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The Rough Road to Energy Transition in The Global South

In February 2022, the Chinese government approved the opening of three new coal mines—two in the northwestern province of Shaanxi and another in Inner Mongolia. This is a part of its efforts towards augmenting coal-based power generation. The plan includes...
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International Graduates and their Struggles with the Job Hunt

I have always dreamt of landing a job abroad and that was one of the reasons why I chose to do a master’s in Europe. Given their small population, I had such a notion that it was easier to get...
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Rita Lages: “Migration forces the Nation States and Societies to question themselves”

Migration or human mobility is a complex phenomenon that encompasses a multiplicity of economic, social and security aspects. According to the “World Migration Report 2020”, 3.5% of the world's population are migrants. Latin America and Europe are both experiencing this...
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Danish Water Forum invites you to the 16th Annual Water Research Conference 2022

The 16th Annual Water Research Face-to-Face Conference on 20th April 2022, provides you with 50+ presentations within a wide spectrum of themes from both Denmark and abroad.Venue: University of Copenhagen, Thorvaldsensvej 40, 1871 Frederiksberg C, Denmark PROGRAMOPENING SESSION, 20 April 09:45-12:25...
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Studying ”Development” in the SDG Era

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have redefined development as comprising a broad range of issues that are relevant for countries all over the world – and implementable by actors including governments, NGOs, for-profits, and non-profits alike. Mette Fog Olwig from...
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Improving factory productivity at garments’ factories in Myanmar

When studying how to improve conditions at garments’ factories in Myanmar, researchers from University of Southern Denmark (SDU) have had to deal with cultural differences and a political backlash."Dear David. You need to learn how to be more Myanmar. We...
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Global South in the North, Global North in the South

Associate Professor Julia Suárez-Krabbe, Department of Communication and Arts at Roskilde University was born and raised in Colombia during the mid-70s to mid-1980s. Her mother is Danish, and her father is Colombian. In Colombia, negotiation for peace and search for...
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Women’s voice in media still missing

“Women and girls are half of humanity. Giving equal time and weight to their stories is an important part of creating a better, freer world for all of us.”– Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director. Gender stereotyping in the...
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Women, motherhood, and science in Colombia

Efforts to reverse trends of disengagement with studies, normalize motherhood in universities, and counteract gender disparities. Four stories, like cardinal points, to better understand the current map of Colombian women and science.In many parts of society, there are still strong...
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India’s Covid Vaccination Capabilities: Major Supplier of Vaccines in Global South but Gaps in Own Strategies

India hosts the world’s biggest vaccine manufacturing units in the world and is expected to play a major role in providing vaccines to the Global South. However, India’s domestic vaccination strategies present a contradictory picture. Researchers point out several gaps...
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