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Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

Professor The New School Graduate Program in International Affairs, USA

Sakiko Fukuda-Parr is Professor of International Affairs at the New School and also serves as Interim Dean for Academic Affairs of the Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy.

She is a development economist working in the multidisciplinary framework of capabilities and human development, and currently works on human rights and poverty, conflict prevention, and global technology. From 1995 to 2004, she was lead author and director of the UNDP Human Development Reports.

A Japanese national, Prof. Fukuda-Parr received her BA from Cambridge University (UK), MALD from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (USA), and MA from the University of Sussex (UK). 

Her publications, in addition to the Human Development Reports, include: The Gene Revolution: GM Crops and Unequal Development; Readings in Human Development; Rethinking Technical Cooperation - Reforms for capacity building in Africa; Capacity for Development - Old Problems, New Solutions, and numerous papers and book chapters on issues of poverty, gender, human rights, technology.

She founded and is editor of the Journal of Human Development, and is on the Editorial Board of Feminist Economics. She is also on the board of several NGOs that advocate human rights and technology for development.She is a member of the Committee on Development Policy of the UN ECOSOC, and of the High Level Task Force on the Right to Development of the UN Human Rights Council.

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CROP News and Events

Poverty as Ideology: Rescuing Social Justice from Global Development Agendas

18 January 2019 | George Washington University, USA

BOOK LAUNCH by Andrew Fischer, winner of the International Studies in Poverty Prize awarded by CROP and Zed Books.

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Fifth Annual Amartya Sen Essay Prize

12-15 March 2019 | Nairobi, Kenya

ESSAYS: Award ceremony will be held at social justice conference.

SDG Conference Bergen

7-8 February 2019 | University of Bergen

re:thinking/re:working - Addressing the inequality of knowledge

CODESRIA 15th General Assembly

17-21 December, 2018 | Dakar, Senegal

EVENT: Africa and the Crisis of Globalisation.

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