November 02, 2016
News /
Posted by NCID

It is estimated that 11 million Syrians have fled their country since the beginning of the civil war in March 2011. Amongst those escaping their homes, the vast majority have sought refuge in neighbouring countries –4.9 million according to UNHCR[i]– while 1 million have requested asylum to Europe, creating a humanitarian crisis that has sown of refugee camps many countries. <...

November 01, 2016
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Posted by NCID

The Navarra Center for International Development - VI Research Workshop will take place on May 8th-9th 2017 at Fundación Ramón Areces, Madrid, Spain.

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Keynote Speaker: Stefan Dercon, Professor of Economic Policy at Blavatnik School of Government and Director of Centre for the Study of African Economics (University of Oxford). 

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October 18, 2016
News /
Posted by NCID

Protests in South Africa have turned violent after the South African Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) allowed universities to increase fees up to 8%. Activists since been demanding free education through their social media campaign #FeesMustFall. As part of their riot control measures, the police have resorted to rubber bullets and stun grenades, which has resulted in injured students and several arrests. To date, there has been one fatal incident , albeit of a bystander. A janitorial employee at the University of the Witwatersrand, als...

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