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Contending Regions? A geographical approach to the 2030 Agenda: Panel Discussion at EADI Directors' Meeting

29 Oct 2019

What are the most crucial changes brought about by the SDGs? Where does the Agenda 2030 leave Latin America and Africa? What can we as researchers do? And do we need new economic perspectives such as degrowth to achieve sustainable development? 

The panel session at the recent EADI Directors’ Meeting in Cordoba raised more questions than it provided answers – which did not come unexpected, given that the SDGs are far from being implemented in any country of the world. At the same time, all discussants agreed that the world requires more than typical business-as-usual approaches. But as always, the devil is in the detail…Read more

EADI Directors Meeting issues Statement of Support for British Member Institutes amidst Brexit talks

17 Oct 2019

At the first day of last week's EADI Directors' Meeting in Cordoba, Spain, all participants unanimously endorsed a statement supporting continued European cooperation especially in times of Brexit: "It is ironic that this powerful demonstration of trans-European connectivity is taking place at the same time as the UK’s negotiations around leaving the EU are reaching a critical moment." Read the full statement

Save the date: EADI Directors' Meeting 2019 in Cordoba, 17 and 18 October

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17 Oct 2019

This year, our annual Directors’ Meeting will be taking place in the beautiful city of Cordoba at the Loyola Andalucía University. The event is kindly hosted by a consortium of EADI members in Spain: REEDES, Instituto Elcano, ICEI and ETEA Foundation.

Past EADI Directors’ Meetings

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01 Dec 2018

This overview presents the dates, locations and agendas of the past EADI Director’s Meetings.

Building a New Partnership between Africa and the EU. Business as usual or a transforming agenda? Public Conference at the EADI Directors’ Meeting in Vienna

15 Oct 2018

The negotiations on a new agreement between the EU and the ACP-Countries (African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States) will start during the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union in the second half of 2018. Considering the economic and geopolitical strategies of China in Africa on the one hand and the international consensus of implementing the Sustainable Development agenda on the other hand demands new political commitments and new strategies in the European relationship with Africa. This conference highlighted the importance of the African European relationship and offered space for discussions, information and facts about economic and political strategies from different perspectives. Continue

Opening Panel of the EADI Directors’ Meeting: Update on European Development Policy

15 Oct 2018

What are the key features of last year’s development consensus of the European Union? How have the EU’s role and its financial instruments changed over the years and what is the status implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the EU? This year’s Directors’ Meeting kicked off with some reflections on these issues: Continue

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