It’s time to stand #WithRefugees

Are you wondering why your news and social media feeds are today teeming with disheartening or, more hopefully, uplifting posts about refugees? Well, that’s because today is World Refugee Day ...
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THE ROHINGYA: A HUMANITARIAN CRISIS

Many observers have described the flight of the Rohingya population from the Rakhine state in Myanmar as a rapid mass exodus. It’s estimated that more than 600,000 people have fled the violence, ...
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INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT – A PROFESSION FOR THE MIDDLE CLASS?

I need your advice on three questions. First, is international development becoming a middle class dominated profession? If so, does it matter? And if it does matter, what can be ...
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Student

Student Spotlight: Mark Jahnke

Our first-ever Student Spotlight focuses on Mark Jahnke, a Fulbright Scholar who is undertaking a MSc in Development Studies at SOAS, and recent LIDC intern.  Prior to SOAS, Mark spent over ...
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The Role of Women in the G7 Mission to “Invest in Growth that Works for Everyone”

On June 1st, 2018, G7 Development and Finance ministers met for the very first time in Whistler, Canada. Considering the extensive and interwoven history of international development and finance, it ...
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What’s happening in international development?

At LIDC, we’re always on the lookout for the most interesting news, innovations and research in international development. Here’s our pick of the latest developments to keep an eye on. ...
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London International Development Centre unveils new brand

London International Development Centre (LIDC), a consortium of seven University of London institutions shaping the future of international development, today unveils a new logo, website and visual identity. LIDC connects ...
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Action Against Stunting Summit

On Monday 23rd April, LIDC was delighted to welcome over 40 people to our Action against Stunting Summit. The Summit brought together academic researchers, policy makers, and the civil society ...
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LIDC puts Global Development in The Picture

After much deliberation, the winners of the London International Development Centre’s (LIDC) global development photography competition have been announced. Kevin Queenan, a research assistant from the Royal Veterinary College, was ...
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Podcast: What is Antibiotic Resistance and Why is it a Serious Global Threat?

This podcast explores antibiotic resistance and why is it a serious global threat. The World Health Organization has described antibiotic resistance as one of the biggest threats to global health ...
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