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Latest blog from Poorva Karkare

Limburg’s black gold, the move away from it and lessons for other countries

Poorva Karkare | 28 October 2019

Poorva Karkare and Nadia Ashraf look back at a remarkable event, during which former coal miners from the Dutch South Limburg region shared their experiences on the difficult transition away from coal mining with human rights defenders from Zambia and Guatemala.

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Latest paper from Martin Ronceray

Elections in Africa – Playing the game or bending the rules?

Martin Ronceray | 21 October 2019

Who and what shapes election outcomes in African countries? Martin Ronceray and Bruce Byiers have identified different strategies to sway elections and relate these to recent and ongoing electoral processes in Africa through a number of telling examples.

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Latest blog from San Bilal

The European development financing system: A call for urgent action

San Bilal | 18 October 2019

Earlier this month, the high-level group of wise persons on the European financial architecture for development published its highly-awaited report with recommendations for the EU. What does the report offer, and what does it fail to address?

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The Multiannual Financial Framework

In this dossier you can find our latest publications on the upcoming Multiannual Financial Framework – the next long-term EU budget.

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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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