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
EU Strategic Partnerships and the Global Economic Downturn
The global economic crisis has proved to be a game changer in the EU’s relations with its strategic partners. This ESPO report looks at EU partnerships with Brazil, China, India and the US and finds that bilateral relations struggle to engender convergence at the global level on macroeconomic issues. More political investment is required on all sides, including with a view to striking ambitious trade deals with the US and India and to tackle controversial issues such as market access and capital controls.
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