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Merger between ISSC and ICSU creates opportunities for CROP

October 2017

New opportunities emerge for CROP after agreed merger between the world's leading bodies of social and natural sciences, the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and the International Council for Science (ICSU)

Former CROP Scientific Director Else Øyen honoured

February 2017

ANNOUNCEMENT: Former CROP Director, Else Øyen, receives the Norwegian Association of Sociologists' Honorary Award for 2017.

Professor Tony Atkinson (1944-2017)

In remembrance of Professor Tony Atkinson

Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences awarded to poverty researcher Angus Deaton

October 2015

Angus Deaton, a British-American economics professor at Princeton University, has been awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize for Economic Studies for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare.

Oslo Principles on Global Climate Change Obligations

March 2015

The Oslo Principles on Global Climate Change Obligations have been launched by an expert group including Global Justice Program Director Thomas Pogge

Thomas Pogge on Global Poverty

March 2015

INTERVIEW: CROP Chair, Thomas Pogge, in conversation with The European

A Great Step Forward but Let's Be More Daring

20 July 2013

ARTICLE: Equity for Children's Comments on the High Level Panel for the Post-2015 Development Agenda.

Framing Hunger: A Response to SOFI 2012

March 2013

A critique of 'The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2012' report and estimates, by a group of hunger researchers led by Frances Moore Lappe and Jennifer Clapp.

No sustainable development without eradication of hunger and extreme poverty

June 2012

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the World Food Programme (WFP) and Bioversity International have issued a Joint statement on the occasion of the Rio+20 conference:

The Poverty Politics of the Middle Classes

May 2010

Commentary by Victoria Lawson, Asuncion St. Clair and Hårvard Haarstad on an article in "Bistandsaktuelt", No. 4, May 2010

Fight against poverty is cosmetic

May 2010

Article in "På Høyden" at the University of Bergen about public round table organised by CROP.

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CROP News and Events

Poverty as Ideology: Rescuing Social Justice from Global Development Agendas

14 May 2019 | Bergen Global

BOOK LAUNCH by 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.

​The Democratic Developmental State: North-South Perspectives

February 2019

OPEN ACCESS PUBLICATION: Edited by Chris Tapscott, Tor Halvorsen, Teresita Cruz-Del Rosario.

News from CROPNet

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

CONFERENCE organized by UNRISD.

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