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    Birth control can solve problems: Tim Dyson talks sustainability at the UN Commission

Birth control can solve problems: Tim Dyson talks sustainability at the UN Commission

Access to birth control could improve health and urban growth issues in the world’s least demographically developed countries, Tim Dyson told the UN Commission in New York.

Professor Dyson’s keynote address formed part of the opening of the United Nations Commission on Population and Development, which took place in New York  on 13 April 2015.

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    Student Experience: Cumberland Lodge, More Than An Academic Getaway

Student Experience: Cumberland Lodge, More Than An Academic Getaway

This is a specially invited contribution from MSc Development Management students about the 2014 Cumberland Lodge Workshop, written by Dorothy Ferary and Genevieve Imbali. On the 31st October, 46 MSc Development Management students and four LSE International Development staff; Professor Teddy Brett, Professor Raymond Apthorpe, Dr Silvia Masiero, and Anouk Rigterink, went on a trip to Cumberland Lodge in Windsor Great […]

November 27th, 2014|Student Experience|1 Comment|

Welcome to the LSE. Do I care what you think?

Professor Jean-Paul Faguet
Programme Director,
MSc Development Management

Dear student,

Welcome to the LSE. I don’t care what you think.

Or maybe, to be a bit more accurate, the fact that you think something is not itself very convincing. I am interested – indeed very interested – in what you think, because in some respect it is bound to be wrong. I’m here to […]

Student Experience: Hands on the Balkans, a 10-day Conference in Serbia & Kosovo

“Politics is a skill supported by knowledge.” – Dusan Vasilijevic, Environmental Services Professional, Serbia. While many postgraduate students were busy working on their dissertations, two LSE International Development students recently returned to London after undertaking a 10-day professional development conference in Serbia and Kosovo.

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    Student Experience: Sebastian Sahla, MSc Development Management 2011/12

Student Experience: Sebastian Sahla, MSc Development Management 2011/12

During my Masters I spent one day a week as an intern with Global Witness – an NGO which campaigns against natural resource-related conflict and corruption around the world. The internship was my first opportunity to apply some of the theoretical knowledge I was acquiring during my degree in a professional context. Particularly the focus on the links between natural […]

Student Experience: Megan Dold, MSc Development Management 2011/12

After completing the Development Management programme in August 2012, I started a full-time job as a communications officer at the Thomson Reuters Foundation in London. The Foundation was created in 1982 to support journalists from developing countries. Today we run a number of services – including free legal assistance, media development, and in-depth coverage of the world’s under-reported stories – […]

Student Experience: Surabhi Mall, MSc Development Management 2012/13

I am a graduate from the LSE MSc Development Management course (2012-13). I’m not sure how to best showcase to you this eventful, enriching, stressful and dynamic year of my life in less than 500 words. The course has given me a glimpse of the multitude social sectors that exist, theoretical models, current and dominant school of thoughts as well […]

Graduate of the MSc in Development Management named President & CEO of Amigos de las Américas, a major international NGO based in Houston, Texas

Sara Nathan (née Lamson), a graduate of the MSc in Development Management, has been named President & CEO of Amigos de las Américas, a major international NGO based in Houston, Texas.  Amigos’ official announcement follows below.  As always, we are delighted with the heights that our graduates scale after leaving the LSE, and proud of their work driving development forward […]

December 11th, 2013|Department Alumni|0 Comments|