In January 2012 the Indian government formally established the Development Partnership Administration (DPA) within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, with a mandate to coordinate India’s overseas development assistance.▶
The monopoly of ideas produced by the West is over, South South cooperation is thriving. Power relations are shifting. It challenges everyones perspectives development and international cooperation, both in The West as in East and South.▶
The future of international NGOs depends on what the post-western world will look like in ten years from now. The nature of the post-western world is likely to challenge the legitimacy, funding and effectiveness of INGOs generally and particularly...▶
Het internationale speelveld voor kennissamenwerking, waarbinnen de Nederlandse kennisplatforms worden gepositioneerd, is ingrijpend veranderd. De dominante rol van Europese en Noord-Amerikaanse kennisinstellingen is voorbij.▶
There is little chance that traditional and new donors will reach an agreement on the best way to deliver aid.▶
Peter Konijn is director of Knowing Emerging Powers, a knowledge initiative he started in 2011. He is a researcher at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. He was deputy director of Cordaid, responsible for policy and evaluation for 8 years.