This commentary provides an overview of key takeaways and the aspects to keep in mind for the way forward after the first European Humanitarian Forum which took place in March 2022.
Niels Keijzer and Simon Maxwell analyse the peer review of EU aid, highlighting six main issues on EU development finance.
You think you know about EU Aid? Take the New Year Quiz and check your score.
Irene Schöfberger and Niels Keijzer analyze three contradictions in the EU migration policy asking if and how the new European Commission can do better.
The authors underline the major challenges the negotiation for the new Multi-Annual Financial Framework may face.
Innovation as a new way to do the same things, with available tools. Giulia Maci and Riccardo Sgaramella look back at the Conference ” Innovation in development: The future of EU international cooperation”.
In the public debate of 17 October last, some important points were highlighted in relation to future European international cooperation.
In this blog, Leo Roberts (ODI), stresses the importance of the private sector in shifting the energy landscape in African countries. The analysis focuses on Kenya.
Vittorio Capici stresses the importance of urbanization and the implications this process brings with itself. In this blog the author picks Ethiopia and the ‘Villagization program’ as a case study to further his analysis.
Emmanuel de Groof and Sanne Thijssen suggest that political leaders can find allies in philanthropists – and vice versa – to open the dialogue on family planning and to drive the potential of African youth. Population growth is in itself not a problem; however, it can become one when a country’s economy and infrastructure do not follow suit.
We are a long way from 2015. That year, the world committed to the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris