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EADI NORDIC Conference 2017

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21 Aug 2017

The Conference entitled "Globalisation at the Crossroads - Rethink Inequqlities and Boundaries" will take place in Bergen, Norway on the 21-23 August 2017.

Poverty, Employment and Inequality in the SDGs: Heterodox Discourse, Orthodox Policies?

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20 Feb 2017

International Institute of Social Studies (ISS); ISS Working Paper Series / General Series Volume 626; Author: Malte Luebker – Details for “Poverty, Employment and Inequality in the SDGs: Heterodox Discourse, Orthodox Policies?”

This paper uses examples from Asia to analyse SDG 8 ‘Sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth’. It concludes that the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining is important.

Social Protection Working Group: New Brief 02/2017

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14 Feb 2017

The Social Protection Working Group has released a new briefing paper to inform about current developments.

Choosing Between Research Rigour or Support for Advocacy Movements, a False Dichotomy?

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09 Feb 2017

Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Brighton; IDS Bulletin 47.6; Authors: Kat Pittore; Dolf J. H. te Lintelo; James Georgalakis; Tumaini Mikindo – Details for “Choosing Between Research Rigour or Support for Advocacy Movements, a False Dichotomy?”

This article discusses the conceptualisation and operationalisation of engaged excellence, exploring the tensions between research and policy advocacy.

Africa and its partners: building alliances for sustainable development

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08 Feb 2017

DIE/GDI recently launched a new blog that discusses how on sustainable development and peace depend on economic and political developments in Africa.

Making Waves: Implications of the Irregular Migration and Refugee Situation on Official Development Assistance Spending and Practices in Europe

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06 Feb 2017

Expert Group for Aid Studies (EBA); EBA-Report 2017:01; Authors: Anna Knoll and Andrew Sheriff – Details for “Making Waves: Implications of the Irregular Migration and Refugee Situation on Official Development Assistance Spending and Practices in Europe”

Based on the most recent developments in Europe, this report high-lights a number of key issues concerning the development and migration nexus.

ISS signs Stop Orphan Trips pledge

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02 Feb 2017

The #StopOrphanTrips campaign highlights the negative impact on children growing up in orphanages, including difficulties in bonding, exacerbated by the ever-changing volunteers who come to ‘help’.

Bonner Impulse: European Development Policies and Aid Effectiveness in light of the SDGs: Do we need a shared impact and evaluation agenda?

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02 Feb 2017

This “Bonner Impulse” event on 21 March 2017 in the Old Town Hall of Bonn discusses status quo and perspectives for coherence in measuring aid effectiveness in European Development Policy. With representives from academia, policy and practice.

Development evaluation and research uptake

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02 Feb 2017

EADI is holding its annual Directors’ Meeting on 21 and 22 March 2017 in Bonn (by invitation only). The focus of this years’ meeting, which is kindly hosted by the German Institute for Development Evaluation (DEval), will be development evaluation and research uptake. It starts with a public panel discussion on the European Consensus and Aid Effectiveness, and a reception at the Old Town Hall in Bonn. To register please follow this link.

Measuring Poverty and Wellbeing in Developing Countries

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23 Jan 2017

United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER); book; Editors: Channing Arndt and Finn Tarp – Details for “Measuring Poverty and Wellbeing in Developing Countries”

This book aims to significantly lower the barriers to entry to the conduct of rigorous poverty measurement and increase the participation of analysts from developing countries in their own poverty assessments.

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