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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In New York, member states are engaging in a dialogue on the reform of the UN Development System. What are the contentious issues, and how could a reform which makes the UN "fit for purpose" and also works towards overcoming the North-South polarisation within the UN system be structured?
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
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.
At a time of global economic crisis, donor agencies are under increasing pressure to provide evidence of the positive results of their work. This paper analyses the limitations and risks of using standard indicators to report on aggregate outputs and outcomes of interventions at agency level.
Janus, Heiner / Stephan Klingebiel / Timo Casjen Mahn (2014)
The future shape of development cooperation as a policy field is under debate. In the context of the post-2015 agenda, the Busan "Global Partnership" and the UN's Development Cooperation Forum exhibit significant overlap.What platform will be seen as legitimate, effective and relevant?
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.
Rodríguez de Francisco, Jean Carlo / Annabelle Houdret / Ines Dombrowsky (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.
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.