Over the past year, international cooperation has been facing challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic repercussions, as well as by the push for a greener future.
International development actors are seeking sustainable solutions for a sustainable transformation of global societies.
This event report explores how the pandemic has affected EU-Africa relations, as well as development and international cooperation as a whole, and how technical expertise provided to third countries can contribute to tackling the challenges.
After international stakeholders came together on 9 February to discuss new solidarity-based development models, the French government presented a text on Wednesday (17 February) to increase development aid to 0.55% of the country's wealth by 2022. EURACTIV France reports.
The EU’s plans to strike a ‘strategic partnership’ with Africa were one the victims of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Portuguese government, which holds the six-month rotating EU presidency, is anxious to conclude the agenda by the summer.
In March 2020, the entire world was thrown into an unprecedented crisis. Although this isn’t over yet, a number of lessons can already be drawn.
Koen Doens is the Director General for International Partnerships at the European Commission. Jérémie Pellet is …