VJW International is a specialised consulting firm providing high quality expertise in foreign policy and development cooperation.
VJW International, incorporated under the name VJW Consulting Ltd., is a specialised consulting firm providing high quality expertise in foreign policy and development cooperation to private and public clients, including governments, European institutions, international organisations and development agencies, in the following key areas:
Helping governments, institutions and international organisations design effective, inclusive and sustainable policies. Providing strategy advice, studies, assessments and recommendations based on rigorous research and evidenced-based analysis.
Enhancing aid effectiveness and improving donor coordination and efficiency in particular through Joint Programming of development cooperation aid between development partners. Providing support in elaborating national development plans, development ownership and visibility.
Facilitating economic and trade relations between partner countries, tackling barriers to trade and investment, analysing regulatory and legislative frameworks and procurement processes, promoting international standards towards economic development.
Evaluation and assessment of development programmes based on quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis. Providing Results Oriented Monitoring (ROM), comprehensive and analytical reports, case studies, and evaluations at all stages of development programmes.
Study on the EU progress made on Development Effectiveness Commitments as well as the provision of technical assistance in the preparation of the GPEDC HLM2.
Technical Assistance for Joint Programming in Ghana
Formulation of a Joint European Strategy for development cooperation in support of Ghana’s national development plan.
Technical Assistance for Joint Programming in Ethiopia
Formulation of a Joint European Strategy in support of Ethiopia’s Growth and Transformation Programme II.
Supporting DEVCO and the EEAS in addressing specific issues in preparation of the negotiations on a revised Cotonou Agreement. The project aimed to recruit expertise to plan, prepare, conduct, evaluate and document expert Round Tables around a set of thematic clusters.
Providing assistance to the EU Delegation and the EU Member States to move towards the finalisation of the EU Joint Programming Strategy in Kenya, which notably aims to improve aid effectiveness and aid impact.