Report of the Advisory Council on Policy Coherence for Development

This reports comes at the end of the mandate of the Advisory Council on Policy Coherence for Development. It presents the Council’s vision on policy coherence together with an overview of its recommendations and recent developments in the field of policy coherence for development. It analyses whether policy coherence for development mechanisms in general have […]

Belgian and European policies on biofuels

The subject of this opinion is European and Belgian policymaking in the field of biofuels in transport, in the context of Belgium’s National Energy-Climate Plan 2030 and the 2018/2001 Renewable Energies Directive (2021-2030). This directive allows Member States to reduce and even eliminate the objectives to incorporate first generation biofuels into fuel, which have proven […]

Belgium’s mandate at the World Bank

This opinion relates to Belgium’s mandate within the World Bank group. It analyses the working of the World Bank and raises instances of lack of policy coherence in terms of agriculture and food security, and of decent work and human rights as a whole. On this basis, it makes recommendations to guarantee Belgian positions more […]

Policy coherence and food and nutritional security: reinforcing policy coherence in global food governance

Policy coherence and food and nutritional security: reinforcing policy coherence in global food governance This opinion refers to the coherence of Belgian policies in terms of food and nutritional security with the international commitments undertaken by Belgium within the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) and as part of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), as […]

Belgian policy coherence on development in Central Africa

Belgian policy coherence on development in Central Africa This opinion relates to the coherence of policies for development in Central Africa, namely Burundi, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The DRC plays a predominant role in this opinion. Coherence is addressed from various angles: trade and investment, agriculture and food, migration and the environment.