Book Launch: Tax Justice and Global Inequality

Zoom

As COVID-19 pushes millions of people into poverty while others continue to accumulate their wealth, new calls for more fair and just taxation are raised. The current challenges of increasing global inequalities demand a re-examination of the financial architecture and tax system we live in, to secure resources for development and to enable countries to […]

Bergen Global: Film & Reflections – Inequality

Zoom Jekteviksbakken 31, Bergen

On the 21st of April Bergen Global will hold a film screening of Picture a Scientist, followed by a webinar hosted by GRIPs Executive Director Bjørn Enge Bertelsen. The event is a part of the Bergen School of Global Studies (BSGS) event series that addresses various global challenges, including inequality. Bjørn Enge Bertelsen from GRIP […]

SANORD Conference

Zoom

Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (HVL) and University of Bergen (UiB) are proud to host the 13th annual  SANORD conference, 9-11 September 2020, in Bergen.

Child Poverty, Inequality, Social Protection, and Inclusion: Policy Options and Constraints before and after COVID

Zoom

  Rising inequality and growing child poverty are some of the most devastating consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. As the pre-existing structural disparities around the world are exacerbated and more children are pushed into multi-dimensional poverty, there is an urgent need to address policies implemented to alleviate and counteract these effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

Knowledge, Evidence, and Narratives on Child Poverty and Covid-19: Post-pandemic Research Agenda

Zoom

Rising inequality and growing child poverty are some of the most devastating consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. As the pre-existing structural disparities around the world are exacerbated and more children are pushed into multi-dimensional poverty, there is an urgent need to address policies implemented to alleviate and counteract these effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, as […]

European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health

Digital Platform

From 28. September – 1. October 2021, the 12th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH) will be organized by the University of Bergen on behalf of Federation of European Societies for Tropical Medicine and International Health (FESTMIH). ECTMIH provides an arena for scientists, experts, and policy makers to share and explore research […]

Book Launch: Why Some Development Works

Zoom

  Why do some development projects succeed where others fail? Meera Tiwari's new book, "Why Some Development Works: Understanding Success" looks at success stories and considers what enabled them to bring change in some of the world's most deprived communities.    Using case studies from countries across Latin America, Africa and Asia, Tiwari looks at […]

Book Launch: Revolutionary Struggles and Girls’ Education

Bergen Global and Zoom

  Thera Mjaaland's "Revolutionary Struggles and Girls’ Education: At the Frontiers of Gender Norms in North-Ethiopia" present the gender norms that do not necessarily change even though women participate in liberation struggles and girls get access to education. The book sees this issue in relation to prevailing neoliberal development discourse where gender equality is understood […]

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