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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.

Our 2018 Annual Report is out

02 Jul 2019

If you want to get an overview of what EADI is and does, have a look at our latest annual report.

We are looking for an Outreach and Stakeholder Engagement Assistant (50%)!

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02 Jul 2019

EADI is currently seeking to fill the position of an Outreach and Stakeholder Engagement Assistant, preferably from mid-August 2019. 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 full announcement

Risk-Informed Development: From Crisis to Resilience

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07 Jun 2019

2019/05 – Overseas Development Institute (ODI); research paper; Author(s): Sarah Opitz-Stapleton et al.

This report explores how development can become more sustainable and resilient: Over the past decade, important progress has been made on poverty reduction, disease control and access to healthcare, education and services. However, these gains are fragile, and are undermined by new and emerging threats, including climate change, economic and financial instability, antibiotic resistance, transnational criminal networks and terrorism, cyber fragility, geopolitical volatility and conflict. These threats are interconnected, they cross national borders and they are occurring simultaneously.

No Time to Waste: Tackling the Plastic Pollution Crisis Before it’s Too Late

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07 Jun 2019

2019/05 – Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Brighton; research paper; Author(s): Mari Williams at al.

This report by Tearfund, Fauna & Flora International (FFI), WasteAid and The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) describes the environmental destruction, sickness, mortality, and damage to livelihoods that the plastic pollution crisis is causing. On the solution side, it outlines the roles and responsibilities of four groups who could be key to tackling the plastic pollution crisis.

Biodiversity Loss is a Development Issue

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24 May 2019

2019/04 – International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED); research paper; Author(s): Dilys Roe, Nathalie Seddon, Joanna Elliott

On the occasion of the recent release of the IPBES Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, we'd like to highlight this issue paper by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IEED): "This global biodiversity crisis is hitting the poorest communities first and hardest, because they can ill-afford to ‘buy in’ biodiversity’s previously-free goods and services (and are already bearing the brunt of climate change).So why does the development community often ignore biodiversity loss? This paper unpicks misunderstandings and sets out the evidence that biodiversity loss is much more than an environmental problem – it is an urgent development challenge.

EADI ISS General Conference 2020, Call for Panels and Sessions open!

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23 May 2019

We are happy to announce that the Call for Panels and Session for the EADI ISS General Conference "Solidarity, Peace, and Social Justice", 29 June to 2 July 2020 in the Hague, is now open! Deadline for Submissions is 6 September 2019. Download the call

EADI Webinar: Knowledge Production, Ownership and the Power of Definition: Perspectives on and from Sub-Saharan Africa, 20 May, 2pm CET

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20 May 2019

This webinar with Henning Melber ist the third free webinar in the "Building Development Studies for the New Millennium Series", engaging with challenges that scholars and researchers face in striving for genuine research collaboration and knowledge production in a North–South interaction. He maps asymmetries in scholarly interaction generally and examines African realities specifically.

EADI Webinar: Development Studies in Spanish: A Critical and Constructive Response from the Peripheries, 14 May, 2pm (CET)

Read more: EADI Webinar: Development Studies in Spanish: A Critical and Constructive Response from the Peripheries, 14 May, 2pm (CET)
14 May 2019

This webinar session is part of our book talks series on "Building Development Studies for the New Millennium", based on the recent EADI volume. In this session Rogelio Madrueño Aguilar, author of the chapter “Development Studies in Spanish (DSS): A Critical and Constructive Response from the Peripheries” discusses DSS as a response framework to Western ideas of progress and development from a wide range of disciplines and traditions of thought.

Call for Abstracts: 8th PhD Conference on International Development 19 – 20 September 2019

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06 May 2019

Institute of Development Studies (IDS) University of Sussex, UK

The 8th PhD Conference on International Development is a student-led event organized by PhD students from the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and the School of Global studies at the University of Sussex (UK), with the support EADI. This conference represents a collaboration with a number of institutions in Europe; the School of International Development, University of East Anglia (UK); the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University of Rotterdam (The Netherlands); the Institute of Development Research and Development Policy (IEE), Ruhr-University Bochum, the Institute for Development and Peace (INEF), Duisburg, Essen and the Institute of Political Science (IfP) (Germany).

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