Linking policy and practice in international cooperation

Selected highlights

  • Talking Points BlogFinancing for Development: The state of the debate in Africa
  • ArticleTrade deals and reforms in West Africa: Implementation challenges
  • EventReigster and join us for the launch of the 2015 European Report on Development
  • GREAT Insights Magazine (April/May 2015)Rising voices in Africa
  • 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
  • EventReigster and join us for the launch of the 2015 European Report on Development
  • 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 BlogCivil registration and vital statistics in conflict and emergencies
  • Scoping StudyGaps between comprehensive approaches of the EU
  • GREAT Insights Magazine (April/May 2015)Rising voices in Africa
  • ArticleTrade deals and reforms in West Africa: Implementation challenges
  • EventReigster and join us for the launch of the 2015 European Report on Development
  • Talking Points BlogMore on Financing for African Development from the Special Advisor on the Post-2015 Development Agenda at UNECA
  • ReportGovernance in the 2014-2017 Africa-EU Roadmap
  • Talking Points BlogTackling the threat of terrorism and election violence
  • Talking Points BlogFinancing for Development: The state of the debate in Africa
  • Briefing NoteHow does Africa speak with one voice?
  • Talking Points Blog11th CAADP Partnership Platform: “Walking the talk” on regional cooperation?
  • 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
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 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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Latest blog from Sean Woolfrey

Can ‘Responsible Investment Principles’ de-polarise the debate on agricultural PPPs in Africa?

Sean Woolfrey | 7 April 2015

The use of public-private partnerships (PPPs) to promote agricultural development is becoming increasingly prominent in Africa, but still provokes fierce criticism. In his latest blog, Sean Woolfrey argues that ‘Responsible Investment Principles’ would need to be implemented.

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Latest presentation from Geert Laporte

Post Cotonou 2020: Improving or fundamentally rethinking ACP-EU relations?

Geert Laporte | 17 April 2015

Geert Laporte asks to what extent the original rationale of the ACP-EU partnership is still valid in 2015, and to what extent it can support common interests between the ACP and EU countries in a post-2015 world.

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Dossiers

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: European Report on Development (ERD)

Last updated 8 April 2015

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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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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