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The Role of Social Sciences and Sustainable Development in Asia

Learn more about the webinar, held on 28 April 2022, with top researchers and policy makers on, ‘Putting people at the center: Why investing in social research will set Asia on the path towards sustainable development?’ 

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(Non-)Role and (In)Significance

To what degree social science and scientists have been involved in national COVID-19 responses across the region to address the pandemic’s multi-dimensional effects? 

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A Talk by Professor Marie Stenseke

Prof. Marie Stenseke delivered a talk titled, 'It takes humans to make peace with nature: On the critical role of social science and humanities research for addressing biodiversity loss.'

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Webinar on Assessing Impact Investments

The Global Development Network and the European Investment Bank are co-hosting two webinars in March, focused on the theme of 'Assessing Impact Investments.'

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Dissemination of Findings from Doing Research in Indonesia

A webinar based on the results of the Doing Research Assessment in Indonesia.

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Dissemination of Findings from Doing Research in Myanmar

A webinar co-hosted by GDN and the Knowledge for Democracy Myanmar (K4DM) initiative of IDRC.

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Building Performing Social Science Research Systems in Developing Countries

The importance of social sciences for sustainable development cannot be understated: in its applied version, social science research offers solutions and recommendations to inform concrete action 

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Promoting Research in Social Sciences in Peru

11-12 June, Peru. GDN presented the implications of the Doing Research program in Peru for Grupo de Análisis para el Desarrollo's (GRADE) international conference 'How to promote research in the social sciences in Peru?'.

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Research Agenda for Central Banks

Global Development Network, along with Banque de France organized a four-day seminar 'Research Agenda for Central Banks' from 4-7 June 2019, in Paris, France.

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Closing Program on Firm Level Quality and Productivity

20 February 2019 | In a half day event, the Global  Development Network will close its program on quality and improvement in the public and private sectors. The two-year research program documents the link between productivity increases at the firm level and managerial innovation such as Kaizen, a Japanese management approach.

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