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IPC-IG’s contributor presented research about network narratives pertaining to water perceptions in Brazil


Brasília, August 5, 2013 –  IPC-IG’s contributor Lauren Nicole Core presented her research about network narratives pertaining to water perceptions in Brazil. The main research proposal was to identify the way value differentiation between water network-narratives in Brazil may allow insight onto issues related to incoherent water resource governance. Brazil was chosen to be the focus of […]

UN: ‘changing in paradigms’


Brasilia, July 16, 2013 – Last Thursday (5), the International Relations Observatory of the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC) welcomed the Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations, Olav Kjorven to give a talk about “The UN and a world in transition: New opportunities and challenges for Brazil and other emerging economies”. One of […]

RIO+ Centre to participate in sustainable cities debate


Sustainable cities has been a growing subject of debate in the past few years, as urban centers have required more efficient planning and cost management, along with a better integration of environmental, social and economic considerations. To debate these challenges as well as possible solutions, Rômulo Paes, director of the World Centre for Sustainable Development […]

The UN: Countries have to define the priorities of the organization through 2015, according to the representative


Brasília, July 15, 2013 – The United Nations (the UN) plans to reach an agreement with the countries represented to establish an agenda of priorities for 2015, said the Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations, Olav Kjorven in his talk at the PUC-SP. “Last week, the UN released a report with the main topics for […]

A UN representative defends the involvement of the population in the agenda for global development

Brasília, July 12, 2013 – Olav Kjorven,the Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations, wants to involve as many people as possible in the process of building a new agenda for global development. “We have to breathe life into the ‘We, the people’” he affirmed during a lecture that filled auditorium 333 on the morning of June […]

Interview: Brazil can lead Sustainable Development Goals

Brasília, July 11, 2013 – With a little more than two years to go until the end of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the United Nations is already working hard so that new world goals will be established as of 2015. This time, the emphasis will be on the creation of the Sustainable Development Goals […]

Ask the Author: Q & A on International Social Policy with Andy Sumner of KCL

Brasília, July 10, 2013 – The IPC-IG published two new publications authored by Peter Edward of Newcastle University Business School and Andy Sumner of King’s College London in the June/July 2013 Inclusive Growth Bulletin. Dr. Andy Sumner offers further insight into his publications with the IPC-IG through the following ‘Author Q & A.’ He is […]

Evaluating India’s New Approach to Abolishing Hunger and Malnutrition


Brasília, July 02, 2013 – A new IPC-IG One Pager authored by M. H. Suryanarayana of the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research in Mumbai, India investigates approaches to achieving enhanced food security in India and illuminates existing tensions between policy and practice. The issue of food and nutritional security policy is a hotly debated […]

IPC-IG Researcher Presents and Publishes on Socio-Historical Resonance and Contemporary “Casteism” in India


Brasília, June 28, 2013 – International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth IPC-IG Researcher Pedro Lara de Arruda presents and publishes innovative research on the interrelations of the socio-historical roots of ‘casteism’ and social protection programmes in modern India. Research Seminar On June 11, 2013 the IPC-IG staff gathered with special guests, including Professor Lytton Leite […]

IPC-IG Researcher Presents in Italy on Land Reform and Publishes on New Horizons for Global Energy Governance

Brasília, June 27, 2013 – IPC-IG Researcher Guilherme B.R. Lambais presents research on land reform and efficiency at a conference in Italy. In addition, Lambais and Guilherme Gonçalves, Executive Manager and Founding Partner at Limpgas Tecnologia, also report on a number of challenges and lessons related to the relationship between energy systems and global climate […]

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