Making policies work

Selected highlights

  • Great Insights magazineA call for change from young people in Africa and Europe
  • BriefCOVID-19 vaccines: The challenges of protecting Africa’s fragile regions
  • CommentaryAUDA-NEPAD: Does money and focus equal ownership and trade?
  • CommentarySupporting circularity in South Africa-EU food trade

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Latest paper from Jeske van Seters

Towards a global green recovery: The cases of Denmark, the EU, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK

Jeske van Seters | 1 March 2021

Nadia Ashraf and Jeske van Seters have looked at how Denmark, the EU, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK are developing approaches to support a global green recovery through their foreign policies.

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Latest commentary from Amanda Bisong

Connecting people and markets in Africa in 2021

Amanda Bisong | 8 February 2021

Niklas Mayer and Amanda Bisong highlight three pressing issues that African policymakers will have to resolve to connect people and markets.

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Latest brief from Alexei Jones

Team Europe: Up to the challenge?

Alexei Jones | 25 January 2021

Alexei Jones and Chloe Teevan look at how the Team Europe approach has been applied to date. They also explore the prospects, added value and challenges in terms of the EU and member states working better together, enhanced visibility and the possibility of a stronger voice in multilateral fora.

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Youth and international cooperation

In this dossier we zoom in on the challenges facing young people in Africa and Europe and the change they can drive.

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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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