Linking policy and practice in international cooperation

Selected highlights

  • BlogStronger together: Amplifying partnerships to finance the SDGs in Africa
  • Discussion paperDonor agencies and multi-stakeholder partnerships: Harnessing interests or herding cats?
  • BlogDevelopment for Policy Coherence? How migration took over EU-Africa relations
  • Discussion paperUnderstanding African and European perspectives: Towards a better partnership for regional migration governance?
  • 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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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 Francesco Rampa

Stuck in the middle: Agriculture and climate change at COP22

Francesco Rampa | 23 November 2016

Francesco Rampa looks back at COP22 and argues that it did not deliver concrete policy and financing outcomes on the needed synergies between sustainable agriculture and climate actions. He emphasises that more can and should be done in 2017.

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Latest paper from Philomena Apiko

The International Criminal Court, Africa and the African Union: What way forward?

Philomena Apiko | 11 November 2016

A number of African countries have decided to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) over the past month. This new discussion paper by ECDPM’s Philomena Apiko and Faten Aggad analyses the underlying reasons behind the current relationship between the ICC and the African Union.

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Latest blog from Annabelle Laferrère

Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris agreement: One year on

Annabelle Laferrère | 17 November 2016

In her latest blog, ECDPM's Annabelle Laferrère asks: 'How are the goals of the Paris Agreement to meet those agreed upon in the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals?'

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

Last updated 6 December 2016

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 10 November 2016

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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Dossier: Value chains and industrialisation

Last updated 11 February 2016

Upgrading global and regional value chains, and moving away from conventional export of raw commodities, can lead to development. This dossier puts all of ECDPM’s work on value chains and industrialisation into one place.

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