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Latest paper from Philomena Apiko

Analysis of the implementation of the African Union’s 0.2% levy: Progress and challenges

Philomena Apiko | 27 November 2017

In 2016, the African Union decided to introduce a 0.2% levy on eligible non-African imports to finance its operations, programmes and peace and security operations. ECDPM’s Philomena Apiko and Faten Aggad look back at 2017 and analyse the progress and challenges for implementation.

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Latest paper from Tasnim Abderrahim

Beyond slogans: Challenges to local empowerment in transitioning Tunisia

Tasnim Abderrahim | 13 October 2017

Why is decentralisation so crucial for the future of Tunisian democracy? What challenges is it facing? And what can international actors do to support this process? In a new paper, ECDPM's Tasnim Abderrahim aims to answer these questions.

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Latest blog from Volker Hauck

Time to strengthen strategic partnerships for peace and security in Africa

Volker Hauck | 13 November 2017

A more strategic collaboration among African, European and international actors is paramount to ensure peace and security on the African continent. ECDPM’s Volker Hauck argues that the upcoming AU-EU Summit will offer an opportunity to strengthen existing partnerships.

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Dossiers

The political economy dynamics of regional organisations in Africa

What blocks or drives regional integration in Africa? And what role do regional organisations play in this?
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Africa-Europe relations

Which issues will European and African leaders discuss during the fifth AU-EU Summit? What is the current status of the relationship and how can it be strengthened? Ahead and after the Summit, we will try to answer these questions (and more) in our new dossier.

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Climate change

Ahead of COP23 in Bonn, Germany, we share our work on climate change.

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The Multiannual Financial Framework

In this dossier you can find our latest publications on the upcoming Multiannual Financial Framework - the EU budget - ahead of the 2018 negotiations.

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The future of ACP-EU relations

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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