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 […]

Preliminary draft law on the Belgian Development Policy

This opinion analyses how the principle of policy coherence for development is incorporated into the preliminary draft law in its version of 25 October 2018 (second reading in the Council of Ministers), in particular in relation to the new concept of a comprehensive approach. It also analyses the way in which the issue of migration […]

Migrations and development

Migrations and development This opinion provides input into the work of the “Migrations and Development” working party of the Interdepartmental Commission on policy coherence. The opinion makes a number of recommendations on: 1. The strategic and political framework for migration and development, 2. Remittances, 3. The migration of work, 4. Collaboration with diasporas, 5. Voluntary […]

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.