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Research for Development: Solutions for Sustainability


17:00 - 18:30


Welle 7, Bern

Join the official closing of the r4d programme on 25 April in Bern and the panel discussion "Research for Development: Solutions for Sustainability", where representatives from research, SDC and SNSF will reflect on the successes and results of the r4d programme.

Research for Development: Solutions for Sustainability

At the occasion of the conclusion of the r4d programme, which financed some 57 research partnerships between Switzerland and countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America, SDC and the SNSF are pleased to invite you to the official closing event of the r4d programme.


  • Jean-Luc Bernasconi, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation
  • Matthias Egger, Swiss National Science Foundation
  • Sabin Bieri, Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern
  • Smita Premchander, Sampark, India
  • Jacques Ducrest, State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation

The aim of the event is to reflect on the successes and results of the r4d programme, to discuss the importance of research for development in finding solutions to accelerate the achievement of the 2023 Agenda for Sustainable Development and to imagine new ways forward.

Register here to join the event