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  • 28.05.2020
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Podcast: Covid-​19, Africa and One Health

What are the particular challenges facing African countries in combating the current pandemic? In the interview with Fritz Brugger, Jürg Utzinger explains why African countries cannot simply adopt strict lockdown measures and why the entire social-​ecological context must be taken into account in order to combat an infectious disease in a sustainable manner – the one health approach.
  • 25.05.2020
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Leading House Region Africa – Seed Funding 2020

The Leading House Region Africa is launching a 2020 call for seed funding projects under the bilateral programme of the State Secretariat for Research, Education and Innovation (SERI). Seed funding will be provided for projects between research institutions in Switzerland and South Africa, with particular focus on Limpopo province.
The fair research contracting self-assessment tool supports institutions to engage in fair and equitable negotiation processes for formal contracts despite recognised imbalances in institutional contracting capacities.
  • 2020
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Fair Research Contracting

The fair research contracting self-assessment tool supports institutions to engage in fair and equitable negotiation processes for formal contracts despite recognised imbalances in institutional contracting capacities.
Fabian Käser
  • 29.04.2020
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Fabian Käser becomes new Head of KFPE

Fabian Käser becomes new head of the KFPE from 1 May 2020 on. He takes over from Jon-Andri Lys, who is retiring.
Globaler Handel und die Schweiz
  • 23.04.2020
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Rules for economic globalization and the role of Switzerland

Switzerland is small, rich, and profits greatly from globalization. Consequently, it is under growing international and public pressure from those who wish to make the world economy “fairer” and “more sustainable” by means of transnational rules.
Mapping of Southern Countries Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • 14.04.2020
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Mapping of Southern Countries' Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

South-South Galaxy has conducted a mapping of health authorities, mainly Ministries of Health, across countries of the global South, and their responses and efforts to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A police commissioner in Lagos, Nigeria talks to bus passengers about the spread of COVID-19, before more restrictive measures were placed on the city this week. Credit: Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP/Getty
  • 06.04.2020
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How poorer countries are scrambling to prevent a coronavirus disaster

Snapshots from four nations struggling to limit deaths faster than the United States and other wealthy countries.
Leading House for Latin America
  • 03.04.2020
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Seed Money and Mobility Grants

To strengthen the scientific exchange between researchers from Swiss and Latin American institutions
Brief: Guidelines to conflict sensitive research
  • 01.04.2020
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Two new videos showcasing Guidelines to conflict sensitive research

Watch the two new video showcasing Guidelines to conflict sensitive research developed jointly with swisspeace.

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