Events - Regional Programme Multinational Development Policy Dialogue Brussels
Germany takes over the presidency of the Council of the European Union
Today, 1st July 2020, Germany takes over the presidency of the Council of the European Union for the next six months.
Mitigating harm through collaboration – Protection of civilians in the Sahel
SAHEL Security Dialogue Series: Seminar #2
Following repeated calls for more effective protection of civilians by UN mission MINUSMA, and a number of organisations working in and on the region, European Union Special Representative (EUSR) for the Sahel Ángel Losada recently stated that human rights will be amongst the top EU priorities for the region. As the EU prepares to release its renewed Sahel Strategy, we intend to unpack some of the priorities identified by the EUSR and discuss them with counterparts in the region. What has worked so far in terms of respect for human rights? What is left to tackle? How can cooperation amongst very different actors be made more efficient in order to address some of the most pressing security threats in the Sahel?
The Colombian Peace Deal
An opportunity for just and lasting peace?
The event will discuss if the peace deal signed with the FARC on 13 November 2016 will respond to the concerns of the Colombian people and if it will be able to bring a just and lasting peace to the country.
12th EU-China Think Tank Roundtable
Chinese and European experts will discuss the future of EU-China relations, identify regional foreign policy and security challenges for Europe and China, and reflect on cooperation oppotunities in the areas of trade, investment and climate change.
Green Urban Development Prospects in Africa
On 26th of April a high ranking African delegation of parliamentarians and city mayors discussed with Jens Gieseke, MEP on "Green Urban Development Prospects in Africa"
Engaging Cuba in Dialogue
The PDCA and future prospects for political and economic bilateral cooperation
This event aims to promote an internal reflection among European decision-makers on the principles that should guide EU’s engagement with Cuba in the years to come.
Ahead of the Africa-EU Summit
Setting the course for a sustainable partnership
The event aims at exchanging views on strategies of future Africa-EU cooperation. Representatives from European and African institutions, think tanks, the civil society and business will discuss vision on the course for sustainable change in Africa.
Water as warrantor for stability
The Middle East is a key region, where an ever higher water demand leads to an aggravation of long-lasting conflicts. The expert discussion will raise awareness of the importance of water as guarantor for regional stability and security.
Global Emissions Reduction
What are motivators, obstacles and the role of Germany?
The event will present the new KAS study on global emissions reduction and discuss about motivators and drivers of the big greenhouse gas emitters and their commitment to climate action, as well as about sustainable ways of living and doing business.
The Revised European Consensus on Development
Impact on the Implementation of the Agenda 2030 and Implications on the Work of Political FOundations
The event aims to present an overview of the objectives behind the revised European Consensus on Development, discuss its relevance in current efforts to implement the SDGs and assess its consequences for the work of political foundations.
The EU and China in Africa – Prospects for Cooperation
Considering that the impact of the EU and China on the African continent has brought benefits and struggles, our one-day seminar aims to assess best practices and seeks to provide possibilities for pragmatic cooperation of the EU and China in Africa.
A Turning Point in EU-Latin American Relations?
Challenges and Opportunities
The event aims at discussing current developments in EU-Latin America relations.