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).


CROP News and Events

The Politics of Social Inclusion: From Knowledge to Action

15 November 2019 | UN Library, GENEVA

BOOK LAUNCH for forthcoming CROP/UNESCO publication (as part of UNRISD Seminar Series)

New Global Research Programme on Inequality (GRIP)

15 October 2019

The University of Bergen (UiB) and the International Science Council have signed a new agreement for a Global Research Programme on Inequality (GRIP).

Putting Children First: New Frontiers in the Fight Against Child Poverty in Africa

18 October 2019 | Brighton, UK

BOOK LAUNCH and workshop at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in Brighton, UK

News from CROPNET

RCT: The Gold Standard for Poverty Eradication?

6 November 2019 | Bergen Global CMI/UiB

OPEN SEMINAR organised by Bergen Global CMI/UiB with Howard White (Campbell), Sarah A Tobin (CMI), Georg Picot (UiB) and Espen Villanger (CMI)

International Science Council (ISC) inaugural Action Plan 2019-2021

October 2019

The ISC's inaugural Action Plan, Advancing Science as a Global Public Good, was recently shared with ISC members.

Launch and Workshop Event: CALL FOR PROPOSALS (Deadline 15 July)

Friday 18 October 2019

‘Putting Children First: New Frontiers in the Fight Against Child Poverty in Africa’ Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Brighton, UK