Linking policy and practice in international cooperation

Selected highlights

  • Discussion PaperAfrica and Europe combatting climate change: Towards a common agenda in 2015
  • ECDPM NewsKing’s Commissioner of Limburg visits ECDPM
  • Discussion PaperThe challenge of measuring SDG 16: What role for African regional frameworks?
  • Discussion PaperCosts if you do, costs if you don’t: Promoting responsible business and reporting – challenges for policy makers
  • Talking Points BlogTowards a more coherent EU external action: where does the ACP fit?
  • Discussion PaperUniversality and differentiation in the post-2015 development agenda
  • PaperSahel strategies: why coordination is imperative
  • European Report on Development 2015Combining finance and policies to implement a transformative post-2015 development agenda
  • Briefing NoteAvant la lettre? The EU’s comprehensive approach (to crises) in the Sahel
  • Talking Points BlogIs education a hidden shortcut from crisis to stability?
  • Talking Points BlogTaking fragility seriously in financing the SDGs
  • Scoping StudyGaps between comprehensive approaches of the EU
  • European Report on Development 2015Combining finance and policies to implement a transformative post-2015 development agenda
  • ArticleAPE : quels gains pour l’Afrique et que peut-elle perdre ?
  • Discussion PaperA five lenses framework for analysing the political economy in regional integration
  • Discussion PaperCosts if you do, costs if you don’t: Promoting responsible business and reporting – challenges for policy makers
  • Discussion PaperThe challenge of measuring SDG 16: What role for African regional frameworks?
  • Talking Points BlogTackling the threat of terrorism and election violence
  • Talking Points BlogFinancing for Development: The state of the debate in Africa
  • GREAT Insights Magazine (April/May 2015)Rising voices in Africa
  • Discussion PaperAfrica and Europe combatting climate change: Towards a common agenda in 2015
  • GREAT Insights Magazine (February/March 2015)Food and nutrition security - inclusive partnerships
  • Talking Points BlogCan ‘Responsible Investment Principles’ de-polarise the debate on agricultural PPPs in Africa?
  • Talking Points BlogThe 11th CAADP Partnership Platform: much positive talk, but little walk

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

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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 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 publication from Jan Vanheukelom

A five lenses framework for analysing the political economy in regional integration

Jan Vanheukelom | 18 May 2015

Jan Vanheukelom and Bruce Byiers look at when and why state and non-state actors engage in support of regional integration or in regional cooperation.

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Latest blog from Frauke de Weijer

Taking fragility seriously in financing the SDGs

Frauke de Weijer | 6 May 2015

In her latest blog, Frauke De Weijer calls for identification of the areas that are of pivotal importance to fragile states and argues that these need to receive sufficient funding.

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Latest presentation from Isabelle Ramdoo

Extractives, local content policies and industrial development

Isabelle Ramdoo | 24 April 2015

What are the prospects, instruments and challenges for African economies on Local Content Policy within the extractive sector? Is there potential for development? Isabelle Ramdoo answers these questions in her presentation for the "Local Content Policy Frameworks in the Extractive Sector in Africa" event.

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Dossiers

Dossier: European Report on Development (ERD)

Last updated 8 May 2015

The newly launched 2015 European Report on Development (ERD) addresses 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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Dossier: PERIA – Political economy analyses of the African Union and regional economic communities in Africa

Last updated 8 April 2015

From July 2014 until December 2015, ECDPM and theIDLgroup will partner to produce a study on the drivers and obstacles to regional cooperation and integration in Africa. Find out more about this study in our dossier.

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Dossier: Rethinking the ACP-EU partnership – political economy analysis

Last updated 3 April 2015

ECDPM has launched a new initiative to contribute to a well-informed debate on the future of ACP-EU partnership through a political economy approach. Find out more about this initiative in our dossier.

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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.

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