What is driving Change in Europe’s International Cooperation Agenda – Part 1 –
2024 is a pivotal year for the leadershipof the EU and its member states, with many opportunities for European andglobal change. In their first brief of a two-part series for the EuropeanCentre for Development Policy Management
, Andrew Sherriff and Pauline Veronexplore the change in Europe’s international cooperation agenda, based onoff-the-record interviews with fourteen senior European officials, who sharetheir perceptions of how international cooperation has evolved, howinstitutions are coping, how changes are perceived by partners, and whatopportunities exist in this new agenda and environment. The result of thoseoff-the-record interviews had allowed the authors to identify seven factorsinfluencing Europe’s international cooperation agenda.