Giulia Maci and Daniele Fattibene write about the role of local authorities in improving the liveability of Mediterranean urban areas, focusing on youth as a key driver for stability in the region.
Volker Hauck and Matthias Deneckere (ECDPM) write on how an off-budget European Peace Facility Instrument could support African-led peace initiatives.
Clare Castillejo and Mikaela Gavas (ODI), Mariella Di Ciommo (ECDPM),Meritxell Sayós Monràs (ECDPM), and Niels Keijzer (DIE) present a series of recommendations for a well-resourced and redesigned Heading 4, with a focus on development.
Bernardo Venturi, IAI, writes about the main false myths about migration that can be considered as a common ground for future meetings and partnerships.
Julian Bergmann and Mark Furness , DIE reflect on a possible model for the EPF that provides a secure basis for international cooperation.