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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

CIH/CISMAC Sustainability Science Seminar

October 2018

SEMINAR on Sustainability Science for PhD candidates within the framework of the CIH/CISMAC Research School

Including Children and Adolescents in Progress for the SDGs

11-12 October 2018 | The New School, New York, USA

WORKSHOP on "Including Children and Adolescents in Progress for the SDGs" co-organised by CROP, Equity for Children / The New School and SOS Children's Villages.

World Social Science Forum 2018: Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures

25-28 September 2018 | Fukuoka, Japan

ACADEMIC PANELS: CROP is co-organising two sessions during World Social Science Forum 2018: Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures.

News from CROPNet

Launch of International Science Council (ISC)

5 July (09.00-18.00 CEST)

LIVESTREAM: the founding of ISC will be celebrated with a Science Day.

​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.

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