Where cities can take Africa – “Frontiers in development policy meeting series”

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.

The European Union’s next Multiannual Financial Framework: Prospects and Challenges for EU Development Cooperation

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.