Briefing Paper (in German: Analysen und Stellungnahmen) are always four pages long and discuss ongoing and controversial issues in international relations. By including recommendations, the series primarily aims at policy makers, practitioners, and representatives of the (professional) media industry. Besides, the series is also open to everyone interested in developmental issues.
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Clara Brandi / Axel Berger / Dominique Bruhn (2015)
Multilateral co-operation has come up against its limits in recent years. Minilateral or plurilateral pioneer alliances can lend new impetus to international trade and climate policy, however, they should augment and support the multilateral process rather than replace it.
Berensmann, Kathrin / Axel Berger / Clara Brandi (2015)
Whilst the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development does more to address global economic governance issues than the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) fail to address key global economic challenges in the areas of trade and international finance.
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a test for global cooperation. As part of the implementation of the SDGs, governments and international organisations should use "orchestration" to foster innovative approaches to cooperation.
The BRICS New Development Bank will provide valuable resources to help fill the massive gap in investment in infrastructure and sustaibable development resources in emerging and developing countries and will give those countries a greater voice in the development finance architecture.
The client base of concessional finance windows at the major multilateral development banks is shrinking, yet extreme poverty globally may still amount to more than half a billion in 2025. This Briefing Paper offers strategic options for the multilateral soft windows to maintain their relevance.
While in sub-Saharan Africa local currency bond markets have remained weakly developed, it is important to promote their development as they have significant potential to mobilise the long-term financial resources needed for achieving the sustainable development goals (SDGs).
The third UN Conference on Financing for Development from 13-16 July in Addis Ababa will pave the way for the implementation of the post-2015 development agenda. Trade finance should be an important component of the future framework for the financing of sustainable development.
Developing countries signed international investment agreements to attract foreign investments. The empirical evidence suggests they are no panacea in this respect. A debate is needed about how these agreements can be reformed to promote foreign investments while preserving policy space.
In many developing and emerging economies, central banks have begun over the past decade to place renewed emphasis on the promotion of economic development and structural transformation, looking beyond narrow mandates for macroeconomic stability.