Media mentions 2023

In 2023, interviews and articles on our work appeared in Africanews, Devex, EURACTIV, Financial Times, Foreign Policy, POLITICO, Premium Times Nigeria and The Conversation – among others.

media mentions

 EU green trade agenda needs ongoing dialogue with developing countries
Borderlex interviewed Alfonso Medinilla, 1 November 2023

Is the EU doubling down on a deadly, failed migration strategy?
The New Humanitarian quotes Amanda Bisong, 19 October 2023

 Tech transfer: Expert seeks stronger collaboration among key players
News Agency of Nigeria quotes Daniel Adeniyi, 19 October 2023

Niger’s coup: Who loses from ECOWAS sanctions?
AfricanNewspage.png African Newspage republishes an ECDPM commentary by Bruce Byiers, Poorva Karkare, Amanda Bisong and Martin Ronceray, 21 September 2023

Has the EU's Africa policy failed after wave of coups?
DeutscheWelle.jpeg Deutsche Welle quotes ECDPM's Martin Ronceray, 1 September 2023

Quels sont les enjeux majeurs de la crise au Niger pour l’Europe ?
LaLibreBelgique.png La Libre Belgique quotes ECDPM's Amanda Bisong and Volker Hauck, 28 August 2023

Stabiler mit Hilfe aus Brüssel?
welt-sichten.png Welt-sichten references an ECDPM paper by Volker Hauck, 8 August 2023

There’s a clear divide between governments that support the Committee on World Food Security and those that don’t.

Is the Committee on World Food Security fit for purpose?
Devex.png Devex quotes ECDPM's Francesco Rampa, 31 July 2023

Agorà Estate
RAI.png RAI interviews ECDPM's Francesco Rampa, 24 July 2023

Was der EU-Migrationsdeal mit Tunesien bringt
DeutscheWelle.jpeg Deutsche Welle quotes ECDPM's Anna Knoll, 17 July 2023

Financial Pact Summit: World leaders brainstorm to fight poverty, climate change
News Central TV interviews ECDPM's Daniel Adeniyi, 27 June 2023

Making a geopolitical case for EU-Africa climate cooperation
EURACTIV.png EURACTIV op-ed by ECDPM's Alfonso Medinilla and Poorva Karkare, 21 June 2023

Útěkem ze Súdánu to nekončí. K prahu okolních zemí kráčí uprchlická krize
VOXPOT.png Voxpot quotes ECDPM's Amanda Bisong, 16 May 2023

Worlds apart? The dynamics of Africa-EU migration
PremiumTimesNigeria.png Premium Times Nigeria mentions ECDPM's Anna Knoll and Amanda Bisong, 6 May 2023

The EU development dictionary: An essential guide to Brussels jargon
Devex.png Devex quotes ECDPM's San Bilal, 28 April 2023

For the EU’s Global Gateway to work, it requires a radical shift in the way the EU, member states and private sector actors work together outside the bloc.

Global Gateway as new approach, not simple funding pot
EURACTIV.png EURACTIV op-ed by ECDPM's Chloe Teevan, 3 April 2023

Europe Express Weekend: The struggle to woo Africa
FinancialTimes.png Financial Times, quotes ECDPM's commentary by Lidet Tadesse Shiferaw, 1 April 2023

Brusselas ¿te quiero? TikTok ya no es bienvenido en móviles oficiales
Euronews.png Euronews interviews ECDPM's Ennatu Domingo, 18 March 2023

Énergie solaire décentralisée : Nouvelles opportunités d'investissement.
Journal-dAbidjan.png Journal d'Abidjan (via msn) references ECDPM's paper by Alfonso Medinilla and Katja Sergejeff, 23 February 2023

En Afrique, le solaire décentralisé offre des opportunités d'investissement de 9,9 milliards $ d'ici 2030
AgenceEcofin.png Agence Ecofin references ECDPM's paper by Alfonso Medinilla and Katja Sergejeff, 17 February 2023

Macron puts EU deal with Africa, Caribbean, Pacific on death watch
Devex.png Devex quotes ECDPM's San Bilal, 13 February 2023

Zelenskyy Appearance Uncertain at EU Summit
VOA.jpeg Voice of America quotes ECDPM's Pauline Veron, 8 February 2023

Europe, Africa struggle to implement summit pledges
africanews.png Africanews interviews ECDPM's Geert Laporte, 19 January 2023

Trade partners see red over Europe’s green agenda
Politico.png POLITICO quotes ECDPM's Koen Dekeyser, 16 January 2023

Europe has been very frustrated that it dishes out billions of euros to Africa and everybody talks only about China.

Europe is trying (and failing) to beat China at the development game
ForeignPolicy.png Foreign Policy quotes ECDPM's San Bilal, 10 January 2023