Europe’s 2015 political crisis over refugees and migration illustrated the lack of a coordinated approach by the European Union on these issues. Three constraints underpin this lack of coordination: the EU’s system of shared competences, the numbe...▶
Mikaela Gavas is a programme leader Development Agencies and EU at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI). She is a respected authority on government strategy, organisational structure and development policy, and a leading specialist on European Union development cooperation. She has over fifteen years of experience in research, policy, advisory and public affairs roles in political and parliamentary environments. She leads ODI's Future Development Agencies programme and the European portfolio. She has worked as a strategy adviser to development agencies, including in Italy, Korea, Qatar, Switzerland and the UK.