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  1. e-learning PRAG

    Objectives At the end of the training, participants will: have gained an overview of the general context of the EU external actions be able to distinguish the different aspects of delegated cooperation (management modes) and co-financing be familiar with the basic rules and procedures applying to...
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  2. Budget Support: More Than Just a Blank Cheque

    In 2014, experts working for the European Commission carried out a synthesis of budget support evaluations from seven different countries. “We have learned that the funds we provide don’t just go into a black hole,” said Jürgen Lovasz, Team Leader for Budget Support in the Evaluation unit at DEVCO...
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  3. Main Lessons from Evaluating Budget Support to Tanzania

    A Joint Evaluation of Budget Support to Tanzania from 2005/06 to 2011/12 was completed earlier this year, with the results discussed this month in Brussels. While the general consensus is that its use has been positive, showing good results, some important lessons arose during its implementation,...
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  4. The Economics of Nature

    In this week's Voices & Views Pavan Sukhdev, the founder of Green Initiatives for a Smart Tomorrow (GIST) Advisory speaks to capacity4dev.eu about the economics of biodiversity.  ...
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  5. A New Approach to Finance for Development

    Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals will not be limited by an overall lack of money, but rather will depend on “the way finance is mobilised and used”. That’s the message from the European Report on Development 2015, released this week.
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  6. PFM I - Public Finance Management: Systems and Principles

    Practical Information The course is intended for Commission staff, notably for DG Devco in HQ and Delegation. The course is also open to collegues from the European Institutions, notably DG ECFIN, ELARG, TRADE, ECHO and the EEAS. This course lasts 4.5 days and can take place both in Brussels (HQ)...
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  7. Partnering with Emerging Donors

    The balance of international aid is shifting, with emerging donors contributing a growing proportion of the international development budget. The surge in investment needs careful handling to avoid gaps and overlaps, and to keep poverty reduction and lowering inequality at the heart of aid...
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