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Knowledge for Sustainable Development: the Research Policy Nexus

19th Global Development Conference

Oct 23
Oct 25
GDN Conference 2019
GDN Conference 2019
GDN Conference 2019

The Global Development Network (GDN) is hosting its 19th global development conference on the 23-25 October 2019, to facilitate the research-policy interface in pursuit of the SDGs. The conference will also mark GDN's 20th anniversary since its launch at the World Bank Development Conference in 1999.

Four interrelated conference themes will be discussed:

  • From research to sustainable development action: interdisciplinary research, knowledge sharing, evidence brokering
  • The global and shared challenges of sustainable development: migration, climate change, health,etc.
  • Next frontier challenges: Big Data, AI, digital transformation
  • Greater local ownership and sustainability: implications forresearch policies and funding

The program will last two-and-a-half days, during which each of the themes will be discussed in 90-minute plenaries. , followed by a discussion of subthemes selected through competitive calls. Other features will include special keynotes, awards, essay competitions, posters, and side events.

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  • Topics
    • Climate (36)
    • Science (27)
    • Environment (22)
    • Climate change (22)
    • Research (18)
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  • Organisations
    • Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (5)
    • University of Bern (4)
    • Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (4)
    • ProClim (3)
    • Swiss Water Association (3)
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  • Activity Types
    • Conference (52)
    • Symposium (21)
    • Education/Training (17)
    • Seminar (12)
    • Workshop (6)
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