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Shining a Spotlight on Gender Justice

16 Nov 2017 To celebrate the IDS/Sussex MA Gender & Development course's 30th year, we organised a 'Spotlight on Gender Justice' week 6-10 November 2017. It brought together alumni, students staff and friends to talk about gender justice; where we are now; where we have been and challenges for the future. More details


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Brighton hosts UK-China knowledge exchange on health and social care

14 Nov 2017 Researchers, health commissioners, local government officials and health care providers from Brighton and Hove and China met to discuss how health and welfare systems can adapt to meet the realities of a rapidly growing older population. More details

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Celebrating One Health Day 2017

02 Nov 2017 The second international One Health Day is marked on Friday 3 November – drawing attention to the interconnectedness of human, animal and environmental health. See our resources on this theme. More details

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IDS at GPSA: citizen action for open, accountable & inclusive societies

01 Nov 2017 IDS and partners are showcasing work on accountability from two international research programmes, Making All Voices Count (MAVC) and Action for Empowerment and Accountability (A4EA), at this year’s Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA) Partners’ Forum. More details
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Taxis pass a homeless family living on a street in a Muslim quarter of the city centre near Mohammed Ali Road.
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Urban October: Promoting a better urban future

30 Oct 2017 This month IDS researchers have been commemorating Urban October as well as part of the implementation of the New Urban Agenda. Read their reflections on key themes such as affordable housing, safer cities, UN-Habitat, urban refugees, homelessness and decentralisation. More details

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Putting Children First event calls for action to tackle child poverty

24 Oct 2017 Despite important strides in the fight against poverty over the past two decades, child poverty remains widespread and persistent, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. From 23-25 October, policymakers, researchers and NGOs will come together to identify solutions for fighting child poverty and inequality in Africa at the Putting Children First conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. More details

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Commemorating the life and work of Geoff Oldham, CBE

20 Oct 2017 It is with deep regret and sadness that we share the news that Professor Geoff Oldham (age 88) passed away on Sunday 1 October 2017. More details

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Will robots take your job?

10 Oct 2017 The impact of digital technology on the future of decent work was the discussion point at the IDS fringe events held at the recent Labour and Conservative Party Conferences. More details

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Has Universal Development Come of Age?

04 Oct 2017 A timely new IDS Bulletin entitled ‘Has Universal Development Come of Age?’ explores how South and North approaches to development can be interlinked and argues that in order to achieve development for all more needs to be known about the nature of learning from South to North. More details

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