The Current Column

Every Monday, the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) comments on the latest issues and trends of international development policy by its Current Column. The column is intended for politically interested readers who want to get a brief overview on the state of German and international development policy.

Current and past issues can be downloaded for free from the DIE website.

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The global climate finance system – is the whole stronger than the sum of its parts?

Pickering, Jonathan / Carola Betzold / Jakob Skovgaard
The Current Column of 27 March 2017

World Water Day: Why the recycling of treated waste water is no foregone conclusion

Scheumann, Waltina
The Current Column of 22 March 2017

How Brexit hits EU External Action: the UK’s European legacy

Henökl, Thomas
The Current Column of 16 March 2017

Linking aid effectiveness with the 2030 Agenda: three steps

Holzapfel, Sarah / Alexandra Rudolph
The Current Column of 06 March 2017