EADI and the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) announce the 16th EADI General Conference, which will be held in The Hague (Netherlands) from Monday 29 June to Thursday 2 July 2020. The conference will be hosted by the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), one of Europe’s oldest and largest centres for research and education in the field of for development studies. The conference will be combined with the Development Dialogue, the annual European conference of PhD candidates working in development studies.
We are looking to recruit a Knowledge Partnership Officer (50%) to the Bridge 47 - Building Global Citizenship project for a 18-month contract starting in March 2019. Application deadline: 31 January, 4PM EET
Ethics and justice are central to development issues, but at present, there are no dedicated ethical guidelines for development research. The DSA 2019 Conference "Opening up Development" (Milton Keynes, 19-21 June) is a good oopportunity to start changing this. EADI and DSA are jointly committed to producing such guidelines, and this panel will feed into that process. We look forward to receiving interesting contributions! Sessions will be interactive and participatory.
ETH Zürich, Centre for Development and Cooperation (NADEL)Many developed-country governments see a fundamental role for the private sector in advancing the sustainable development agenda (SDGs). Others are more skeptical and prefer companies to focus on doing their core business responsibly. Development partnerships with private businesses remain controversial. This course seeks to increase the participants’ understanding of the multifaceted and complex relationships between governments, private sector and civil society. It equips participants with the knowledge and tools required for an effective interaction between private sector organizations and development actors, and to assess both opportunities and risks of such cooperation. Further, the course enables participants to contribute to policy debates on the role of private sector actors in development.
- Introduction to the Corporate Social Responsibility debate
- Voluntary governance regimes (labels, codes, guidelines) and development: theory of change and effectiveness of soft law approaches
- Public-Private Partnerships: introducing concepts and taking stock of experience
- Private sector strategies from selected development organizations
- Engaging with the private sector: how to design and manage partnerships
Department of Governance and Technology for Sustainability, University of Twente (CSTM)The pre-Master's programme is a transfer and bridging programme for students from a University of Applied Sciences (HBO) or university Bachelor's students who wish to obtain a university Master's degree but cannot be admitted directly. Students with a related previous education will gain the knowledge and skills needed for participation in the Master’s programme. Once you’ve successfully completed the pre-Master's programme, you’ll be granted admission to the Master’s programme in Environmental & Energy Management. As an HBO student you can either start your pre-Master’s programme after completing your Bachelor’s programme or during your Bachelor's programme as a transfer minor. CSTM
Chr.Michelsen Institute (CMI)Play a game of anti-corruption tools and tradeoffs in our free, 45-minute course for everyone: Managing corruption risks in development cooperation. Start any time. Start by getting familiar with the challenges in the Introduction. Then go to the Knowledge section and tackle the Mission to explore anti-corruption tools. Finally go to the Assessment and check your knowledge by answering ten questions. CMI