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Graduate Institute Launches New Projects on Ebola Gridlock-Breaking and Feminist Economics

18 Aug 2015

Ilona Kickbusch, Adjunct Professor and Director of the Global Health Programme, and Christine Verschuur, Senior Lecturer of Anthropology and Sociology of Development, both from the Graduate Institute, have had their research projects chosen for funding by the Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS).

ODI in Conversation with Joseph Stiglitz

17 Aug 2015

Former World Bank chief economist Joseph Stiglitz joined ODI's Kevin Watkins in conversation on 25 July 2015. Watch the video.

Collaboration between ISS and the University of Namibia

13 Aug 2015

Ms. Nambata Namweya - Project Coordinator at the University of Namibia (UNAM) - visited the ISS. Ms. Namweya visited ISS to discuss ISS-UNAM collaboration enabling Namibian PhD candidates to study at ISS. This collaboration is part of a Memorandum of Agreement signed by the two institutions in 2013.

AISSR launches Centre for Sustainable Development Studies

23 Jun 2015

The Centre for Sustainable Development Studies (CSDS) is launched on 24 June 2015 as a new venture of the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR) at the University of Amsterdam.

Executive Master 2 en Économie du Travail et Développement.

15 Jun 2015

Dans le cadre du Master national Etudes du développement, l’Institut d’étude du développement économique et social (IEDES) de l’université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne lance dès la rentrée 2015, en partenariat avec l’Agence française de développement (AFD) un Executive Master 2 en Économie du travail et développement.

Jos Engelen talks about the new NWO Strategy

03 Jun 2015

NWO is emphasising its role as a connector in its new NWO Strategy 2015-2018. NWO not only wants to promote collaboration between Dutch researchers, but also between science, society and business.

CSTM's Joy Clancy leads Program to further Knowledge on Energy Access for Women and Girls

02 Jun 2015

The International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy, ENERGIA, and the UK Department for International Development, DFID, signed an agreement to advance knowledge and awareness regarding the impact of energy access on women and girls.

New Rector for ISS

28 May 2015

The Executive Board of the Erasmus University has appointed professor Inge Hutter to the post of Rector of ISS. Professor Hutter is currently Dean of the Faculty of Spatial Sciences of the University of Groningen.

Event: Three Steps to a Zero-Carbon Future

28 May 2015

In her lecture, Marianne Fay, Chief Economist of the Climate Change Group at The World Bank and one of the authors of the Report, presents the main findings and recommendations. The report provides data, examples and policy advice to help put countries on a smooth path to decarbonizing their development. 

Graduate Institute Professor Wins Award for Paper on Sustainability

27 Apr 2015

The SNIS International Geneva Committee has selected Prof. Liliana Andonova’s paper "Boomerangs to Partnerships? Explaining State Participation in Transnational Partnerships for Sustainability" among the three winning papers, out of a total of 18 high-level articles submitted for the award.

EPFL Issues Call for Projects with Latin America

26 Apr 2015

As part of Switzerland's strategy to promote bilateral research cooperation with extra-European countries, EPFL Leading House was asked to lead exploratory activities with Latin America aimed at establishing new strategic partnerships.

Indian Institute of Technology signs Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Amsterdam

22 Apr 2015

The Memorandum promotes the enrichment of educational and research programmes of both universities.  It establishes constructive relationships between researchers of the two universities.

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