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Strategic Planning in Stellenbosch

The steering committee members of the South African – German Centre for Development Research and the academic coordinator of the CDR at UWC met in Stellenbosch from 9 – 11 May 2014 to discuss strategic options for further developing the fields of cooperation during the current funding period and beyond.

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IEE Member Participating in a Workshop on Africa

2014-05 SiebertOn Sunday, 11 May 2014, Anne Siebert participated in a workshop on 'Africa Today' at Bahnhof Langendreer in Bochum, where she presented "Von Zumas Südafrika bis Musevenis Uganda" (From Zuma's South Africa to Museveni's Uganda).

MADM Alumnus Participated in DAAD-Supported Alumni Seminar

Gerald Ahabwe, MADM Alumnus of 2009, took part in the International Alumni Seminar on Water, Energy and Sanitation in Urban and Decentralized Regions at Oldenburg University from 3rd-12th April 2014 and presented a paper titled 'Using Prepaid meters to Improve piped water access for the urban poor: Experiences of National Water and Sewerage Corporation, Uganda'. Read his report.

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The Blue RUB Cube with MADM Alumni in Ghana

MADM Alumni Isaac Eweh took part in an initiative of RUB's Alumni network and contributed a self-portrait with the blue RUB "cube" in front of the Akosombo Dam and the Volta Lake.

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Networking Coordinator Position for Development-Related Postgraduate Courses Established

With the financial support of DAAD, the SPRING programme at the TU Dortmund and the MA in Development Management at the IEE established the position of a networking coordinator of DAAD-funded development-related postgraduate courses in Germany.

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2,3 million Euro for new EU funded EUSA_ID project

The new EUSA_ID project is a mobility programme offering study, training and research periods in Europe for South African Master and PhD candidates and staff and provides European PhD candidates the opportunity to spend a research period in South Africa.

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"Development Day" 2013

"Development Challenges in a Changing Context of Global Cooperation" - under this title this year's UAMR Development Day took place November 04, 2013 at Campus Duisburg.

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Two IEE Members Participated in "ExtraSchicht"

What is Recycling, Freecycling and how to reduce waste to conserve environment? How can we preserve and share food? These themes were presented in one of the sub projects of "International Garden and Nature" on the Night of Industrial Culture (i.e. ExtraSchicht) at the Botanical Garden of the RUB by two IEE members.

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IEE Alumni on VIP Panel at "Change Agents" Conference

On 18th June 2013, IEE alumni Dr. Augustine Magolowondo participated in a VIP panel together with DAAD president Prof. Dr. Margret Wintermantel, Federal Minister Dirk Niebel (Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, BMZ) and other DAAD alumni.

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Expert Lecture by Former MADM & PhD Student

On 20th June, the IEE was proud to offer an expert lecture by the MADM alumni and former PhD student Dr. Augustine Magolowondo on the topic "The Future of Democracy Aid as an Agenda for Development Cooperation Reconsidered". The lecture took place in the course of the Master of Arts in Development Management classes, but was also open for everyone else interested in the topic.

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