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New EADI Webinar: Generational Transfer of Disadvantages and Extreme Poverty, 29 April, 3:00pm CET

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29 Apr 2020

In this webinar, Owasim Akram will shed light on the process of the generational transfer of disadvantages and how it shapes the extreme poverty trajectory, part of his doctoral research on ageing in extreme poverty in Bangladesh

New on our blog: How do we live with corona?

Read more: New on our blog: How do we live with corona? (external link)
28 Apr 2020

By Ghassan Baliki, Tilman Brück, Neil Ferguson, Patricia Justino and Wolfgang Stojetz 

People who live through extreme events are, often deeply, altered by the experiences they have. Even when those experiences take place predominantly in the physical realm, they are also events of consciousness. They come not only with physical impacts but also with emotional ones, and consequent to that, changes in behavioural choices, and maybe even preferences.

Special Issue Call EJDR: The Development Impacts of COVID-19 at Home and Abroad: Politics and Implications of Government Action

Read more: Special Issue Call EJDR: The Development Impacts of COVID-19 at Home and Abroad: Politics and Implications of Government Action
27 Apr 2020

Call for Abstracts: The European Journal of Development Research

Please submit as early as possible! Authors will receive feedback within one week of submitting their abstract. Successful authors will be given a period of six weeks to submit the final manuscript. All manuscripts will be peer-reviewed within a period of four weeks.

New on our blog: Displaced women and girls in Latin America threatened by COVID-19

Read more: New on our blog: Displaced women and girls in Latin America threatened by COVID-19 (external link)
22 Apr 2020

By Natalia Cintra, Jean Grugel and Pia Riggirozzi 

Health emergencies exacerbate almost every form of social injustice in the global South. State biases, governance failures and inadequate and inappropriate policy responses leave legacies that can be as bad as the disease itself. In situations of crisis, public service provision and access to health and welfare services can rapidly deteriorate.

New EADI Webinar: How to reach the (extreme) poor through inclusive development policies in sub Saharan Africa?, 16 April 1:00pm CET

Read more: New EADI Webinar: How to reach the (extreme) poor through inclusive development policies in sub Saharan Africa?, 16 April 1:00pm CET
16 Apr 2020

In this webinar "How to reach the (extreme) poor through inclusive development policies in sub Saharan Africa?", Nicky Pouw and Marleen Dekker will introduce a policy analysis framework to understand inclusive development from a bottom-up perspective of the poor and diversified vulnerable groups, the stakeholders involved and the importance of uncovering the transaction costs related to access and reaping the benefits of the interventions, programs and processes.

The Politics of Social Inclusion: Bridging Knowledge and Policies Towards Social Change

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16 Apr 2020

2020/04 – Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP), International Social Science Council (ISSC); book; Author(s): Gabriele Koehler et al.

This open access book presents extensive case studies from across the world to provide critical perspectives on the concepts of social inclusion and exclusion. A collaboration between UNESCO and the Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP), this volume  traces a number of discourses, all of them routed in a relational power analysis, examining them in the context of the UN Agenda for Sustainable Development 2030 with its commitment to “leave no one behind.”

Vacancy: Project and Communication Assistant (50%), submit by 23 April

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14 Apr 2020

EADI is currently seeking to fill the position of a project and communication assistant preferably from mid-May 2020. The successful candidate will join our small and dynamic office, where everyone plays an important role and has an impact. At the same time, the candidate will act as a team member of an international, interdisciplinary project team. Download the announcement in PDF format

New on our blog: The Battle is on: Civic Space & Land Rights

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06 Apr 2020

By Barbara Oosters and Saskia van Veen EADI/ISS Blog Series

My (Barbara)’s fascination and interest for the issue of civic space started in Indonesia. Local organisations struggled with the introduction of a vaguely framed law for Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), warning them not to work on issues going against ‘’Indonesian’’ values. A few years later I found myself supporting initiatives in more than 15 countries spread across the globe, struggling with shifting and shrinking civic space.

"EADI is in solidarity particularly with the most vulnerable" - Statement on COVID 19

02 Apr 2020

In the light of the heavy implications of the COVID 19 crisis and the responses to it, EADI has issued a statement of solidarity, confirming "our common duty to stand by those that are most affected in our world of asymmetric power structures, privileges and marginalisation. Read the full statement

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