Past News

03 October 2017

Business Environment Reform in fragile and conflict-affected...

Business environment reform (BER) is increasingly seen as a key component of development strategies in fragile and conflict-affected states, and to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable...

29 September 2017

Gangs and the socialization of violence in Nicaragua

Dennis Rodgers, a CCDP Research Associate and Visiting Professor at the Graduate Institute, considers the socialisation of gang violence in Managua, Nicaragua, in a new article published by the Journal...

24 July 2017

Two-day conference on SDG 16+

With the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in September 2015, the international community is preparing to shift gears towards implementation. The key principle of implementation is...

22 June 2017

What do unemployed drug dealers do?

A new article by CCDP Research Associate and Professor at the University of Amsterdam Dennis Rodgers, published in Third World Quarterly this month, looks at the cyclical nature of the drugs trade to trace...

23 March 2017

Curbing illicit financial flows to finance SDG implementation

The implementation of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) in developing countries is expected to be financed primarily by domestic resources. Yet this endeavour is undermined by significant levels...