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Next EADI General Conference announced: "Solidarity, Peace, and Social Justice", 29 June - 2 July 2020

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29 Jun 2020

EADI and the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) announce the 16th EADI General Conference, which will be held in The Hague (Netherlands) from Monday 29 June to Thursday 2 July 2020. The conference will be hosted by the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), one of Europe’s oldest and largest centres for research and education in the field of for development studies. The conference will be combined with the Development Dialogue, the annual European conference of PhD candidates working in development studies. To the conference webpage

Save the dates: 7-8 November 2019 Research Communications Workshop in Bonn

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07 Nov 2019

Because our first Research Communciations Workshop in 2018 was such a great success, we have decided to make this an annual event, together with our new Research Communciations Working Group. This year we will be holding the workshop on 7 and 8 November.

Save the date: EADI Directors' Meeting 2019 in Cordoba, 17 and 18 October

Read more: Save the date: EADI Directors' Meeting 2019 in Cordoba, 17 and 18 October
17 Oct 2019

This year, our annual Directors’ Meeting will be taking place in the beautiful city of Cordoba at the Loyola Andalucía University. The event is kindly hosted by a consortium of EADI members in Spain: REEDES, Instituto Elcano, ICEI and ETEA Foundation.

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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Bridge 47 - Tender for a Regional Knowledge Exchange Consultant – Northern European Partnership - deadline extended

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17 Jul 2019

The Bridge 47 – Building Global Citizenship project mobilises global civil society to contribute to global justice and eradication of poverty through Global Citizenship Education (GCE). The project provides a space for civil society organisations, activists and other interested people to interact with one another, exchange information and resources and develop new and innovative approaches for global citizenship education. The project focuses on joint advocacy efforts and building new partnerships, while it also supports the civil society to develop new and effective approaches to reaching out to new stakeholders and provides tools to promote and act upon Global Citizenship Education. The project works closely with partners engaged in informal and non-formal education and life-long learning with a view to promoting transformative change in society. Download the full tender here

Call for Proposals: "Putting Children First: New Frontiers in the Fight Against Child Poverty in Africa"

Read more: Call for Proposals: "Putting Children First: New Frontiers in the Fight Against Child Poverty in Africa"
12 Jul 2019

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

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Environment and Transformation: New Focus points of Development Studies in the Anthropocene, Bonn, 11 July

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11 Jul 2019

Book launch "Building Development Studies for the New Millennium"

11 July 2019, 16:30-18:30 German Development Institute, Tulpenfeld 6, 53113 Bonn

The event will be video-recorded and made available online

Climate change, environmental degradation and increasing global divides in income and wealth force development scholarship and development policy makers to think beyond established North-South binaries. They are in demand to address the cumulative environmental, social and political impacts of the Anthropocene in a more just, inclusive and transdisciplinary way.

Public Finance for the Future We Want

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05 Jul 2019

2019/06 – Transnational Institute (TNI); book; Editor(s): Lavinia Steinfort, Satoko Kishimoto

This open access book by the Transnational Institute draws on real-world examples to demonstrate that a political economy that curbs the power of big finance and serves people and planet is possible. The ideas shared here are timely and urgent—a call to readiness before the next financial bubble bursts. This book presents visions of regenerative and redistributive economies, built with collective power: from the thriving cooperative economy in Kerala, India, to the hundreds of local saving banks in Germany, the worker-owned bank Banco Popular in Costa Rica, and the thousands of People’s Credit Funds in Vietnam. It explores models that could become the new normal— the basis for a democratically organised and life-sustaining future.

Enabling Civil Society for Sustainable Development

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05 Jul 2019

2019/06 – OECD Development Centre (OECD/DC); Text; Author(s): Jacqueline Wood; Karin Fällman

Civil society and civil society organisations (CSOs) are important to development co-operation, both as implementing partners for members of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC), and as development actors in their own right. Agenda 2030 is clear on the necessity of mobilising CSOs to implement, and uphold accountability for, the Sustainable Development Goals. This paper by the OECD Development Centre introduces a selection of key findings and recommendations from two 2018-2019 surveys complemented with DAC statistical data. It points to evidence of member effort to work with CSOs in ways that enable CSOs to maximise their contribution to development.

Freelance Opportunity: Webinar Moderation

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04 Jul 2019

We are seeking moderators for the EADI Webinar Series. The webinars give participants the opportunity to engage with critical thinkers and innovative new research findings on development issues.

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