UniPID News

December 20, 2019 — Virtual Studies Call for Course Proposals 2020 - Extended DL 18 March!

The Finnish University Partnership for International Development – UniPID is hereby inviting interested course teachers and lecturers from UniPID member universities to submit course proposals for the UniPID Virtual Studies programme. Submit your proposal by 18 March, 2020.

December 11, 2019 — Master's Award in Development Studies 2019 to Martta Kaskinen

Martta Kaskinen from the University of Helsinki has been awarded the 2019 Master's Award in Development Studies, handed out by UniPID and the Finnish Society for Development Research. Kaskinen's thesis in development studies was titled Just Fundraising? Finnish NGO campaign imaginaries of...

December 2, 2019 — BRIDGES Asia Targeted Travel Grant Call for the Asia-Europe Sustainable Connectivity Scientific Conference (AESCON), 26-28 February 2020 in Singapore

FinCEAL Plus BRIDGES Asia has opened a Targeted Travel Grant Call to support the participation of researchers from Finnish higher education or research institutions interested in attending the Asia-Europe Sustainable Connectivity Scientific Conference (AESCON), organized in Singapore, on 26-28...

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...