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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.

Sussex was Ranked No. 1 in Europe for Development Studies

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19 Apr 2016

QS University Rankings 2016 have ranked the University of Sussex as the top university in Europe for development studies. The Sussex campus includes the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), the School of Global Studies, Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and Centre for International Education (CIE).

12th AFD International Conference on Development Commons and Development

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06 Apr 2016

The conference will be held on 1–2 December 2016 at the French Development Agency (AFD) in Paris. It is organized in partnership with FERDI, the CIRAD and CRIOBE.

Ninth International Dialogue on Water in Agriculture (1–2 June 2016, Bonn)

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04 Apr 2016

The event will have the topic “Public-Private Partnerships in irrigation: experiences, benefits and risks”. It is organised by DIE and IFAD.

Conference “Public Sciences and Policies” (7–8 April 2016, Lisbon)

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04 Apr 2016

The conference will take place on the 7th and 8th April at ISCSP in Lisbon. It will involve several research units, including the Centre for Public Administration and Public Policies (CAPP), the Orient Institute (IO), Interdisciplinary Centre for Gender Studies (CIEG) and the Centre for African Studies (CEAF).

Francesca R. Jensenius Wins Chr. Michelsen Prize 2016

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15 Mar 2016

The Chr. Michelsen Prize for outstanding development research is awarded every second year by “Nationalgaven til Chr. Michelsen”, a fund which was given to Prime Minister Christian Michelsen by the Norwegian people when he resigned in 1907.

New Technologies for Humanitarian Aid

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13 Mar 2016

EPFL and the International Committee of the Red-Cross launch the Humanitarian Tech Hub, a research program aimed at developing technological solutions to help people in conflict zones.

Festival-style Summer School at the University of Twente

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11 Mar 2016

CuriousU combines an international summer school and with a festival. Topics include health, robotics, water and entrepreneurship from beginner to advanced level.

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