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Three-Cs Information Brief No. 5: EU Institutions & Member States’ Mechanisms for Promoting Policy Coherence for Development News


Three-Cs Information Brief No. 5: EU Institutions & Member States’ Mechanisms for Promoting Policy Coherence for Development

This Information Brief introduces the most important findings and key recommendations of the joint evaluation on EU mechanisms promoting Policy Coherence for Development.


The evaluation on which this information brief is based was commissioned and managed by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, with the support of a steering group that included, besides France, representatives from Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and the European Commission. The evaluation analyses and assesses mechanisms for promoting intra-governmental coherence that have been introduced in the administrations of the Members States and the European institutions since the late 1990s, and aims:
i) to judge their relevance and effectiveness, as well as their efficiency, impact and sustainability within their specific context,
ii) to formulate proposals to improve the relevance and effectiveness of the mechanisms analysed and
iii) to enable politicians and officials in member states and European institutions to learn and apply lessons from experience about mechanisms for policy coherence for development.

This information brief has been published in both French and English. Please click on the titles below to access them:

Bulletin d'information 5: Evaluation des mécanismes européens de promotion de la cohérence des politiques en faveur du développement

Information Brief 5: Evaluation Study on The EU Institutions & Member States’ Mechanisms for Promoting Policy Coherence for Development

The final report of this study, as well as all the different appendices, can be accessed HERE.

As mentioned above, this report is currently in the process of being published in the series ''Studies in European Development Cooperation Evaluation". For other publications in this series, please refer to the '3Cs publications' section on this website.