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Seeking outstanding candidates for 3 permanent full-time positions

21 Mar 2017

The Department of International Development is seeking outstanding candidates for the following three permanent full-time positions. Closing date 31 March.

Africa and its partners: building alliances for sustainable development

Read more: Africa and its partners: building alliances for sustainable development (external link)
08 Feb 2017

DIE/GDI recently launched a new blog that discusses how on sustainable development and peace depend on economic and political developments in Africa.

ISS signs Stop Orphan Trips pledge

Read more: ISS signs Stop Orphan Trips pledge (external link)
02 Feb 2017

The #StopOrphanTrips campaign highlights the negative impact on children growing up in orphanages, including difficulties in bonding, exacerbated by the ever-changing volunteers who come to ‘help’.

IDS Short Story Competition 2016: Winners Announced

Read more: IDS Short Story Competition 2016: Winners Announced (external link)
13 Jan 2017

The five winning short stories offer enjoyable and challenging new ways of representing the world of development.

ESRC Grant for ‘Global Poverty and Inequality Dynamics’ in Emerging Economies

Read more: ESRC Grant for ‘Global Poverty and Inequality Dynamics’ in Emerging Economies (external link)
21 Dec 2016

The grant was awarded to Andy Sumner, co-director of King’s International Development Institute and former vice president of EADI.

New Master "Global Political Economy of Sustainable Development"

Read more: New Master "Global Political Economy of Sustainable Development" (external link)
20 Dec 2016

The program offered by ÖFSE and United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) starts in October 2017.

The Proxy Challenge Award 2016

Read more: The Proxy Challenge Award 2016 (external link)
13 Dec 2016

CMI’s Anti-Corruption Resource Centre U4 has announced the winners of its price for finding innovative proxy indicators on corruption.

Conference Report: “Arctic Global Sustainable Development, Challenges and Resilience”

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AFD is Organising a History Symposium for its 75th Anniversary

Read more: AFD is Organising a History Symposium for its 75th Anniversary (external link)
17 Nov 2016

At a time when unprecedented opportunities are opening up to the AFD, there is a need to look back at the history of the Institution and to use this occasion to grasp, over the long term, the components and determinants of the public policies which AFD has been contributing to for the past 75 years.

The Graduate Institute and Plan International Hosted a Debate for the International Day of the Girl

Read more: The Graduate Institute and Plan International Hosted a Debate for the International Day of the Girl (external link)
09 Nov 2016

On the 11th October 2016, the event at Maison de la paix highlighted the challenges girls face regarding education, healthcare, child marriage, equal opportunity and sexual violence.

The AFD and Bpifrance Have Launched a Digital Innovation Competition

Read more: The AFD and Bpifrance Have Launched a Digital Innovation Competition (external link)
09 Nov 2016

On the 11th October 2016, the AFD was annoucing the lauch of the competition "Digital Africa Start-up Challenge" open to African and French start-ups to promote the development of digital start-ups in Africa.

IDS Proposing Multi-sectoral Action on Health Critical for Women in Poor Urban Areas

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11 Oct 2016

In light of the World Health summit IDS provides detailed policy findings and recommendations on the empowerment of girls and women.

Simulation of the EU Legislative Process at Rhine-Waal University

Read more: Simulation of the EU Legislative Process at Rhine-Waal University (external link)
11 Oct 2016

Following the theme of asylum policy, the students created a law proposal which included a compulsory quota system for the redistribution of refugees among Europe.

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