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September 2018

Mobilising private-sector investment to mitigate climate change in Africa

September 28, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
DEVCO Info-Point, 43, Rue de la Loi
Bruxelles, 1040 Belgium
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In order to deliver the outcomes set out in the Paris Agreement on climate change vast sums of finance must be mobilised quickly and efficiently. Public finance, both international and domestic, is insufficient, and as such there is recognition amongst climate policymakers in both the global North and South that private finance plays a central role in both preventing further damaging anthropogenic climate change and driving adaptation to the unavoidable impacts. Moreover, private finance is crucial for the deployment of…

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October 2018

Innovation in Development: the future of EU international Cooperation

October 17, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
European Parliament, Wiertzstraat 60
Brussels, 1047 Belgium
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On 17 October, the European Think Tanks Group and the European Parliament hosted a public debate on the future of the EU in international cooperation, addressing the new challenges faced by the EU, both globally and in its own neighbourhood. The objectives of this Conference were to: Encourage a future-oriented debate on innovation in development; Review and assess the EU contribution to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda at the global level; Set an agenda on EU external action in the…

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Innovation in Development: the future of EU international Cooperation

October 18, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

As a continuation of the public debate held at the European Parliament on the 17th October, the ETTG organised a research conference engaging researchers, partners and other stakeholders to discuss the main EU development challenges. The focus was mainly on the relations between Africa and Europe and it was analyzed through four workshops that studied four different themes, as you can see in the program below, concerning future global challenges. The appointment is by invitation only. PROGRAMME 9:00-9:30 Plenary: welcoming…

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December 2018

Strengthening Rural-Urban Linkages in Africa to achieve food security

December 3, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
DEVCO Info-Point, 43, Rue de la Loi
Bruxelles, 1040 Belgium
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This is the forth event in the series 'Frontiers in Development Policy' and it will analyze the importance of the link between both the rural and urban dimension. In particular the focus will be on recognizing the role of small towns and enhancing rural-urban linkages in making food systems more effective and inclusive. The event will look at multiple and complex interconnections between rural and urban spaces, and how these affect poverty and food insecurity in Africa. Firstly, the session…

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April 2019

The EU external action in the Multi Annual Financial Plan 2021-2027: views from Italy

April 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) Roma, + Google Map

The negotiation on the next Multi Annual Financial Plan (MFF) that started in 2018 plays a strategic role for the European Union (EU). The MFF will not only affect the dimension, the structure and the priorities of the EU budget from 2021 to 2027, but it will also outline the challenges that will need to be addressed in a very crucial and delicate period for the Union. Against this backdrop, the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) as a member of the…

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EU Democracy Support in Africa in an Era of Uncertainty: What do African citizens expect and what can we learn from it?

April 30 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
DEVCO Info-Point, 43, Rue de la Loi
Bruxelles, 1040 Belgium
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Support for democracy, human rights, and good governance reforms in Africa has become a prominent objective in engagement by EU institutions and EU member states with African countries since the early 1990s. However, after a period of 25 years, this agenda is now under considerable pressure. Domestic challenges to democracy within Europe, domestic dynamics in African countries, and the rise of China as an alternative authoritarian political model make it difficult for European and other external actors to contribute effectively…

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October 2019

ETTG is presenting an Agenda for Europe in the world

October 31 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Press Club Brussels, Rue Froissart 95 Belgium

We are pleased to present to you the European Think Tanks Group's ‘Agenda for Europe in the World’. The agenda outlines what we think the new EU leadership should focus on when it comes to foreign and development policy. It spells out concrete proposals for action in key areas where the EU can make a difference – ranging from peace and security to mobility and migration, climate action, energy and urbanisation, trade and development, human development, strategic partnerships, democracy support, and financing…

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November 2019

IAI – Rome event: an Agenda for Europe in the World

November 7 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
IAI - ROME event for the Agenda

ETTG an Agenda for Europe in the world is traveling to Rome. IAI is an active part of the European Think Tanks Group (ETTG) together with four other leading European international cooperation think tanks. The work of the group is shaped by a common understanding of how positive policy change in the field of international development can be achieved in the EU . The aim of the workshop is to reflect upon the role of sustainable finance within the European…

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The next EU budget: challenges and opportunities for financing a geopolitical union

November 20 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

European Council on Foreign Relations, German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) and European Think Tanks Group (ETTG) are organizing a Workshop event in Berlin on 20.11.2019 In June 2018, the Commission tabled an ambitious new EU budget characterised by reform, tough choices, new aspirations and a budget where the 27 member states would increase relative spending so as to compensate for the anticipated withdrawal of the United Kingdom. Good progress has been made during the past months…

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The External Cooperation Infopoint – The end of extreme poverty

November 28 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

When: 28 of November 2019 Where: DG DEVCO Infopoint, Brussels, 43-45 rue de la Loi Financing human development and the ending of extreme poverty in Africa is an ETTG paper, published on July 2019. The conference will look at how the EU can 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. Speakers: Gaspar Frontini A.1 Unit - SDGs, Policy and Coherence Head of Unit…

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