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SDG Conference Bergen

7-8 February 2019 | University of Bergen

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

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.

The Politics of Poverty in Contemporary Russia

January 2019

NEW BOOK by Ann-Mari Sätre (Uppsala University, Sweden).

Fifth Annual Amartya Sen Essay Prize

12-15 March 2019 | Nairobi, Kenya

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

Free Online Course in Occupational Health

Start 29 October 2018

Occupational Health in Developing Countries is a free and open online course created by one of CROP's partners, the Centre for International Health at the University of Bergen. No course fees.

World Social Science Forum 2018

25-28 September 2018 | Fukuoka, Japan

EVENT: Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

17 October 2018 | London, UK

EVENT: Chronic Poverty Advisory Network panel discussion - Leaving No One Behind.

SDG Conference Bergen: Knowledge for Our Common Future

8-9 February 2018 | University of Bergen, Norway

CONFERENCE: Norwegian Universities and the Sustainable Development Goals.

CODESRIA 15th General Assembly

17-21 December, 2018 | Dakar, Senegal

EVENT: Africa and the Crisis of Globalisation.

Changing Course for Sustainable Development: Bold Alternatives to Business as Usual

17 September 2018 | Geneva, Switzerland

LAUNCH of the Civil Society Reflection Group Report.

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.

​Implementing the SDGs: What Role for Social and Solidarity Economy?

Deadline: 2 August 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS by UNs Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE).

Child Poverty and Deprivation in Refugee-Hosting Areas. Evidence from Uganda

June 2018

REPORT by UNICEF, Economic Policy Research Center (EPRC) and University of Cardiff.

Indigenous Rights to Development, Socio-Economic Rights, and Rights for Groups with Vulnerabilities

June 2017

RESEARCH PAPER by CROP Fellow Camilo Perez-Bustillo (Universty of Dayton) and Jessie M. Hohmann (University of London).

Child Poverty and Household coping Strategies in Croatia

May 2017

POLICY BRIEF by the Institute of Economics, Zagreb.

​The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: A Commentary

March 2018

PUBLICATION: A thematic analysis of the Declaration's provisions, including the background to their inclusion, and practical enforcement.

Just Transition

April 2018

DIGITAL PUBLICATION – a series of scholars’ and practitioners’ think pieces on the idea that transition towards a low-carbon world requires justice and equity.

¡7.500 millones de personas!¿Qué es y para qué sirve la demografía

May 2018

NEW BOOK by Jorge Paz (National University of Salta, Argentina)

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2017

17 October 2017

United Nations Call to Action to end poverty: A path toward peaceful and inclusive societies

ISSC General Assembly 2017

24-26 October 2017 | Taipei

The General Assembly will take place within the context of the 32nd ICSU General Assembly, hosted by the Academy of Sciences, Taipei.

4th Annual Amartya Sen Essay Prize

Deadline: 31 August 2017

CALL for original essays on the moral assessment of tax dodging.

Sustainability interrogated: societies, growth, and social justice

6-8 September 2017 | University of Bradford, UK

Development Studies Association Conference 2017

Higher Education Governance, Research and Policy in Africa

Deadline: 30 September 2017

CALL by CODESRIA for Meaning-making Research Initiatives (MRI)

​Demolishing Development Myths to Meet the SDGs

28 June 2017 | UN Library Geneva

Book Launch and Panel Discussion: Handbook of Alternative Approaches to Economic Development.

Sustainable Development Goals multi-stakeholder platform

Deadline: June 26, 2017

CALL for applications for membership.

Southern Problems of and Perspectives on Global Tax Fairness

Deadline: 31 August 2017

Call for Papers: Anthology publication by Global Justice Program, Yale University.

Feminist Scholarship, Universities and Social Transformation in Africa

12-23 June 2017 | Dakar Senegal

CALL for applications to CODESRIA 2017 Gender Institute (Deadline 15 May, 2017).

EADI-NORDIC Conference 2017

21-23 August 2017 | Bergen, Norway

CONFERENCE: Globalisation at the Crossroads - Rethinking Inequalities and Boundaries

Professor Tony Atkinson (1944-2017)

In remembrance of Professor Tony Atkinson

The Universities and the SDGs

1 February 2017 | UiB Global, University of Bergen

WORKSHOP: How can universities, as part of a system of education and knowledge development, contribute to the promotion of the SDGs?

The Poverty of Politics?

2 February 2017 | UN Headquarters, New York

EVENT: Pursuing Sustainable Development for All in Challenging Times.

2017 Stein Rokkan Prize

Deadline: 15 February 2017

CALL for nominations for Comparative Social Science Research.

Transformations to Sustainability

Deadline: 5 April 2017

CALL for funding proposals: Over €13 million available for social science led research.

World Social Work Day 2017

21 March 2017 | UN, Geneva

EVENT: What can social work contribute and which competencies are needed to implement the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)?

Convention on the Rights of the Child: UNICEF interactive tool

20 November 2016

Mapping the Global Goals for Sustainable Development.

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

17 October 2016

Moving from humiliation and exclusion to participation: Ending poverty in all its forms

World Social Science Report 2016

22 September 2016 | Stockholm, Sweden

ISSC REPORT: Challenging Inequalities – Pathways to a Just World

Migrating out of Poverty: From Evidence to Policy

28-29 March 2017 | London, UK

CONFERENCE: Organised by Department for International Development (DFID). Deadline for abstracts: 15 September 2016

UiB ISC

CROP News and Events

Agricultural Development, the State, and the Role of Knowledge

February 2019

CROP POVERTY BRIEF 49: By Reidar Øygard (PhD candidate at the Department of Administration and Organization Theory at the University of Bergen)

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.

Transnational Partnerships in the Enablement of Sustainable Water Accessibility in Sub-Saharan Africa

January 2019

CROP POVERTY BRIEF 48: By Adebusuyi Isaac Adeniran (Senior Lecturer in Development Studies at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Nigeria, and Research Coordinator at Migration and Development in Africa Monitors (MDAM), Nigeria)

News from CROPNet

SDG Conference Bergen

7-8 February 2019 | University of Bergen

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

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.

The Politics of Poverty in Contemporary Russia

January 2019

NEW BOOK by Ann-Mari Sätre (Uppsala University, Sweden).

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