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Sponsors and Funding

CROP has two institutional sponsors; the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and the University of Bergen (UiB).

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Core Funding
Core funding for the CROP Secretariat is provided by the University of Bergen (UiB). CROP also seeks international sources of funding as well as grants/sponsorship for specific events and projects. The International Social Science Council (ISSC) is committed to assist in securing additional funding for CROP activities.

External Funding
Grants for concrete activities and research projects have in recent years been awarded by UiB, the Research Council of Norway and the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD), ISSC and UNESCO.

Additional financing for workshops, publications and projects within the programme has come from many sources, including: National UNESCO Committees and national ministries; regional UNDP offices; ILO, Geneva; UNCTAD, Geneva; the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs; the Dutch Foreign Office; DANIDA (the Danish Agency for Development); SIDA (the Swedish Agency for Development); the German Society for International Cooperation (GTZ) and other local partners that have contributed to the organisation of CROP's activities all over the world.

  • SIU-funded project 2017-2020

    The most recent source of external funding is provided by the UTFORSK programme of the Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU) in connection with the CROP/UiB "Partnership for Poverty and Sustainable Development Studies" (2017-2020) with the University of KwaZulu-Natak (UKZN) and the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA).

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CROP News and Events

​Sustainability Science: A Response to Global Challenges

20 March 2018 | Bergen Resource Center for International Development

SEMINAR: Organized by CROP and UNESCO Chair at The University of Bergen.

The Democratic Developmental State: North-South Perspectives

March 2018

PUBLICATION: New CROP book published by Ibidem Verlag, Stuttgart. Edited by Chris Tapscott, Tor Halvorsen, Teresita Cruz-Del Rosario

5 Student Mobility Scholarships available for UiB Masters students

25 June - 9 July 2018 | University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), Durban, South Africa

SCHOLARSHIPS available for Masters students at the University of Bergen to participate in a summer school at UKZN in June-July 2018. APPLICATION DEADLINE: 19 February 2018

News from CROPNet

Knowledge for Our Common Future

8-9 February 2018 | University of Bergen, Norway

CONFERENCE: Norwegian Universities and the Sustainable Development Goals.

World Social Science Forum 2018

25-28 September 2018 | Fukuoka, Japan

Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures

ISSC General Assembly 2017

24-26 October 2017 | Taipei

The General Assembly will take place within the context of the 32nd ICSU General Assembly, hosted by the Academy of Sciences, Taipei.

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