Welcome to the CSDS Developcast! Are you interested in questions of sustainability? Inclusive development? Or the Sustainable Development Goals? Then you are in the right place! In this podcast, CSDS regularly interviews scholars and professionals about their views on sustainable development issues. In our last episode, CSDS professor Joyeeta Gupta and Sandra Pellegrom, the Dutch national coordinator SDGs, discuss ‘lessons learned’ from the third CSDS conference on education and sustainable development. Interested in what they have to say? Listen now to the 3rd CSDS DevelopCast!
How can education better contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals? And is (economic) growth actually compatible with these goals? After two days of discussions, panels, roundtables and presentations at the CSDS conference, the 3rd DevelopCast explores ‘lessons learned’ with Joyeeta Gupta, professor of sustainability and development at CSDS, and Sandra Pellegrom, the national coordinator SDGs of the Netherlands.
How do cities like Amsterdam deal with climate change, the circular economy and a soaring housing shortage? According to CSDS scientists Dr Michaela Hordijk and Prof. John Grin, these major challenges require more collaboration and a different approach to conducting science. With the Koppelkansen programme, they try to realize and further develop this new approach. Also present: Maarten Claassen, the main driving force behind Koppelkansen. (This episode is in Dutch).
‘Civil War is development in reverse’ said prominent development professor Paul Collier. But how do you maintain peace in countries with a long history of civil conflict and persistent tensions? Dr. Mieke Lopes Cardozo (CSDS) and researcher April Coetzee (War Child) emphasise the importance of education. In the first Developcast they explain why.
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