September 2012

SID-ISS-HIVOS Colloquium 'Policy Interventions for a Green Economy'

Tuesday 2 October | 'Policy Interventions for a Green Economy: True Price: Putting a Price on Nature? This discussion with Larry Lohman (The Corner House, uk) and Adrian de Groot-Ruiz (Radboud University Nijmegen) will be moderated by Bram Büscher of the ISS. The colloquium series ‘Critical Engagements with a Green Economy’ continues at the International Institute of Social Studies in The Hague with a sharp discussion on True Price.The programme and background paper can be found here.

SID Hyderabad: Writings in the 21st century, trends and impact

By K.Bhanumathi, Secretary, SID Hyderabad

'Writings brought revolutions in the Nations of the World. Writings are the great communicators, the connectors of past to the present and links to the future and beyond. Maha Kavi Kalidas IN the South and William Shaksphere in the North remain immortal in the memories even to the contemporary societies making such a great impact to discern the right from the wrong.'

SID former Vice President Jos van Gennip receives the decoration of the Gran Cross of the Order of Bernardo O'Higgins

Jos van Gennip is former member of the Upper House of the Netherlands' Parliament and Chairman of the Standing Committee of Foreign Affairs of the Senate. He was director of the Scientific Bureau of the Netherlands Christian Democratic Party and has had a long political career within this party. He has held leading positions at various Dutch development NGOs and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Development Cooperation. He is foudner of Cebemo, now Cordaid.