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AISSR Professor Is Investigating Financial Warfare

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25 Sep 2016

Suspicious financial transactions are increasingly being tracked down as part of the battle against terrorism. Marieke de Goede studies the process and consequences.

IDS Welcomes Its Largest Intake of Development Studies Students

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22 Sep 2016

Students from over 40 countries come for seven MA courses in international development. All courses have been accredited by IAC/EADI.

Annual Research Day of the Ghent Centre for Global Studies

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21 Sep 2016

GCGS's affiliated groups researchers will meet for the Research Day workshops related to the following topics: climate change, citizenship, commodities and (im)mobility.

AFD Asks for Contributions to Elaborate its New Digital Strategy

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13 Sep 2016

The Agency wishes to accelerate the achievement of the development agenda through numerical revolution.

Designing Effective Policies for the Poor – Research in Mozambique

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08 Sep 2016

The Reality Checks Mozambique, carried out by CMI and COWI-Mozambique, studied poverty from below to come up with answers for designing effective policies for poverty reduction.

DIE Comments on German Strategy for Sustainable Development Draft

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15 Aug 2016

The German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) has published a document (in German) analysing the strategy draft by the Federal Government of Germany.

Sustainable Tourism: Excursion of Rhine-Waal University

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01 Aug 2016

As part of their course ‘Economy, Ecology and Ethics’, students of the Sustainable Tourism degree programme went on a week-long excursion to Morocco.

Brexit Analysis from EADI Members (updated)

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05 Jul 2016

Many EADI members offer insightful analysis and comments on Brexit.

Rhine-Waal: Student Develops Helpful New App for Refugees

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29 Jun 2016

Jonas Hallmann, student at Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences, has developed a new support app for refugees: “This resource can be used in other communities as well.”

UNESCO Nomination for University of Twente Sustainability Course

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21 Jun 2016

The short course programme Designing Green Climate Fund Projects (ICREP) has been nominated for the UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development.

“Why Development Depends on Dialogue and Dissent”

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06 Jun 2016

ISS alumnus Ben Phillips argues that tackling inequality and ensuring more incluse growth is dependent on a vibrant civil society that is not afraid of dissent.

“Public Interest Threatened by European Freedom of Discretion”, as NWO Funded Research Shows

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25 May 2016

Recent rulings from the European Court of Justice approved extending the executive powers of the EU. It unclear where the boundaries of this freedom lie exactly.

CODEV Strengthens Higher Education and Research in Haiti

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02 May 2016

CODEV has been actively involved in a European research project centered on Port-au-Prince, supports the creation of a master’s program in urban planning at Quisqueya University, and participates in a joint laboratory of 15 universities.

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