Development

The Liquidity and Sustainability Facility for African Sovereign Bonds

The Liquidity and Sustainability Facility for African Sovereign Bonds

Published: 15 March 2021
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The aim of this paper is to contribute to an informed dialogue on the most appropriate forms of development finance. In view of the critical debt situation of African countries in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis, and of the longer-term ambition to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement, this discussion is more vital than ever.

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The Beijing-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB): Global leader in infrastructure finance, at what cost?

Published: 23 February 2021
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The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is a multilateral bank for infrastructure financing and plans to become the leading global institution for financing infrastructure projects. The study from autumn 2020 analyses why binding rules on transparency at the AIIB, especially with regard to its environmental and social standards, are very important. 

Read also the related article, showing why the bank must intensify its efforts to inform the public in a timely manner about the environmental and social risks of its projects.

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Climate Justice and Migration

Published: 5 December 2020
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With climate change looming, anxiety over immigration from the Global South is increasingly fuelled by apocalyptic fears of ecological breakdown. How should policymakers respond to the reality and future prospect of vast populations being displaced and relocated in an era of global heating?

Money against Migration

Published: 18 March 2019
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The EU-Africa migration summit in Valletta in November 2015 gave birth to a new European funding instrument: the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa (EUTF). This study comes to the conclusion that the implementation of migration policy projects supported by EUTF funding primarily benefits the (wealthier) member states of the EU.

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Not A Silver Bullet

Published: 30 August 2018

Why the focus on insurance to address loss and damage is a distraction from real solutions.

For Democracy

Published: 15 June 2016

The present publication “For Democracy” outlines and analyzes the state of democracy worldwide as well as the possibilities of democracy assistance.