Blandine Destremau

Blandine Destremau

Senior researcher French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), FRANCE

Blandine Destremau is a sociologist specialised in development and social policy issues, particularly in the Arab countries. She has publized widely on anti-poverty policy, social protection, solidarity in its various forms and dimensions, gender and development.

After a PhD dissertation dealing with the economic transformation in Yemen, she taught economics at various French universities and dedicated the bulk of her research work to issues concerning Palestine and the changing regional context. Her rearch interests include poverty, social protection, social policies, domestic workers.

Her publications include “Restructuring the welfare States in the Arab Mediterranean countries: a crucial social and political stake” (ISA Research Committee on Poverty, Social Welfare and Social Policy (RC19)), and "La extensiòn de la protecciòn social en Tùnez: lecciones de un èxito" (Universidad Nacional de Colombia).


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Human Security as a Sine Qua Non for Poverty Reduction and Sustainable Development in Africa

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CROP POVERTY BRIEF 50: by Ojijo Odhiambo and Fatima Umar (UNDP Nigeria Country Office).

Poverty as Ideology: Rescuing Social Justice from Global Development Agendas

14 May 2019 | Bergen Global

LITERARY SALON: Andrew Fischer, winner of the International Studies in Poverty Prize awarded by CROP and Zed Books.

Organisational Changes at the CROP Secretariat

1 December 2018

The University of Bergen (UiB) and the International Science Council (ISC) have announced organisational changes at the CROP Secretariat.

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World Science Forum 2019

20-23 November, 2019 | Budapest, Hungary

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: "Science, Ethics and Responsibility" (deadline 10 April).

Bergen Summer Research School

17-27 June 2019 | University of Bergen

BSRS 2019 offers a series of parallel multidisciplinary working groups with top international lecturers, and cutting-edge keynotes to help you make your research play a role for a sustainable future.

Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals: What Role for Social and Solidarity Economy?

25-26 June 2019 | Geneva, Switzerland