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  • ArticleWho pays for peace in Africa?
  • EventWhy do we need the African Union?
  • BlogWho will implement the EU Global Strategy for Foreign and Security Policy?
  • ECDPM newsECDPM’s director co-signs letter urging Dutch parliament to reverse budget cuts on development
  • BlogHow will Brexit affect the Caribbean?
  • PaperOverview of trade and barriers to trade in West Africa
  • PaperImplementation of the 2030 Agenda in the EU: Constructing an EU approach to policy coherence for sustainable development
  • BlogIs the African Union’s financial independence a possibility?

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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Latest article from San Bilal

The European External Investment Plan: more than old wine in a new bottle

San Bilal | 16 September 2016

In his State of the Union address, European Commission President Juncker announced the creation of a new European External Investment Plan. The proposals were published the same day. On EurActiv, ECDPM’s San Bilal highlights the new opportunities and potential challenges of the plan.

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Latest blog from Hanne Knaepen

Empowering women in Africa: the only way to achieve food security

Hanne Knaepen | 9 September 2016

ECDPM’s Carmen Torres and Hanne Knaepen cast light on a few quick wins to adopt a gender-sensitive approach towards food and nutrition security in Africa.

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Latest article from Andrew Sherriff

Seven critical questions for review of ‘European Consensus on Development’

Andrew Sherriff | 9 September 2016

ECDPM's Andrew Sherriff shares his critical reflections on the revision of the European Consensus on Development on EurActiv.

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

Last updated 30 September 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 4 July 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 15 April 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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