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SDSN report
  • 17.10.2017
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SDSN Networks in Action

SDSN launched a report showcasing the array of solutions and initiatives led by national and regional networks. The report presents each of SDSN's 21 active networks, and includes an introductory essay on the role of universities in achieving the SDGs.
Nomination Sight and Life 2017
  • 16.10.2017
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Sight and Life Nutrition Leadership Award

Sight and Life is seeking nominations for individuals striving for a better world and have proven to be a leader in the nutrition field.
  • 09.10.2017
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Call for papers: Food security and sustainable development in mountains

Food security is a key concern for sustainable development in mountain areas. Mountain Research and Development is looking for papers that present validated insights into development solutions for reducing malnutrition and increasing food security for mountain people; that analyze food systems in mountains against the background of global trends and the need for conserving ecosystems; or that offer agendas for research or policymaking aimed at increasing the sustainability of food systems in mountains. Notices of intent are due by 15 November 2017, full papers by 28 February 2018.
Antibiotic Resistenz - WHO 2017
  • 21.09.2017
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New WHO report confirms world is running out of antibiotics

The report – “Antibacterial agents in clinical development – an analysis of the antibacterial clinical development pipeline, including Mycobacterium tuberculosis” – shows a serious lack of new antibiotics under development to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance.
EqUIP
  • 20.09.2017
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EU-India Platform for Social Sciences and Humanities announces its first research funding call

The call aims to bring together a number of social science and humanities funders in India and Europe to support excellent and innovative research on sustainability, equity, well-being and cultural connections.
  • 13.09.2017
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European foundations unite to tackle global challenges

Three of Europe’s biggest philanthropic foundations have joined together to award €5m to tackle some of the most pressing global challenges of our time.
ICRD 2017
  • 11.09.2017
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Approaches to the Sustainable Development Goals in International Cooperation - ICRD 2017

The theme of the conference was ‘Evidence. Engagement. Policies’, and some 300 participants from around the world were involved in discussions on opportunities, challenges and solutions in the context of global sustainable development.
Switzerland and the Agenda 2030
  • 04.09.2017
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Sustainable Development Goals: Concrete recommendations for action in Switzerland

Published by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), a new discussion paper titled “Switzerland and the 2030 Agenda” provides decision-makers in politics, business, and society with concrete recommendations and directions for action on behalf of sustainability-oriented transformation policies in Switzerland.
HIV Research Trust
  • 28.08.2017
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HIV Research Trust: 2018 Scholarships

2018 Scholarships for physicians, nurses, scientists and other health care professionals from low-income and lower-middle-income countries undertaking research in resource-limited settings working in the field of HIV infection.

KFPE Newsletter, September 2017