Reading between the lines: are European development ministers living up to expectations?
Reading between the lines: are European development ministers living up to expectations? Europe's World, Feb. 2009, with Mikaela Gavas
European development ministers were in the spotlight at their meeting in Brussels in May, at the General Affairs and External Relations Council. With a development-friendly response to the global recession on everyone’s mind, and with big changes afoot in the architecture of European development cooperation, the development annex to the communiqué was subject to unusually careful reading. As we and other ODIOverseas Development Institute (London) colleagues have reported in earlier blogs on EU development policy, the Commission had made far-reaching proposals for ministers to consider. Would they meet expectations?................ (see link in title for full article)