Capacity Development & Knowledge Sharing

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This topic is about the broad notion of Capacity Development (CD) as a change process at the level of individuals, organisations and societies.It concerns the many ways of supporting capacities, like Technical Cooperation, working with Non States Actors, promoting multi-stakeholders processes and knowledge sharing.
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November 12 2014 by Coordination Team
What does it take to bring together Israel and Palestine, or Armenia and Turkey? Despite geopolitical conflicts, local authorities from these historical foes are among those working together on Cross-Border Cooperation projects as part of the European Neighbourhood Policy. 
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August 29 2014 by Coordination Team
What are the priorities of the Practitioners’ Network for European Development Cooperation? The group meets annually to discuss how to put aid policy into practice, and includes 13 member organisations who account for 70 per cent of the official development assistance of the European Union.
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August 6 2014 by Coordination Team
Imagine being able to gain information instantly about whether a development project is reaching its intended recipients, or where the next cholera outbreak might be, or track the fluctuating wealth of every district in Cote d’Ivoire. These are some of the possibilities of Big Data analysis, where data of increasing volume, velocity and variety is mined for the unprecedented patterns and insights it may yield.
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January 24 2014 by Coordination Team
EuropeAid – or DG DEVCO – is responsible for designing EU development policies and delivering aid to reduce poverty in the world, while ensuring sustainable development and promoting democracy, peace and security. In November last year, EuropeAid welcomed new Director General, Fernando Frutuoso de Melo. Earlier this week, took a camera to his office for an informal conversation on the context of European development cooperation in 2014.
January 15 2014 by Coordination Team
The Practitioners’ Network of European Development Cooperation is an informal platform that brings together European public agencies and institutions in charge of executing bilateral and EU development cooperation. They have joined forces to share their experience and good practice, and work on European Union policy issues with regard to development.
January 13 2014 by Coordination Team
GIZ, a German federal organisation, assists the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. At the recent European Development Days, Managing Director Dr Christoph Beier reflected on the changing landscape of development cooperation, and what he considers to be the priorities of the Post-2015 Agenda.
December 18 2013 by Coordination Team
The Oxford Martin Commission for Future Generations, a unique, interdisciplinary research community chaired by former World Trade Organization head, Pascal Lamy, released their long anticipated “Now for the Long Term” report in October. It offers frank discussion on how to break gridlock on major global challenges. At the recent European DevDays, Lamy spoke with us about the report, offering a line of thought that may resonate in the upcoming debate on the post- Millennium Development Goals framework.
December 16 2013 by Coordination Team
Transition, which can be described as the radical reform of a country’s society and economy, is still a very new concept in development policy. In this interview Jean Bossuyt, the Head of Strategy at the European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM), shares his thoughts on why transition is important and how the European Union can play an enabling role.
November 25 2013 by Coordination Team
The “EU Dev Days” are Europe's premier forum on international affairs and development cooperation. This year, more than 5000 people will gather in Brussels on 26 and 27th November for questions and debate around the event’s main theme - the Post 2015 Development Agenda.
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November 18 2013 by Coordination Team
EuropeAid is in the process of establishing a coherent Learning and Knowledge Management Strategy and, as part of a wider exercise, has consulted other organisations to learn about their experience and best practice. Last month, Senior Advisor for Knowledge Enterprise at the Asian Development Bank, Christopher MacCormac visited DG DEVCO to share his experience of defining the ADB’s new Knowledge Management Directions and Action Plan 2013 -15.
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