No sustainability without research – a panel discussion
by the invited panelists (in German & French) (National Council); (economiesuisse & Secretary General ICC Switzerland); (Head of the South Cooperation Department, SDC); , Co-Chair, (SDSN Switzerland); , (member of International Relations, swissuniversities).
Leveraging Research Partnerships for Global Challenges
High-level decision makers, scientists, NGO and funding agency representatives gathered to celebrate 20 years of KFPE Guidelines at this international conference. Three separate sessions addressed the following topics: (i) new roles and tasks of science in general and research partnerships in particular; (ii) regional adaptation of scientific systems; and (iii) how science policies and funding systems can support transformative research. .
Research Partnerships in a Changing World
At the end of last year, KFPE finalized a short film on transboundary research partnerships - 12'40". How have transboundary research partnerships evolved over the last decades and what are important milestones looking ahead into the future ?
UKRI-KFPE Workshop in Tansania:
Working in Effective Partnerships to Address Sustainable Development Goals
The purpose of the Worlkshop was to bring together researchers and stakeholders from the Global South to identify:
- What constitutes best practice in research partnerships
- How to engage researchers and governments from the Global South in research programme agenda setting
- How to translate research outputs into development impact
In addition, it gives advice to funders about how they can engage more on various levels to make North-South research programs more equitable and more effective.
Strong collaboration with COHRED for fairer research partnerships
The Council on Health Research for Development (COHRED), in collaboration with the KFPE hosted to promote the and . The synergy between the RFI and the KFPE Guidelines are clear: in the process of completing the RFI Report, institutions will become aware of the KFPE Guidelines (and others) – and are encouraged to adhere to one or more of these to guide institutional conduct.