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for 2016-10

German Aid From a Partner Perspective

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25 Oct 2016

Deutsches Evaluierungsinstitut, der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit gGmbH (DEval); Evaluation Report; Authors: Takaaki Masaki, et al. – Details for “German Aid From a Partner Perspective”

This study tests a number of hypotheses about the comparative strengths and weaknesses of Germany’s development cooperation. It identifies the factors that enable and constrain German development agencies in their efforts to influence the reform processes of partner countries.

Call for Papers: EADI-NORDIC Conference 2017 (20-23 August in Bergen, Norway)

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19 Oct 2016

We cordially invite researchers of all disciplines to submit a paper for the conference entitled: Globalisation at the Crossroads: Rethinking Inequalities and Boundaries. Deadline: 31 January 2017.

Neo-Developmentalism and Trade Unions in Brazil

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18 Oct 2016

Centre for Development Studies (CDS); Bath Papers in International Development and Wellbeing; Author: Andréia Galvão – Details for “Neo-Developmentalism and Trade Unions in Brazil”

This article deals with the Brazilian labour movement during Workers’ Party governments, discussing its organizational reconfiguration and its ability to influence politics.

L'AFD vous convie à sa 12ème conférence internationale sur le dévelopement

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13 Oct 2016

L’objectif de cet évènement est de rassembler et faire dialoguer les recherches menées sur l’articulation Communs et dynamiques de développement, à l’échelle internationale, en faisant appel à une pluralité de grilles d’analyse et de disciplines.

L'Iddri organise une conférence avec la présence de Nestlé et Greenpeace France

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13 Oct 2016

Le 24 Octobre 2016, ces deux représantants, ainsi qu'un chercheur de l'Iddri proposeront leurs travaux et analyses afin d'ajouter des éléments de réponse au thème suivant: "Huile de palme et forêts tropicales : quelle coexistence?". L'évènement est accessible sur invitation.

Are Commodity Price Booms an Opportunity to Diversify? Evidence From Resource-Dependent Countries

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11 Oct 2016

Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches sur le Développement International (CERDI); Études et Documents № 15; Author: Clément Anne – Details for “Are Commodity Price Booms an Opportunity to Diversify? Evidence From Resource-Dependent Countries”

This paper analyses the impact of commodity price variations on diversification outcomes through a panel of 78 countries over 1970-2012. It reveals a potential lack of interest from governments to support export diversification when commodity prices are booming.

IDS Proposing Multi-sectoral Action on Health Critical for Women in Poor Urban Areas

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11 Oct 2016

In light of the World Health summit IDS provides detailed policy findings and recommendations on the empowerment of girls and women.

Simulation of the EU Legislative Process at Rhine-Waal University

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11 Oct 2016

Following the theme of asylum policy, the students created a law proposal which included a compulsory quota system for the redistribution of refugees among Europe.

Ban Ki-Moon at the Graduate Institute:"Get Ready To Lead The World"

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10 Oct 2016

On the 3 Oct 2016, the Graduate Institute was honoured to welcome United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon for a lecture.

MOOC on Science & Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction at EPFL

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10 Oct 2016

The Cooperation & Development Center (CODEV) at EPFL will launch its first collaborative MOOC: A Resilient Future - Science and Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction. Starting Date is on the 05 Nov 2016.

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