After three years of negotiations a new long-term EU budget (2021–2027) was agreed upon in 2021. An important part of the budget is the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI), which covers EUs development cooperation with most third countries. These negotiations thus represent one of the most impactful development policy processes of the decade. This report provides a unique insight into the negotiations.
Using statistical analysis, the report subsequently estimates the success of all actors in reaching their preferred outcomes on the issues under negotiation.