UniPID News

November 27, 2019 — FinCEAL+ BRIDGES Seminar: Sustainable Development Goals and Partnerships for Transformation

On 20th November, FinCEAL+ BRIDGES and the Finnish University Partnership for International Development (UniPID) organised a public seminar to discuss how to mobilise Finland’s expertise on research and innovation in support of global partnerships towards achieving the Sustainable Development...

November 20, 2019 — Reflections from the AU-EU High Level Policy Dialogue Stakeholder Event in Addis Ababa

The AU-EU High Level Policy Dialogue (HLPD) on Science, Technology and Innovation hosts a Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) every two years to discuss issues related to the bi-regional partnership. The SOM is usually accompanied by a Stakeholder Event for hearing the views of the wider community....

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November 15, 2019 — Changing Landscapes in Education Development Cooperation: Pre-Conference in Joensuu on 20 November

UniPID is organizing a pre-conference on 20 November 2019 in Joensuu. Come and join in on the discussion about how collaborative approaches can contribute to educational development.

October 30, 2019 — FinCEAL+ BRIDGES delegation’s experiences from the European Research and Innovation Days and related visits in Brussels

The first annual policy event of the European Commission (EC) organized in Brussels, Belgium on 24-26 September gathered world leaders from industry, finance, academia, and business to debate and co-design the future research and innovation landscape. Speakers included ministers, commissioners,...

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October 14, 2019 — UniPID Seminar Grants for 2020

UniPID launches a Call for Proposals to support the organization of seminars on global development issues. The grants, worth up to 2000 euros, will be awarded to UniPID member universities organizing or co-organizing seminars in 2020.

October 10, 2019 — FinCEAL+ BRIDGES Asia participated the EU-Asia Connectivity – Building BRIDGES for a Sustainable Future, Europa Connectivity Forum in Brussels, Belgium

On 27 September the European Commission launched its Europa Connectivity forum – an innovative multi-stakeholder international conference aimed at a dialogue between EU and Asia and strengthening ties between governments, financial institutions and private sector actors in Europe and in Asia. The...

October 3, 2019 — BRIDGES Asia Targeted Travel Grants for ENRICH matchmaking tour to China, 11-15 November 2019 - Extended DL to apply: 16 October!

FinCEAL Plus Asia has opened a Targeted Travel Grant Call to support the participation of 1-3 senior level experts from Finnish universities, universities of applied sciences or research institutions interested in attending the Matchmaking Tour to China (Chengdu and Shenzhen) organized by...

October 1, 2019 — FinCEAL Plus BRIDGES Africa and Asia Close Applications for Grants under the Partnership Support Grants for 2019

FinCEAL Plus Africa and Asia will close applications for 2019 under the Partnership Support Instrument. Due to the popularity of the grants, and high number of excellent applications, the funding for 2019 has been disbursed. Keep an eye out in early 2020 as the call may be re-opened should funding...

September 24, 2019 — Finnish higher education and research in the spotlight in Chile

FinCEAL Plus BRIDGES LAC Coordinator Kajsa Ekroos was invited to participate and give a key note speech at the ”New Challenges for the Internationalization of Higher Education” seminar organized by Universidad SEK in Santiago de Chile on 27th August, 2019.