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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. 1) Gates Foundation launches new global education strategy On Friday…

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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 researchers, students and development professionals to address global development challenges.…

LIDC Global Development Photography competition winners

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.

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Change of Panellist at the upcoming debate on ‘can aid help counter violent extremism and terrorism?’


On Tuesday 5th December the fifth debate of the LIDC & The Guardian upcoming Development Debate Series will take place discussing- can aid help counter violent extremism and terrorism?

LIDC Global Development Photography Competition: Deadline Extended Until 12th February 2018!


The deadline for LIDC’s global development photography competition ‘Lens on Development’ has been extended! The theme this year is Global Development Challenges.  Are you a budding photographer? took an amazing photo on your last holiday or research trip? Enter the LIDC photography competition…

Can Development Aid Help Counter Extremism? Save the Date! Upcoming Debate!


Save the date! We have an exciting event coming up! On Tuesday 5th December 2017 the fifth debate of the LIDC & The Guardian Development Debate Series will take place at City, University of London. The debate will be looking at aid and extremism and discussing whether development…

LIDC and The Guardian Debate on Volunteering: What did our Panellists and Audience Have to Say?


On Wednesday 11th October 2017 the fourth debate of the LIDC & The Guardian Development Debate Series took place discussing ‘Does Short-term Volunteering Abroad do More Harm than Good?’ The topic attracted much attention with the debate drawing a crowd of over 250 students, former…

Undergraduate Students are now able to become free LIDC members!


All students and alumni with an interest in international development are now able to become free members of London International Development Centre! If you are an undergraduate student, postgraduate student or alumni of SOAS, Birkbeck, LSHTM, Royal Veterinary College, UCL Institute of Education,…

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LIDC Annual Global Development Photography Competition Now Open!


LIDC’s annual global development photography competition ‘Lens on Development’ is now open! The theme this year is Global Development Challenges. Are you a budding photographer? took an amazing photo on your last holiday or research trip? Enter the LIDC photography competition and…

Welcome new student members from Kings College London and UCL's Development Planning Unit!


A big welcome to our new student members! All postgraduate students at Kings College London Department of International Development and UCL’s Development Planning Unit are now able to become LIDC members for the duration of their studies! They will be able…

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