General Conference

Since 1975, each of the triennial conferences have focused on themes of topical interest, and assembled over 500 participants. These conferences are the Association's public forum for debate and research. The General Conference of EADI is a major European event devoted to the topical theme of development.

Past EADI General Conferences

2014 14th GC Responsible Development in a Polycentric World: Inequality, Citizenship and the Middle Classes Bonn
2011 13th GC Rethinking Development in an Age of Scarcity and Uncertainty: New Values, Voices and Alliances for Increased Resilience York
2008 12th GC Global Governance for Sustainable Development: The Need for Policy Coherence and New Partnerships Geneva

2005

11th GC

Insecurity and Development: Regional Issues and Policies for an Interdependent World 

Bonn

2002

10th GC

EU Enlargement in a Changing World - Challenges for Development Co-operation in the 21st Century 

Ljubljana

1999

9th GC

Europe and the South in the 21st Century: Challenges for Renewed Co-operation 

Paris

1996

8th GC

Globalisation, Competitiveness and Human Security: Challenges for Development Policy and Institutional Change  

Vienna

1993

7th GC

Transformation and Development: Eastern Europe and the South  

Berlin

1990

6th GC

New Challenges for European Development Research: Sustainable Development and Changes in Europe  

Oslo

1987

5th GC

Managing the World Economy or Reshaping World Society? Towards a Definition of Europe's Choices  

Amsterdam

1984

4th GC

Development and Cooperation: European Initiatives  

Madrid

1981

3rd GC

Emerging Development Patterns: European Contributions  

Budapest

1978

2nd GC

Europe's Role in World Development  

Milan

1975

1st GC

A New International Economic Order: Economic, Social and Political Implications  

Linz