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EADI Publication Digest
Issue #1/2013

News from EADI

Call for Papers: New Challenges for Cooperation of European and Developing Countries - Contribution of Academic Sphere, Public Administration, NGOs and Private Sector

Conference of University of Economics (VSE) in Prague on the occasion of the EADI Executive Committee meeting, 19 April 2013, Prague. Deadline for submissions: 28 February 2013

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Bonner Impulse: Social protection in EU development cooperation

In its recent communication on “Social Protection in European Union Development Cooperation”, the EU affirms the value of social protection for overcoming socio-economic inequalities and for promoting inclusive growth. EADI is co-organising a Bonner Impulse event on Social protection in EU development cooperation on 20 February 2012 at 16:00 in Bonn (Haus der Geschichte – Hörsaal).

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New EADI Masterclasses - Forthcoming in 2013

28 February - 1 March 2013, Practical Skills for Conducting Evaluations in Development Organizations, Bonn

15 March 2013, The Audit and Control of EU Funded Projects, Bonn

18 March 2013, Europe's Next Research Era: Horizon 2020, in Bonn

Summer School 2013: The Politics and Economics of Aid

From 24 June - 5 July 2013, the University of Antwerp (BE), Universidad de Cantabria (ES), University of Birmingham (UK), Erasmus University Rotterdam (NL), University of Florence (IT) and the University of Olomouc (CZ) jointly organise the first Summer School on the Politics and Economics of Aid in Antwerp, in cooperation with EADI.

Application: Until 01/02/2013 for invited PhD students, Erasmus IP and 01/05/2013 for other participants. The summer school is an Erasmus Life Long Learning Intensive Programme.

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News from EADI Working Groups

Call for Papers | The future direction of central and eastern European development policy - Finding a common role in a post-MDG world. Deadline: 15 February 2013
Friday 26 April 2013 in Vienna, hosted by the Austrian Research Foundation for International Development (OFSE. Supported by UACES and EADI Working Group on Non DAC Donors.

Call for Papers: The Rise of New Periphery in the World. Deadline: 1 February 2013
Workshop of the EADI Working Group on Transformation in the World System - Comparative Studies of Development, Kiev, 19-21September 2013

Call for Papers: Improving energy access through climate finance: Picking the winners (deadline: 4 February)
26 to 28 March 2013, University of Twente (Enschede),The Netherlands, in cooperation with the EADI Gender working group

Featured EADI member

Oxfam Policy and Practice

Oxfam GB Policy & Practice provides an insight into Oxfam's development and humanitarian programmes, policy, and research. The publications section allows free access to over 3,000 advocacy, training, and research publications from Oxfam and its partners worldwide.

Latest blog entry

Should we (and everyone in Davos) worry about extreme wealth? by Duncan Green, Oxfam Senior Strategic Adviser


Mali's Conflict Refugees: Responding to a growing crisis

Mali' Conflict Refugees

Oxfam Briefing Papers, 22 January 2013

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More highlights in our monthly Research Monitor.

European Journal of Development Research
Vol 24, Issue 5
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Join EADI!

The EADI network is your opportunity to play an active role in development research and training at a European and international level.
Join a leading network of European development research. Become a partner in a network of 150 renowned institutes and think-tanks in Europe working on multidisciplinary development issues.
International Conference on Entrepreneurship and Employment in the Global South
June 24-25, 2013, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
For further information, please contact Assoc. Prof. Soeren Jeppesen, CBS,

Experimental Development Economics: Lab in the Field
Free One-day PhD Workshop
University of East Anglia, London
18 May 2013, 09:30am - 6:00pm

Knowing Development – Developing Knowledge?
2nd Nordic Conference for Development Research, 14.-15.11.2013, Helsinki, Finland

Announcement: PEGNet Conference 2013
How to Shape Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Economies in the Developing World ─ Global, Regional, and Local Solutions
Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
October 17-18, 2013. Call for Papers will be published.

More calls on the EADI Website

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies Geneva

Global South Doctoral Workshop
- 30 Nov. to 7 Dec. 2013, Mexico City, application deadline: 30 March 2013
- Open to PhD students from Africa, Asia, Latin America working in disciplines related to international and developments studies, an opportunity to present and discuss their research in a seminar format
- Fully-funded programme

Global South In-Residence Programme
- Fall semester 2013, Geneva
- Application deadline: 1 March 2013
- Open to outstanding young university teachers from universities from developing and emerging countries pursuing advanced research in areas bridging the fields of international and development studies. 
- Fully-funded programme

More courses at devtrain, EADI's Training Database

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GIZ magazine akzente 04/12
The climate is changing – and with it the face of the earth. This issue looks at efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt people’s lifestyles and economies to the consequences of climate change.

Time to clear confusion around the EU’s comprehensive approach
ECDPM Blog article by Andrew Sheriff, 24 January 2013

Revenue structures and the question of who pays taxes: understanding the conditions under which elites pay taxes in developing countries
Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik, Discussion Paper 17/2012, Author: von Schiller, Armin

Equal Opportunities for All? – A Critical Analysis of Mexico’s Oportunidades
IDS Working Paper 413, Authors: Ulrichs, M. and Roelen, K.

Linking the poor to new modalities in service delivery. Partnership innovations in solid waste management in Bogotá, Colombia
ISS Working Paper Series, Volume 548 Authors: Turcotte, I., Gomez, G.M.

Gender, violence and the post-2015 framework
ODI Opinion by Caroline Harper, 24 January 2013

New resources on research capacity strengthening
UKCDS Research Capacity Strengthening Group

Technologies and Innovations for Development
Scientific Cooperation for a Sustainable Future
EPFL, Editors:Jean-Claude Bolay, Magali Schmid, Gabriela Tejada, Eileen Hazboun

More highlights in EADI Research, the gateway to the latest publications from over 150 EADI members.
Job Offer: Senior Project Manager
IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre; Deadline for Application: 02 February 2013

Job Offer: Executive Director
International NGO Training and Research Centre (INTRAC), Deadline: 15 February 2013

Kings’ International Development Institute PhD Studentships
King's International Development Institute; Deadline for applications for the 2012/13 academic year is 17:00 on 1 May 2013

Job offer: 2 Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Political Economy of Emerging Markets)
King's International Development Institute (IDI); The closing date for receipt of applications is 31 January 2013
Policy and Practice
Research for Development
Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 11 no. 7) by Gunnar M. Sorbo

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Dilemmas of inter-organisational learning


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