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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Müller, Birgit / Leigh Johnson / David Kreuer (2017)
Briefing Paper 22/2017
Innovative insurance programmes are viewed as promising climate mitigation tools for developing countries. This briefing discusses their potential adverse effects on local agriculture and social-ecological systems and suggests principles for their design that aim to minimise risks of maladaptation.
Martin-Shields, Charles / Benjamin Schraven / Steffen Angenendt (2017)
Briefing Paper 20/2017
This Policy Brief addresses the complex relationship between economic development and migration, arguing that continued development aid in combination with effective migration policy is key to managing forced displacement and mixed migration in Africa.
Martin-Shields, Charles (2017)
Briefing Paper 18/2017
Increasing access to digital technologies is making it easier for humanitarian and development agencies to support refugee processes. This Briefing Paper explains how development agencies can manage the risks and challenges that come with using new technologies in refugee contexts.
Fiedler, Charlotte / Karina Mroß (2017)
Briefing Paper 4/2017
Recurring violence haunts many countries that have experienced a civil war. What types of international support do they receive and what are their chances to sustain peace? This briefing paper analyses new data on peacebuilding efforts in 29 countries that have experienced a civil war.
Janus, Heiner / Sarah Holzapfel (2017)
Briefing Paper 2/2017
This Briefing Paper analyses the opportunities and challenges of applying results-based approaches in the agricultural sector. We review three pilot projects and apply the five rural worlds concept by the OECD to analyse targeting in the pilot programmes and interlinkages between population groups.
Dick, Eva / Anne Koch / Benjamin Schraven / Benjamin Etzold (2018)
Briefing Paper 1/2018
The global migration governance is in a period of transition. Although most cross-border migration and displacement takes place within regions of the Global South, the important contribution of regional organisations to the cooperation on migration and displacement is not sufficiently recognised.
Sustainable Development Goal 17 assigns an important role to multi-stakeholder approaches in the implementation of the SDGs. This briefing paper explores how the multi-stakeholderapproach can make a concrete contribution to the success of decentralisation reforms.
L’Objectif de Développement Durable 17 accorde une importance essentielle aux approches multi-acteurs pour l’atteinte des Objectifs de Développement Durable (ODD). Cette analyse montre comment l'approche multi-acteur peut faire une contribution concrète au succès des reformes de la décentralisation.
Under the umbrella of Capacity Building in Support of Security and Development (CBSD), the EU seeks to enable the financing of training, equipment and infrastructure to military actors through EU budgetary resources. This paper discusses the risk of CBSD securitising EU development policy.