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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Boltz, Frederick / Will R. Turner / Frank Wugt Larsen / Imme Scholz / Alejandro Guarin (2013)
Briefing Paper 4/2013
The post-2015 global development agenda should build on sustainable development goals which integrate environmental, social and economic concerns. This is a complex but worthwhile endeavour, as oversimplified goals will not be fit to the task at hand.
Private foundations are considered to add value in development cooperation by providing additional financing and supporting innovations in practice. This brief identifies areas where OECD-DAC donors and foundations can work to foster complementary action.
The OECD's Development Assistance Committee is the only international organisation that regularly reviews it's members' development cooperation policies and systems. The reviews are critrical and constructive and have proved their worth as an instrument of quality assurance and collective learning.
Keijzer, Niels / Brecht Lein / Mario Negre / Nicola Tissi (2013)
Briefing Paper 11/2013
The Cotonou Partnership Agreement (CPA), which governs relations between the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) group and the European Union (EU), will expire in the year 2020. This Briefing Paper analyses European perceptions on the past, present and future of this cooperation partnership.
Klingebiel, Stephan / Sebastian Paulo (2015)
Briefing Paper 14/2015
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a test for global cooperation. As part of the implementation of the SDGs, governments and international organisations should use "orchestration" to foster innovative approaches to cooperation.
Pauw, Pieter / Adis Dzebo (2016)
Briefing Paper 22/2016
Private investments are important for countries to adapt to climate change. Yet how realistic is it to rely on the mobilisation of private investments in adaptation, in particular for less developed countries? This Policy Brief aims to answer this question in relation to Kenya
Hampel-Milagrosa, Aimée / Sarah Holzapfel (2016)
Briefing Paper 17/2016
To allow majority of Thai and Indian farmers to enter markets, we recommend increasing awareness about Good Agricultural Practices (GAP), upgrading infrastructure needed for standard adoption, and fostering institutional arrangements that allow large numbers of smallholders to adopt GAP standards.