The development-security nexus has become a central concept for the European Union (EU) and other international actors. Key EU documents recognise the importance of the link between these two main domains of EU external affairs. This is part of a wider framework of the so-called triple nexus between humanitarian aid, development and security, which the European Commission aims to enhance to better respond to protracted crises.
A reassessment of the cooperation scheme should be grounded on shared ownership and dialogue, in the spirit of the partnership.
The ETTG argues that leaving discussions on the future of ACP-EU relations out of the Summit agenda could be a missed opportunity.
Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16 calls on states to ‘promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to
On 15 July 2016, the ETTG Directors met with the European Commission’s Development Commissioner, Neven Mimica, in Brussels
The EU Global Strategy is a unique opportunity to make human rights a key priority of EU external action.
Putting sustainable development at the heart of EU external action
As COP21 gets underway, this ETTG briefing looks at the challenges and opportunities for EU climate action at COP21 and beyond.
Ahead of new European Commission taking office in 2014, the European Think Tanks Group called for a drastic move away