Citizen Initiatives: Change Makers for the SDGs?

On Thursday 20 and Friday 21 juni
ENABEL Conference Center, Brussels

The Sustainable Development Goals aim to leave no one behind but reaching these global goals is also everyone’s business… or are they some people’s business more than other’s? How can we value our participation in Agenda 2030?

This two day network conference sheds lights on the role of a little exposed player in the SDG agenda: ‘ordinary’ people involved in North-South cooperation, the so-called ‘citizen initiatives for global solidarity’. The conference starts from the finding that many European citizens are involved in cross border partnerships for international solidarity.

From different contexts and disciplines we will question the role of cross border citizen’s initiatives in reaching the sustainable development goals and discover some tools to help them value their activities. Continue reading “Citizen Initiatives: Change Makers for the SDGs?”

EADI/NFU Nordic Development Conference 2017

This year, NFU and EADI join forces to organize the biennial Nordic / triennial EADI conference. To top it up, Chr. Michelsen Institute and University of Bergen join as organizers.

The conference addresses challenges in inequality, migration and sustainability, and gathers a broad range of scholars, policy makers and practitioners from all over the world.

Welcome to Bergen 21-23 August 2017!

Visit the conference website: http://eadi-nordic2017.org/

NFU would like to express a sincere thanks to the Norwegian Research Council for funding the conference.