Linking policy and practice in international cooperation

Selected highlights

  • BlogYouth: A shared priority for Europe and Africa
  • World Bank - ECDPM seminarCentral Africa: A region falling behind?
  • BlogRevisiting EU assistance in crisis situations: what place for humanitarian aid?
  • BlogDo values still matter in the Europe-Africa partnership?
  • EventDebate with Neven Mimica on the future of European development policy
  • BlogThere is more to the African Union than meets the eye
  • Conference reportWhy do we need the African Union?
  • BlogManaging European talent in EU external action: Hasn’t Brexit already served as a wake-up call?

GREAT Insights

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

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

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Talking Points

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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Latest blog from Tasnim Abderrahim

Tunisia’s new law: another step towards local democracy

Tasnim Abderrahim | 3 February 2017

Tunisia’s national assembly recently passed the long-awaited law on elections and referenda, a step that has elicited mixed reactions. ECDPM’s Tasnim Abderrahim looks into the matter and casts light on the implications of this new electoral system for the Tunisian government at all levels.

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Latest blog from James Mackie

What is the new European Consensus on Development for?

James Mackie | 17 February 2017

In his new blog, ECDPM’s James Mackie discusses the major elements of the new European Consensus on Development and outlines some of outstanding key questions the EU still needs to resolve.

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Latest study from Anna Knoll

Implications of the irregular migration and refugee situation on ODA spending and practices in Europe

Anna Knoll | 1 February 2017

In a study commissioned by the Swedish Expert Group of Aid Studies, ECDPM's Anna Knoll and Andrew Sherriff look at the implications of irregular migration and large refugee flows for official development assistance in Europe.

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Dossier: ECDPM Challenges Papers

Last updated 23 February 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 8 February 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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