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  • 12.11.2019
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Call for Bridging Grants with South Asia and Iran 2019

The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) has commissioned ZHAW as Leading House for the bilateral research collaboration with partner institutions in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Thomas Breu, KFPE Präsident (SRF, Einstein 7.11. 2019)
  • 11.11.2019
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Wissenschaftsdichte 50 Mal tiefer im Globalen Süden - SRF zur Entwicklungszusammenarbeit

Thomas Breu plädiert für mehr Forschende in den Entwicklungsländern um nachhaltige Lösungen zu finden.
The rooibos agreement is the first industry-wide 'benefit-sharing' agreement following the 2010 Nagoya Protocol
  • 05.11.2019
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Rooibos tea profits will be shared with indigenous communities in landmark agreement

The South African government’s decision is the first industry-wide agreement under the Nagoya Protocol of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity, an international law that sets the rules for compensating communities if their knowledge of biodiversity is used by businesses or scientists.
SNIS Call
  • 04.11.2019
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SNIS call for projects 2020

The Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS) offers project grants for pluri-disciplinary research teams. The project grants run for two years and range from 100’000 to 300’000 Swiss Francs.
SNIS Geneva Award
  • 17.10.2019
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International Geneva Award

The International Geneva Award has been established to distinguish three recently published academic articles that are are particularly relevant for International Organizations.
k4d platform
  • 11.10.2019
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Knowledge for development platform

The r4d programme launched its new Knowledge for Development platform, featuring selected communication products from r4d projects, the r4d syntheses and own content. It disseminates evidence-based and tailor-made research information for an interested public, researchers as well as policy-makers and media.
Researchers in R&D per million people, 2015
  • 27.09.2019
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Talent is everywhere, opportunity is not

Steve Jobs in Central Africa: Losing Einsteins on a global scale. Interesting data and story by Our World in Data.
Wind energy
  • 24.09.2019
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La recherche suisse en développement durable doit proposer des solutions

Si rien ne change, les objectifs de développement durable des Nations unies ne pourront pas être atteints. Et le monde scientifique est également sur la sellette: comme le demande le premier rapport sur le développement durable dans le monde, la recherche visant des solutions concrètes doit être intensifiée. À travers une initiative, la SCNAT souhaite donc renforcer la recherche en développement durable en Suisse.
Leave no one behind
  • 23.09.2019
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The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2019

Since its inception in 2015, the 2030 Agenda has provided a blueprint for shared prosperity in a sustainable world—a world where all people can live productive, vibrant and peaceful lives on a healthy planet. The year 2030 is just over a decade away, and we must ask ourselves if our actions today are laying the right foundation to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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