November 12th: Conference on PCD: Making political choices!

On Tuesday the 12th of November, the European Network of Political Foundation (ENoP) organises a conference in Brussels about Policy Coherence for Development (PCD).

This conference will have the aim to broaden the discussion about PCD to several stakeholders, and besides institutional mechanisms for PCD also highlight the political will that is necessary to create PCD when it comes to making decisions that will effect developing countries.

Georgian Dream’s Giorgi Margvelashvili wins presidential election

With 90 percent of the ballots counted, the results of the October 27 presidential election give an outright victory to Georgian Dream’s (GD) candidate Giorgi Margvelashvili with over 62 percent of the votes. These results, if confirmed, mean that there will not be a second election round, as predicted by Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili (GD), who announced he would resign after the presidential election. The election result also means consolidation of Georgian Dream’s power, since the party is now in charge of both the presidency and the government for the first time. The official voter turnout was 46.6 percent, which is lower than during last year’s parliamentary elections (61.3 percent).

Africaday Talkshow

Kom naar de Africaday Talkshow op de Afrikadag voor een gesprek met bloggers uit de Afrikaanse diaspora over nieuwe media en representatie van Afrika, een interview met de Keniaanse filmmaker Ramadhan Khamis, en een item over de sporen van het Nederlandse slavernijverleden met de presentatoren van het NTR programma 'De Slavernij Voorbij?'.

Workshops en cultuurprogramma Afrikadag in de spotlight!

Het programma van de Afrikadag op 2 november in het Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen te Amsterdam is inmiddels bekend en met meer dan 30 workshops, debatten, optredens en interviews, valt er veel te kiezen. Daarom zetten we een aantal onderdelen van het programma in de spotlight. Bekijk het volledige programma op en boek meteen je tickets. Steeds meer workshops raken nu al vol, dus wacht er niet mee!

Call for academic papers on Women Rights in the MENA region

The Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) together with SOLIDAR is organising a new research programme focussed on Women Rights in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and now they have launched a call for academic papers on this issue. The call is open for independent thinkers, journalists, academics and researchers from the MENA region and the aim is to define the challenges in the promotion of women’s rights and gender equality and enhancing equal participation of women in social, democratic, economic, political and cultural life.

Sorteer op:

Op de hoogte blijven van ons nieuws?

Meeschrijven voor de FMS? Stuur je inzending (maximaal 400 woorden) naar