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.
This briefing note from Marcus Manuel (ODI) and Stephanie Manea (ODI) draws on previous ODI research to examine how the EU could play a more effective role in ending extreme poverty in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) by better targeting support for human development in the poorest countries.
After the recent European elections in Italy, a populist leadership is set to be the driver of the Italian European
The new European Parliament will convene in Strasbourg in the first week of July. As a newly- or re-elected member
Niels Keijzer and Simon Maxwell analyse the peer review of EU aid, highlighting six main issues on EU development finance.
The authors underline the major challenges the negotiation for the new Multi-Annual Financial Framework may face.
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.