinilla Aldana

Do EU Evaluations Lead to Better Results? The Importance of Uptake

Alfonso Medinilla Aldana | 22 January 2015

Alfonso Medinilla Aldana and Jean Bossuyt discuss a recent study by ECDPM and ODI on the uptake of strategic evaluations by EuropeAid. Every year, 10 to 12 ‘strategic evaluations’ are produced, but to what extent is this knowledge effectively used in EU development cooperation?

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Latest column from James Mackie

2015 - A Crucial Year for Africa's Development

James Mackie | 14 January 2015

In this guest column for AllAfrica, James Mackie and Rhys Williams discuss the challenges that lie ahead for Africa in 2015.

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Dossiers

Dossier: ECDPM Challenges Papers

Last updated 30 January 2015

This dossier provides an overview of all of ECDPM’s annual Challenges Papers. These seek to identify important debates that can be expected in the coming year and beyond and to sketch the backdrop against which these will unfold.

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

Last updated 23 January 2015

This dossier gives an overview of ECDPM publications and analytical resources from recent years – covering issues of relevance to the Cotonou Partnership Agreement and ACP-EU relations.

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Dossier: FAQ – Economic Partnership Agreements

Last updated 30 October 2014

What are Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs)? Who is concerned so far? What do EPAs cover? Find out in our dossier 'Frequently Asked Questions on Economic Partnership Agreements'.

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Dossier: European Report on Development (ERD)

Last updated 30 October 2014

The upcoming European Report on Development (ERD) aims to address financing and other means of implementation in the post-2015 context. Learn more or see past ERD editions in our dossier.

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