The negotiation on the next Multi Annual Financial Plan (MFF) that started in 2018 plays a strategic role for the
Niels Keijzer and Simon Maxwell analyse the peer review of EU aid, highlighting six main issues on EU development finance.
Giulia Maci, San Bilal, Anna Knoll and Eva Dick propose a city-scale, long term and integrated approach to refugee integration.
Giulia Maci, Laure Criqui, Jean Bossuyt, Paola Lucci make the case for an European and African comprehensive urban strategy.
The event is organized in collaboration with Cities Alliance and will explore how the EU external action towards urban development in Africa will evolve, after decades of “good governance” reforms that largely failed to address Africa’s urban challenges. It will map relevant urban trends in the continent, good local practices and current EU tools, facilitate exchange of ideas about co-produced policy, and imagine urban futures.
Niels Keijzer, Clare Castillejo, Mariella Di Ciommo raise five questions regarding the EU legislative proposal for the NDICI.
Simon Maxwell, Niels Keijzer, Mariella Di Ciommo and Clare Castillejo underline three main elements of the EC proposal for the 2021-2027 budget.
Volker Hauck and Matthias Deneckere (ECDPM) write on how an off-budget European Peace Facility Instrument could support African-led peace initiatives.
Clare Castillejo and Mikaela Gavas (ODI), Mariella Di Ciommo (ECDPM),Meritxell Sayós Monràs (ECDPM), and Niels Keijzer (DIE) present a series of recommendations for a well-resourced and redesigned Heading 4, with a focus on development.
Julian Bergmann and Mark Furness , DIE reflect on a possible model for the EPF that provides a secure basis for international cooperation.