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  1. Online Seminar: Will digital technologies save us from the pandemic?

    …Senior Fellow, Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and co-founder of Digital Public – Susan Erikson, Professor, Simon Fraser University, Canada – Stephen L. Roberts, Assistant Professor, University College London, UK – Manjari Mahajan, Associate Professor of International Affairs & Starr Professor and Co-Director of the India China Institute, The New School The discussion will be moderated by Katerini Storeng, Associate Professor…

  2. Free Online Course: Global Health and Disability

    …ive with some form of disability, with numbers continuing to rise over the coming decades. People with disabilities are often overlooked in national and international development, and can face widespread barriers in accessing services, including health and rehabilitation services, even though simple initiatives are available to enable access. Our three week course aims to raise awareness about the importance of health and well-being of people with…

  3. Call for support: Big Jump Challenge – European water solidarity youth campaign

    …e.ec.europa.eu/socialinnovationeurope/node/4686. Big Jump Challenge Flyer: http://www.rivernet.org/bigjump/pdf/bj_challenge/BigJump_Flyer_EN.pdf Big Jump River Reconciliation Film: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYTAgi4M0DJx4aLiAhh2ryA [activate English subtitles] Big Jump Challenge Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BigJumpChallenge  …

  4. CfP: Towards 2030: Sustainable Development Goal 1: No Poverty. A Sociological Perspective

    …for example, response and recovery plans, programs, strategies, and funds. – Comparative social policy studies, including differences across nations, a variety of policy ideas and policy instruments, and policy transfer and learning. – Multi-level, cross-sectoral, and multi-sectoral cooperation of various stakeholders, including public, private, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and non-formal entities. – Evaluation of poverty reduction schem…

  5. CfP: Towards 2030: Sustainable Development Goal 3: Good Health and Wellbeing. A Sociological Perspective

    …ions in the incidence of communicable diseases and mortality rates from non-communicable diseases. The pandemic threatens to reverse or stall much of this progress. As of June 2021, the global death toll from COVID-19 stood at 3.7 million, with manifold wider ramifications of the disease. Ninety per cent of countries are still reporting one or more disruptions to essential health services, and available data indicates that the pandemic has shorten…

  6. CfP: Towards 2030: Sustainable Development Goal 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure. A Sociological Perspective

    …s report, the manufacturing sector, which had already seen the slowest year-on-year growth rate since 2012, was hit especially hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. This led to a global drop in manufacturing production of 8.4 per cent in 2020. Alongside job losses and declining income for workers, the pandemic has significantly disrupted global supply chains and severely affected small-scale industries. Less technology-intensive industries have also take…

  7. CfP: Towards 2030: Sustainable Development Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities. A Sociological Perspective

    …te-resilient infrastructure, inclusion, and accessible urban green spaces. – Overcoming barriers in implementing inclusive green infrastructure with the usage of multi-sectoral partnerships, innovative funding/financing tools and techniques, measurement tools to value green spaces, and engagement of communities and civic-led initiatives. – Organizing and delivering open public spaces and affordable housing as well as public services such as educat…

  8. CfP: On Poverty and Its Eradication

    …thor, you will benefit from: – High visibility with a freely downloadable e-book – Rigorous, transparent and fast peer review – Advanced impact metrics SUBMISSION: Papers should be submitted through this link, using the “Submit your manuscript” button: https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/27921/ and must follow paper templates available here: https://www.frontiersin.org/about/author-guidelines#Templates Publishing solutions: – Manuscripts w…

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