International Conference on Research for Development ICRD 2017

The aim of ICRD 2017 was to facilitate exchanges between research, policy-making and practice, as well as to learn from different perspectives and discuss innovative approaches so that scientific findings can be better integrated into political decision-making processes and implementation of the 2030 Agenda supported.

Start05.09.2017 14:00
End08.09.2017 14:00
VenueUniS, University of Bern, Schanzeneckstrasse 1, 3001 Bern
Registration deadline05.09.2017

ICRD 2017. Evidence. Engagement. Policies.

From 5 to 8 September 2017, the University of Bern hosted the 4th International Conference on Research for Development (ICRD 2017). Under the umbrella theme of "Evidence. Engagement. Policies", some 300 participants from around the world discussed opportunities and challenges of global sustainable development and explored ways of solving sustainability problems. ICRD 2017 was designed to facilitate exchange between research, policy, and practice, with the aim of better integrating scientific knowledge into policymaking processes and supporting implementation of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Conference was organized by the Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development (r4d programme) of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and the Swiss National Science Foundation, together with the University of Bern's Centre for Development and Environment.

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