2014-2015 Discussion Series

New Spaces for International Engagement

 

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Find all reports, video interviews and media coverage on the lectures in this series below.

The SID monthly discussion series at the ISS welcomes anyone interested in discussing matters related to international cooperation and current global affairs.  Students, representatives of (international) organisations, NGOs and representatives of the government come to listen to national and international speakers share their expertise in relation to international development and cooperation. After a round of questions and eventful debate, visitors are welcome to close the evening off with a refreshment and continue the discussions with the guest speaker on urgent matters in relation to finding new ways of engagement, and cooperation in our interconnected world.

Read more  about the theme ‘New Spaces for International Engagement’ of our Discussion Series here

Listen and join our monthly heated discussions with intriguing speakers and relevant topics.

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Logistics:

Location ISS, Aula, Kortenaerkade 12, The Hague
Time 16:00 – 17:45 (doors open at 15:30)
18:00 Drinks
Admission €7,50 including a free consumption
Free for members and students
Register at registration@sidnl.org

 

 

 

 

 

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23 September 2014 | Ben Ramalingam Output:
Research Associate at ODI & Author of ‘Aid on the Edge of Chaos’
Lecture: Rethinking International Cooperation in a Complex World
Further organised by SID NL

  • Informal lunch meeting with stakeholders
  • Interview with VICE VERSA
  • Interview with TROUW
FLYER
RECAP
VIDEO
21 October 2014 | Siemon Wezeman Output:
Senior Researcher Arms Transfers and Arms Production Programme at SIPRI
Lecture: Weapons make the World go Round
?
Further organised by SID NL

  • Expert meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Informal dinner with stakeholders
FLYER
RECAP
VIDEO
25 November 2014 | Dr. Shirin Ebadi Output:
Renowned human rights activist, former judge and the first Iranian winner of the Nobel Peace Prize of 2003
Lecture: No women, No peace!
Further organised by SID NL

  • Expert lunch meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Expert meeting with the Dutch Parliament
  • Informal dinner with stakeholders including staff members of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Interview with NRC HANDELSBLAD

And

  • International NGO Seminar
FLYER
RECAP
VIDEO
9 December 2014 | Sir Richard Jolly Output:
Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Social Studies and the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) & former Deputy Director of UNICEF
Lecture: Time for a radical change, rethinking the Post-2015 MDGs
Further organised by SID NL

  • Informal dinner with stakeholders
  • Interview with VOLKSKRANT
  • Interview with ICCO
  • Guest lecture at ISS
FLYER
RECAP
VIDEO
12 February 2015 | Carlos Lopes
Output:
Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)
Lecture: Emerging Africa: The middle class and development challenges’

 

FLYER
LECTURE
RECAP
VIDEO
17 March 2015 | Sanja Kelly
Output:
Project Director of Freedom on the Net
Lecture: Internet, the last bastion of unlimited freedom?

  • Video interview with MeJudice
  • Informal dinner with stakeholders
 FLYER
 RECAP
 VIDEO
7 April 2015 |Alan Fowler
Output:
Professor at the Institute of Social Studies
Lecture: Effective development, a matter of finding the right interlocutor?

  • Informal dinner with stakeholders
FLYER
RECAP
POWERPOINT
28 April 2015 | Stephany Griffith – Jones
Output:
Financial Markets Director at the Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia University
Lecture: A Financial System that Serves the Real Economy – The Role of Development Banks

  • Expert meeting with politicians, professors and professionals from the financial sector
  • Informal dinner with stakeholders
FLYER
RECAP
VIDEO
12 May 2015 | Udan Fernando
Output:
Executive Director, Center for Poverty Analysis (CEPA), Sri Lanka
Lecture: New Spaces for Civic Enagement in Politics. From Arab Spring to a Sri Lankan Monsoon

  • Informal dinner meeting with stakeholders
FLYER
RECAP
2 June 2015 | Yash Tandon
Output:
Author of the book ‘Trade is War’ and Honorary Professor at Warwick and London Middlesex University
Lecture: The West’s War Against the World

  • Informal dinner meeting with stakeholders
  • Interview with NRC Handelsblad (coming soon)
  • Interview with VICE VERSA
  • Article on OneWorld
 FLYER
RECAP
VIDEO