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
The American Way of Partnership
The United States has forged formal bilateral ‘strategic partnerships’ and developed strategic dialogues with scores of partners around the globe. This paper examines the purpose and content of US ‘strategic partnerships’ with other countries worldwide. It analyses the varying motivations driving such partnerships, evaluates their usefulness, and compares and classifies them in terms of substantive content and purpose. It offers a typology of US relationships, and explores the relative balance among different elements of ‘strategic partnership’, from political and military cooperation to economic coordination and ties with non-state actors.
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