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10 Years to Act. 11 Voices for a Sustainable World

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27 Sep 2019

2019/09 – Agence Française de Développement (AFD); research paper; Author(s): Stéphane Besançon et al

As the challenges of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) represent a serious emergency, this cross-cutting scientific booklet gathers the voices of 11 experts in development on various topics, from water to governance through biodiversity, inequalities or entrepreneurship. We can now see the symptoms of the difficulties ahead “if nothing is done”–the unvarying incipit of repeated warnings. But soon we will wake up to find that a decade has slipped away. Will we then be ready to bear the consequences of our lack of initiative?

Workshop for Coordinators of Development Studies Programmes, Bonn, 26-27 September 2019

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26 Sep 2019

This practice-oriented workshop aims to bring together academic coordinators of Development Studies programmes from EADI member institutes.

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Declaration of Solidarity with the Global Climate Strikes, 20-27 September

11 Sep 2019

The EADI Executive Committee has issued a declaration of solidarity with the global climate strikes on 20 and 27 September 2019, organised by the Fridays For Future movement, and EADI members are welcome to add their signatures. "As so often, the main victims suffering from the impact of a mainly Northern industrial lifestyle are the poor - not only but mainly in the south. Their future, as much as that of all our children, is at risk. EADI therefore supports the young people and all others in their fight for climate justice. Ultimately, this is also a fight for development justice. It is for us to recognize, respect and honor an inter-generational contract"

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EADI Panel at PEGNet Conference on Social Protection, Bonn, 9-10 September 2019

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10 Sep 2019

"Political Economy of Building Social Protection Systems: Explaining Varieties of Change". Based on paper presentations, the EADI panel discussion at the upcoming PEGNet Conference aims at creating an interactive platform for debating latest advances made in exploring the interaction effects between different social protection policy areas from a political economy perspective. The session takes place on Tuesday, 10 September, 13:45–15:45

Invitation: "Putting Children First: New Frontiers in the Fight Against Child Poverty in Africa"

02 Sep 2019

Launch and Workshop Event, Friday 18 October2019, Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Brighton, UK

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