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
South Korea and the European Union: A promising partnership for development cooperation?
Since it joined the OECD-DAC, Korea has become an increasingly important development actor. Korea is keen to develop partnerships with traditional donors and has already done so with a number of European member states. Given the relevance of Korea’s remarkable development experience, not least with a view to bridging Northern and Southern agendas, as well as the synergies between Korean and European development priorities, greater EU-Korean cooperation on development could prove particularly fruitful. The EU-Korea strategic partnership contains commitments to collaborate on development. These commitments should be translated into practical cooperation activities in order to realise the potential of this partnership.
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