2016

The EU and China in Africa.

Prospects for Cooperation
This report summarizes the main findings of the conference „The EU and China in Africa. Prospects for Cooperation” and delivers concrete policy recommendations. Considering that the impact of EU and China on the African continent has brought benefits and struggles, the conference aimed to assess best pratices and seeked to provide possibilities for pragmatic cooperation of the EU and China in Africa.

2016

CONFERENCE

COUNTERING AND PREVENTING RADICALIZATION IN THE MENA REGION AND THE EU

2016

Implementing the Paris Agreement

by Johannes Hügel

What to expect from future US and Chinese climate policy?
On 06 December 2016 the Multinational Development Policy Dialogue of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung organized a political dinner debate, which was hosted by Isaac Valero Ladrón from the cabinet of Miguel Arias Cañete. International climate policy experts discussed about possible consequences of current political developments in the context of the negotiations with regards to the implementation of the Paris Agreement in Marrakesh (COP22) and future US and Chinese climate policies. The report gives a summary of the statements given by the participating experts.

2016

Achieving the Sustainable Development Goal on energy in developing countries

by Johannes Hügel

What role for the EU?
This report summarizes the main findings of the seminar "Achieving the Sustainable Development Goal on energy in developing countries - What role for the EU?" and delivers concrete policy recommendations. The seminar had gathered international experts from several global and European institutions engaging in the process of achieving the SDG on energy. Its main objective was to explain the state of play, the prospects, challenges and opportunities of implementing SDG7 in a way that is consistent with climate objectives.

2016

Land Degradation, Climate Change and Migration

by Johannes Hügel

Challenges for the EU and Africa
This report gives a summary of the debate about the nexus land degradation, climate change and migration in the European and West African context, held in the European Parliament among high-ranking officials from international institutions and the European Commission. Amongst others, Mrs. Barbut, Executive Secretary of the UNCCD, H.E. Mr. Hemou, Ambassador of ECOWAS to the EU, and Mr. Calleja Crespo, Director-General of DG ENV, gave insights into the current policy field and upcoming challenges.

2016

European Development Days 2016

by Luis Blanco

Turning commitments into actions?
The report presents the highlights of the European Development Days 2016.

2015

EU-Latin America Relations

Charting a course for the future
This conference report summarizes the main issues discussed by the participants of the conference EU-Latin America Relations, which was held in Brussels on 4 June 2015.

2015

On the Right Path to paris?

Can Green Growth Be a New Narrative to Unblock a Climate Deal?
This publication synthetizes and reflects on the discussions conducted at the expert roundtable 'On the Right Path to Paris?', which took place in London in October 2014. It offers a perspective on the concept of 'green growth' and explores its potential as the foundation of a narrative that might change the global climate landscape ahead and beyond Paris 2015.