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Brexit day: UK aid community grapples with life outside Europe (Devex)

January 31, 2020

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Mikaela Gavas, co-director of the Europe program at the Center for Global Development, was equally blunt. “I’m not very optimistic ... The U.K. is going to lose a substantial amount of its influence, not only among the European donors, but also in international discussions, such as the COP [climate negotiations] coming up in Glasgow,” she said.

“It was the team EU approach, whereby they all stood together in a common position, pushing for progressive development that made the big difference, that paved the way for a successful outcome on the 2030 Agenda,” she added.

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Co-Director of Development Cooperation in Europe and Senior Policy Fellow