On Friday 12 December, ESPO organises a seminar on 'Partnership diplomacy: The alliances and strategic partnerships of major powers' with the kind support of the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung. Speakers inc... MORE
Building a sustainable EU-India partnership
After nearly a decade, the ‘Strategic Partnership’ between the European Union (EU) and India launched in 2004 still has to live up to its name. The EU and India acknowledge each other as important global actors, but not as real strategic partners. Long drawn negotiations over a free trade agreement (FTA) soak up most of the attention and risk pegging the entire relationship to their success or failure. The volume of untapped overall potential appears to be expanding. It is time to move towards a new EU-India partnership on urbanisation, infrastructure, development and sustainable growth.
This new ESPO report edited by Clare Castillejo brings together a number of international experts on development issues, with a view to explore the EU's cooperation with some of its strategic partners... MORE
On Thursday 11 December, ESPO organised a seminar to launch its new report entitled 'New donors, new partners? EU strategic partnerships and development'. Report's authors discussed their findings wit... MORE
This policy brief reviews South Korea's development policies, and how synergies are being developed with European donors. The partnership between the EU and South Korea in development contains a numbe... MORE