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Professor Julia Buxton spoke at a symposium panel of the International AIDS conference in Amsterdam

August 1, 2018

Professor Julia Buxton spoke at a symposium panel of the International AIDS conference in Amsterdam at the end of July.

George Soros Visiting Chair John Ryle Gives a Lecture on Slavery in the Sudans

July 16, 2018

John Ryle, George Soros Visiting Chair at CEU’s School of Public Policy (SPP) in the Spring term of 2017/18, gave a public lecture on “The ‘Benefits’ of Slavery: Abduction, counterinsurgency and the political marketplace in the Sudans” on May 14, 2018. Daniel Large, Assistant Professor at SPP and a Fellow of the Rift Valley Institute chaired the event.

Book Chapter published by SPP Associate Professor Marie-Pierre Granger

June 28, 2018

Associate Professor Marie-Pierre Granger recently published a book chapter entitled ‘The protection of civil rights and liberties and the transformation of Union citizenship’ in the volume, Moving beyond Barriers: Prospects for EU Citizenship, published by Edward Elgar (May 2018), and edited by Sandra Seubert, Marcel Hoogenboom, Trudie Knijn, Sybe de Vries and Frans van Waarden.

Izabella Barati Stec, Affiliated Professor at SPP gave a talk at UNEP HQ

May 9, 2018

"Izabella Barati Stec, Affiliated Professor at SPP gave a talk about “The role of gender balanced budgets in reaching the Sustainable Development Goals” at the UNEP HQ in Nairobi. Gender inequality has human development costs and impacts the environment and gender budgeting is a way for governments, but also for institutions such as UN Environment, to promote equality through the budget process. The presentation explored how fiscal policies aiming to close the gender gap spread economic and social benefit, reduce economic volatility and boost economic development.

SPP professor awarded a research grant from the German Thyssen Foundation

April 27, 2018

Together with Markus Wagner (University of Vienna) and Thomas Sattler (University of Geneva), Evelyne Hübscher  (SPP associate professor) was awarded a research grant from the German Thyssen Foundation.