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March 2020 Can the Belt and Road Initiative reinforce the multilateral agenda for sustainable development? Sébastien Treyer, Aleksandar Rankovic

Launched in 2013 to guide China’s foreign policy and to affirm its global role, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) aims to improve global connectivity (terrestrial, maritime and digital infrastructure, and also the coordination of policies, financial flows, innovation, and of cultural and academic exchanges), with the objective of ushering in a new phase of […]

March 2020 The Treaty of Aachen: Opportunities and Challenges for Franco-German Cooperation in Development Policy and Beyond Laura-Theresa Krüger, Julie Vaillé

Key Messages In order to successfully take forward the commitments expressed in the Treaty of Aachen in the direction of an enhanced Franco-German cooperation, the study puts forward five policy recommendations: Safeguard the reiterated commitment from the top political leveland the successful formulation of joint positions for multilateral development policy andenhance the intense collaboration in […]

July 2019 Supporting Education in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities for the Impact lnvestor – Executive summary Tom DILLY, Francesca MARCHETTA

Investisseurs & Partenaires (I&P), an impact investment group dedicated to African Small and Medium Sized Businesses, is planning to launch an impact fund dedicated to the education and training sector on the African continent. The government of Monaco has decided to fund the launch phase of this new fund, including the present feasibility study. The […]

July 2019 Tackling inequalities and vulnerabilities: Why and how G7 development policies could do better Matthieu BOUSSICHAS, Tancrède VOITURIEZ, Julie VAILLÉ

Ahead of the G7 ministerial meeting on development, IDDRI and the Foundation for Studies and Research on International Development (FERDI), gathered in the Initiative for Development and Global Governance (IDGM), are publishing a recommendation note from the Think Tank 7 (T7) meeting that took place in Paris on June, 5th, 2019 under Ifri’s presidency. The […]

April 2018 [2018-5]Decentralization, spending efficiency and pro-poor outcomes in Morocco Maria EL KHDARI, Babacar SARR

This paper studies how decentralization affects poverty, vulnerability, and inequality in Morocco, in the context of ongoing regionalization reforms. We use different non-parametric approaches to assess spending efficiency of Moroccan municipalities and regions over the period 2005-2009. The results indicate that the efficiency of spending in improving pro-poor outcomes is dependent on the fiscal autonomy […]

April 2018 [2018-4]Deconcentration, political and fiscal decentralization, in Morocco Maria EL KHDARI

The paper examines how the Government of Morocco has addressed the issue of decentralization in recent years and how these processes have evolved and affected fiscal and public policies. More specifically, this paper analyzes the current legislative and institutional provisions governing administrative, political and fiscal decentralization in Morocco and presents a detailed analysis of the […]

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Recent events
January 15, 2020 - Strasbourg A shared commitment in global environmental issues

Sébastien Treyer participates at the 4th panel of the conference “Strengthening the cooperation in an uncertain international order – Japan and the European Union as strategic partners”.  The conference is organised by Sciences Po Strasbourg. Programme 

December 16, 2019 - Paris High seas, what is at stake?

An event organised by the National Museum of Natural History, with Julien Rochette. Since the middle of the 20th century, human activities on the high seas have continued to increase and threats to their ecosystems and species have increased. Called “high seas” or “international waters”, marine areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ) cover almost half of […]

September 17, 2019 - Paris L’investissement d’impact: une nouvelle génération de financements au service des enjeux de société.

Formation de haut-niveau organisée par I&P Conseil en collaboration avec l’Institut des Hautes Études du Développement Durable ( 3e édition)

July 10, 2019 - Paris Presentation of the new blended finance programme I&P Education to Employment (IP2E)

Presentation of the feasibility study led by FERDI “Supporting Education in Africa: Opportunities & Challenges for an Impact Investor”

November 15, 2018 - GDRI IDE Network Conference

Clermont-FerrandThe IDE-GDRI network holds a conference every two years, starting this year on 15-16 November 2018 at the Centre of Studies and Research on International Development (CERDI) and School of Economics, Université Clermont Auvergne in Clermont-Ferrand. The 2018 edition will cover all aspects of development economics. The GDRI-IDE Symposium will be held at the Center […]

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