PhD Colloquium: Process of Coordination and Negotiation between Villagers and Public Agencies over Natural Resource Management in China: Insights from Xishuangbanna Prefecture

The Department of Development and Sustainability (DDS) organized a Ph.D. colloquium for Ph.D. students on 27 May 2020 as a monthly regular event of the Department. Before the presentation started, Mr. Uddhav Guragain, a Ph.D. candidate as a moderator shared that DDS had already conducted  20 sessions of Ph.D. Colloquium so far since it was started august 2017 as monthly basis. The main objectives of the colloquium to interact with the Ph.D. students under DDS to share their research, findings, experience, challenges, solutions.

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Scholarship in Gender and Development Studies for Japanese Nationals

Scholarship available for Japanese national for master’s degree in Gender and Development Studies at Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand.

Two-years MSc. tuition is covered by scholarship.
The student will pay the following: Airfare, visa fees, insurance, student union fees, living expenses, registration fee of 20,000 Baht per semester (4 semesters).

The classes will start in August 2020.

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Congratulations to Ms. May Sabe Phyu winner of the 2019 N-Peace Awards

May Sabe Phyu has had a dynamic career advocating for women’s full realization of their human rights. Currently serving as Director of the Gender Equality Network, her work utilizes intersectional approaches and engages multi-sectoral stakeholders as partners in achieving gender equality. She uses various platforms to build on the gains of women in Myanmar, and continuously identifies and works to address laws, policies, as well as cultural and social norms that work against the achievement of full gender equality.

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Ph.D.Colloquium for November 2019

Assessing Public Health Emergency Management Capacity in the Context of Disease Outbreaks: Case Study of 2017 AWD in White Nile State, Sudan

Presenter:        Mr. Muhammad Ibrahim, PhD student/DPMM
Moderator:      Ms. Veena N., PhD student/GDS
Date:               Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Venue:            E-220
Time:              15:00 – 16:00 hrs

The Department of Development and Sustainability organized a PhD colloquium for PhD students on 27 November 2019 as a monthly regular event of the Department. The objectives of the PhD Colloquium are to share the learning experiences of their research and study outcome on live discussion forum.

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GDS Students visited UNWomen

On November 13, 2019, students of courses Gender and Development: Principles and Concepts and Gender and Communication visited UNWomen Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok to learn about UNWomen’s work, especially around migration and violence against women. Students were able to make links for further action for gender equality!

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