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Gender-sensitive governance: what does it look like and how can we work towards it?'

Tuesday 9 Sep 2014 until Friday 19 Sep 2014

Free interactive online course exploring gender-sensitive care with a special focus on the Nigerian context. 

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Is The Post Growth Economy Already Here?

Thursday 18 Sep 2014 Live Streaming

Donnie Maclurcan from the Post Growth Institute discusses conclusions from his forthcoming book with Jennifer Hinton, How on Earth: Flourishing in a Not-For-Profit World by 2050.

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Work With Us Exhibition

Monday 22 Sep 2014 until Thursday 16 Oct 2014

The Participate Initiative is hosting Work with Us, an exhibition of research findings which focus on the experiences of the poorest and most marginalised people and their visions for change.

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From 'Broder' to 'Don': Methodological Reflections on Longitudinal Gang Research in Nicaragua, 1996-2014

Monday 22 Sep 2014

The first Conflict, Violence and Development Seminar this term is by Professor Dennis Rodgers, reflecting on the use of longitudinal ethnographic methodologies in his ongoing investigations of gang dynamics in Nicaragua.

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The Political Economy of Agricultural Policy Processes in Africa

Wednesday 24 Sep 2014

This event  will present recent research and analysis from the Future Agricultures Consortium on how agricultural policy in Sub-Saharan Africa is shaped and put into practice.

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Work With Us UK Launch - Participate Initiative Exhibition

Thursday 25 Sep 2014

Work with Us launch: An exhibition of research that brings the visions for change of those living in extreme poverty in global discussions.

 

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Tax and Development Short Course

Monday 26 Jan 2015 until Thursday 29 Jan 2015

This 4 day course will guide researchers, academics, tax administrators and other practitioners through the main issues and trends on taxation in developing countries while providing an opportunity for networking, sharing ideas and information on participants' work and future plans in the area of taxation.  

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Tax and development round table - New data, new findings

Tuesday 9 Sep 2014

At this event, the International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD), will be launching a new cross-country dataset on government revenues.

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Civic Engagement and Socially Inclusive Local Governance - an IDS-DLGN Learning Retreat

Tuesday 2 Sep 2014 until Friday 5 Sep 2014

This Learning Retreat will explore current thinking, practice and lessons learned in supporting meaningful civic engagement in local governance and policy processes, and in enabling socially inclusive and responsive local governance in developing countries. It is aimed at members of the Democratisation, Decentralisation and Local Governance Network (DLGN) of the Swiss Agency for Cooperation and Development (SDC), but is open to other participants.

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Rising Powers and International Capital Movement: Principal Issues

Thursday 24 Jul 2014

In this seminar, Alexander Bulatov, the Teaching and Learning Fellow in the Rising Powers in International Development Programme, will be discussing the salient issues surrounding capital markets, capital movement and investment in the rising powers.

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Engaging your policy audiences - Short course

Tuesday 22 Jul 2014

This one day short course will seek to provide practical advice and guidance on identifying and engaging with your key policy audiences.

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Strengthening health markets for universal coverage

Wednesday 16 Jul 2014

This meeting held in the UK parliament will examine how health markets in poorer countries can be improved to help achieve universal coverage.

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Transforming Nutrition Ideas, Policy and Outcomes 2014

Monday 14 Jul 2014 until Friday 18 Jul 2014

The course's premise is that an acceleration of undernutrition reduction requires a transformation in the way we think about undernutrition in order to change the ways in which we address it. This 5 day course takes the participant through new ways of thinking about undernutrition and what to do about it.

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Launch of new book Towards Human Development

Wednesday 9 Jul 2014

Join Frances Stewart, Andrea Cornia, Richard Jolly and others for the launch of new book, Towards Human Development

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China and International Development: Challenges and Opportunities

Monday 7 Jul 2014 Watch/Listen Again

To mark the launch of a forthcoming China Bulletin issue, this seminar gathers experts and perspectives from the UK, Europe and China to discuss the issues and questions raised by China's expanding presence in the development landscape.

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Social Protection: Policies, programmes and evidence - short course

Monday 7 Jul 2014 until Thursday 10 Jul 2014

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. To those who are new to social protection, the course offers an opportunity to come to grips with this area of work.

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The Political Economy of Climate Compatible Development: Challenges and opportunities

Friday 4 Jul 2014

Joint IDS and CDKN event on the Political Economy of Climate Compatible Development

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