How can an intensified coordination of Franco-German development cooperation contribute to achieving the 2030 agenda for global sustainable development?

The long lasting and intensive cooperation of French and German development politics dates back to the signature of the Élysée treaty in 1963. The treaty of Aachen, which was signed in January 2019, is designed to strengthen this cooperation and enhance joint opportunities to achieve global sustainable development – both regarding the cooperation with bilateral…

Activities at the Climate and SDGs Synergy Conference

DIE and its partner, the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), were involved in two sessions of the Climate and SDGs Synergy Conference. The conference was organised by UN DESA and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change UNFCCC) and took place from 1-3 April in Copenhagen, Denmark. In the capacity building session, Gabriela Iacobuta (DIE) presented…

Roundtable with G20 Trade and Investment Working Group

On 9 April 2019 the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) and the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI) jointly organised the expert roundtable „Digital Trade, WTO Reform, and Trade and Investment for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth” in Tokyo. The roundtable took place on the eve of the second session…

News from SDSN Germany

On 9 April 2019, Brot für die Welt, Misereor and SDSN Germany organised a panel discussion with the candidates for the forthcoming European elections Katarina Barley (SPD), Ska Keller (Bündnis 90/Die Grünen), Daniel Caspary (CDU), Özlem Demirel (Die Linke) and Till Mansmann (FDP) which took place in the French Peace Church in Berlin. The panelists…

The EU as a global actor – development policy challenges (Panel discussion)

Against the background of the elections to the European Parliament on 26 May 2019, the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) in cooperation with the SÜDWIND Institute organised a panel discussion with representatives from politics, science and civil society. With the elections, European citizens are called upon to have a say in…