Every Monday, the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) comments on the latest issues and trends of international development policy by its Current Column. The column is intended for politically interested readers who want to get a brief overview on the state of German and international development policy.
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Kornprobst, Tim / Anna Schwachula (2020)
The Current Column, 16 November 2020
While ownership has been a priority of development cooperation since the 2005 Paris agenda if not before, in practice the goals of development projects are often defined by experts from the global North, even though these goals are geared to strategies of the partner governments.
Götze Jacqueline / Dorothea Wehrmann (2020)
The Current Column, 21 December 2020
The EU, which will adopt a new Arctic policy next year as part of the European Green Deal, therefore needs to harness the current momentum for political cooperation if it is to mount an effective fight against the twin crises of coronavirus and climate in the Arctic and around the world.
Martin-Shields, Charles (2020)
The Current Column, 02 November 2020
On November 3, Americans will vote on two radically different agendas for the future for American development policy: Using aid coercively or a return to a technocratic, cooperative approach to development cooperation. The U.S. Presidential elections will shape global health, climate policy, and governance not only in the next presidency, but through the rest of the decade.
Reiners, Wulf / Sven Grimm (2020)
The Current Column, 14 December 2020
One year ago, the European Union announced its intention to transform its economy towards sustainability. The European Green Deal is a strategy for Europe itself. Yet, to make it work, it will have to become global.
Dick, Eva / Paul Marschall / Christopher Wingens (2020)
The Current Column, 07 December 2020
A growing number of municipalities are contributing directly to the implementation of the UN’s 2030 Agenda. Leading the way on climate action, supporting fair trade and facilitating societal participation by migrants
Schoderer, Mirja/ Ines Dombrowsky (2020)
The Current Column, 18 October 2020
Mining companies are increasingly aware that they need to manage their water risks better and to increase dialogue at eye-level with communities. Research that starts from the insight that companies, communities and state agencies are themselves a set of social relations might help identify entry points for dialogue and areas of connection across actors more effectively.