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CROP Events 2016

Peasant Poverty & Persistence in the 21st Century

30 November 2016 | London, UK

BOOK LAUNCH: Hosted by the Department of Development Studies, The School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS).

Social Inclusion and Poverty Eradication

17-18 November 2016 | Harvard University, USA

WORKSHOP organised by CROP (ISSC/UiB) and Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, both at Harvard University

On the Move - Global Migrations, Challenges and Responses

26 October 2016 | Oslo, Norway

SEMINAR in connection with the ISSC General Assembly, hosted by Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences and co-organised by CROP

Ending Global Poverty: Why wait until 2030?

20 October 2016 (10:15-11:30) | Bergen Resource Centre for International Development, Norway

LECTURE by Andy Sumner (King's College, London), organised by CROP/UiB Global.

Welfare States, Labour Rights and Basic Income in Latin America

21-23 September 2016 | Salvador de Bahia, Brazil

WORKSHOP: Organised by CROP (ISSC/UiB) and the Catholic University of Salvador, Brazil.

Poverty and Inequality in Middle Income Countries

21 September 2016 | Oslo, Norway

BOOK LAUNCH for new book in the CROP International Studies in Poverty Research Series. To be hosted by Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (HiOA)

Child Poverty and Welfare: Comparative Views

31 Aug - 2 Sept 2016 | Bergen, Norway

ACADEMIC PANEL: Organised by CROP at NorLARNet Conference 2016: Latin America Research for a Troubled World.

Child Poverty in Latin America

27 July 2016 | Buenos Aires, Argentina

BOOK LAUNCH: Lo esencial no puede ser invisible a los ojos: Pobreza e infancia en América Latina.

Experts and academics call on West African leaders to end child poverty

30 June 2016 | Abuja, Nigeria

PRESS RELEASE: A group of experts hosted by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), UNICEF, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and other organizations issued a communique today urging West African leaders to eradicate child poverty.

Poverty, Climate Change and Water in the Context of SDGs

13-24 June 2016 | Bergen Summer Research School, University of Bergen, Norway

COURSE: CROP is co-organising a PhD course on poverty and water at this year’s Bergen Summer Research School (BSRS) "Water, Climate and Society".

Child Poverty and Social Protection in Western and Central Africa

23-25 May 2016 | Abuja, Nigeria

WORKSHOP organised by UNICEF WCARO (Western and Central Africa Regional Office), CROP, the International Labour Organization (ILO), the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and Equity for Children.

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Accelerating Sustainable Development through Social Protection

June 2018

CROP POVERTY BRIEF: By Babatunde Omilola (Head of Development Planning and Inclusive Sustainable Growth Team, UNDP), CROP Fellow.

Student Mobility Scholarships awarded to UiB Masters students

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

SCHOLARSHIPS: 5 Masters students from the University of Bergen will participate in summer school at UKZN.

The Social Question in the 21st Century (in Spanish)

3-5 September 2018 | Guadalajara, México

WORKSHOP co-organised by CROP, Colef, University of Guadalajara and UNAM. Spanish-language international workshop: "La cuestión social en el siglo XXI"

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​Implementing the SDGs: What Role for Social and Solidarity Economy?

Deadline: 2 August 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS by UNs Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE).

Child Poverty and Deprivation in Refugee-Hosting Areas. Evidence from Uganda

June 2018

REPORT by UNICEF, Economic Policy Research Center (EPRC) and University of Cardiff.

CODESRIA 15th General Assembly: Africa and the Crisis of Globalisation

17-21 December, 2018 | Dakar, Senegal

CALL for Abstracts and Panel Proposals (deadline 15 April).

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