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  • 17.02.2020
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Call for Proposals: Research and innovation for sustainable development

SDC is looking for promising research and innovation initiatives, which engage researchers from Switzerland and from the Global South and East and implementation partners from other sectors (government, civil society, private sector).
Forum Social Conflicts
  • 11.02.2020
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r4d Forum Social Conflicts - "Difference as a resource for peace"

Research results and messages emerging from the r4d programme. REGISTRATION NOW OPEN by 6 April 2020
Partnering for Change: Link Research to Societal Challenges
  • 11.02.2020
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TD MOOC: Innovative co-produced open online course

Partnering for Change - Link Research to Societal Challenges: How can we address societal challenges with research? Investigate the principles, processes, and uses of transdisciplinarity.
KFPE Newsletter, February 2020
  • 10.02.2020
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KFPE Newsletter, February 2020

The new KFPE Newsletter is published
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responsible mining
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  • Zürich

Corporate Responsibility in the Minerals Sector

Switzerland is a major trade hub for many commodities, such as coffee, cereals but also metals. Therefore, the Swiss economy is facilitating supply of these goods and links producers with consumers.
Participants of the Lucerne Summer School 2019
  • 31.01.2020
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Ethics in a Global Context - Summer School of University of Luzern

The third edition of the international summer academy "Ethics in a Global Context" will start at the beginning of June 2020. Lecturers from various countries and disciplines have confirmed their participation, including the president of the ICRC Peter Maurer.
The Diagram shows the frequency of SDGs addressed by 216 papers published in Tropical Medicine and International Health between January 2018 and July 2019, weighted by the number of SDGs assigned per paper.
  • 28.01.2020
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Introducing the SDGs into Peer-Reviewed Literature

Tropical Medicine and International Health is the first peer-reviewed journal that fully integrates the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into its publication process. In turn, this will enhance the visibility of the contributions of the scientific community to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The Institute aims to promote sustainability on smallholdings in developing and emerging countries
  • 27.01.2020
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BFH-HAFL gets its first institute

The interdisciplinary HAFL Hugo P. Cecchini Institute will focus on promoting sustainability on smallholdings in developing and emerging countries.
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  • 20.01.2020
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Management capacity – A key element in research excellence

As African institutions seek to lead the research agenda on issues that affect the continent, they need sound research governance infrastructure and competent research managers.

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