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Selected highlights

  • BriefElection watch: The race for African Union top posts
  • PodcastClimate Adaptation Talks – Episode 3: Caroline Mwongera
  • Great Insights magazineNavigating the new normal: EU-AU partnerships in the post-COVID era
  • PaperScoping private sector engagement in conflict prevention and peacebuilding

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Latest paper from Virginia Mucchi

Africa-Europe relations beyond 2020: Looking through a gender lens

Virginia Mucchi | 9 November 2020

Anna Knoll and Virginia Mucchi look at key areas of the Africa-Europe partnership through a gender lens, exploring the differences and common ground between the AU and EU gender agendas.

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Latest paper from Pamella Ahairwe

A gender-sensitive sustainable COVID-19 recovery: The role of development finance institutions

Pamella Ahairwe | 26 October 2020

Pamella Eunice Ahairwe and San Bilal look at what development finance institutions, including multilateral development banks, can do to support a gender-sensitive economic recovery from COVID-19.

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Latest brief from Chloe Teevan

Leading together: Reconciling EU strategic autonomy and international partnerships

Chloe Teevan | 26 October 2020

Chloe Teevan argues that the EU’s growing focus on improving its self-sufficiency must be accompanied by a flexible and collaborative approach to foreign and development policy, particularly vis-à-vis its neighbourhood and Africa.

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COVID-19 and international cooperation

How will COVID-19 affect trade and investment, migration, peace and security, regional integration, climate change, food security and the private sector? And how will it affect Africa-Europe relations, development and international cooperation more broadly?

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Gender and international cooperation

How can tax systems promote gender equality? What is the link between empowering girls and women and tackling climate change? Are policymakers taking gender into account when trying to prevent radicalisation and violent extremism? Find out more in our dossier.

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Climate change

In this dossier we share our work on climate change and Europe-Africa cooperation. We look at climate from various angles, including the UNFCCC negotiations, cooperation on agriculture and sustainable food systems, gender, migration and finance.

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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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