On 27 November 2013, the European Think-Tanks Group will host it’s annual Change-makers Breakfast at the European Development Days in Brussels. Attendance to the breakfast is by invitation only.
On 28 October 2013, ODI and the European Think-Tanks Group will host a high level conference in Brussels: Looking beyond 2013: are EU-Africa relations still fit for purpose? Read related content in the run-up to the conference here. Attendance is by invitation only.
On 24 & 25 June 2013, ODI hosted the EU development cooperation Change-makers Conference: Where have we got to? What’s next?. Read the conference report here.
On 29 October, ODI hosted an event in the European Commission, to discuss its report – “The next decade of EU trade policy: confronting global challenges?. Click here to see the presentation by Dirk Willem te Velde, and here for the presentation by Siân Herbert.
On 17 October 2012, as part of the European Think-Tanks Group, EDCSP co-hosted a high-level panel debate entitled ‘Confronting Inequality’. Read the panel report here.
On 17 October 2012, as part of the European Think-Tanks Group, EDCSP co-hosted a private breakfast for our ‘EU Change-Makers’.
On 26 June, EDCSP hosted a public event at the UK Parliament – “Tackling Global Poverty: where next for Brussels.
On 14 June, EDCSP hosted a private round-table on aid effectiveness with panellists from the European Commission, the University of Gothenburg and ODI.
On 19 April, EDCSP supported a brainstorming session with European People’s Party (EPP) members of the European Parliament’s Development Committee (DEVE) discussing the long-term vision, challenges and opportunities of EU development policy.
16 December 2011, European Development Days conference in Warsaw: “Modernising European Development Policy”. Panel debate hosted jointly as part of the European Think-Tanks Group and with French research institute FERDI.
29 November 2011, European Parliament, Brussels: “The development aspects of the proposals on the EU’s Multi-Annual Financial Framework”. Roundtable debate hosted as part of the European Think Tanks Group (ETTG), together with Thijs Berman MEP.
20 September 2011, EADI-DSA conference, York: “Modernising European Development Policy in a Changing World”. Event hosted jointly as part of the European Think-Tanks Group.
13 September 2011, London: “EU aid: What is it for?” Event hosted jointly with Open Europe.
13 July 2011, Brussels: “Budget support – good or bad for development?” Event hosted jointly with Oxfam International.
1st March 2011, Berlin: Rethinking the EU’s external actions budget. Read the event report from the ODI/ONE/DIE private roundtable.
14th February 2011, Brussels: Rethinking the EU’s external action budget and instruments. Read the event report from the ODI/ONE private roundtable.
3-5th November 2010: European Think-Tanks Group ‘bootcamp’, London, UK
EDCSP Roundtable: Rethinking the EU’s external action budget – Proposals for the next Financial Perspectives. Presentation from a private roundtable to discuss ideas for the upcoming Financial Perspectives negotiations, 2014-2020.
EDCSP event series at ODI: ‘Europe at the heart of international development? International development at the heart of Europe?’
Event 1: The EEAS: delivering a coherent, whole-of-government approach? Read the event report, watch the video or listen to the audio recording.
Event 2: The EU’s Spring Package – the radical agenda the EU needs? Read the event report, watch the video or listen to the audio recording.
27 April 2010: After Lisbon – Streamlining EU development cooperation. Bibliotheque Solvay, Brussels. Report on a public debate, co-hosted by the European Think Tanks Group and Friends of Europe.
17 March 2010: Launch of New Challenges, New Beginnings in UK Parliament. Overview, report and audio of the launch meeting of the European Think Tanks Group report.
23 February 2010: Evolution of EU development cooperation: Taking the change agenda forward. In April 2009, policy-makers, parliamentarians, academics and NGOs gathered for a three day event on the future of EU development cooperation.