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Niels Keijzer

last shared his views in D+C/E+Z in spring of 2022 as a researcher at the German Development Institute (DIE-GDI).

All articles of Niels Keijzer

Development cooperation

The relentless global decay of democracy

A two-decade trend of autocratisation is eroding democratic principles worldwide. Providers of development cooperation should take notice.


Do not neglect African security

The Ukraine war has important implications for the EU’s cooperation with African countries regarding security and peace

Relevant reading

Moving targets

Why the EU should reform the way it runs development affairs

Development funding

Counting aid

Why ODA reform is needed, and why it is so difficult

Relevant reading

Rome was not built in one day

Relevant reading on evaluation approaches

Donor harmonisation and the EU

In risk of a two-speed Europe

Slow progress on coordinating European development efforts

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