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Interview with Dr. Anja Zorob on the Civil War in Syria

Dr. Anja Zorob has been interviewed by Arte Journal on the ongoing civil war in Syria.

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Celebration of 10 Years of Cooperation

On Friday, 8 February 2013, the Institute of Development Research and Development Pollicy (IEE) of Ruhr University Bochum (RUB) and the School of Government (SoG) and Institute for Social Development (ISD) of the University of the Western Cape (UWC) celebrated "10 Years of Cooperation" at the UWC in Cape Town/South Africa.

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Prof. Dr. Löwenstein Appointed Vice Rector

Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Löwenstein, Managing Director of the IEE, has been appointed as Vice-Rector Planning, Structure and Finance of Ruhr-University Bochum in December 2012.

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Workshop "Development Policy in Practice" at the IEE

From July 3 - 5, the workshop "Development Policy in Practice" took place at the IEE in the context of the Summer Academy of the "Graf-Engelbert School", Bochum, and as a part of the "Schuelerlabor" of the Ruhr-University Bochum.

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IEE-Alumni Nico Westphal on the Situation in Myanmar

Nico Westphal, MA in Development Management Graduate 2010, now Regional Manager ASEAN and South Pacific at the OAV - German - Asia-Pacific Business Association, was interviewed by two German newspapers in April 2012, regarding the current situation in Myanmar.

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"We all win" by IEE Alumni Ewald Quaye Garr

Ewald Quaye Garr, MA in Development Management Graduate 2010, now strategic planning and operations manager at B-BOVID Limited, published an article in D+C Development and Cooperation in March 2012.

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ZEF-Workshop “Reverse Degradation by Innovation"

Two members of the IEE PhD program, Abate Mekuriaw and Farah Asna Ashari, participated in the international workshop on "Reverse Degradation by Innovation - New Pathways of Sustainable Natural Resource Management" organized by the Right Livelihoods College at the Center for Development Research (ZEF) in Bonn from May 30 – June 1, 2011.

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Nepal Conference

IEE research fellow Dr Martina Shakya was an invited speaker at the annual conference of the German Nepal Friendship Association (DNG e.V.), which took place on 28 May 2011 at the Gustav-Stresemann-Institut in Bonn. In her presentation on "New tourism products in Nepal", she stressed the importance of diversifying Nepal's tourism offer, in order to develop new market segments and to spread the economic benefits of tourism.

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Academic Co-operation with the UNIMA in Action

As one of the first measures of the new Agreement on Academic Co-operation with the University of Malawi, Steven Dunga - a PhD student, and Davies Luhanga, Ekari Chauluka, Atamandike Chingwanda and Harry Kamdima - 4 Master students of the Economics Department of the Chancellor College, are taking part in the "Project Cycle Management Module" and two other modules, offered at the Development Research Division of the Centre at the University of the Western Cape. Whereas Steven Dunga is staying for a period of 6 weeks, the 4 Master students received scholarships for a period of 3 months.

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Agreement on Academic Co-operation with the UNIMA Was Signed!

One of the goals of the Development Research Division of the South African-German Centre for Development Research and Criminal Justice is to establish new co-operations with universities in Sub-Sahara Africa outside South Africa itself for strengthening the regional impact of the centre activities.

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