February 19, 2018
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The Navarra Center for International Development (NCID) of the University of Navarra has been ranked one of the best think tanks in the world for third consecutive year, as listed by the Global Go To Think Tank Index Report 2017 of the University of Pennsylvania (USA).

The center, which belongs to the Institute for Culture and Society (ICS), is the only spanish center in the category of best university associated think tanks, where is ranked the 58th out of 90 centers across the globe.

This ranking ...

February 13, 2018
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World Radio Day is celebrated February, 13th. In El País' section on global development and human rights, Planeta Futuro, they have published an article written by NCID's Research Assistant David Soler on the study The Reach of Radio: Defection Messaging and Armed Group Behavior, led by NCID Resident Fellows Alex Armand and Joseph Gomes.

In this opinion piece, which can be accessed by clicking here, David tells the story of Sam Ouandja, who escaped from the LRA's hands. Thou...

October 17, 2017
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Dr. Arinze Nwokolo presented his thesis Essays in Development Economics: On Civil Conflict in Nigeria last Monday 16th of October at the University of Navarra. His doctoral study focused on the economic costs of the three-front conflict in Nigeria: the oil in the south, the Boko Haram in the north and the Fulani in the middle belt of the country.

Almost three-quarters of Nigeria’s GDP relies on the oil industry. In such a highly dependent country on the oil industry, attacks on both onshore and offshore oil infrastructure pose a serious threat to the economy. “I wante...

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