IES, VeCo and the University of Warwick offer a joint training programme in Brussels – January 17-18, 2020
The Institute for European Studies (IES), Vesalius College (VeCo) in Brussels and the Department of Politics and International Studies (PAIS) of the University of Warwick in the UK are offering a joint training programme on the Politics of International Development.
The training will be held at the West Midlands Europe Hub in Brussels on Friday evening 17th January and all day Saturday 18th January 2020.
The training, aimed at early to mid-career professionals, will provide a solid introduction to the Sustainable Development Goals in context and detailed knowledge on the framing, implementation and implications of Sustainable Development Goal 16 on peaceful, just and inclusive societies. It will take a critical approach to the dominant international development agenda. It will enable participants to situate the Sustainable Development Goals in an intellectual history of thinking on development, as well as the contemporary challenges of the pressures on multilateralism and resources and demands for evidence-based policy making.
This joint training is part of the enhanced collaboration between VUB/IES/Vesalius College and Warwick.
“The Politics of International Development” starts on Friday January 17 at 18.30
with an Expert Session, followed by a Light Reception from 20.00
Saturday Training Sessions run from 9.00 until 17.00
LOCATION: West Midlands Europe Hub Office,
Avenue d’Auderghem 22-28, 22-28 Oudergemlaan, B-1040 Brussels, Belgium
The training is open to 20 participants and is FREE OF CHARGE. Participants should have at least a bachelor’s degree and preferably a minimum of 3 years’ work experience. To apply to participate please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org adding “The Politics of International Development” in the subject line and attaching a brief CV.
The training is free of charge for the selected participants and lunch and refreshments will be provided. The deadline for applications is January 7th. Selected participants will be notified by January 10th.