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What's happening in Sci4Dev this week? 27/04/2018

27 April 2018

News & Announcements

  • The UK hosted theCommonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, with key UK aid achievements on tackling malaria, supporting girls, eliminating blindness, trade, disaster reduction & tackling plastic waste – DFID news
  • Commonwealth scientific advisers to establish a collaborative knowledge exchange network for sharing expertise on global challenges – gov.uk
  • UK Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN, Amb Jonathan Allen, gave a statement at the UN Security Council Briefing on Peacebuildinggov.uk
  • The International Development Committee took evidence on UK ODA from the FCO, BEIS and HM Treasury – parliament.uk
  • ESRC awarded six projects funding to help make agriculture sustainable in Colombia – esrc.ukri.org

 

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Other News & Interesting Links

  • 5 things you might not know about malaria on World Malaria Day - AIDF
  • Infographic on Outpacing Epidemics for World Immunization Week - Mosaic Science
  • High-level meeting on sustaining peace: can the UN deliver? - ODI
  • Olivia Berthon