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International Development Course 7th May

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Bookings are now open for the IDC (International Development Course) on 7th May 2011.

This popular day-long event offers lectures and workshops on an exciting range of topics related to international development.  Book early  to avoid disappointment!

Date: Saturday 7th May 2011

Time: 9.15am-5.00pm

Location: Cambridge University Law Faculty

Ticket Price: £10.50

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Currently confirmed speakers:

Francesca Re ManningConsultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)

Francesca will talk about the access to intellectual assets as public goods in agriculture for development.  

Anna Le Gouais - Aguaconsult

Anna will run an interactive workshop on the provision of water & sanitarion services for Burmese refugees displaced to Thailand as a result of conflict situation.  

Matt Reynolds – Voluntary Service Overseas, UK (VSO-UK)

Matt will discuss the role of volunteers in development projects.  

Derek Thorne – One World Media

Derek's talk will expand on ways to get involved in development through the media, and will include some example clips.  

Alastair Fraser - POLIS, University of Cambridge

Dr Fraser will talk about the relevance of academia to international development.  

Reilly Dempsey – Soroptimist International  

Tobias Bock- Transparency International  

Check the website for more speakers as and when we confirm them.   The event will include lectures, interactive role-plays and case studies reflecting on speakers’ hands-on experience in the field. With a focus on the innovative ways in which people from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds can engage with the international development sector, this IDC is tailored to be accessible and enjoyable for people with any level of experience and expertise in the area. There will also be a lunchtime societies fair, where you can meet and speak to people and organisations working in the field.    Wherever your interest in the subject lies, this is the event for you. We hope to see you there!   The IDC Committee and the Humanitarian Centre  

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