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Selected highlights

  • BriefThe Green Deal in EU foreign and development policy
  • PaperFostering inclusiveness in a Team Europe approach
  • Analysis paperStudy on the EU and its member states mobilising public sector expertise for development
  • CommentaryAfrica Day: The AU’s role in African and global affairs – Part 2

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Latest brief from Pamella Ahairwe

The EU budget and external climate financing: The state of play

Pamella Ahairwe | 21 May 2021

The EU’s success as a global climate actor and partner depends on how it will use its external financing. Mariella Di Ciommo and Pamella Eunice Ahairwe outline the challenges and opportunities for mobilising the EU’s resources to support its climate ambitions.

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Latest brief from Alfonso Medinilla

AU-EU cooperation on climate and energy: In search of a common narrative

Alfonso Medinilla | 21 May 2021

Alfonso Medinilla takes a closer look at AU-EU engagement on climate, the environment and a green transition, as well as the interests and incentives that underpin ongoing cooperation.

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Latest paper from Chloe Teevan

Taking the gender agenda forward in EU programming

Chloe Teevan | 19 April 2021

Chloe Teevan, Lidet Tadesse Shiferaw and Mariella Di Ciommo look at how gender will be integrated into the programming of the EU’s external action, based on limited case studies of Ethiopia, Mozambique and Mali.

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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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