, create an opportunity for development actors to raise awareness of human rights, gender equality, democratic aspirations or the rule of law, which form an integral part of transformative development as brought forward by the MDGs, and even more so, by the
EU networks in Vietnam
Analyzing US and EU policies through the lens of normative transformation
Cooperation, 2014 ). Nonetheless, Siitonen (2016) correctly argues that PCD has not yet been properly linked to transformative development or changes in power relations in global affairs. The present article asks: “Given the securitized migration policies
What can regions offer?
Harlan Koff and Carmen Maganda
Volume five of Regions & Cohesion has focused significant attention on the subject of regional development. It has done so because 2015 is such an important year in relation to development debates given the definition of the post-Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) agenda in the United Nations and the official declaration of 2015 as the European Union Year for Development. The introduction to the Leadership Forum of the Spring 2015 issue included important reflections on the theme of “transformative development.” The introduction openly asked whether 2015 could be a decisive year for the global development agenda or whether it will be remembered for global summitry, international declarations and little more.
Tools aimed at achieving balance as the basis for transformative development
Harlan Koff, Miguel Equihua Zamora, Carmen Maganda, and Octavio Pérez-Maqueo
they identify specific challenges regarding development policy implementation, contemporary approaches only scratch the surface of PCD’s potential contributions to transformative development as previously defined. Instead, the application of PCD to
Harlan Koff, Carmen Maganda, Philippe De Lombaerde, Edith Kauffer, and Julia Ros Cuellar
-national regions respond better to the needs of citizens? How can regions better support the Sustainable Development Goals and the transformative development that they pursue? How can regions promote more sustainable usage of natural resources? What roles can