Initial discussion note

The initial discussion note is now available. It is the result of the first part of the project, and represents the key elements emerging from a review of available literature and a series of interviews with around 30 decision-makers, practitioners and experts from both Europe and developing countries. The focus of the study is on the European Commission as a donor, policy maker and broker in European development cooperation.

The note serves as a basis for stimulating further inputs from stakeholders. We are organising a series of roundtables in the EU and in partner countries to generate more interactive and open discussions about the role and effectiveness of EC Aid. You are invited to participate in this project in various ways.

The note can be downloaded here in Adobe Acrobat format:

English: .pdf

Fran├žais: .pdf

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