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1 Back women’s movements for a real chance at equality
( SciDev News )
A new language of ‘transformation’ has emerged. The next step is to go beyond rhetoric, says Henrietta Miers.

The development sector’s focus on gender has moved away from the paradigms of the past — now believed to be too t...
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2 Centre for Social Protection newsletter 35
( Institute of Development Studies )

Welcome to the thirty fifth issue of the Centre for Social Protection Newsletter. The CSP is a global network of academics, policy-makers, NGOs and others who are working together to mainstream social protection in development policy an...

Created on 2016-08-01 15:27:04
3 Development of ICT means freedom for SIDS
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

14 November 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - The United Nations today explored the possibilities of reinvigorating the development of E-government facilities with...

Created on 2014-11-14 23:15:14
4 Drawing lessons for development and security from the ‘Mano River War’
( Institute of Development Studies )

For the past 25 years the Mano River Basin in West Africa has been an area of violent upheavals and political instability. A Created on 2016-04-26 15:22:41

5 Engaging, Learning and Transforming since 1966 – IDS turns 50
( Institute of Development Studies )

Fifty years on from its founding as a ‘special institution’ and Britain's first national institute of development studies, IDS marks its official birthday of 20 April by launching an Created on 2016-04-26 16:22:43

6 Exploring the state, market and society triad for a new development era
( Institute of Development Studies )

The IDS 50th anniversary conference ‘States, Markets and Society’ brought together over 200 academics, donors, polic...

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7 Focus on Poverty: Coffee farmers on climate front line
( SciDev News )
There is a coffee crisis brewing, SciDev.Net recently reported in a story about the effects of climate change on the crop, primarily the highly prized Arabica coffee beans. A major study modelled 21 scenarios of climate change up to 2050 on a band of 60 tropica...
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8 IAEA Hosts Event on Particle Radiotherapy for Improved Cancer Treatment
( IAEA News )

IAEA Hosts Event on Particle Radiotherapy for Improved Cancer Treatment

IAEA General Conference

As cancer is one of the le...

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9 IDS welcomes its largest intake of Development Studies students
( Institute of Development Studies )

This September, IDS will welcome our biggest intake ever of students from over forty countries to study one of our seven Masters (MA) courses in international development....

Created on 2016-09-20 16:11:07
10 Legal Issues and Their Impact on Nuclear Energy Development
( IAEA News )

Senior nuclear law specialists from the IAEA recently participated in a leading international conference that provided an opportunity to address a number of legal issues raised in the context of the current political a...

Created on 2015-03-23 14:18:02
11 Matters of the Earth
( Institute of Development Studies )

The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) has provided the following statement in response to recent UK media coverage that has named Matters of the Earth and IDS alumni Natalie Jeffers in relation to DFID funded IDS project ac...

Created on 2016-09-20 16:11:10
12 One Health stories: telling tales from four years of research
( Institute of Development Studies )

A multimedia album detailing how an ambitious One Health project is making a difference to people’s lives has been launched. It come at the end of four years of multidisciplinary research into animal-to-human disease transmission unde...

Created on 2016-04-28 14:11:28
13 Press Release: New edition of ITU’s flagship global ICT regulatory report
( ITU Features )

Trends in Telecommunication Reform 2015 tracks increasingly complex ICT ecosystem of traditional and new-generation players

Geneva, 17 July, 2015 – The latest edition of ITU’...

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14 Providing a Platform for the Next ICT Revolution: ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2014
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

20 October 2014, Busan, South Korea | Shari Nijman - Gathering experts and policymakers in Information and Communication Technology from around the world, the International Telecommunication Union's (ITU) 2014 Plenipotentiary meeting in Busan, Korea gave ...

Created on 2014-10-20 16:14:00
15 Radiopharmaceuticals for Cost Effective Management of Cancer
( IAEA News )

Radiopharmaceuticals for Cost Effective Management of Cancer

Radiopharmaceuticals Open Up New Frontiers in Medical Imaging

The search for swift and precise scientific procedures that can map the...

Created on 2014-10-06 14:49:52
16 Sharing lessons from the ESRC-DFID Impact conference
( Institute of Development Studies )

Last month, almost two hundred social scientists, donors and NGOs met in South Africa to explore how evidence and research has shaped the last ten years of addressing poverty at the The ‘Lessons from a Decade’s Research on Poverty: ...

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17 Smart Policy: UN and Scientific Community Align Values, Grow Partnerships
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

20 October 2014, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – Inclusiveness, universal values of progress, and multinational collaboration. Words that adequately describe the United Nations, but on this occasion, they extend to the European Organization for Nuclear Research, better known as CERN.

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18 The fight to preserve Gaza’s archaeological heritage
( SciDev Videos )
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19 Unchecked inequalities could threaten the Global Goals
( Institute of Development Studies )

The World Social Science Report ‘Challenging Inequalities – Pathways to a Just World’ is launched today, examining the harmful impact of inequalities on citizens, communities and countries.


The report is pre...

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20 Uranium 2014 Report: Red Book Highlights Continuing Growth Trend
( IAEA News )

Uranium 2014 Report: Red Book Highlights Continuing Growth Trend

Supply and Demand Strong Despite Lower Prices

Demand for uranium, the raw material used to fuel nuclear power stations around th...

Created on 2014-09-16 15:18:53


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