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ACROPOLIS workshop

The ACademic Research Organisations for POLIcy Support (Acropolis) for the Belgian Development Cooperation organise a joint workshop on "Tackling climate, fragility & finance challenges for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development".

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Domestic Resource Mobilization in Partner Countries: the role of institutions and the VAT

Presentation of the work done on domestic resource mobilization during the Acropolis project. Presented by Prof. Romain Houssa and Kelbesa Megersa (BeFinD, CRED, Université de Namur).

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Social protection, redistribution and development cooperation: piecing the puzzle together

What does redistribution mean in social protection? How do political dynamics determine the redistributive potential of social protection? How high are these issues on the agendas of policy makers, civil society and international donors pushing for social protection in developing countries? These questions, at the heart of BeFinD research on social protection, were addressed at this executive seminar.

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The changing face of African public debt, DGD

Presentation of the work done on public debt during the Acropolis project. Presented by Prof. Danny Cassimon, dr. Dennis Essers and Karel Verbeke (BeFinD, IOB, UAntwerpen).

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Overzicht HIVA Studies Sociale Bescherming

At the closing seminar organised by 11.11.11 on social protection Sarah Vaes (HIVA, BeFinD) presented an overview of the research findings from HIVA-studies on 1) the affordability of social protection in developing countries; 2) the role of cicil society in building social protection systems and 3) redistribution and social protection.

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