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Briefing Paper 2: Key Public policies for peacebuilding in Medellin

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This briefing paper highlights some of the more specific policies for the city of Medellin (Colombia) from 2004 to 2019, which contributed to reducing the rates of violence by focusing on developing community cohesion while tackling both crime and inequality. It contributes to the overall research project which seeks to create a detailed understanding of the infrastructure, engagement, resources and policies required to educationally transform a community and move towards peacebuilding.

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Project Launch | Gendered Journeys: the trajectories of STEM students and graduates through higher education and into employment in India and Rwanda

Project Launch | Gendered Journeys

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This project will investigate how far, and in what ways, gender may have an influence in the progress of students through higher education, graduation and progression into skilled employment in the STEM sector in India and Rwanda. This is important because science has a critical role in supporting global sustainable development that will not be realised unless it makes better use of the potential skills of women and girls.

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COVID-19 and the Geography of Vulnerability

COVID-19 and the Geography of Vulnerability

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The year 2020 is illuminating important differences in the geography of vulnerability. People across the United States have had vastly different experiences of COVID-19 and the many societal stresses exacerbated by or directly resulting from the pandemic. Geographers have the capacity to integrate local and population-scale research, yet examples of this type of integration are rare among studies of vulnerability.

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New Jean Monnet Network - Social and Scientific Innovation to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

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We are pleased to announce funding from the European Commission for a new Jean Monnet Network, which examines the role of the EU’s Smart Specialisation in linking scientific and social innovation, and how this can deliver global action to address societal challenges.

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SFA Newsletter - May 2020 Edition | COVID-19

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The Sustainable Futures in Africa team is pleased to share with you, our dear network members, partners, institutions and communities, our latest newsletter for May 2020. We hope it will find you well during these challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has brought about unprecedented changes in the way we work and communicate.

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Critical Resource for Ethical International Partnerships - Sustainable Futures in Africa Network

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The Sustainable Futures in Africa Network, which is co-directed by CR&DALL Core member from the School of Education at the University of Glasgow, Mia Perry, has published recently their Critical Resource for Ethical International Partnerships, which we hope will be of interest to subscribers.

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Lifelong Learning Platform: Invitation to online discussion "Lifelong Learning for Sustainable Societies", 27 May

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On behalf of the Lifelong Learning Platform: European Civil Society for Education (LLLP), I would like to invite you to the online discussion Lifelong Learning for Sustainable Societies on 27 May at 14.00-15.30.

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