Time: 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Department of Government and International Studies of HKBU
Dr. Heiko Fritz is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Peace and Development Studies with the Linnaeus University (LNU) in Växjö, Sweden. Before joining the LNU in 2013 he held positions with the German University in Cairo, Egypt; the External Program of the University of London in Almaty, Kazakhstan; and the European Research Institute at the University of Birmingham, Great Britain. Heiko holds a PhD in International Economics from the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder), Germany. His current research interests include financial inclusion in developing countries and governance schemes of water resources.
In financial terms the European Union (EU) and its Member States are the most important global actor in development cooperation. This talk critically reviews EU development cooperation including recent developments in the volume of official development aid (ODA), the regional pattern of beneficiaries, and the structural composition of ODA with respect to main aims and activities. Moreover an outlook of the role of the EU in the implementation of the post-2015 global development agenda will be discussed.
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