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for 2020-12

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23 Dec 2020

Our office will be closed from 24 December 2020 to 3 January 2021. Until then, we wish you all the best and a happy new year!

New on our blog: Behind the Scenes: The Strong Voice of Pacific Women in Climate Negotiations

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16 Dec 2020

By George Carter and Elise Howard

Women from Pacific Island countries have long been strategic and decisive leaders in climate negotiations, yet their stories are relatively unknown.  Our recent work explores women’s leadership at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in the making of the Paris Agreement 2015. We provide a snapshot of one year in  three decades of climate negotiations and explore, how women played strategic roles to elevate the Pacific’s position on a global stage.

New Limited Call for Abstracts, "Solidarity, Peace, and Social Justice"

Read more: New Limited Call for Abstracts, "Solidarity, Peace, and Social Justice"
09 Dec 2020

After the postponement of the EADI/ISS conference"Solidarity, Peace and Social Justice" to July 2021, the convenors of four seed panels and seven harvest panels cordially invite you to submit your abstracts. Once the deadline of 15 February 2021 is over, panel convenors will review new submissions, and inform applicants whether their contribution is accepted for the online conference in July 2021.

JUMP Journal Mentoring Programme for Southern Researchers: Call for Applications open until 31 January

Read more: JUMP Journal Mentoring Programme for Southern Researchers: Call for Applications open until 31 January
04 Dec 2020

The JUMP Mentoring Programme offers (young) Southern researchers the opportunity to work closely with an experienced scholar from their field of interest with the aim of preparing a paper that is (subject to the regular peer-review process) accepted for publication in the European Journal of Development Research (EJDR) or any other scientific journal.

New on our blog: Hidden Hands of the City: How the Pandemic Unveiled the Systematic Neglect of Indian Migrant Workers

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03 Dec 2020

By Nitya Rao, Ayesha Pattnaik, Arundhita Bhanjdeo and Nivedita Narain

India’s national lockdown announced on March 24th, 2020 came into force 12 hours later. Within a few days, the big story emerging from across Indian cities was of inter-state migrant workers, stranded in cities without work, money or food. With no public transport, many started walking hundreds of kilometres to their homes. Those who stayed, exhausted their savings and were further sucked into debt. The lockdown drew attention to the invisibility of migrant workers in the policy space, and the systematic neglect of their basic rights: at origin, in transit and at destination.

Call for Expressions of Interest: Early Career Editor, The European Journal of Development Research (EJDR)

Read more: Call for Expressions of Interest: Early Career Editor, The European Journal of Development Research (EJDR)
03 Dec 2020

The European Journal of Development Research (EJDR) redefines and modernises what international development is, recognising the many schools of thought on what human development constitutes. It encourages debate between competing approaches to understanding global development and international social development.

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