Briefing Paper (in German: Analysen und Stellungnahmen) are always four pages long and discuss ongoing and controversial issues in international relations. By including recommendations, the series primarily aims at policy makers, practitioners, and representatives of the (professional) media industry. Besides, the series is also open to everyone interested in developmental issues.
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Bohnet, Michael / Stephan Klingebiel / Paul Marschall (2018)
Briefing Paper 16/2018
The structure of German Official Development Assistance (ODA) is in a state of transition. Significant changes can be seen with regard to amount, scope and pattern. This article outlines the trends, provides critical reflections, offers strategic interpretations and puts forth recommendations.
Baumann, Max-Otto / Silke Weinlich (2018)
Briefing Paper 13/2018
Can the United Nations Development System become a forceful player for realizing the 2030 Agenda? In May 2018, states set the course for reforms. While these have shortcomings, they provide a good starting point for a more effective and efficient system. Vigorous follow-up is needed.
Berger, Axel / Sebastian Gsell / Zoryana Olekseyuk (2019)
Briefing Paper 5/2019
This policy brief provides an overview of the emerging policy debate about investment facilitation. We highlight that four key challenges need to be tackled in order to negotiate an Investment Facilitation Framework (IFF) in the WTO that supports sustainable development
Fiedler, Charlotte / Karina Mross (2019)
Briefing Paper 3/2019
Can transitional justice (TJ) strengthen peace in post-conflict contexts? This Briefing Paper summarises the policy-relevant insights of systematic analyses of TJ instruments that have emerged in the last years. They suggest that TJ can contribute to peace, but some instruments more so than others.