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    From theory to practice: promoting more inclusive benefits from mining through better measurement and transparency of local procurement

From theory to practice: promoting more inclusive benefits from mining through better measurement and transparency of local procurement

On the 3rd of July 2017, Jeff Geipel, Venture Lead for Mining Shared Value (an initiative of Engineers Without Borders Canada), launched the organisation’s Mining Local Procurement Reporting Mechanism (LPRM) to a room full of  industry professional, development professionals, academics and students. Here he tells us about how the LPRM disclosures work and how the seed of the idea was planted whilst […]

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    Higher education, Afghanistan’s best weapon against extremism

Higher education, Afghanistan’s best weapon against extremism

Following a recent panel discussion hosted by LSE’s Department of International Development on The Role of Higher Education in Ensuring Afghanistan’s Prosperous Future (10/07/2017), co-chair to the event, Dr Sajjan Gohel, discusses how education can serve to build the human capital necessary to place the country on a secure and stable path, and the role of the international community in supporting Afghanistan at […]

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    Conflict and Humanitarian Response: Sharing experiences in challenging times

Conflict and Humanitarian Response: Sharing experiences in challenging times

George Woodhams, reflects on the Senior-level Course on Conflict and Humanitarian Response, an intensive course for humanitarian professionals taught by the Overseas Development Institute’s Humanitarian Policy Group (HPG) and staff from the Department of International Development at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

The Syrian conflict, continuing crises in Eastern Ukraine and unprecedented levels of forced displacement from […]

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    Sneak peak of Professor Faguet’s Popular Democracy, part 5 of 5

Sneak peak of Professor Faguet’s Popular Democracy, part 5 of 5

To celebrate the Spanish-language launch of Professor Jean-Paul Faguet’s book Popular Democracy: Governance from Below in Bolivia, we will be publishing the first chapter of the book as part of a five part series over the coming month. You can read our post about the book launches in Bolivia here.

In case you’ve missed it, you can read part 1/5 […]

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    Remembering President Quett Masire – one of the greatest post-colonial African leaders

Remembering President Quett Masire – one of the greatest post-colonial African leaders

Elliott Green examines the life and legacy of Botswana’s second President Quett Ketumile Joni Masire. Masire, a key figure in Botswana’s independence movement, represented the Botswana Democratic Party and was the longest serving president in the country’s history.

Quett Ketumile Joni Masire, President of Botswana from 1980 to 1998, died late on 22 June 2017 at the age of 91.  Masire is […]

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    Sneak peak of Professor Faguet’s Popular Democracy, part 4 of 5

Sneak peak of Professor Faguet’s Popular Democracy, part 4 of 5

To celebrate the Spanish-language launch of Professor Jean-Paul Faguet’s book Popular Democracy: Governance from Below in Bolivia, we will be publishing the first chapter of the book as part of a five part series over the coming month. You can read our post about the book launches in Bolivia here.

In case you’ve missed it, you can read part 1/5 […]

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    Student Experience: presenting Conflict Analysis to the UN OCHA

Student Experience: presenting Conflict Analysis to the UN OCHA

The MSc International Development and Humanitarian Emergencies consultancy group for UN OCHA cultivated an enriching partnership that led to a presentation at the Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Week, as well as another presentation at the Geneva Palais des Nations. The final consultancy report has recently been published online by OCHA. Meriah-Jo Breckenridge, Kirsten Raschko, and Zubin Malhotra share their experiences. […]

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    Sneak peak of Professor Faguet’s Popular Democracy, part 3 of 5

Sneak peak of Professor Faguet’s Popular Democracy, part 3 of 5

To celebrate the Spanish-language launch of Professor Jean-Paul Faguet’s book Popular Democracy: Governance from Below in Bolivia, we will be publishing the first chapter of the book as part of a five part series over the coming month. You can read our post about the book launches in Bolivia here.

In case you have missed it, you can read part […]

June 22nd, 2017|Publications|0 Comments|
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    Humanitarian space and the deaths of U.N. workers in the Congo

Humanitarian space and the deaths of U.N. workers in the Congo

Amanda Schwartz, MSc Development Studies alumni and co-founder of  The Ring Project, considers the recent murders of two UN experts in Congo and the implications on humanitarian space in context of the worsening political situation within the region.

The New York Times ran an article on May 20th, 2017 titled For 2 Experts Killed in Congo, U.N. Provided Little Training […]

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    Sneak peak of Professor Faguet’s Popular Democracy, part 2 of 5

Sneak peak of Professor Faguet’s Popular Democracy, part 2 of 5

To celebrate the Spanish-language launch of Professor Jean-Paul Faguet’s book Popular Democracy: Governance from Below in Bolivia, we will be publishing the first chapter of the book as part of a five part series over the coming month. You can read our post about the book launches in Bolivia here.

In case you have missed it, you can read part […]

June 15th, 2017|Publications|0 Comments|