CONFLICT, SECURITY AND RESILIENCE: OUTPUTS IN 2013
Important progress, but real EU comprehensiveness is still ahead of us
Volker Hauck, Andrew Sherriff, Talking Points Blog, 20 December 2013

A Question of Leadership? Challenges for Africa-EU Relations in 2014
James Mackie, Sahra El Fassi, Camilla Rocca, Sebastian Grosse-Puppendahl, ECDPM Policy and Management Insights 5, December 2013 (version française | versão em português

Peace and the post-2015 development agenda
Anna Knoll, 13 December 2013
Interview on video recorded at the European Development Days 2013, Saferworld Director of Programmes El Khidir Daloum discusses ways to ensure that peace is included in the post-2015 agenda.


Volker Hauck, Talking Points Blog, 8 November 2013

Volker Hauck, The Broker, 5 November 2013

Frauke de Weijer, The Broker, 4 November 2013

Drawing lessons from conflict relapse in Africa: What scope to do things differently?

Volker Hauck, Blog on Africa-Europe Relations Blog, 18 October 2013

Challenges in 2014: the Post-2015 agenda
James Mackie, Talking Points Blog, 17 October 2013

10 ways to make humanitarian efforts complement development
Volker Hauck, panelist on The Guardian, 9 October 2013

Dynamics of Regional Action in Peace and Security in Africa: Four Drivers
Andrew Sherriff, ECDPM GREAT insights, October 2013

Polarised discussions in EU Member States contradict the European Commission’s stance on migration
Anna Knoll and Niels Keijzer (Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitiek, DIE), Talking Points Blog, 2 October 2013


Final report of the External Evaluation of the Think Tank Initiative
ECDPM (Volker Hauck) and ODI’s Research and Policy in Development Programme (RAPID), September 2013

Joining Forces for Peace Post-2015
Frauke de Weijer and Anna Knoll, Briefing note 53, June 2013

The Mali Crisis and Africa-Europe Relations
Damien Helly and Camilla Rocca, Briefing note 52, June 2013  (Version française)


Migration and Development Policies and Practices
A mapping study of eleven European countries and the European Commission, May 2013.

EEAS Mediation Support Pilot Project: Evaluatory Review
May 2013
Volker Hauck and Andrew Sherriff submitted this study to EEAS the AETS Consortium – Cardno.

Transitional justice in the context of peace mediation
Anna Knoll submitted this factsheet to EEAS the AETS Consortium – Cardno.

Mediation and dialogue in electoral processes to prevent and mitigate electoral related violence
Anna Knoll submitted this factsheet to EEAS the AETS Consortium – Cardno.

Women’s participation and gender
Andrew Sherriff submitted this factsheet to EEAS the AETS Consortium – Cardno.

Strengthening national capacities for mediation and dialogue: National dialogue platforms and infrastructures for peace
Camilla Rocca and Frauke de Weijer submitted this factsheet to EEAS the AETS Consortium – Cardno.

Mediation and dialogue in transitional processes from non-state armed groups to political movements/political parties
Camilla Rocca and Frauke de Weijer submitted this factsheet to EEAS the AETS Consortium – Cardno.

Glass Half Full: Study on EU Lessons Learnt in Mediation and Dialogue
May 2013
Andrew Sherriff and Volker Hauck submitted this study to the European External Action Service by ECDPM through the AETS Consortium – Cardno.

Labour Migration: From Absentee to a Key Driver in a Global Development Framework?
Publication by Anna Knoll and Niels Keijzer (DIE) in The Current Column of 29 April 2013

Security Policies of France in West Africa
Geert Laporte, ECDPM Presentation, April 2013

The missing link: African governance and peace architectures
Patty Claassens, ECDPM Talking Points, 11 April 2013

Accord Peacebuilding Handbook
Frauke de Weijer wrote a short section in this book called “Personal reflections”. 
The book was published by Accord in April 2013

Investing in an inclusive and resilient society
Paul Engel wrote this article for The Broker Online, 7 February 2013

Time to clear the confusion around the Comprehensive Approach
Andrew Sherriff, ECDPM Talking Points, 25 January 2013

Resilience: A Trojan horse for a new way of thinking?
Frauke de Weijer, ECDPM Discussion Paper 139, January 2013

Selection of events

Human security as a tool for a comprehensive approach to human rights and security linkages in EU Foreign policy
Centre for the Law of EU External Relations (CLEER), T.M.C. Asser Instituut
6 December 2013, The Hague
Camilla Rocca attended this conference.

Dutch Foreign Policy Fragile States under Review: The IOB Evaluation Report 'Investing in Stability' and Beyond
Knowledge Platform Security and Rule of Law
5 December 2013, The Hague
Camilla Rocca attended this meeting

European Strategies of Multilateral Cooperation
National Defense Institute
3 December 2013, Lisbon
Damien Helly participated in this seminar.

International Dialogue Working Group on new Deal Implementation
International Dialogue on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding
2 - 3 December 2013, Nairobi
Frauke de Weijer attended this meeting.

European Development Days 2013
European Commission
26-27 November 2013, Brussels
Anna Knoll and other ECDPM colleagues attended this event.

Post-2015 – Objective peace, sustained solution to fragility, conflict and violence
Friends of Europe, Cordaid, Platforma and Saferworld
26 November 2013, Brussels
Anna Knoll attended this meeting.

Monitoring the Implementation of the PSC Decisions: Searching for a Mechanism
Institute for Security Studies
19 November 2013, Addis Ababa
Andrew Sherriff made a presentation at the workshop.

International Conference: Water Security and Peace
Water Diplomacy Consortium (WDC)
14 - 15 November 2013, The Hague
Volker Hauck attended this high level international working conference.

CSDN Meeting 'The UN Guidance for Effective Mediation: Translating the Fundamentals into EU Practice'
European Peacebuilding Liaison Office
14 November 2013, Brussels
Andrew Sherriff attended this meeting.

Perspectives pour de meilleures relations sociales après le conflit armé au nord du Mali
European Peacebuilding Liaison Office
29 October 2013, Brussels
Camilla Rocca attended this meeting.

Peace and Security in the Post-2015 Framework: What Role for Civil Society in Influencing and implementing?

European Peacebuilding Liaison Office
28 November, Brussels
Anna Knoll attended this meeting.

Looking Beyond 2013: Are EU-Africa Relations Still Fit for Purpose?
European Think-Tanks Group
28 October 2013, Brussels
Volker Hauck moderated the session 'Dialogue on Peace and Security Challenges'.

L’Architecture de Paix et Sécurité en Afrique à la croisée des chemins
African Peace and Security Architecture
25-26 October 2013, Ouagadougou
Camilla Rocca attended this seminar.

Global briefing 2013
International Crisis Group
24-25 October 2013, Brussels
Volker Hauck attended this exclusive two-day, high-level gathering, examining urgent issues and solutions concerning major conflict flashpoints across the globe.

African Futures: A View on Development and Fragility in Africa
Hanns Seidel Foundation
23 October 2013, Brussels
San Bilal spoke at this meeting.

Working Group Comprehensive Approach Human Security
Dutch MFA
22 October 2013
Camilla Rocca attended this meeting on behalf of ECDPM.

Politics or resource? Shaping African interventions
Egmont - Royal Institute for International Relations, Institute for Security Studies
3 October, Brussel
Camilla Rocca attended this Observatoire de l'Afrique briefing.

Blurred lines: who should lead post-crisis recovery?
The Guardian Global Development Professionals Network
26 September 2013, 1 pm BST
Volker Hauck sat on the panel of this live chat.

Civil Society Dialogue Network Funding Instruments Meeting on the Instrument for Stability

European Peacebuilding Liaison Office (EPLO)
25 September 2013, Brussels
Anna Knoll and Volker Hauck attended this consultation meeting.

Mediation in context: understanding the role of the EU
The Hague Institute for Global Justice
24 September 2013, The Hague
Camilla Rocca attended and was asked to comment on the first panel at this roundtable.

Sustaining Human Development: Addressing Vulnerability and Deepening Progress
UN/UNDP
18 September 2013, Brussels
Volker Hauck attended this meeting.

Les crises au Mali et dans la région du Sahel-Sahara: un examen critique des réalités et des réponses
Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, International Peace Institute, Centre 4S
10 September 2013, Tunis
Damien Helly attended this meeting and moderated the session on regional strategies in the Sahel entitled: La mise en oeuvre des stratégies intégrées pour le Sahel : perspectives et défis à relever.

The Post-2015 Development Agenda and the Inclusion of Security and the Rule of Law
The Hague Institute for Global Justice
5 September 2013, The Hague
Frauke de Weijer attended this meeting.

Working Group Comprehensive Approach Human Security
Dutch MFA
5 September 2013
Camilla Rocca attended this meeting on behalf of ECDPM.

Delivering results under state building contracts: Cote d’Ivoire
European Commission
11 July 2013, Brussels
Greta Galeazzi attended this meeting.

Briefing and panel discussion on 'Conflict, Violence and Disaster and the Post-2015 Development Agenda'

United Nations Development Programme
25 June 2013, Brussels
Anna Knoll attended this event.

Expert Meeting on 'An Accountability Framework for Conflict, Violence and Disaster in the Post-2015 Development Agenda'
United Nations Development Programme, United Nations Peacebuilding Support Office, UNICEF
18-20 June 2013, New York
Frauke de Weijer participated in this meeting.

Seminar on 'Building peace in Mali: The elections and beyond'
European Union Institute for Security Studies, Observatoire de l'Afrique
17 June 2013, Brussels
Volker Hauck attended this event.

Employment for stability
Dutch Knowledge Network
12 June 2013, The Hague
Bruce Byiers attended this core group meeting.

Comprehensive approach
Dutch Knowledge Network
6 June 2013, The Hague
Volker Hauck and Camilla Rocca attended this meeting.

Employment for Stability
Dutch Knowledge Network
3 June 2013, The Hague
Bruce Byiers chaired this meeting.

Transatlantic Civil Society Dialogue Workshop on 'Finding Common Ground on the Security and Development Nexus'

Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi), InterAction and Saferworld
30-31 May 2013, Berlin
Volker Hauck participated in this workshop.

International Policy Debate on Remittances, Entrepreneurship and Development
Maastricht Graduate School of Governance / UNU-MERIT
29 May 2013, Maastricht
Anna Knoll was a panellist at this event.

International Dialogue Working Group on Implementation
IDPS Secretariat, OECD
29 May 2013, Dubai
Frauke de Weijer attended this event.

The EU as a Peacemaker: enhancing EU’s mediation capacity
Irish Presidency of the Council of the EU, the European Parliament and the European External Action Service
28 May 2013, Brussels
Andrew Sherriff spoke at this conference.

Developing Capacity from Rio to Reality - Who’s taking the lead?
Unesco - IHE (Institute for Water Education)
27 May 2013, Delft
Volker Hauck attended the 5th Delft Symposium on Water Sector Capacity Development.

ISS Annual Conference

European Union Institute for Security Studies
23-24 May 2013, Paris
Damien Helly attended this event.

Employment for Stability 
Dutch Knowledge Network 
20 May 2013 
Bruce Byiers attended this meeting via skype. 

Employment for Stability
Dutch Knowledge Network
7 May 2013, The Hague
Bruce Byiers attended this meeting. 

Going Forward on Mali
European External Action Service
2 May, Brussels
Damien Helly attended this background briefing.

Conflict Prevention and the EU: What Role for the UK?
Conciliation Resources, International Alert, Saferworld, and the European Peacebuilding Liaison Office
30 April 2013, London
Andrew Sherriff attended this event.

Consultation on the Resilience Action Plan
European Commission (DEVCO 05 and ECHO A4)
25 April 2013, Brussels
Anna Knoll attended this meeting.

Conference of the Knowledge Platform Security & Rule of Law
Knowledge Platform on Security & Rule of Law
25 April 2013, The Hague
Frauke de Weijer and Camilla Rocca attended this conference.

The EU As A Peacemaker – Enhancing EU Mediation Capacity
The European Policy Centre in cooperation with the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP)
22 April 2013, Berlin
Andrew Sherriff spoke at this event.

Third International Global Meeting of the International Dialogue
The International Dialogue on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding
19 April 2013
Frauke de Weijer attended this event.

Private Sector Investment and Job Creation in Fragile States
IFC, the g7+, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark
19 April 2013, Washington DCFrauke de Weijer has attended this event.

Workshop on 'Security Policies and Challenges in West Africa'
National Defence Academy and the Institute for Peace Support and Conflict Management
18-19 April 2013, Vienna
Geert Laporte made a presentation.

The EU As A Peacemaker – Enhancing EU Mediation Capacity
The European Policy Centre in cooperation with the Institut français des relations internationales
8 April 2013, Paris
Camilla Rocca attended this event.

Working Group Comprehensive Approach Human Security
Dutch MFA
4 April 2013
Camilla Rocca attended this meeting as an observant for ECDPM.

The Role of Emerging Powers in the Peace and Security Agenda
The African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD)
14-15 March 2013, Durban
Frauke de Weijer attended this seminar that discussed the roles played by emerging powers in peace and security.

Challenges of Programming aid in a Fragile Situation (flexibility, LLRD, resilience)
European Journalism Centre
13 March 2013, Brussels
Volker Hauck was a panel speaker during this event.

Working Group Comprehensive Approach Human Security
Dutch MFA
8 March 2013
Camilla Rocca attended this meeting as an observant for ECDPM.

International Women’s Day: Why women hold the key to sustainable development
Friends of Europe
6 March 2013, Brussels
Camilla Rocca attended this event.

Dili International Conference on the post-2015 agenda; Development for All: Stop conflict, build states and eradicate poverty”
Government of Timor Leste 
27-28 February 2013, Dili, Timor-Leste
Frauke de Weijer attended this event.

The Sahel crisis: Where do European and African perspectives meet?
Institute for European Studies, the Egmont Institute and the Observatoire de l'Afrique
27 February 2013, Brussels
Jeske van Seters and Camilla Rocca attended this conference.

Working Group Comprehensive Approach Human Security
Dutch MFA
18 February 2013
Camilla Rocca attended this first meeting as an observant for ECDPM.

Employment for Stability
Dutch Knowledge Network
12 February 2013, The Hague
Volker Hauck attended this meeting.

The EU's comprehensive approach to external action: Gathering civil society input (Civil Society Dialogue Network meeting)
European External Action Service, European Commission and European Peacebuilding Liaison Office
30 January 2013, Brussels
Andrew Sherriff attended this meeting.

International Dialogue Working Group on Indicators
IDPS Secretariat, OECD
29-31 January, Nairobi
Frauke de Weijer presented at this meeting.

Women, Peace and Security: EU and NATO priorities
Permanent Representation of the Republic of Poland to the EU
29 January 2013, Brussels
Camilla Rocca attended this meeting.

Upgrading the EU Common Security and Defence Policy: planning and conduct of crisis management operations
Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
28 January 2013, Brussels
Camilla Rocca attended this event.

France in Mali: now or never for European foreign and security policy
Friends of Europe, Security and Defence Agenda (SDA)
24 January 2013, Brussels
Geert Laporte and Camilla Rocca attended this event.

Restoring human security to conflict affected and fragile states: Rethinking what works
Concord
24 January 2013, Brussels
Anna Knoll attended this meeting.

EP Subcommittee on Security and Defence
Jointly with the Council, the Commission and the EEAS
23 - 24 January 2013, Brussels
Camilla Rocca attended this event.