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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Chan, Sander / Jacopo Bencini (2018)
Briefing Paper 21/2018
Current policies are inconsistent with international climate goals. More, and more effective, actions by non-state and subnational actors, such as businesses, cities and NGOs, could accelerate low-carbon and climate resilient transitions. This paper explores how the EU could strengthen such action.
Janus, Heiner / Silke Weinlich (2018)
Briefing Paper 20/2018
The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) is a key multilateral organisation in development. However, DESA has yet to unlock its full potential in playing a politically relevant and analytically authoritative role in sustainable development.
Intra-EU policy negotiations are essential for the evolution of EU-Africa cooperation on migration. Growing divisions inside the EU have increased the focus on external borders. This paper argues that the EU needs to address these divisions in order to support African transnational development.
Matias, Denise Margaret / Raúl Fernández / Marie-Lena Hutfils / Maik Winges (2018)
Briefing Paper 19/2018
Insurance provides an opportunity to address ex-post climate risks. The relative flexibility and broader reach of mesoinsurance may tackle issues of accessibility and affordability of insurance for poor and vulnerable. Community-based organisations may be an appropriate vehicle for mesoinsurance.
Fiedler, Charlotte / Jörn Grävingholt / Karina Mross (2018)
Briefing Paper 23/2018
How can international actors effectively support peace after civil war? A disaggregated analysis of external engagement finds that international peacebuilding can clearly make a difference. Yet country contexts condition what types of support can be provided, and whether they are effective.
Dick, Eva / Benjamin Schraven (2019)
Briefing Paper 1/2019
For decades, work has been ongoing at pan-African level to realise the vision of the free movement of persons as an integral part of a united Africa. This concept is to be implemented at the level of the African regions and yet it is there that it faces a range of internal and external challenges.
Olekseyuk, Zoryana / Israel Osorio Rodarte (2019)
Briefing Paper 2/2019
Regardless of the EU-UK deal, developing countries will suffer from Brexit due to the loss of preferences granted by different European treaties. Our simulation results illustrate a need for actions to mitigate the adverse effects on the economically vulnerable countries.