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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Brandi, Clara / Adis Dzebo / Hannah Janetschek (2017)
Briefing Paper 21/2017
This Briefing Paper presents key findings of a fine-grained analysis of how climate actions under the Paris Agreement contribute to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and illustrates the co-benefits that can be attained through join and complementary implementation.
The European Union Emergency Trust Fund for Africa (EUTF) is a central part of the EU’s engagement in the area of migration policy. The paper reviews what the EUTF has achieved since it was established at the Valletta Summit in Malta in November 2015.
Sebastian Paulo / Heiner Janus / Sarah Holzapfel (2017)
Briefing Paper 19/2017
The paper analyses the trend of thematic allocation in development cooperation and illustrates which benefits and risks occur when donors increasingly allocate official development assistance primarily according to themes rather than countries.
Altenburg, Tilman / Wilfried Lütkenhorst (2017)
Briefing Paper 15/2017
How can policynmakers anticipate future growth opportunities? We asssess various methodologies and highlight the to need to combine quantitative tools with qualitative techniques that allow to account for the possibility of disruptive structural change as well as societal preferences.
This policy brief scrutinises the particular challenges that international actors confront during a negotiation process. Peacebuilding success not only depends on the effective negotiation of peace agreements, but on how negotiations fare during the implementation of peacebuilding on the ground.
Brandi, Clara / Merran Hulse / Niels Keijzer (2017)
Briefing Paper 9/2017
The fact that Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) are once more at the centre of discussion on European co-operation with Africa is to be welcomed. Against this background, we examine four scenarios for the future of the EPAs.
Rodríguez de Francisco, Jean Carlo / Annabelle Houdret / Ines Dombrowsky (2017)
Briefing Paper 6/2017
This policy brief analyses the challenges that Mongolia faces in the implementation of River Basin Management and provides suggestions on how to move its legal, financial and political implementation further.
Green bonds have been hailed as a key instrument of climate finance. They have, however, also a number of challenges. In order to address them and realise the potential of green bonds to finance sustainable development, it will be crucial to design an appropriate governance framework.
Burchi, Francesco / Christoph Strupat (2016)
Briefing Paper 15/2016
How is it possible to achieve SDG 2? The Briefing Paper highlights the important role of cash transfers in tackling food insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa. However, to ensure people's sustainable graduation from food insecurity these schemes need to be part of a broader anti food insecurity strategy.