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Latest Twitter thread from Anna Knoll

A migration expert’s thoughts on the migration compact

Anna Knoll | 10 December 2018

Our migration team just came back from Marrakesh, where over 170 leaders have endorsed the UN migration compact. In a 14-part Twitter thread, Anna Knoll shares her thoughts on the events, politics and debates surrounding the meeting.

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Latest blog from Bruce Byiers

What has thinking and working politically ever done for us?

Bruce Byiers | 10 December 2018

In 2013, a number of development practitioners and researchers joined forces to try and get policymakers to take account of political economy dynamics and stop pretending that technical fixes could work. Five years on, what can we say about the impact they had?

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Latest magazine issue from Tasnim Abderrahim

North Africa, hope in troubled times

Tasnim Abderrahim | 7 November 2018

In the fall edition of our Great Insights magazine, we explore what is left of the popular uprisings that shook North Africa eight years ago. Experts from North Africa and Europe share their reflections on a host of burning issues.

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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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