In the public debate of 17 October last, some important points were highlighted in relation to future European international cooperation.
In this blog, Leo Roberts (ODI), stresses the importance of the private sector in shifting the energy landscape in African countries. The analysis focuses on Kenya.
Vittorio Capici stresses the importance of urbanization and the implications this process brings with itself. In this blog the author picks Ethiopia and the ‘Villagization program’ as a case study to further his analysis.
Emmanuel de Groof and Sanne Thijssen suggest that political leaders can find allies in philanthropists – and vice versa – to open the dialogue on family planning and to drive the potential of African youth. Population growth is in itself not a problem; however, it can become one when a country’s economy and infrastructure do not follow suit.
Rebecca Symington and Aaron Leopold describes what are obstacles for private investment in renewable energy in Africa.
Elisabeth Hege wrote down her takeaways about the High-Level Political Forum 2018
With a view to he upcoming AU Summit on 1-2 July in Nouakchott, Geert Laporte (ECDPM) examines the negotiating mandate of the ACP group.
Niels Keijzer, Clare Castillejo, Mariella Di Ciommo raise five questions regarding the EU legislative proposal for the NDICI.
Mark Furness and Niels Keijzer (DIE) provide four reasons why the European Neighbourhood Instrument should be included in the proposed ‘single instrument’ for financing the EU’s international cooperation.
Christine Hackenesch and Niels Keijzer (DIE) identify five concrete means through which the EU can further human rights and good governance under the next EU budget.