2020 was a challenging year for Jutta Urpilainen, the European Commissioner for International Partnerships. In this blog, we look back at the EU’s international development performance and assess the extent to which it has lived up to the EU’s pledge to be a reliable international partner.
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The Development Leaders Conference 2020: Paving the Way for Better Development Cooperation post-COVID
In the build up to the 2020 Development Leaders Conference, the organizers outline the key themes that will be discussed and give an overview of development cooperation in the era of COVID-19.
Last week, the European Commission’s President Ursula von der Leyen unveiled her new proposal for a post-COVID-19 economic Recovery Fund, alongside the EU’s future priorities and budget. But what do the proposals mean for Europe’s role on the international stage?