Policy Papers

Towards a people-centred, fair and sustainable recovery : recommendations for future priorities for EU's development cooperation

Priorities for the EU's development cooperation in the post-Covid 19 era - Policy paper The Covid-19 pandemic and the fallout from the measures to control it have exacerbated structural determinants of poverty and vulnerability. This paper draws on lessons learned by ACT Alliance EU and its membe...

A critical eye on the post-Cotonou EU-OACPS partnership agreement

After 2 years of negotiations, the EU and ACP negotiators adopted a new binding agreement for the coming 20 years. The text has still to be ratified by the member states on both sides and by the European Parliament. To inform that process ACT Alliance EU prepared together with a few other members of...

Post 2020 EU aid must address structural and new COVID related inequalities in education

In response to Commissioner Urpilainen's commitment to allocate 10% of EU's aid to education, ACT EU, FCA and 10 other NGOs prepared recommendations on how and where to spend it. EU aid to education should be based on strengthening government systems,  in particular in Sub-Saharan Africa. The EU sho...

A 10+13 Agroecology approach to shape policies and transform EU Food Systems, January 2021

Policy-paper_mainstreaming-agroecology-in-EU-policies, Endorsed by ACT Alliance EU and other participants in the EU Food Policy Coalition that works towards policy integration and alignment at the EU-level to facilitate the transition to sustainable food systems. See also www.foodpolicycoalition....

ACT EU submission on EU Gender Action Plan III

ACT EU view is that an important added value of GAP III would be to promote gender appropriate actions and focus across sectors, for example in relation to EU trade policy, migration policy and other aspects of external action beyond development. ACT EU calls for a much stronger focus on understandi...

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