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Calendar and Resources (Volume 1, Issue 3 – May 2012)

May 2012

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1-2 Pacific ACP Trade Officials Meeting, Tongatapu, Tonga

2 Meeting on Intensifying progress towards EPAs through Smart Partnership Dialogue, Brussels, Belgium (agenda)

2-3 Meeting (ACP Secretariat) on Development Strategy for Services Sector in ACP Countries, Brussels, Belgium

3-4 Pacific ACP Trade Ministers’ Meeting, Tongatapu, Tonga

4 62nd meeting of the ACP-EU Committee of Ambassadors, Brussels, Belgium (agenda)

8-12 EAC-EU Technical Officials Meeting, Mombasa, Kenya

9-10 Forum Trade Officials Meeting (FTOM), Majuro, Marshall Islands

11 Forum Trade Ministers’ Meeting (FTMM), Majuro, Marshall Islands

23 Meeting of the Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly, prior to the 23rd session of the ACP-EU JPA, Strasbourg

24-26 Joint SADC-EC technical negotiating session on EPA (venue TBC)

28-30 23rd Session of the ACP-EU JPA, Horsens, Denmark (agenda)

28-30 Joint SADC-EC Senior Officials meeting on EPA (venue TBC)

TBC Meeting between EC and Central African officials on commissioned studies with regards to EPA accompanying measures, Brussels, Belgium

TBC Third Meeting of the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Trade Negotiating Forum (TTNF)


11-13 95th Session of the ACP Council of Ministers, Port Vila, Vanuatu

14-15 37th Session of the ACP-EU Council of Ministers, Port Vila, Vanuatu

TBC Joint EAC-EU technical and Senior Officials Meetings (venue TBC)


27 Pacific ACP Officials Meeting, Suva, Fiji

TBC 2nd CARIFORUM-EU Business Forum, with the theme “Making the CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) Work”, United Kingdom


ACP-EU cooperation on readmission: Where does it stand and where to go? 
Henrike Klavert, Jeske Van Seters, ECDPM Briefing Note 33, April 2012 

Reprogramming EU development cooperation for 2014-2010 – Key moments for partner countries, EU Delegations, Member States and headquarters in 2012
Niels Keijzer, Simone Görtz, ECDPM Discussion Paper 129, April 2012

Getting ready for take off: Lessons for regional CAADP
Dolly Afun-Ogidan, Francesco Rampa, Jeske van Seters, ECDPM Briefing Note 38, April 2012 

Member States’ position on the proposed 2014-2020 EU Budget _ An analysis of the statements made at the 26th of March General Affairs Council meeting with particular reference to External Action and the EDF
Ulrika Kilnes, Andrew Sheriff, ECDPM Briefing Note 37, April 2012

Coming clean on Publish What You Buy
Charles Kenny, Centre for Global Development, April 2012

Removing Barriers to Trade between Ghana and Nigeria: Strengthening Regional Integration by Implementing ECOWAS Commitments
Mombert Hoppe, Francis Aidoo, The World Bank Policy Note No. 30

Capacity, complexity and consulting: lessons form managing capacity development projects
Ajoy Datta, Louise Shaxson, Arnaldo Pellini, ODI Working Paper 344, March 2012

The Global Financial Crisis: The Beginning of the End of the “Development” Agenda
Nancy Birdsall, CDG Policy Paper 033

Shifting Patterns of Economic Growth and Rethinking Development
Justin Yifu Lin, David Rosenblatt, The World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 6040, April 2012

Human Rights Based Approaches to Development: Concepts, Evidence, and Policy
Varun Gauri, Siri Gloppen, The World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 5938

‘Leveraging’ private sector finance: How does it work and what are the risks? 
Carlos Villota, The Bretton Woods Project, Eurodad, April 2012

The Export Performance of Countries within Global Value Chains (GVCs)
Andrea Beltramello, Koen De Backer, Laurent Moussiegt, OECD Science, Technology and Industry Working Paper 2012/2, April 2012

Are Foreign Aid and Remittance Inflows a Hedge against Food Price Shocks? 
Jean-Louis Combes, Christian Ebeke, Mireille Ntsama Etoundi, Thierry Yogo, IMF Working Paper No. 12/67, March 2012

Into Africa: Institutional investor intentions to 2016, Invest Ad, Economist Intelligence Unit, April 2012

Agriculture, Roads, and Economic Development in Uganda
Douglas Gollin, Rochard Rogerson, NBER Working Paper No. 15863, April 2010

How Regional and Global Development Banks responded to the Financial Crisis?
Stephen Kingah, Aliya Salimzhuarova, UNU-CRIS Working Papers W-2012/5

The Politics of Resources Extraction: Indigenous Peoples, Multinational Corporations, and the State
Terence Gomez, Suzana Sawyer, April 2012, UN Research Institute for Social Development, Palgrave, UK, 

Aid for Trade: A Failing Grade in LDCs? 
UNCTAD Policy Brief 2, April 2012

On the use of results chains in natural resource governance: Basic concepts and exemplary applications to the extractive industries
Dr. James G. Bennett, Jana Leutner, Michael Rösch, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), April 2012

Beyond the BRICs: Alternative Strategies of Influence in the Global Politics of Development
Matthias vom Hau, James Scott, David Hulme, The European Journal of Development Research, Vol 24(2) Palgrave Journals, April 2012 

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