European Think Tanks Group (ETTG) calls on the EU to look beyond its own economic recovery and to work with Africa as our ‘twin continent’ and ‘closest ally’ to avert the worst effects of the crisis and to craft a new partnership for the longer-term. History has taught us that major crises create opportunities for accelerating social, economic and political reforms. The coronavirus crisis provides an opportunity to finally transform the old paradigm of donor-recipient aid relations towards a model of genuine international cooperation between Europe and Africa.
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.
This blog is a reflection by Giulia Maci on the seminar conversation and the challenge of youth participation in decision-making.
The EU was a driving force in the run-up to the 2030 Agenda, but is still reflecting on how to
James Mackie, ECDPM, discusses the EC Communication on the MFF, in view of the upcoming Informal Summit on 23 February 2018
In its Communication on “A new, modern Multiannual Financial Framework for a European Union that delivers efficiently on its priorities
T. Altenburg, S. Bilal, G. Maci and D.W. te Velde unpack the challenge of employment in Africa, and suggest priority actions forward for the AU-EU partnership.
Negotiations for the future of ACP-EU relations are due to start later this year. Policymakers will have to make important
The Sustainable Development Goals, the EU Global Strategy and the Consensus on Development present an unprecedented opportunity for a holistic
On 12 December 2017, the European Commission presented its recommendation to the Council for opening negotiations with the African, Caribbean and