Paper $64.95 ISBN: 9789089642257 Published November 2011 For sale only in the United States, its dependencies, the Philippines, and Canada

European Development Cooperation

In Between the Local and the Global

Edited by Paul Hoebink

European Development Cooperation
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Edited by Paul Hoebink

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335 pages | 6 3/10 x 9 1/2 | © 2010
Paper $64.95 ISBN: 9789089642257 Published November 2011 For sale only in the United States, its dependencies, the Philippines, and Canada

The foreign aid disbursed by the EU member states reached record levels in 2008, as several member states raised their assistance considerably and new ones began to contribute. This definitive study offers valuable new insights into previously established forms of aid, such as food donations, support for energy projects in Africa, and security-related assistance for smaller EU members, as well as an overview of new programs. The contributors also discuss the role of local and regional authorities in development cooperation in the Netherlands, Germany, and Spain.

Some Recent Developments in European International and Development Cooperation: An Introduction
    Paul Hoebink

I. The Hotly Debated Issues
Policy Coherence: The Newest Fad in the International Discourse?
    Rolph van der Hoeven
The Interim Pacific Economic Partnership Agreement
    Stephen J.H. Dearden
Mainstreaming Non-State Actors: Assessing Participation in EU-Pacific Relations
    Maurizio Carbone
II. New Insights on Old Instruments
An Overview of European Programs to Support Energy Projects in Africa and Strategies to Involve the Private Sector
    Lars Holstenkamp
Is There an Advantage to Being Small? Security-Related Development Cooperation of Four Smaller European States
    Jan Pospisil and Stefan Khittel
Evaluating the Best Delivery Mode of Food Aid: Some Theoretical and Empirical Insights from Northeast Africa
    Francesco Burchi and Sara Turchetti
III. The New Emerging European Donors
The Emergence of International Development Policies in Central and Eastern European States
    Simon Lightfoot and Irene Lindenhovius Zubizarreta
Hungarian Development Policy
    Beata Paragi
Policy Coherence for Development of the Czech Republic: Case Studies on Migration and Trade
    Ondřej Horký
IV. From the Global to the Local
The Role of European Local Governments in Development Cooperation: Examples from the Netherlands and Germany
    Mariken Bontenbal
The Role of Local and Regional Authorities in European Community Development Policy: Beyond Decentralised Aid
    Jokin Alberdi Bidaguren

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