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The Centre for Sustainable Development Studies (CSDS) organizes events, publishes briefs and releases podcasts on a regular basis. However, we are always open to new ideas and connections. If you have a suggestion, comment, or question, or maybe even want to join us, please reach out. We will be happy to hear from you!

Join the CSDS

If you wish to join CSDS please contact a person from the coordination team.

Prof. J. (Joyeeta) Gupta

CSDS Director

Dr J.M. (Maarten) Bavinck

CSDS Director

Dr. K. (Karen) Paiva Henrique PhD

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

GPIO : Governance and Inclusive Development

Dr. M. (Mendel) Giezen

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

GPIO : Urban Planning

M.C. (Catalina) Garcia Chaves



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