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Expert Lecture by Former MADM & PhD Student

On 20th June, the IEE was proud to offer an expert lecture by the MADM alumni and former PhD student Dr. Augustine Magolowondo on the topic "The Future of Democracy Aid as an Agenda for Development Cooperation Reconsidered". The lecture took place in the course of the Master of Arts in Development Management classes, but was also open for everyone else interested in the topic.

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IEE Members Conduct Teacher-Training at IBZ (RUB)

On 23 May, Shafaq Hussain, Britta Niklas, Meik Nowak, Elkhan Sadik-Zada and Carlos Villela Zavala, supported by DGB Bildungswerk e.V., conducted a teacher-training on "Migration Today - consequences for racism-attentive education" at the IBZ, Ruhr-University Bochum.

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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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