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Rapport annuel 2016

24-07-2017

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Gestion des conflits dans le cadre de l’Architecture africaine de la paix et de sécurité (APSA)

Document de réflexion 211

Discussion Papers (series)
06-07-2017
  • Sophie Desmidt
  • Volker Hauck

Au travers de ce document de réflexion, nous entendons éclairer le débat sur des activités menées par les organisations régionales africaines afin de promouvoir la paix et la sécurité, en l’espèce la diplomatie, ...

Étude sur la cohérence des politiques pour le développement agricole et la sécurité alimentaire : le cas de l’agriculture et du commerce au Burkina Faso

Document de réflexion 215

Discussion Papers (series)
06-07-2017
  • Carmen Torres
  • Fabien Tondel
  • Sayouba Ouédraogo

Depuis un certain temps la notion de cohérence des politiques a joué un rôle central dans les débats sur les politiques de coopération au développement et dans leur formulation. Le souci d’atténuer ...

ECDPM Annual Report 2016

Annual reports | Corporate documents
29-06-2017
  • ECDPM

In our 2016 Annual Report we look back at our activities and their impact in 2016 – a turbulent year for the world and its citizens. We also highlight our ambitions for the years to come. Equipped ...

The impact of Economic Partnership Agreements on the development of African value chains

Discussion Paper 213

Discussion Papers (series)
15-06-2017
  • San Bilal
  • Sean Woolfrey

The Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) concluded by the European Union (EU) with regional blocs of African countries (and certain individual African countries) are supposed to do more than just boost trade between ...

The nexus between food and nutrition security, and migration: Clarifying the debate and charting a way forward

Discussion Paper 212

Discussion Papers (series)
19-05-2017
  • Anna Knoll
  • Carmen Torres
  • Francesco Rampa

Migration is fast becoming a key topic in development cooperation. International development efforts, especially in Europe, are increasingly directed towards addressing the ‘root causes of migration’ in an attempt to curb flows ...

Conflict management under the African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA)

Discussion Paper 211

Discussion Papers (series)
21-04-2017
  • Sophie Desmidt
  • Volker Hauck

This Discussion Paper provides an analysis of the promotion of peace and security by African regional organisations through diplomacy, mediation and Peace Support Operations (PSOs) activities under the African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA). ...

Policy coherence and the 2030 Agenda: Building on the PCD experience

Discussion Paper 210

Discussion Papers (series)
16-03-2017
  • Eunike Spierings
  • James Mackie
  • Martin Ronceray

After two decades of stressing the importance of policy coherence, European and Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) governments have become accustomed to the need to promote coherence among their policies. ...

Des moyens à la hauteur des priorités

Enjeux pour les relations Afrique-UE en 2017

Challenges Papers (series)
23-02-2017
  • Greta Galeazzi
  • James Mackie

Cette page est également disponible en Anglais. Il se pourrait que 2016 marque le début d’un changement de cap dans les relations entre l’Afrique et l’Europe, confrontés à des défis majeurs qui rejaillissent ...

Building competences for partnering: How donors can ensure multi-stakeholder partnerships succeed

Briefing Note 95

Briefing Notes (series)
23-02-2017
  • Petra Kuenkel

The world’s current sustainability challenges require actors in the global society to rapidly shift their way of thinking, acting and, above all, their way of leading transformative change around the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. ...

Policy Coherence & the 2030 Agenda

Building on the PCD experience

Presentations
22-02-2017
  • Eunike Spierings
  • James Mackie
  • Martin Ronceray

James Mackie, Martin Ronceray and Eunike Spierings made the following presentation at the event at DG DEVCO on 22 February to present the draft version of ECDPM’s Discussion Paper ‘Policy coherence and the ...

Making Waves: Implications of the irregular migration and refugee situation on Official Development Assistance spending and practices in Europe

Contributing Document
01-02-2017
  • Andrew Sherriff
  • Anna Knoll
  • ECDPM

A study of the impact of irregular migration on ODA in Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden and EU institutions Increasingly high numbers of refugees and migrants have come to Europe over the past ...

Stratégie de l’ECDPM 2017-2021

Corporate documents
31-01-2017
  • ECDPM

Le présent document traduit notre ambition de rester au cours des cinq prochaines années un centre européen de réflexion et d’action de premier plan pour l’étude de solutions mondiales durables. Il précise de quelle ...

De-securitising conflict responses in Africa: What prospects for a structural conflict prevention approach?

Discussion Paper 209

Discussion Papers (series)
27-01-2017
  • Faten Aggad-Clerx
  • Sophie Desmidt

This discussion paper builds on the increasing importance of regional approaches to conflict, which have been gaining traction, reflected in the role of the African Union and of its African Peace and ...

EU Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid ‘Living Apart Together’

Presentations
12-01-2017
  • Alfonso Medinilla
  • Geert Laporte

ECDPM was invited by the Maltese EU Presidency to present Discussion Paper 206 on humanitarian aid and development cooperation to the Working Party on Development Cooperation (CODEV) ahead of member state discussions on the ...

Matching means to priorities

Challenges for EU-Africa relations in 2017

Challenges Papers (series)
09-01-2017
  • Greta Galeazzi
  • James Mackie
  • Matthias Deneckere

This page is also available in French. Twenty-sixteen may well come to be seen as the start of a shift in course for Africa-Europe relations. Both continents face major challenges that affect the way ...

Does the EU have the right instruments to finance assistance in protracted crises and the needs of the upper middle income countries?

Contributing Document
23-12-2016
  • Matthias Deneckere
  • Volker Hauck
  • Matthieu Burnay

This study pays critical attention to two specific issue areas, which the financing instruments ought to be concerned with: First, the EU has developed tools and instruments to react to and prevent ‘protracted ...

The EU engagement in protracted crises: Towards a comprehensive approach?

Contributing Document
23-12-2016
  • Cristina Barrios (Alumna)
  • Matthias Deneckere
  • Volker Hauck

Protracted crisis situations often last for years or decades, and derive from a complex mix of factors such as violent conflict, natural disasters, poverty, natural resources scarcity, institutional fragility, political instability, and limited economic opportunity. As they ...

Investment promotion for sustainable development: The roles of DFIs and export credit agencies

Discussion Paper 208

Discussion Papers (series)
22-12-2016
  • Karim Karaki
  • San Bilal
  • Sebastian Große-Puppendahl

In recent years and in the aftermath of the world financial crisis, economic slowdown in Europe has encouraged European governments and the European Union (EU) to set up support programmes and instruments that can ...

Blending 2.0: Towards new (European External) Investment Plans

Discussion Paper 207

Discussion Papers (series)
16-12-2016
  • San Bilal
  • Sebastian Große-Puppendahl

The UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development places new emphasis on the need to mobilise financial resources to achieve the 17 universal sustainable development goals (SDGs). The ambition is to ‘move from billions to ...

Living apart together: EU development cooperation and humanitarian aid in situations of fragility and protracted crisis

Discussion Paper 206

Discussion Papers (series)
15-12-2016
  • Alfonso Medinilla
  • Alisa Herrero Cangas (Alumna)
  • Matthias Deneckere

The complexity of today’s crisis situations brings humanitarian and development actors more and more on each other’s turf. Protracted crises require longer humanitarian interventions, including activities such as basic service delivery, livelihood support and ...

Local content, trade and investment: Is there policy space left for linkages development in resource-rich countries?

Discussion Paper 205

Discussion Papers (series)
09-12-2016
  • Isabelle Ramdoo (Alumna)

Local content policies (LCPs) seek to promote the supply of domestically produced goods and services and the employment of the local workforce. They generally require that a producer sources part of its inputs or ...

Promoting regional trade in pulses in the Horn of Africa

Contributing Document
09-12-2016
  • Francesco Rampa
  • Paulina Bizzotto Molina
  • Sean Woolfrey

Through the Malabo Declaration on “Accelerated Agricultural Growth and Transformation for Shared Prosperity and Improved Livelihoods”, African leaders strongly voiced their determination that Africa should be able to feed itself by 2025. This ambitious ...

ECDPM work plan 2017-2018

Corporate documents
30-11-2016
  • ECDPM

As stated in ECDPM’s 2017–2021 strategy, “partnerships. practical solutions and coherence” will be crucial to accomplish the Global Goals for Sustainable Development by 2030. Managing global challenges requires countries, and disparate groups within them, to ...

Donor agencies and multi-stakeholder partnerships: Harnessing interests or herding cats?

Discussion Paper 204

Discussion Papers (series)
30-11-2016
  • Alfonso Medinilla
  • Karim Karaki

Promoting and supporting partnerships is a complex and iterative process, requiring considerable resources, knowledge, and time. This paper studies the roles of donors in a selection of partnership related instruments, with a view to ...