Presentation on theme: "European Development Cooperation to 2020: Emerging Issues Simon Maxwell."— Presentation transcript:
European Development Cooperation to 2020: Emerging Issues Simon Maxwell
The argument 1.European Development Cooperation has been on a journey – and this will continue 2.The next decade will see big challenges 3.A new research policy partnership can put Europe in the forefront – if we get it right
EDC 2008: an infrastructure fit for purpose (almost) EuropeAid DPS Deconcentration Code of Conduct Coherence Financial Perspectives CFSP Lisbon Treaty Pending for 2009: Commission structure, Budget/EDF, EPAs, future of the ACP
Is this the end of the beginning?
Elephant issues driving the development agenda New actors: China, India, and the analytics of globalisation New securities: energy and other Global public goods, including climate change
Implication for governments? Aid Trade Foreign Policy ?
The exam question: will there be a European comparative advantage – and a reform agenda? Values Policies Structures Programmes Implementation N.B Positive questions Normative questions
Europe Nations Less Pro- poor More Pro- poor Four scenarios for European Development Cooperation
Europe Nations Less Pro- poor More Pro- poor PROGRESSION COMPRESSIONSECESSION RETROGRESSION
The research commitment (a) The story-teller(b) The networker (c) The engineer (d) The fixer