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21 April 2016

Book Presentation: Environmental Governance in Latin America

The final book of the ENGOV project 'Environmental governance in Latin America' studies the nature and background of contemporary environmental governance in Latin America as well as the possibilities for more sustainability and socio-environmental justice. In eleven chapters by an international team of experts, important contemporary political changes in environmental governance are discussed, and new initiatives are analysed.

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11 April 2016

Outcomes of the NOPOOR policy workshop in India

After four years of research in the EU project Nopoor, the Indian partners and NOPOOR guest researchers presented their new insights towards fighting poverty in a two days policy workshop, reflecting to the current Agenda 2030 of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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8 April 2016

Cultures & Citizenship Workshop

8 April 2016, Brussels

DG RTD hosted a workshop on Cultures & Citizenship, which gathered policy relevant Social Sciences and Humanities research projects. The workshop focused on different aspects of cultures and citizenship and explored the emergence, the current challenges and the perspectives of cultural and rights-based Europeanisation. Research results, findings, conclusions and recommendations from the workshop will provide scientific evidence for policy making at all levels.

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5 April 2016

The Post-Cotonou Agreement

The European Commission and the European Union External Action Service have published the summary report of the public consultations on the 'post-Cotonou' agreement - the partnership and relations after 2020 between the European Union and the members of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP). Read the interviews and contributions from social sciences and humanities projects funded by the European Commission that address issues of relevance for the future cooperation between the EU and the ACP.

30 March 2016

In Search of the Third Sector

Interview with Prof Lester Salamon, part of the FP7 funded SSH project Third Sector Impact on the powerful role of the Social Economy and the Third Sector for job creation and for social innovation.

18 March 2016

Urban jungles – rural cities: research narratives about rural-urban connections and transformations in Sub-Saharan Africa

At the end of the ambitious RurbanAfrica FP7 project several researchers involved in fieldwork were asked to tell in short interviews what they felt was their most significant ‘finding’.

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