A new institutional architecture for global development is sorely needed.
Albert Soeris presently employed by BMB Mott Macdonald. He has worked in South East Asia, Africa and the Balkan for SNV, the UNDP and the European Agency for ReconstructionIn my previous contribution, I argued that establishing a EU body for Devel...▶
Karel van Kesteren, Ambassador of the Netherlands to Bulgaria So far, I have not contributed to the debate on the WRR report, since I had already chosen for a different option: the publication of a book* about my thirty years of experience in deve...▶
Paul Hassingis employed by the Ministry of Foreign Affaires since 1991. This contribution is the authors personal opinion and does not reflect in any way government policyThe conception of a new institutional structure for development cooperation...▶
Most of the discussion seems to focus on how the different Dutch interests should be better coordinated. Most of the Developing Countries, however, will not be impressed, nor are they likely to be very interested. What difference would it make for...▶
Jeroen Rijniers, working alternately for the Ministries of Development Co-operation and (currently) Agriculture, Nature and Food QualityMany would agree that form follows function, or structure strategy. However logical that principle may sound, i...▶
Global context: public goods and international challengesWe need to fundamentally change our traditional view of the world and our resulting actions. Economic growth is necessary for the creation of jobs and for the social agenda (health, educatio...▶