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for 2014-12

Financing for Development Conference - Graduate Institute, Geneva

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18 Dec 2014

This upcoming conference at EADI premium member the Graduate Institute in Geneva will present new and enduring questions in development finance for Low-Income Developing Countries. Jeffrey Sachs (The Earth Institute, Columbia University) will be keynote speaker. The conference will take place on Thursday 16 April 2015 and Friday 17 April 2015.

New Issue of the European Journal of Development Research

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15 Dec 2014

The December 2014 issue of the EJDR is out. This issue includes open access to an article on the EU and donor coordination in Tanzania and Zambia

EADI Website Relaunch

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15 Dec 2014

Today, eadi.org has a new look. On a desktop, on a tablet, on a phone, we have worked to make the site easier to navigate and read as well as richer in terms of content and design.

6ème Conférence européenne des études africaines

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15 Dec 2014

Après Lisbonne en 2013, la sixième conférence européenne des études africaines (ECAS-6) aura lieu à Paris du 8 au 10 Juillet 2015, dans les locaux de l’université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne.

Transition Experience 2.0: A New Way to Close the Gap between the Central European Human Rights and Development Policies

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15 Dec 2014

Institute of International Relations (IIR); Author: Ondřej Horký-Hlucháň

The application of Transition Experience 2.0 can mobilise the limited foreign aid resources by enlarging the scope of the supported human rights groups abroad to social and environmental movements as well as by applying the rights-based approach to their development cooperation programmes and emphasizing their political dimension. Further impacts can be achieved by coordinating strategies and applying one public diplomacy brand to human rights and development policies without merging them and by using Transition Experience 2.0 as a starting point for a serious discussion on policy coherence for development.

IDI Working Papers

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11 Dec 2014

The IDI Working Paper series is an intellectual space open to researchers from the King’s Global Institutes and beyond, to share preliminary research findings and proposed new methodologies and frameworks. IDI Working Papers publish research within the IDI's broad interests.

Chance2Sustain Policy Brief

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09 Dec 2014

In this policy brief Isa Baud and fellow Chance2Sustain researchers explore "city visions on urban development portraying idealized situations as goals for the future" and the maps that are used to promote them.

ECDPM Releases New Dossier on ACP-EU relations

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08 Dec 2014

Designed for policy makers, practitioners and interested stakeholders in ACP and EU countries, this new dossier by the European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM) contains a guide that brings together, in a quick summary, various ECDPM resources which are relevant to this multi-faceted topic.

Co-editor sought for European Journal of Development Research

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08 Dec 2014

The European Journal of Development Research is seeking a new co-editor with expertise in the political economy of development (broadly defined) to join its thriving editorial team. Deadline for applications: 31st January 2015

L'AFD prête 206 millions de dollars pour les énergies renouvelables

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04 Dec 2014

L'AFD a signé un prêt de 206 millions de dollars à la Banque nationale brésilienne de développement économique et social, la BNDES. Il s'agit de la première coopération entre les deux institutions pour un financement qui sera affecté aux projets ayant un impact positif sur le climat et permettant de réduire les émissions de gaz à effet de serre.

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