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  1. Evidence and Practice in an age of inequality 5th ACFID Universities Network Conference

    …ustice. Moreover, issues such as gender and sexuality, disabilities, health, age, religion and ethnic minorities, and intersecting forms of discrimination are all part of a wider net of the experience of inequality. Such issues are forcing actors from NGOs, academia, multilaterals and donors to rethink their role and purpose, while continuing to grapple with absolute poverty. As the development community continue to respond to the evolving face of…

  2. Regional networks

    …esent we have colleagues based in Thailand, Indonesia, Aotearoa/New Zealand, Australia, Fiji, and Tonga working in a number of areas including: indigenous issues, poverty, environment, participatory methods, education. Our aim is to create capability conversations within the region by organising seminars and workshops, and to establish (at some point) an annual regional capability conference. We also hope to establish development ethics and human…

  3. HDCA WEBINAR: Children during the Pandemic: A View from the CA

    …alermo): Children`s views on the COVID-19 pandemic: a qualitative study The event will take place through Zoom. Please register in order to receive the link to the meeting and further information. Link for Eventbrite registration, below. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/children-during-the-pandemic-a-view-from-the-ca-tickets-119283081909 This webinar is organised by the Thematic Group on Children and Youth of the Human Development and Capabilities Ass…

  4. JHDC Special Issue Call for Papers – Communities and Capabilities

    …is related to social support, inter-subjectivity, participation, consensus, common beliefs, joint effort aiming at a major objective and intense and extensive relationships. The beginning of this century presents us with new models of community which imply that the traditional concept has changed together with the way people participate in community spaces. Today the place of residence is not necessarily the space people identify themselves with,…

  5. Latin American Network: Introduction

    …LA consisten en facilitar la comunicación entre investigadores en la región, compartir información relevante, organizar eventos académicos y proporcionar diferentes tipos de oportunidades para la construcción de un espacio de discusión diverso e inclusivo centrado en temas relacionados al desarrollo humano en América Latina. Si bien recomendamos fuertemente a todos los colegas interesados en este grupo afiliarse a la HDCA, es posible ser incluido…

  6. Webinar Discussion: Democratising Measurement: A Case Study from Well-Being Public Policy.

    …dates, and to register, please visit our website: http://2021webinarseries.com/ Upcoming Webinar Series Themes 1. Democratising Measurement: A Case Study from Well-Being Public Policy Anna Alexandra & Mark Fabian 6th April, Tuesday, 11am BST (GMT +1) 2. Conceptualizing Well-Being Ingrid Robeyns 19th April, Monday, 6.30pm BST (GMT +1) 3. Methodological Options and Challenges for Measuring Multidimensional Well-Being* 4. Participatory Approaches to…

  7. The right to science | UN general comment | Ideas for collaboration

    and prominent debate on the ‘right to science’ as human right: a right that, we feel, matters today possibly more than it did so far. The link between this right and human development is self-evident I think – and as such it is explicitly mentioned on our website (https://www.sciencefordemocracy.org/why/ ) This email is meant to inform you about two initiatives, in order of importance 1) our APPEAL FOR A GLOBAL SYSTEM OF QUICK RESPONSE TO PANDEMIC…

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