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16. Peace, justice and strong institutions

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  • KIT Board member Joyeeta Gupta wins prestigious Spinoza Prize

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    KIT Royal Tropical Institute’s  Supervisory Board Member Prof. Dr. Joyeeta Gupta has won the Spinoza Prize, the highest scientific award in The Netherlands. KIT is proud and pleased that Joyeeta Gupta is awarded this prestigious prize for her work on climate change and justice, which is at the heart of KIT’s mission to contribute to […]

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  • YW4A: Young Women for Awareness, Agency, Advocacy, and Accountability

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    Achieving gender equality and realising womens’ and girl’s empowerment and rights are critical elements of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). However, progress varies as young women still find their voices silenced in patriarchal families, communities and political spaces, and are subject to sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV).  This calls for deeper understanding and intensified efforts to contribute […]

  • Improving Access to Quality Feed & Forage Seed for the Dairy Sector in Kenya and Uganda

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    • Project

    This project aims to develop viable business models for forage seed production and marketing that assure economically sustainable access to high-quality forage seed in Kenya and Uganda.   Gendered perceptions of livestock and agricultural production in Kenya: a new blog from the Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT, our project partners. In East Africa, dairy farming has high potential as […]

  • Working paper series: Strengthening Legal Education in Eastern Indonesia

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    How can legal education in Indonesia become more relevant for supporting the rule of law and providing legal services that common citizens need? The SLEEI project aims to strengthen legal education, which is a crucial part of maintaining the rule of law. Many  Indonesian citizens cannot realise their rights and continue to face a lack […]

  • Innovating legal education: Experiences from Indonesia

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    Project Brief 2022 This project focuses on five concrete themes: legal reasoning, ethics, law in context, gender, and teaching methods, is an effective way to increase the legal education sector’s contribution in strengthening the rule of law. Demand-driven innovation of legal education promotes sustainable changes that match local realities. To realize a demand-driven collaborative process, […]

  • The SLEEI Approach for Innovating University Courses

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    SLEEI Working Paper In designing their efforts to strengthen the educational offerings of their universities, SLEEI partners made a number of important choices that shaped the SLEEI approach. These became known as the five principles of the SLEEI approach.  Lasting changes in education can only be realized if they are accepted by the institution and […]

  • Evaluation of the Dutch RBC Agreements 2014-2020

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    • Publication

    Are voluntary multi-stakeholder approaches to responsible business conduct effective? This report presents the findings of the evaluation of sector-level agreements on Responsible Business Conduct (henceforth RBC agreements). The evaluation was commissioned by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the context of its project ‘Putting Responsible Business Conduct (RBC) Measures in Perspective’ to evaluate and […]

  • IDEAL – Inclusive Decisions at Local Level

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    • Project

    In fragile states, there is often a significant gap between what the state can deliver and what the citizens need or expect. The participation of citizens contributes to inclusive decision-making. It improves local governance and the delivery of basic services, makes local governance more sustainable and increases welfare and stability. The Inclusive Decisions At Local […]

  • The IDEAL Impact in Uganda

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    Assessing the social contract between local governments and their citizens Inclusive Decision at Local Level (IDEAL) is a programme implemented by VNG International (VNG-I) which supports local governments in building bridges with all their citizens and allows them to better cope with fragility and its associated risk. This infographic document presents the mid-line results of the IDEAL program […]

  • The IDEAL Impact in Somalia

    • Institute
    • Publication

    Assessing the social contract between local governments and their citizens Inclusive Decision at Local Level (IDEAL) is a programme implemented by VNG International (VNG-I) which supports local governments in building bridges with all their citizens and allows them to better cope with fragility and its associated risk. This infographic document presents the mid-line results of the IDEAL program […]

  • The IDEAL Impact in South Sudan

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    • Publication

    Assessing the social contract between local governments and their citizens Inclusive Decision at Local Level (IDEAL) is a programme implemented by VNG International (VNG-I) which supports local governments in building bridges with all their citizens and allows them to better cope with fragility and its associated risk. This infographic document presents the mid-line results of the IDEAL program […]

  • The IDEAL Impact in Palestine

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    • Publication

    Assessing the social contract between local governments and their citizens Inclusive Decision at Local Level (IDEAL) is a programme implemented by VNG International (VNG-I) which supports local governments in building bridges with all their citizens and allows them to better cope with fragility and its associated risk. This infographic document presents the mid-line results of the IDEAL program […]