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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
What blocks or drives regional integration in Africa? And what role do regional organisations play in this?
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