Mikaela Gavas sits down with the nominees for the presidency of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
CGD Policy Blogs
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?
Ahead of the publication of the next Commitment to Development Index this spring, Lee Robinson and Ian Mitchell outline the findings from three external reviews, and highlight ways the differences in the forthcoming CDI.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s recent reshuffle saw substantial changes to the Department for International Development’s (DFID) and Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s (FCO) ministerial teams, the most striking of which was that the two departments will share all of their junior ministers while each retaining cabinet-level secretaries of state.
As the EU considers providing policy-based lending, Mikaela Gavas and Hannah Timmis outline what this support might look like, and discuss what the value-add of the EU Commission would be.