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  • PaperACP-EU relations beyond 2020: Engaging the future or perpetuating the past?
  • BlogWhy is it so difficult to develop sustainable tourism in West and East Africa?
  • PaperRegional markets, politics and value chains: The case of West African cement
  • BlogThe odyssey of elections in Africa: A new era of democracy and rule of law?

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Latest blog from Bruce Byiers

West African cement – Stuck between politics and economics?

Bruce Byiers | 11 September 2017

ECDPM's Bruce Byiers and Karim Karaki look at the cement sector in West Africa - an example of a sector where policy ambitions and private sector activities seem to align.

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Latest blog from Noemi Cascone

G20 in Hamburg and the migration agenda: How changing US policies are affecting global discussions

Noemi Cascone | 6 July 2017

Ahead of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, ECDPM's Noemi Cascone and Anna Knoll explore how changing US policies are affecting global discussions on migration.

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Latest blog from Geert Laporte

Time to move to an interest-driven Africa-EU political partnership (part two)

Geert Laporte | 26 June 2017

In a follow-up to last week’s blog, Geert Laporte proposes eight measures for Europe and Africa to build the strong partnership that everyone seems to want. But is everyone willing to support the tough decisions that these measures would entail?

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Dossiers

Dossier: The future of ACP-EU relations

Last updated 6 September 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 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: The changing relations between Europe and North Africa

Last updated 27 June 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: ECDPM Challenges Papers

Last updated 18 September 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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