Die KFPE ist die Dialogplattform für globale Forschungspartnerschaften in der Schweiz. Sie engagiert sich für ein effiziente, wirksame und gleichberechtigte Forschungszusammenarbeit mit Ländern niedrigen und mittleren Einkommens. Sie leistet damit einen Beitrag zur nachhaltigen Entwicklung und zur Lösung globaler und lokaler Herausforderungen.mehr

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Leveraging Research Partnerships for Global Challenges


Äusserer Stand

20 Years of KFPE Guidelines

This map shows the collaboration networks between researchers in different cities (scientific papers 2008-2012)
Bild: Computed by Oliver H. Beauchesne & SCImagoLab, Data by Elsevier Scopus

On November 21st, in the evening, we will celebrate the KFPE Guidelines with a round table discussion among prominent personalities from the administration, science and private sectors, as well as civil society (from 5 pm to 7 pm).

On November 22nd we invite you to attend the international 2018 annual conference of the KFPE in Bern, which will focus on the new roles and tasks for science in general and research partnerships in particular to address the 2030 Agenda. Please find the programme below.

Programme (8:45-16:00)

Welcome by Marcel Tanner, President of SCNAT

Introduction by Thomas Breu, President of KFPE

Setting the stage - the new roles and tasks for science and research partnerships

Melissa Leach, Director, Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Brigthon
Mohamed Hassan, President of Sudanese National Science Academy and Founding Executive Director of TWAS

Panel discussion moderated by Silvia Hostettler, Depury Director of CODEV/EPFL

11.15 Break

Views and perceptions from different regions - development of scientific systems and potential of research partnerships

Xioa-Nong Zhou, Director, National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, China CDC
Maria Balarin, GRADE (Group for the Analysis of Development), Peru
Boniface Kiteme, Director of CETRAD in Kenya

Panel discussion moderated by Elisio Macamo, Center for African Studies Basel


Adaptations in science policies and funding systems

Helen Fletcher, Challenge Leader for Health to the Global Challenge Research Fund
Tatjana von Steiger, Deputy Head at SDC, Global Cooperation Department
Matthias Egger, President of the Research Council of SNSF
Mohamed Hassan, President of Sudanese National Science Academy

Panel discussion moderated by Peter Messerli, Director of CDE and Co-Chair of the Global Sustainable Development Report

15:30 Concluding remarks and take home messages by Thomas Breu, President of KFPE

15:45 Reception

Registration for 22 November 2018 (or via ) - please register by 17 November 2018


Sprachen: Englisch