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Les relations UE-Afrique peuvent-elles être approfondies? Une perspective sur les relations de pouvoir, les intérêts et les incitations

Briefing Notes (series)
12-01-2018
  • Jean Bossuyt

This brief is also available in English. Il y a soixante ans, la signature du Traité de Rome (1957) a permis à l’Europe de s’engager dans la coopération au développement, en commençant ...

A chance to get it right

Challenges for Africa-Europe relations in 2018

Challenges Papers (series)
04-01-2018
  • James Mackie
  • Lidet Tadesse Shiferaw
  • Martin Ronceray

This page will soon be available in French. 2018 presents a once-in-a-decade opportunity for Europe and Africa to arrive at a more coherent partnership, bridging the political, institutional and financial limitations of ...

The dynamics of EU budget negotiations for external action – Towards a ‘single’ instrument?

Briefing Notes (series)
18-12-2017
  • Andrew Sherriff
  • Jean Bossuyt
  • Mariella Di Ciommo

In 2018, at a time when the world and Europe are changing more than in decades, the EU will make critical choices on the design of its budget for the period 2021-2027. ...

ECDPM work plan 2018-2019

Corporate documents
11-12-2017

As the European Union (EU) enters its seventh decade since the signing of the Treaty of Rome in 1957 and the second decade of its Joint Strategy with the African Union signed ...

Women and mediation in Africa under the APSA and the AGA

Discussion Papers (series)
11-12-2017
  • Philomena Apiko
  • Sophie Desmidt
  • Karl Fannar Sævarsson

Women play crucial roles before, during and following conflicts, yet their participation and the acknowledgment of that role has been with mixed result and slow progress. This paper looks at the role ...

The Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre: the complexity of combining national ownership, a regional mandate and international support

08-12-2017
  • Andrew Sherriff
  • Annabelle Laferrère

What blocks or drives regional integration in Africa? And what role do regional organisations play in this? To answer these questions, we have dug deeper into the political economy dynamics of 17 ...

SADC Trade and transport policy: Consolidation and corridors

04-12-2017
  • Sean Woolfrey
  • Elke Verhaeghe

What blocks or drives regional integration in Africa? And what role do regional organisations play in this? To answer these questions, we have dug deeper into the political economy dynamics of 17 ...

EAC food security: Private sector ambitions facing political headwinds

04-12-2017
  • Fabien Tondel

What blocks or drives regional integration in Africa? And what role do regional organisations play in this? To answer these questions, we have dug deeper into the political economy dynamics of 17 ...

The International Conference of the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR): More than a conference platform?

04-12-2017
  • Volker Hauck

What blocks or drives regional integration in Africa? And what role do regional organisations play in this? To answer these questions, we have dug deeper into the political economy dynamics of 17 ...

The SADC Water Agenda: Managing or developing regional water resources?

04-12-2017
  • Sean Woolfrey
  • Mike Muller

What blocks or drives regional integration in Africa? And what role do regional organisations play in this? To answer these questions, we have dug deeper into the political economy dynamics of 17 ...

EAC industrialisation and youth employment: Regional rhetoric, national drive

04-12-2017
  • Sebastian Große-Puppendahl

What blocks or drives regional integration in Africa? And what role do regional organisations play in this? To answer these questions, we have dug deeper into the political economy dynamics of 17 ...

IGAD Food security and resilience: Common regional interests in a harsh environment?

04-12-2017
  • Paulina Bizzotto Molina

What blocks or drives regional integration in Africa? And what role do regional organisations play in this? To answer these questions, we have dug deeper into the political economy dynamics of 17 ...

The East African Community: Informal adaptation in regional trade and transport cooperation

04-12-2017
  • Elke Verhaeghe
  • Craig Mathieson

What blocks or drives regional integration in Africa? And what role do regional organisations play in this? To answer these questions, we have dug deeper into the political economy dynamics of 17 ...

IGAD and the governance agenda: The region may not always be a catalyst

04-12-2017
  • Faten Aggad-Clerx

What blocks or drives regional integration in Africa? And what role do regional organisations play in this? To answer these questions, we have dug deeper into the political economy dynamics of 17 ...

The East African Court of Justice: The hard road to independent institutions and human rights jurisdiction

04-12-2017
  • Philomena Apiko

What blocks or drives regional integration in Africa? And what role do regional organisations play in this? To answer these questions, we have dug deeper into the political economy dynamics of 17 ...

IGAD: High-level summitry and pragmatism in a region of persistent turbulence

04-12-2017
  • Bruce Byiers

What blocks or drives regional integration in Africa? And what role do regional organisations play in this? To answer these questions, we have dug deeper into the political economy dynamics of 17 ...

The African Union: How to become fit for purpose?

04-12-2017
  • Jan Vanheukelom

What blocks or drives regional integration in Africa? And what role do regional organisations play in this? To answer these questions, we have dug deeper into the political economy dynamics of 17 ...

The Eastern African Standby Force: A regional mechanism without a political home

04-12-2017
  • Sophie Desmidt

What blocks or drives regional integration in Africa? And what role do regional organisations play in this? To answer these questions, we have dug deeper into the political economy dynamics of 17 ...

The Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC): Water and security at an inter-regional cross-roads

04-12-2017
  • Alfonso Medinilla
  • Sophie Desmidt
  • Greta Galeazzi

What blocks or drives regional integration in Africa? And what role do regional organisations play in this? To answer these questions, we have dug deeper into the political economy dynamics of 17 ...

AU migration governance: non-aligned views on migration governance in Africa

04-12-2017
  • Anna Knoll

What blocks or drives regional integration in Africa? And what role do regional organisations play in this? To answer these questions, we have dug deeper into the political economy dynamics of 17 ...

ECCAS and CEMAC: Struggling to integrate in an intertwined region

04-12-2017
  • Bruce Byiers

What blocks or drives regional integration in Africa? And what role do regional organisations play in this? To answer these questions, we have dug deeper into the political economy dynamics of 17 ...

The Niger Basin Authority: Reconciling upstream and downstream interests on the Niger River

04-12-2017
  • Alfonso Medinilla

What blocks or drives regional integration in Africa? And what role do regional organisations play in this? To answer these questions, we have dug deeper into the political economy dynamics of 17 ...

The African Union: the African Governance Architecture and the Charter for Democracy, Elections and Good Governance

04-12-2017
  • Faten Aggad-Clerx
  • Philomena Apiko

What blocks or drives regional integration in Africa? And what role do regional organisations play in this? To answer these questions, we have dug deeper into the political economy dynamics of 17 ...

ECOWAS Energy: From national interests to regional markets and energy access?

04-12-2017
  • Karim Karaki

What blocks or drives regional integration in Africa? And what role do regional organisations play in this? To answer these questions, we have dug deeper into the political economy dynamics of 17 ...

The Nile Basin Initiative: Balancing historical rights, national needs and regional interests

04-12-2017
  • Bruce Byiers
  • Hanne Knaepen

What blocks or drives regional integration in Africa? And what role do regional organisations play in this? To answer these questions, we have dug deeper into the political economy dynamics of 17 ...