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COHRED-KFPE Session 2018
  • 03.05.2018
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Increasing fairness and impact of research partnerships - Geneva Health Forum 2018

The Council on Health Research for Development (COHRED), in collaboration with the KFPE hosted a parallel session at the Geneva Health Forum 2018, entitled “Increasing fairness and impact of research partnerships”.
Going digital in research and education partnerships (KFPE, L. Pock)
  • 13.12.2017
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Going digital in research & education partnerships: opportunities, challenges, and risks

The 2017 KFPE annual conference, organised together with SUDAC, focused on the potential and limitations of digital tools and approaches in the research and policy arenas, as well as the relevance of such tools and approaches in education.
ICRD-Worldcafe on the RFI
  • 25.10.2017
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Two sessions on partnerships co-organised with COHRED, UKCDS and COHESION-Project @ ICRD

The KFPE co-organised two sessions on partnerships at this important event with the Council on Health Research for Development (www.cohred.org), the UK Collaborative on Development Sciences (UKCDS) and COHESION-Project.
Research Fair Overview 4
  • 10.11.2016
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Research and innovation as drivers in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

Research and innovation are important factors in reducing poverty and global risks. In collaboration with KFPE the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), held a second research fair on 9 November in Bern.
Rohstoff-Handel Anlass 20.9. 2016
  • 19.10.2016
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Transparency in commodities trading: Options for action at the international level and in Switzerland

KFPE was co-organiser of this event, taking place 20 September 2016. The event was meant to provide an overview and stimulate dialogue about potential courses of action and solutions at both international and national level, while also providing different stakeholders (science, industry, NGOs and Members of Parliament) with an opportunity to share their views.
UN Car - conflict sit
  • 20.11.2015
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Doing research in conflict areas: being sensitive to conflict and managing risks

Researchers working in conflict-affected areas need to be aware that the political and security situation in their study area may change very quickly. Should the situation deteriorate, they and their local partners may suddenly find themselves at risk, and their project’s continuation might be in jeopardy. Which security guidelines should researchers follow in such situations? How can their security be ensured if they are working in remote areas? What can be done to enable project continuation under worsened security conditions?

Health and Climate Change in Developing Countries
A Workshop during the One Health Symposium 2012 in Davos under the lead of Prof. Dr. Guéladio Cissé, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute and co-chaired by Dr. J.-A. Lys (KFPE) (external link).