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

CROP-GRIP Newsletter 2019-2020

March 2020

This special issue newsletter is the final one for CROP and the first one for GRIP. It explains the transition process and provides an overview of CROP activities in 2019.

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)

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