News und Informationen zu Forschung und Globaler Entwicklung

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Tuberculosis funding shortfall
  • 14.12.2018
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Global funding for tuberculosis research hits all-time high

But investment still falls short of the US$2 billion needed each year to eliminate the disease by 2030.
Plenary - KFPE International Conference 2018
  • 12.12.2018
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Stronger integration and dialogue between science and society for the SDGs

More than 70 high-level decision makers, scientists, NGO and funding agency representatives gathered to celebrate 20 years of KFPE Guidelines at the conference “Leveraging Research Partnerships for Global Challenges”. A series of talks presented in three separate sessions addressed the following topics: (i) new roles and tasks of science in general and research partnerships in particular; (ii) regional adaptation of scientific systems; and (iii) how science policies and funding systems can support transformative research. Participants were left with one clear conclusion at the end of the 22 November meeting: stronger integration and dialogue between science and society, including policy and business, is essential if we are to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Paneldiskussion mit D. Reber, H. Binggeli, O. Dayer, R. Quadranti, T. Gass & T. Pletscher
  • 11.12.2018
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«Nachhaltigkeit gehört in die Legislaturziele»

Die 20-Jahr-Jubiläumsfeierlichkeiten zum «Leitfaden für grenzüberschreitende Forschungspartnerschaften» der KFPE brachte Vertreterinnen und Vertreter aus Forschung, Politik, Verwaltung, Wirtschaft und Nicht-Regierungsorganisationen zusammen. Die Agenda 2030 müsse schnell und global vorangetrieben werden.
  • 10.12.2018
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Förderpreis für praxisrelevante Entwicklungsforschung

Der Entwicklungsökonomische Ausschuss des Vereins für Sozialpolitik in Deutschland prämiert in enger Kooperation mit der KfW Entwicklungsbank jeweils vier junge WissenschaftlerInnen. Ausgezeichnet werden Arbeiten auf hohem wissenschaftlichem Niveau, die zugleich für die Praxis relevant sind und konstruktive Perspektiven auf Entwicklung bieten. Der Förderpreis ist thematisch offen.
  • 07.12.2018
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Kick-off meeting for the COFER Innovative Financing in Education and Development

On 3-4 December, NORRAG organised the kick-off meeting for the COFER Innovative Financing in Education and Development: Case Studies and Multi-Media Material for E­Learning project, which is partially funded by swissuniversities Development and Cooperation Network (SUDAC).
Exchange and Mobility - Movetia
  • 04.12.2018
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Movetia - apply for funding now

Movetia is launching not one, but two calls for proposals. Through the Swiss Programme for Erasmus+, organisations and institutions at all educational levels can apply for funding for education projects in Europe. Meanwhile, through the international pilot programme, Movetia supports projects outside Europe.
The commodity trading sector - Guide
  • 03.12.2018
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Best practice guide for the commodity trading sector

On 28 November 2018, the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) and the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) launched a Guidance on Implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
Research partnerships in earlier times
  • 29.11.2018
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Out of Laboratories: Research Partnerships in a Changing World

KFPE produced a short film on transboundary research partnerships - 12'40"
From Agricultural Problem Identification - KFPE Learning Event 2014
  • 18.11.2018
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A ‘rising tide of African science’

A pan-African study reveals that researchers on the continent more than trebled their production of research papers between 2005 and 2016.

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