Linking policy and practice in international cooperation

Media coverage

    2017

    De dodelijkste grens ter wereld: De EU-Afrika-vluchtelingendeals
    Anna Knoll, De Groene Amsterdammer, 19 January 2017

    Migration: New Study Shows Strain on Devt. Assistance.
    Sahel Standard, 1 February 2017

    Komt er na Turkije ook een Libië-deal?
    Interview with Anna Knoll, EenVandaag, 2 February 2017

    Migrationsfokus överskuggar fattigdomsbekämpning inom biståndet
    Anna Knoll and Andrew Sherriff, bistandsdebatten.se, 2 February 2017

    New report warns on ‘creative accounting’ diverting aid to housing refugees within EU
    Euractiv, 6 February 2017

     

     

    2016

    Un partenariat équitable sur la migration ? Annabelle Laferrère et Anna Knoll, Mutations Quotidien, 12 December 2016.

    Tunisia: Jemna – the Challenge of Local Empowerment in the Tunisian Hinterland. Tasnim Abderrahim, allAfrica, 16 November 2016

    Europese ontwikkelingssamenwerking: hoe nu verder?. ECDPM, One World, 3 November 2016

    Why an African Mass Withdrawal from the ICC is possible. Luckystar Miyandazi, Philomena Apiko and Faten Aggad-Clerx, Newsweek, 2 November 2016

    Africa Transforming Agriculture To Combat Climate Change. Hanne Knaepen, InDepthNews, 27 October 2016. This article is also featured in BH24 and Eurasia Review

    L’Accord commercial UE-Canada (CETA) et les Accords de partenariat économique (APE). San Bilal, Deutsche Welle, 25 October 2016

    Why the African Union can now reach its full potential Luckystar Miyandazi, Ghana Voice, 24 October 2016. This article is also featured in Diplomatic Call , Newsweek and Africa54 News

    Is the EU’s migration partnership approach with African countries balanced? Annabelle Laferrère and Anna Knoll, Afronline, 24 October 2016

    There is more to the African Union than Meets the Eye. Luckystar Miyandazi, Sahel Standard, 17 October 2016

    Minder hulp, meer privé-kapitaal: nieuwe kolonisering ontwikkelingslanden? Geert Laporte, MO* Mondiaal Nieuws, 17 October 2016.

    If Gordhan goes, SA will crash, warns economic adviser to presidents Alan Hirsch, Fin24 – Business & Finance News, 13 October 2016

    Uitvoering coherentiebeleid Ploumen schiet nog tekort Paul Engel, Vice Versa, 10 October 2016

    West Africa: Nepad, Ecowas Hold Knowledge Management Workshop in Senegal ECDPM, allAfrica, 4 October 2016

    Who Pays for Peace in Africa? Sophie Desmidt, Afronline, 26 September 2016 This article is also featured in Addis Fortune

    The European External Investment Plan: more than old wine in a new bottle San Bilal, EurActiv, 16 September 2016

    How Recession is Crippling African Union ECDPM, Sahel Standard, 6 September 2016

    Europese ontwikkelingshulp als steekpenning om Afrikaanse migranten buiten te houden Anna Knoll, MO* Mondiaal Nieuws, 2 September 2016

    Militants are devastating Nigeria’s oil industry again. Here’s what you need to know. Tarila Marclint Ebiede, Washington Post, 11 July 2016

    Scoping report: Improving the perspective for regional trade and investment in West Africa ECDPM, Tralac, 11 July 2016

    Breast cancer policy in Latin America: account of achievements and challenges in five countries ECDPM, Bio Med Central, 7 July 2016

    Brexit will impact on EU trade agreements and future relations with ACP, European think tank ECDPM, Pacific Island News Association, 3 July 2016

    Who will pay for the peacekeeping missions in Africa? ECDPM, Hiiraan Online, 3 July 2016. This article is also featured in Asoko Insight

    Mogherini’s new Global Strategy offers lighthouse for EU in uncertain waters Damien Helly, Euractiv, 1 July 2016

    Evaluation of EU Support to the Transport Sector in Africa 2005 – 2103 ECDPM, Development and Cooperation – EuropeAid, 21 June 2016

    Could a Brexit weaken Europe’s ability to tackle global poverty? Ewald Wermuth, Reuters, 20 June 2016. This article is also featured in The Daily Star, Gulf Digital News and Daily Mail

    Adapter l’aide pour le commerce à l’économie des services ECDPM, ICTSD, 31 May 2016

    Tailoring Aid for Trade to the services economy Dan Lui, ICTSD, 19 May 2016

    “Fridays of the Commission”: Regional integration in Africa and how to make it work ECDPM, BizWire Express, 17 May 2016

    Doing regional integration differently in Africa  Jan Vanheukelom and Bruce Byiers, Afronline, 15 May 2016

    Conference debate of the Fridays of the Commission: Doing regional integration in Africa differently? ECDPM, Foreign Affairs, 11 May 2016

    WAMPEX 2016 conference focuses on opportunities and sustainability Isabelle Ramdoo, Mining News, 6 May 2016

    “A crise migratória vai ser o maior desafio para a Europa” Geert Laporte, Esquillo Noticias, 4 May 2016

    Africa not walking the talk of regional integration ECDPM, New Business Ethiopia, 3 May 2016

    Disunity in Europe: What does the future hold for refugee response? Anna Knoll, Devex, 2 May 2016

    From Rocks to Industries – How Can the Extractive Industries Be a Platform for African Industrialisation? ECDPM, AllAfrica, 27 April 2016

    Time to fundamentally rethink ACP-EU relations ECDPM, Pacific Island News Association, 17 April 2016

    EU looks to confirm aid as a lever on human rights issues
    ECDPM, Euractiv, 14 April 2016

    Doing regional integration differently in Africa
    ECDPM, Euractiv, 13 April 2016

    EU aid for African integration “badly targeted” ECDPM, Public Finance International, 11 April 2016

    A Europe-Africa marriage in Paris?
    Hanne Knaepen, Government Gazette, March 2016

    Peace, Security No More Elitist Reductions
    Sophie Desmidt and Tarila M Ebiede, Addis Fortune, 29 March 2016

    Development finance in 2016: eight steps forward
    Sebastian Große-Puppendahl, Guardian, 7 March 2016

    Cotonou redefined: An end to aid dependency?
    Geert Laporte, Devex, 7 March 2016

    Four Challenges for Africa in 2016
    James Mackie and Rhys Williams, AllAfrica, 12 February 2016

    L’accord de Cotonou pourrait s’élargir à l’Amérique latine et l’Asie
    ECDPM, Euractiv, 10 February 2016

    Development is geopolitical
    Rhys Williams, Euractiv, 5 February 2016

    EU needs ‘radical rethink’ of foreign aid in 2016
    James Mackie and Rhys Williams, Euractiv, 29 January 2016

    SABC interview: AU Summit
    Faten Aggad, SABC, 26 January 2016

    Extractives have not benefited resource-rich countries in Africa
    ECDPM, The Namibian, 22 January 2016

    Europe’s changing priorities
    ECDPM, Dominican Today, 22 January 2016

    Afrique : Le partenariat ACP-UE jugé peu performant 
    ECDPM, Info plus Gabon, 14 January 2016

    La nouvelle révolution verte en Afrique subsaharienne – Partie 2 sur 2 
    ECDPM, Anti-K, 13 January 2016

    Time to fundamentally rethink ACP-EU relations
    ECDPM, Pacific Island News Association, 8 January 2016

    2015

    WTO in Nairobi – Did realism win over ambition?
    Isabelle Ramdoo, Africa Business, 21 December 2015

    Surprise win for Africa as it gains greater market access globally 
    San Bilal, the East African, 19 December 2015

    Commerce internationale: conférence de l’OMC à Nairobi, la première en Afrique (used by 30 other media outlets)
    ECDPM, RTL, 15 December 2015

    African leaders push for WTO pact but experts are skeptical
    ECDPM, Deutsche Welle, 15 December 2015

    Global trade talks open in Kenya (used in 70 other media outlets)
    ECDPM, Agence France Press, 15 December 2015

    WTO conference – agricultural exports
    Francesco Rampa, BBC Worldwide, 15 December 2015

    What you need to know about European climate finance
    Alisa Herrero-Cangas, Devex, 14 December 2015

    EU aims to crack down on unsustainable palm oil and illegal logging
    San Bilal, Euractiv, 9 December 2015

    Does the WTO respond to Africa’s ambitions?
    Isabelle Ramdoo, Africa Business, 1 December 2015

    Africa’s position at COP21
    Hanne Knaepen, BBC Worldwide – Newsday, 1 December 2015

    How to secure food under the climate change pressure
    Hanne Knaepen, Devex, 30 November 2015

    7 ways to make climate-smart agriculture central to COP21 and beyond
    Hanne Knaepen, and Francesco Rampa, Devex, 30 November 2015

    The Valletta Summit – a Bond or a Knot Between Europe and Africa?
    Anna Knoll, AllAfrica, 13 November 2015

    EU’s top-down approach may run against high-impact aid strategy
    Alisa Herrero Cangas, Devex, 2 November 2015

    EXCLUSIVE. EU-Africa: Valletta, the summit of dissent
    Anna Knoll, Afronline, 29 October 2015

    UE-Africa: La Valletta, il Summit della discordia
    Anna Knoll, Vita, 29 October 2015

    Policy, politics and power: The future for EU leadership on #globaldev
    James Mackie and Geert Laporte, Euractiv, 28 October 2015

    EU Trade and Investment: A bumpy road
    San Bilal, Euractiv, 26 October 2015

    Interesting facts about Africa
    ECDPM, New Kerala, 21 October 2015

    Lisboa recebe conferência sobre a ajuda ao desenvolvimento global
    ECDPM, Mundo Português, 20 October 2015

    Better aid comes with better political understanding
    Alisa Herrero Cangas, Addis Fortune, 19 October 2015

    10 internationale instellingen in Zuid-Limburg waar we als regio trots op zijn
    ECDPM, Zuid Limburg, 05 October 2015

    Sustainable development goals: what business needs to know
    San Bilal, Guardian, 24 September 2015

    Canada Has a Role to Play in Sustainable Development
    ECDPM, Huffington Post, 23 September 2015

    After Addis, the road to New York lies ahead
    Anna Knoll and Sebastian Grosse-Puppendahl, EEU magazine for Japanese Embassy, 15 September 2015

    Africa beyond 2015: The Africa Forum’s 3 main takeaways
    Sebastian Grosse-Puppendahl, Devex, 15 September 2015

    De ademnood van een planeet
    Hanne Knaepen, n’Go, September 2015

    THE EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVE
    James Mackie, Addis Fortune, 08 August 2015

    Poverty and Violence: Europe post-2015 Sebastian Große-Puppendahl, Alisa Herrero and Anna Knoll, EurActiv, 22 July 2015

    A tax on both your houses
    James Mackie, ISS Today, 16 July 2015

    De prijs van het verwaarlozen van de armste landen is hoog
    James Mackie, MO, 13 July 2015

    Wat je moet weten over de geldconferentie in Addis Abeba
    James Mackie, OneWorld, 13 July 2015

    Post-2015: A paradigm shift?
    James Mackie, Europe’s World, 13 July 2015

    Geert Laporte, expert dezvoltare: „Avem mai multă sărăcie în Europa decât în trecut”
    Geert Laporte, EurActiv Romania, 9 July 2015

    Why Europe needs a global strategy
    ECDPM, EurActiv, 3 July 2015

    Borrowing responsibly: Africa’s challenge
    ECDPM, Independent Online, 27 June 2015

    Interview with Damien Helly (ECDPM): Foreign Presence in Sahel Is More Diversified, but Better Coordination Is Needed
    Damien Helly, Afronline, 18 June 2015

    Want to work in #globaldev? Go local and learn how to communicate
    James Mackie, Devex, 9 June 2015

    Frutuoso de Melo: “No Contradiction between EU-Africa Cooperation and Our Partnership with the ACP Countries”
    ECDPM, Afronline, 8 June 2015

    Africa: Improving Food Security Requires the Upscaling of Public Private Partnerships (ppps)
    Francesco Rampa, AllAfrica, 1 June 2015

    Private sector concessional loans as ODA — why not?
    James Mackie, Devex, 29 May 2015

    Time to ‘call EU’s bluff’ on paradigm shift
    ECDPM, Devex, 27 May 2015

    Central African Republic: From Humanitarian Aid to Development Support Through an Innovative Approach in Central African Republic
    Volker Hauck, AllAfrica, 26 May 2015

    Africa: Achieving Positive Peace and Effective Governance – African Tools for Measuring the UN Sustainable Development Goals
    Adedayo Bolaji-Adio, AllAfrica, 19 May 2015

    A New Approach to Finance for Development
    James Mackie, Capacity4Dev, 7 May 2015

    Disharmony in Brussels over the future of overseas aid
    ECDPM, SciDev, 7 May 2015

    EU Calls for Paradigm Shift in Development Cooperation
    ECDPM, Inter Press Service, 5 May 2015

    EU development finance needs a ‘completely new approach’, report says
    ECDPM, Guardian, 4 May 2015

    5 vragen aan … Paul Engel
    Paul Engel, Fair Politics, 28 April 2015

    African Agriculture – What About the Recs? – 11th CAADP PP Media Brief
    ECDPM, All Africa, 26 March 2015

    ‘We are not perfect’ — EU development commissioner
    Alisa Herrero Cangas, Devex, 25 March 2015

    Challenges for EU, Africa relations
    ECDPM, Ghana Business, 7 March 2015

    ‘No revolution’ in 11th EDF upsurge, but still encouraging
    Alisa Herrero Cangas, Devex, 6 March 2015

    Is Mimica holding all the aces? 
    ECDPM, Afronline, 4 March 2015

    Patrick Gomes: practical diplomat
    Paul Engel, European Voice, 26 February 2015

    #JeSuisCharlie: Europe’s burning issue, or business as usual for aid?
    James Mackie, Devex, 19 February 2015

    ECDPM in Top 20 Percent for Funding Transparency
    ECDPM, All Africa, 19 February 2015

    Where Is the ‘A’ in ‘Brics’?
    Rebecca Ramsamy, All Africa, 19 February 2015

    It’s not about Mugabe, it’s about the AU
    Geert Laporte, Devex, 4 February 2015

    Judy Asks: Can Europe Help Africa’s Failed States?
    Andrew Sherriff, Carnegie Europe, 28 January 2015

    The post-2015 debate: Inequality matters…mainly beyond the SDGs
    San Bilal, Europe’s World, 27 January 2015

    Climate change: 2015 can be decisive, but more work needs to be done
    Hanne Knaepen, iecoafrica, 14 January 2015

    Africa: Crucial Year for Africa’s Development
    James Mackie and Rhys Williams, AllAfrica, 14 January 2015

    5 challenges for Africa and Europe in 2015
    James Mackie and Rhys Williams, Devex, 14 January 2015

    Are Europe and Africa Ready to Tackle the Post-2015 Era?
    ECDPM, AllAfrica, 9 January 2015

    2015 Crucial Year for Africa’s Future Development
    ECDPM, AllAfrica, 9 January 2015

    Is Europe ready for post-2015 development?
    James Mackie and Rhys Williams, Euractiv, 9 January 2015

    2014

    From Lima to Paris: 5 promising pathways for a joint EU-Africa position on climate change
    Hanne Knaepen, Devex, 23 December 2014

    Africa: ACP-EU Re-Examine Long-Standing Partnership, As New ACP Secretary General Announced
    ECDPM, AllAfrica, 11 December 2014

    Peasants against the pacts
    ECDPM, Africa Confidential, 21 November 2014

    Choosing a Caricom national as new ACP Secretary General
    Patrick I. Gomes, Jamaica Observer, 10 November 2014

    New EU leaders urged to push the ball together on global challenges
    Paul Engel, Devex, 4 November 2014

    Africa: New development financing models for Africa – A look back at ADF9
    Sahra El Fassi, Faten Aggad-Clerx, AllAfrica, 4 November 2014

    In response to Malabo: Tripling intra-Africa agricultural trade, promoting inclusive regional value chain
    Francesco Rampa, The Daily Monitor, 31 October 2014

    Sverige och utmaningarna för EU:s utvecklingssamarbete
    Biståndsdebatten, 30 October 2014

    Manoeuvering At the Margins of an EPA Deadlock – Will the EAC Bow Down to EU Pressure?
    Fredrick Njehu, AllAfrica, 27 October 2014

    Interview with ECDPM Director Paul Engel on whether the new European Commission will deliver on its ambitions
    Paul Engel, Radio 1 Limburg, 26 October 2014.

    Europe-Afrique : pourquoi tant de peine ?
    San Bilal, Alternatives Economiques, October 2014

    Analyse Politik für die ganze Welt
    ECDPM, Frankfurter Rundschau, 23 October 2014

    Ministers ‘agree to agree’ on ramping up EU’s Ebola response
    Volker Hauck and Sophie Desmidt, Devex 21 October 2014

    Why the EU’s Ebola response doesn’t add up
    Volker Hauck and Sophie Desmidt, Devex 20 October 2014

    African regional bloc urged to help farmers get access to bank credit
    Francesco Rampa, Coastweek 15 October 2014

    Sverige och utmaningarna för EU:s utvecklingssamarbete
    Geert Laporte, Biståndsdebatten.se, 8 October 2014

    Kenyan Exports to Europe Now Face Tariffs
    San Bilal, AllAfrica 6 October 2014

    Flower and vegetable growers jumpy
    San Bilal, The Indian Ocean Newsletter 3 October 2014

    EU introduces tariffs on goods from Kenya
    San Bilal, European Voice 2 October 2014

    EU imposes duties on Kenyan exports
    San Bilal, Europolitics 30 September 2014

    What awaits the new EU leadership?
    James Mackie, Devex 29 September 2014

    Europe ‘risks dividing science and development policy’
    Paul Engel, SciDev 29 September 2014

    EAC ministers lobby for ‘softer landing’ for Kenyan exports to European Union
    San Bilal, The East African 27 September 2014

    À qui profite la deal?
    Isabelle Ramdoo, Jeune Afrique 24 September 2014

    L’UE pèse peu dans le débat sur le climat
    Hanne Knaepen, Le Temps 24 September 2014

    EU cannot afford climate change ‘oblivion’
    Alisa Herrero Cangas and Hanne Knaepen, Devex, 23 September 2014

    East Africa Agrees Draft EU Trade Pact to Avoid Tax Charges
    ECDPM, Bloomberg 22 September 2014

    EAC-EU EPA deal in sight with deadline for conclusion looming
    ECDPM, Bridges Africa 18 September 2014

    Scottish independence would open doors for development
    Dr James Mackie, Guardian 16 September 2014

    Scotland referendum heaps questions over future of UK aid
    Dr James Mackie, DEVEX, 15 September 2014

    Europa no es una isla
    ETTG, El Pais, 4 September 2014

    Vijf uitdagingen die Europa en de wereld kunnen veranderen
    Paul Engel, Mondiaal Nieuws, 5 September 2014

    Ανθρωπιστική βοήθεια σε εμπόλεμες περιοχές
    ETTG, PatrasTimes, 3 September 2014

    La coopération Sud-Sud, mutuellement bénéfique
    San Bilal, Glo.be, 2 September 2014

    5 challenges for the EU leadership
    European Think Tanks Group, Devex, 1 September 2014

    EU must develop ‘best supporting actor’ role in war zones
    Paul Engel and Volker Hauck, Euractiv, 1 September 2014

    Europe and the sustainable development goals
    Anna Knoll, The Broker, 29 August 2014

    Breaking heads over questions of change
    Frauke de Weijer, The Broker, 20 August 2014

    U.S.-Africa Summit – Are We Up for a New Deal?
    Isabelle Ramdoo, AllAfrica, 1 August 2014

    SADC Conclude EPA Negotiation….As EPA/ESA Ministers Meet
    Isabelle Ramdoo, Zambia National Farmers Union, 28 July 2014

    View on Private Sector: How to invest in the SDGs
    Isabelle Ramdoo, SciDev, 24 July 2014

    EU strikes second regional trade deal in Africa
    Quentin de Roquefeuil, European Voice, 24 July 2014

    South Africa, Angola agree EU trade deal
    Isabelle Ramdoo, European Voice, 18 July 2014

    What China’s shift away from self-sufficiency means for African agriculture
    Hanne Knaepen, Devex, 18 July 2014

    Linking up for a food-secure world
    Francesco Rampa, Devex, 18 July 2014

    How to make the EU-West Africa trade partnership work
    Quentin de Roquefeuil, Devex, 16 July 2014

    5 takeaways from the OECD Global Forum on Development
    Sebastian Grosse-Puppendahl, Devex, 14 July 2014

    EU Development Cooperation: Welcome to the blending era
    Florian Krätke, Afronline, 11 July 2014

    Our common interest: Why Europe’s problems need global solutions
    Melissa Julian, Devex, 30 June 2014

    Acción final para un futuro incluyente y sostenible
    ERD, Costa Rica on, 27 June 2014

    How Can Africa Fund Its Own Development Initiatives?
    Sahra El Fassi, AllAfrica, 23 June 2014

    Développement: l’Afrique pourrait financer elle même 70% de son développement
    Sahra El Fassi, Les Dépêches de Brazzaville, 23 June 2014

    Let’s Be Honest About ACP Validity
    Geert Laporte, Jamaican Gleaner, 22 June 2014

    The ACP: An organization past its time?
    Geert Laporte, Stabroek News, 22 June 2014

    Being honest about the ACP
    Geert Laporte, Dominican Today, 22 June 2014

    The View from Europe: Being honest about the ACP
    Geert Laporte, The Barbados Advocate, 22 June 2014

    Being honest about the ACP
    Geert Laporte, the Caribbean Council, 22 June 2014

    EU Delegates discuss renewal of economic partnership agreement
    Bruce Byiers, CCTV Africa, 19 June 2014

    How will the EU’s private sector strategy play out?
    Bruce Byiers, Florian Krätke, Devex, 2 June 2014

    What the EU elections mean for global development
    Andrew Sherriff, Devex, 29 May 2014

    ECDPM named financial transparency leader
    ECDPM, El Confidencial, 7 May 2014

    EU – donor eller samarbejdspartner for Afrika?
    Geert Laporte, EUtropolis, 4 May 2014

    Luís Amado “Relação da Europa com África tem de passar de imposição para proposição”
    Geert Laporte, Notícias ao Minuto, 29 April 2014

    Conferência “O Jogo Global Mudou – Qual o papel das relações Europa-África?”
    ECDPM, IMVF, 28 April 2014

    Relações Europa-África juntam especialistas em Lisboa
    ECDPM, RDP Africa, 28 April 2014

    Lisboa Debate sobre futuro das relações Europa-África junta especialistas
    ECDPM, Notícias ao Minuto, 28 April 2014

    Met wie danst de EU in de multipolaire wereld?
    Geert Laporte, Mondiaal Nieuws, 10 April 2014

    Laporte (ECDPM) e l’EU-Africa Summit/1: “La sfida più grande? Creare lavoro in Africa”
    Geert Laporte, AfricaEuropa, 9 april 2014

    Sommet Europe-Afrique : cap sur le libéralisme!
    Isabelle Ramdoo, Jeune Afrique, 8 April 2014

    EU-Africa summit light on deliverables as key trade agreement falls through
    Faten Aggad-Clerx, This is Africa, 7 April 2014

    Reactie op topoverleg tussen de EU en Afrika
    Geert Laporte, VRT Radio 1, 4 April 2014

    Comment: ECOWAS, EU and economic partnership agreement
    San Bilal, GhanaWeb, 4 April 2014

    Niemand zo blind voor Afrika’s potentieel als de EU’
    Geert Laporte, MO, 4 April 2014

    Interview with Damien Helly on the results of the EU-Africa Summit
    Damien Helly, France24, 3 April 2014

    War-torn Central African Republic dominates EU-Africa summit
    San Bilal, Euronews, 2 April 2014

    Europäisch-Afrikanisches Gipfeltreffen in Brüssel
    Geert Laporte, Deutsche Welle, 2 April 2014

    Crisis talks on CAfrica as mammoth EU-Africa summit opens
    Geert Laporte, GlobalPost, 2 April 2014

    Africa’s increasing assertiveness good for EU relations
    ECDPM, Africa Review, 2 April 2014

    Power play at EU-Africa Summit
    ECDPM, Ghana News-SpyGhana.com, 2 April 2014

    LIVE STREAM: ECDPM’s San Bilal will be discussing EU-Africa relations at 13:10 and 13:40 CT today on Euronews.
    San Bilal, Euronews, 2 April 2014

    Vertice UE-Africa: al centro economia e sicurezza
    Geert Laporte, Radio Vaticana, 2 April 2014

    Mammoth EU-Africa summit tackles migration, trade and peace
    Geert Laporte, Agence France Presse, 1 April 2014

    Europe-Afrique : immigration, comment éviter le naufrage ?
    Geert Laporte, Jeune Afrique, 1 April 2014

    Africa: EU-Africa Summit – More Trouble Than It’s Worth
    ECDPM, AllAfrica, 1 April 2014

    Il y avait, certainement, un déséquilibre dans les rapports entre l’afrique et l’europe
    ECDPM, Hommes d’Afrique, April 2014

    Schultz: Cut aid to African countries with anti-gay law bans
    Faten Aggad-Clerx, EurActiv, 1 April 2014

    Europe-Africa relations: Well-intentioned diplomatic disaster? At the 4th EU-Africa Summit, a number of issues might push tensions high
    Faten Aggad-Clerx, Al Jazeera, 31 March 2014

    Africa: Europe and Africa – Crocodiles With One Stomach
    Damien Helly, AllAfrica, 31 March 2014

    Damien Helly : “Il y a un vrai besoin de recréer la confiance”
    Damien Helly, Les Dépêches de Brazzaville, numéro spécial, avril 2014

    Sommet Europe- Afrique : Crises, vous avec dit crises ?
    Geert Laporte, Jeune Afrique, no. 2776, 23 March 2014

    Sommet Europe- Afrique : Crises, vous avec dit crises ?
    Isabelle Ramdoo, Jeune Afrique, no. 2776, 23 March 2014

    An economist’s answer to the youth employment crisis in Africa
    The Guardian, Global Development Professionals Network, 21 March 2014
    (Originally published in ECDPM GREAT Insights, vol. 3, no. 2, 2014

    Vers un accord de libre-échange entre l’Europe et l’Afrique de l’Ouest
    Isabelle Ramdoo, La Tribune, 19 March 2014

    Africa-Europe relations need to change with the times
    San Bilal, European Voice, 13 March 2014

    Five barriers to job creation: From red tape and infrastructure to mismatched skills, what are the five key obstacles to getting more people into work
    The Guardian, 11 March 2014

    Landmark deal
    ECDPM, Africa Confidential, 7 March 2014

    Partnerskabsaftale med Vestafrika varsler tøbrud efter årtis forhandling
    Isabelle Ramdoo, Altinget-Udvikling, 20 February 2014

    « Pérenniser les relations Afrique-UE » – Session spéciales des “Vendredis de la Commission » – Comment les relations UE-Afrique peuvent-elles avancer en 2014 ?
    StarAfrica.com, 12 February 2014

    Family farms are model farms, says FAO chief
    Francesco Rampa, The Guardian, Global Development Professionals Network, 19 February 2014

    EU struggles to balance interests in North Africa
    Faten Aggad-Clerx, This is Africa, 11 February 2014

    Quentin de Roquefeuil on the Economic Partnership Agreement concluded between the EU and West-Africa
    EuradioNantes, 7 February 204

    Damien Helly on the current political situation in Mali
    DHE, 6 February 2014

    Commission on brink of major trade deal in Africa
    European Voice, 6 February 2014

    EU seals free trade deal with West Africa
    Euractiv, 5 February 2014

    West Africa: Economic Partnership Agreements – West Africa Seals a Deal At the 11th Hour
    Isabelle Ramdoo, San Bilal, allafrica.com, 27 January 2014

    Making Extractive Industries Truly Transformative For Africa – Analysis
    EurAsia Review, 26 January 2014

    Stop selling off African land – invest in farmers instead
    The Guardian, Global Development Professionals Network, 23 January 2014

    Africa: Strong Leadership Should Take Africa-EU Relations Beyond Aid in 2014
    allafrica.com, 16 January 2014

    2013

    France: Out of Africa and back?
    Faten Aggad-Clerx, Aljazeera, 16 December 2013

    Sustainability will dominate post-2015 development agenda
    European Voice, 5 December 2013

    Do Africans buy into the booming Africa narrative? 
    Faten Aggad, Aljazeera, 18 November 2013

    Exclusive: EU to offer South Africa end to block on sugar exports
    Reuters, 11 November 2013

    Policy coherence: a sensible idea lost in translation?
    Florian Krätke, The Guardian, 11 November 2013

    Trade talks set to disrupt Africa-Europe relations

    San Bilal, This is Africa, 7 November 2013

    Built to last? Infrastructure development in fragile states
    The Guardian, Global Development Professionals Network, 6 November 2013

    Africa’s position on EPAs reiterated
    Hon. Prof. Peter H. Katjavivi, The Villager, 21 October 2013

    10 ways to make humanitarian efforts complement development
    The Guardian, Global Development Professionals Network, 9 October 2013

    Blurred lines: who should lead post-crisis recovery?
    The Guardian, Global Development Professionals Network, 26 September 2013

    NGOs claim poor countries lose $100bn yearly from tax dodges by EU firms

    EurACtiv, Development Policy News, 19 September 2013

    NGOs claim poor countries lose $100bn annually due to tax dodges by EU firms
    The Guardian, Global Development, 18 September 2013

    Liberia: VP Boakai: Liberia committed to Maputo Declaration
    allAfrica, 12 September 2013

    Highlights from the Global Development Professionals NetworkWest Africa: full steam ahead on implementing regional agricultural policy
    The Guardian, Global Development Professional Network, 3 August 2013

    Taking financial services to Africa’s poorest consumers
    The Guardian, Global Development Professional Network, 15 July 2013

    Who needs aid?
    Jan Vanheukelom, The Voice of Russia, 27 June 2013

    Has The ACP A Future?
    The Jamaica Gleaner, 23 June 2013

    La perte de compétitivité est la rançon du succès
    Isabelle Ramdoo, Jeune Afrique, May 2013

    EU pushing ‘old 90s script’ on next UN aid agenda
    EurActiv, 10 April 2013

    MDGs: The case for collective global action
    The Guardian, Global Development Professional Network, 9 April 2013

    Development must tackle jobs and migration, say European thinktanks
    The Guardian Global Development, The Future of Development, 9 April 2013

    How can agribusiness work best for development? 
    The Guardian Global Development Professionals online debate, 4 April 2013.

    EU Faces Familiar Roadblocks in Mapping Out Sustainable Development Goals
    The Interdependent, 1 April 2013

    Ook een marginale vooruitgang is een vooruitgang
    Geert Laporte, Dimensie 3: Het Magazine van de Belgische Ontwikkelingssamenwerking, Maart-April 2013

    Trade between Europe and Africa: how to resuscitate an ailing deal
    The Guardian, Global Development Professional Network, 28 February 2013

    Des experts passent à la loupe la gouvernance politique et économique sénégalaise
    Agence de Presse Sénégalaise, 28 February 2013

    Analyse d’économie politique au Sénégal : L’Europe dénonce l’opacité du budget de l’Assemblée nationale
    The World News II, 28 February 2013

    Analyse d’économie politique au Sénégal : L’Europe dénonce l’opacité du budget de l’Assemblée nationale
    Le Quotidien, 28 February 2013

    La délégation de l’UE publie son rapport sur le Sénégal
    LeralNet, 28 February 2013

    Sénégal: Comment et où se sucrent nos gouvernants?
    PressAfrik, 28 February 2013

    Rapport de l’UE sur le Sénégal: “les marabouts sont plus dans une logique de coopération avec le pouvoir que dans une logique de contre-pouvoirs” 
    DakarActu, 28 February 2013

    Union européenne – Sénégal: Rapport d’analyse économique politique (AEP) au Sénégal
    Tixup! L’info en continue… , 27 February 2013

    Bonne gouvernance: Une étude de l’Ue identifie six leviers d’opportunités de changement
    DakarActu, 21 February 2013

    Abdou Latif Coulibaly reçoit un rapport de l’Union européenne, mercredi
    DakarActu, 20 February 2013

    Trade between Europe and Africa: how to resuscitate an ailing deal
    The Guardian, Global Development Professional Network, 28 February 2013

    EU’s ‘decent life’ plan seeks to shape UN development goals
    EurActiv, 26 February 2013

    The new poor give less
    Africa Confidential, 15 February 2013

    Africa: Time for an African Renaissance 2.0
    Allafrica.com, 27 January 2013

    2012

    Où sont les économistes africains?
    Jeune Afrique, 25 November – 1 December 2012

    Africa’s Natural Resources
    China Radio International, 22 November 2012

    Is there a future for the ACP group?
    ANC Today, 16-22 November 2012

    Africa urged to diversify
    The Guardian Weekly, 2-8 November 2012

    PPPs draw questions on trade-offs, development impact
    Devex, 29 October 2012

    Africa must diversify to save itself from resource curse, says thinktank
    The Guardian, 25 October 2012

    What needs to be done to provide food security for the world’s hungry people?
    Debating Europe, 22 October 2012

    EU development commissioner Andris Piebalgs fights his corner on aid
    The Guardian, 18 October 2012

    „Ein neuer Index könnte das 0,7-Prozent-Ziel ergänzen“
    Welt Sichten, October 2012

    Trade to trump politics at SA-EU summit 
    Business Day, 17 September 2012

    Forging a partnership with the EU beyond shared history
    Sunday Independent, 17 September 2012

    Is the 0.7% aid target still relevant?
    The Guardian, 2 August 2012 

    EU trade reforms ‘will hurt developing countries’
    The Guardian, 27 July 2012

    Donors, recipients need to revisit aid strategy
    The Himalayan Times, 17 July 2012

    EU sugar aid for Swaziland leaves a bitter taste
    The Guardian, 19 July 2012

    Trade talks between Europe and Africa. Time to bring the curtain down?
    The Guardian, 12 July 2012

    Development aid and the global recession
    Interview with Geert Laporte, ‘People in the Know’ – China Radio International, 3 July 2012

    Zoning in and Zoning out
    Faten Aggad, Africa-Asia Confidential, June 2012

    Tres modos de contribuir al desarrollo de los países pobres en plena crisis
    El Pais, 2 June 2012

    Innovation ‘must consider water, energy and land jointly’
    SciDev.Net, 25 May 2012

    Report examines how land, water and energy must be managed as a whole
    Renewable Energy Magazine, 21 May 2012

    Europe urged to ‘radically transform’ water policy
    EurActiv, 19 May 2012

    Entwicklungsbericht: Wasser, Energie und Land besser managen
    EPO Entwicklungspolitik Online, 17 May 2012

    Water policy needs ‘radical’ change to protect people and environment
    The Guardian, 16 May 2012

    2011

    The future of EU external action is up for grabs
    Euractiv.com, 6 December 2011

    Balkon van Limburg
    Interview with Paul Engel, L1 Radio, 7th November 2011

    El capital social enfocado al desarrollo rural
    Interview with Paul Engel, CONDESAN, October 2011

    Special Report: Changing the rules of the game
    Frauke de Weijer, The Broker, 10 October 2011

    Europe Puts Foot Down on EPAs
    Servaas van den Bosch, IPS, 4 October 2011

    Development is about much more than aid, argues ECDPM
    Eurostep, 12 July 2011

    ACP’s future post-Cotonou discussed during ECDPM’s 25 anniversary celebrations 
    CARICOM Office of Trade, Daily Digest, 12th July 2011

    A challenge to the ACP.
    4th & 5th July 2011, CARICOM Office of Trade Daily Digest
    Simon Maxwell, 8th July 2011

    Is there a future for the ACP?
    nb The View from Europe Column by David Jessop is featured in several Caribbean newspapers.
    The Gleaner, 10 July 2011

    Hearts and minds for ACP-EU relations
    The ACP-EU Relationship Blog, The Broker, 7 July 2011

    ACP-landen: probleem voor EU, kans voor China
    Mondiaal Nieuws, 5 Juli 2011

    TRADE: The future of ACP, Europe relations – What happens after Cotonou expires in 2020?
    Islands Business, July 2011

    The future of ACP, Europe relations. What happens after Cotonou expires in 2020?
    Makereta Komai, Islands Business, Pacific, July, 2011

    Reforming the EU Generalised System of Preferences. Is it worth the effort?
    Xavier Cirera, IPS, 28 June 2011

    ‘Time out’ on the promises of European Union Partnership
    Huntington News16 June 2011

    C’bean sleepwalking into deal with EU
    Jamaica Gleaner29 May 2011

    The Joint Caribbean EU Strategy. Reflections and Analysis. ECDPM Workshop Report
    EPA News Brief Digest, 9 May 2011

    Is there a willingness to get capacity development right?
    Volker Hauck, The Broker, 20 April 2011

    On development policy, the EU’s External Action Service is looking vulnerable
    Article in Europe’s World by Paul Engel, Eleonora Köb and Jeske van Seters, 10 March 2011

    Governance, Domestic Accountability and Aid Effectiveness Roundtable Report
    Alan Hudson on Accountability Matters, 11 February 2011

    < 2010

    Putting Politics in the Picture
    ECDPM on capacity4dev, December 2010

    Migration woes to colour key Africa-EU summit 
    EU Business, 28 November 2010

    ECDPM perspectives on Policy Coherence for Development and the European External Action Service quoted
    European Voice
    , 25 November 2010

    Europe: the world awaits
    Simon Maxwell, Pierre Schori, Dirk Messner and Paul Engel, Europe’s World, 30 October 2009