Reports of past KFPE events

Events, News, Publications

UKRI-KFPE Workshop
Working in Effective Partnerships to Address Sustainable Development Goals

In September 2018, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the KFPE held a joint workshop in Tanzania. The purpose of which was to bring together researchers and stakeholders from the

Plenary - KFPE International Conference 2018
Stronger integration and dialogue between science and society for the SDGs

More than 70 high-level decision makers, scientists, NGO and funding agency representatives gathered to celebrate 20 years of KFPE Guidelines at the conference “Leveraging Research Partnerships for Global Challenges”. A

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Doing research in conflict areas: being sensitive to conflict and managing risks

Researchers working in conflict-affected areas need to be aware that the political and security situation in their study area may change very quickly. Should the situation deteriorate, they and their

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LEMONOC Conference, 22nd-Sept-2015, Brussels and Videos

On 22nd September 2015, the LEMONOC conference in Brussels addressed the potential and challenges of learning mobility between the ‘Global South’ and the ‘Global North’. More than 60 stakeholders from

Panel Jubiläum KFPE 2014
Research Partnerships for Sustainable Solutions in Governing the Extractive Industries

With its anniversary conference, the KFPE addressed the topic of extractive industries through the lens of science and research partnerships. It did so by presenting reflections and results from case

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How Research Partnerships with Developing Countries Contribute to Swiss Research and the Swiss Economy

Research partnerships with developing countries are meaningful because partners from both the South and the North can expect significant added value from their collaboration. Successful research partnerships generate high-quality local

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What makes development oriented research partnerships effective? -> Looking back to move forward

Research partnerships are meaningful when partners can expect significant added value from their collaboration. Successful partnerships are based on mutual interests, trust and a shared vision. Partners are confronted with

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