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Latest paper from Tasnim Abderrahim

Starting afresh: The Maghreb’s relations with sub-Saharan Africa

Tasnim Abderrahim | 30 April 2018

Maghreb countries are seeking to rekindle their foreign policy towards the rest of the continent. What are the reasons behind this change? According to Tasnim Abderrahim and Faten Aggad, geopolitics plays an important part, but it is not the only motivation.

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Latest blog from Jean Bossuyt

Local authorities in EU external action after 2020: Strategic actors or distant voices?

Jean Bossuyt | 7 May 2018

If the European Union wants to promote the Global Goals at the local level and wishes to enhance democracy, it needs to better integrate local authorities into its agenda for external action, says Jean Bossuyt.

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Latest paper from Philomena Apiko

Can the 0.2% levy fund peace in Africa? A stronger AU-UN partnership in accordance with WTO rules

Philomena Apiko | 16 April 2018

The African Union wants to finance peace and security operations with a levy of 0.2% on all goods imported into the continent. Can this levy be implemented without breaking WTO rules? Philomena Apiko and Faten Aggad think it can.

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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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Brexit and international cooperation

What does Brexit imply for the future of EU-UK relations? How will it impact development, trade and international cooperation between Europe and Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific? In this dossier, you can find our latest Brexit analyses and blogs.

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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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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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