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  • PaperNorth Africa’s double pursuit in Africa-Europe relations – Part 2
  • PaperNigeria and South Africa: Shaping prospects for the African Continental Free Trade Area

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Latest Blog from Amanda Bisong

Win-win-win: Africa and Europe in 2019 should move towards solutions that benefit migrants too

Amanda Bisong | 28 January 2019

What trends can we expect to witness in Africa when it comes to migration issues? Amanda Bisong emphasises the need to move towards pragmatic, long-term solutions that will focus on wins for all parties – including migrants.

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Latest Video interview from Virginia Mucchi

Ambassador Blaak: ‘What we would like to achieve with the EU is trade instead of aid.’

Virginia Mucchi | 22 January 2019

In an interview with Virginia Mucchi, Ugandan Ambassador Mirjam Blaak explains what 2019 might mean for Africa-Europe relations.

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Latest blog from Emmanuel De Groof

Finding a new point of departure for the future of UK-EU development cooperation after Brexit

Emmanuel De Groof | 21 January 2019

The UK Parliament rejected the draft agreement proposed by the British Prime Minister concerning the future of UK-EU relations. Emmanuel De Groof and Andrew Sherriff argue that this should not lead policymakers to also discard the Political Declaration agreed upon last December.

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The Multiannual Financial Framework

In this dossier you can find our latest publications on the upcoming Multiannual Financial Framework - the EU budget - ahead of the 2018 negotiations.

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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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