In December 2018, the ETTG published a paper comparing emerging Member State positions for the financing of the EU’s external action under its next Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF), covering the period 2021-2027. Its first observation that negotiations are moving slowly unfortunately still holds today.
The Council of the European Union – on proposition of France and Germany – mandated a Wise Persons Group (WPG) to assess options for a more efficient and sustainable European financial architecture for development. The group published its final report this Tuesday, in which it presents three scenarios for a future European Climate and Sustainable Development Bank. Lennart Kaplan and Benedikt Erforth (DIE) are analyzing and giving a brief blog based on the Wise Persons Group report.
In this paper, researchers from the European Think Tanks Group propose a set of actions the EU should consider to raise its climate ambition and exert credible climate leadership in a challenging global context.
In the years ahead, the European Union faces a number of vital challenges, and many of those lie beyond its
All eyes are on London, and specifically the House of Commons, right now. Political dynamics in Brussels fundamentally changed right
Niels Keijzer and Simon Maxwell analyse the peer review of EU aid, highlighting six main issues on EU development finance.
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 , Adolf Kloke-Lesch and Janina Sturm look at how the EU can anchor the 2030 Agenda in its policy
What good is a job, if people are not staying on for the long term?