Development Policy

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08.02.2018 - Article

The division for ​​development policy at the Permanent Representation to the EU focuses on:

  • Basic issues of cooperation with developing countries
  • Conceptual further development of EU development policy and its instruments
  • Cooperation with the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) and the Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs) under the Cotonou Partnership Agreement
  • Developmental aspects of international trade and globalization, including economic partnership agreements with the ACP countries
  • Relations with the EU actors in development policy (European Commission, European External Action Service, European Parliament, other EU member states) as well as other donors
  • Relations with development actors of civil society (NGOs, political foundations, associations, etc.)
  • Relations with German aid implementing organizations

Head of Department: Dr. Dorothee Starck

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