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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

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.

Poverty as Ideology: Rescuing Social Justice from Global Development Agendas

December 2018

Forthcoming book by Andrew Fischer, Institute of Social Studies (ISS), winner of the International Studies in Poverty Prize awarded by the Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP) and Zed Books

Problems and Options of Renewing Social Democracy

November 2018

CROP POVERTY BRIEF: By Olle Törnquist (Professor of Political Science and Development Research, University of Oslo)

News from CROPNet

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.

Launch of International Science Council (ISC)

5 July (09.00-18.00 CEST)

LIVESTREAM: the founding of ISC will be celebrated with a Science Day.

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