ICRD 2017 is the fourth in the conference series. Its umbrella theme this year is “Evidence. Engagement. Policies.”. ICRD 2017 will be co-hosted by the Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development (r4d programme) and by the University of Bern’s Centre for Development and Environment (CDE).
ICRD 2017 has the following specific goals:
- to stimulate scientific debate on current research topics of global sustainable development;
- to establish and intensify dialogue between science, policy, and practice for enhancing research for development and promotion of more evidence-based development cooperation;
- to strengthen networks of transnational, inter- and transdisciplinary research partnerships for global sustainable development;
- to provide space for efforts to begin synthesizing the five thematic areas of the r4d programme (social conflicts, employment, food security, ecosystems, and public health), which reflect the priority areas of Swiss international development cooperation.
Please visit the conference for further details: https://www.icrd.ch/