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Gender Stereotypes: how can we move beyond stereotyping?

08 Jun 2015 until 06 Jul 2015

This free e-learning course aims to support policymakers, practitioners and activists who are committed to pushing forward with the goal of achieving gender equality and working towards a world free of discriminatory gender stereotypes, so that all people can be who they want to be - regardless of their gender.

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Social Protection: policies, programmes and evidence - short course 2015

06 Jul 2015 until 09 Jul 2015

This course is open to a wide audience of policy makers, practitioners, researchers and project managers who are already or will be working in the area of social protection. The course aims to provide a platform for strengthening conceptual grounding and for engagement in critical debate about knowledge, practice and evidence on social protection.

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Business, state and society: How can new actors and coalitions drive change towards a more sustainable and equitable world?

06 Jul 2015

Business, Markets and the State - this seminar will include discussions on the potential or new actors and coalitions to drive change towards a more sustainable and equitable world.

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Commemorating the lives of Martha Farrell and Paula Kantor

06 Jul 2015

IDS is holding an event to honour and commemorate the lives of Paula Kantor, an IDS alumna and senior scientist at CIMMYT and Martha Farrell, a director of PRIA in Delhi and friend of colleague of IDS, who were both killed in a terrorist attack in Kabul on May 13, which also took the lives of at least two other NGO workers.

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Graduating from Social Protection? Seminar at the Overseas Development Institute

10 Jul 2015

This seminar on the new IDS Bulletin 'Graduating from Social Protection?' will present new and exciting work on graduation programmes across several countries and diverse contexts, describing what graduation is, how it works and, how to do it.

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Transforming Nutrition: Ideas, Policy and Outcomes 2015

13 Jul 2015 until 17 Jul 2015

Applications are now open for this 5 day course, designed for both for policy makers and practitioners. The course will take participants through new ways of thinking about undernutrition and what to do about it.

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New Frontiers for Evaluation in an Era of Market-Oriented Development

20 Jul 2015 until 22 Jul 2015

As part of the International Year of Evaluation 2015, this meeting will provide an opportunity to identify good impact evaluation practices, and to build new evaluation coalitions for market-oriented development initiatives.

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Engaging your Policy Audiences

22 Jul 2015

ThIs established one day course will provide practical guidance, advice and tips on how to develop successful engagement and influencing plans.

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Contested Agronomy: Cases, Dynamics & Implications

23 Feb 2016 until 25 Feb 2016

Contested Agronomy 2016 is a conference about the battlefields in agricultural research, past and present.

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The role of the rising powers in making the Sustainable Development Goals a reality

03 Jul 2015 Watch/Listen Again

This Centre for Rising Powers and Global Development seminar will examine the role of countries such as China and Brazil in agreeing and implementing the Sustainable Development Goals.

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The Messenger is the Message

02 Jul 2015

Michael Sheridan will speak about his work to put Afghans and Haitians in charge of the storytelling about their community's economic and social development issues.

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A New Peace – The End of the Mano River War(s)

30 Jun 2015 until 01 Jul 2015

The Sussex Centre for Conflict and Security Research, in partnership with the Institute of Development Studies, is hosting a workshop on the history of violence in the Mano River region. For the past 20 years the Mano River Basin (MRB) has been an area of violent upheavals and political instability.

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Webinar on CLTS and Sustainability

24 Jun 2015

This webinar with Sue Cavill and Robert Chambers will discuss lessons learnt from Frontiers issue Sustainability and CLTS: Taking Stock followed by a presentation on SNVs Sustainable Sanitation and Hygiene for All Results Programme, supported by the UK Department for International Development.

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Queer Ethiopia: Identity, Intimacy and Survival

24 Jun 2015

The seminar will explore the issues facing same sex attracted people in the context of the discourses, politics, law and policy that shape how identity, intimacy and survival are negotiated in Ethiopia.

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Building assets and agency for citizen-led change

22 Jun 2015

This seminar will provide an overview of the ways in which the Coady International Institute and its partners apply an asset-based approach for supporting citizen-led and community-driven development around the world.

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China and Brazil in African agriculture: co-operation or culture clash?

15 Jun 2015

This workshop will bring together researchers and practitioners to discuss the impacts and implications of Brazilian and Chinese engagements in African agriculture on development and aid. We will draw out and debate how the so-called ‘Rising Powers’ are reshaping today’s global aid and development architecture.

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Community-led Total Sanitation (CLTS): Challenges of Nation-wide Scaling up and Sustainability

11 Jun 2015 Watch/Listen Again

Dr Kamal Kar, the pioneer of CLTS, will speak about the challenges of nation-wide scaling up of CLTS, especially in the run up to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Creating a fairer and more sustainable international tax system: What is the EU’s role?

04 Jun 2015

As world leaders prepare to gather in Addis Ababa to discuss the future financing of sustainable development, a key item on the agenda will be the role of taxation in generating more reliable and progressive financing streams that can underpin sustainable and equitable development for everyone, everywhere.

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Changes in Mexican Agrifood Systems: The North-American Agribusiness Dream or Cultural Nightmare

04 Jun 2015

Changes in Mexican Agrifood Systems: The North-American Agribusiness Dream or Cultural Nightmare.

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