EMEA Study under the TRIGGER Project, February 2023
This study provides an in-depth analysis on the EU-Africa partnership with a focus on governance, actorness and effectiveness. The research was undertaken between 2020 and 2022 under the TRIGGER Project.The European and African continents are historically connected. The European Union has always reserved a central role for Africa in its international relations. Development and cooperation between the European Union and Africa have been built on various partnerships and agreements. This study aims at analysing the evolution of the relationship between the European Union and the African continent through the analysis of international governance and the EU’s governance, actorness and effectiveness. The analysis is based on the definitions of Governance, Actorness and Effectiveness, developed by the researchers collaborating with the EU-Funded project, TRIGGER: Trends in Global Governance and Europe’s Role.
The Study has also been published by CEPS: https://www.ceps.eu/ceps-publications/the-eu-africa-partnership-and-development-aid-assessing-the-eus-actorness-and-effectiveness-in-development-policy/