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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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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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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UNICEF and IDS Conference: Rethinking Urbanisation and Equity in Asia: Harnessing the Potential of Urban Living for All Children

Monday 9 Jun 2014 until Tuesday 10 Jun 2014 Watch/Listen Again

IDS has teamed up with UNICEF to explore how issues of urban inclusion can support equitable access to services and livelihoods for the most marginalised and excluded children in Asia.

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Help Yourself! Food rights and responsibilities: Year two findings from Life in a Time of Food Price Volatility

Thursday 5 Jun 2014

Event to launch the year two findings from a major project, with Oxfam and partners in ten countries, on Life in a Time of Food Price Volatility. 

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