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Debating Development
IOB @ European Development Days
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In the meantime ...

Meet & Greet

On 4 August , a new Meet & Greet session was organised in Managua , Nicaragua . The informal gathering was hosted by Prof . Johan Bastiaensen and alumnus Pierre Merlet . Besides catching up with the latest news and getting to know the current and new IOB students , the Meet & Greet also set the scene for discussing the startup of a Nicaraguan alumni chapter . A short survey indicated that all Nicaraguan alumni that filled in the survey are interested in participating in alumni activities ! Top of their alumni activities wish list are knowledge sharing events ( e . g . professional opportunities ) on opportunities , followed by networking events and refresher seminars . Several alumni have also indicated their willingness to take up a leading role in the alumni chapter . Hopefully the IOB alumni Nicaragua chapter will be operational soon !

Debating Development

Every Tuesday in October and November , Debating Development serves you a lively debate between two experts on a ‘ hot ’ development topic . This year ’ s debates gravitate around the issue of natural resources . Lined up are key actors in this field such as Harry Verhoeven ( Georgetown University , Qatar ), Manfred Santon ( Greenpeace Germany ), and many more ...
More information ? www . uantwerpen . be / debatingdevelopment www . facebook . com / debatingdevelopment

IOB @ European Development Days

The European Development Days have become an annual event in the IOB students ’ calendar . On 7 and 8 June 2017 , a small delegation of IOB students and staff went to Brussels to meet the ‘ crème de la crème ‘ of the development community , to listen and participate in the current debates and pick up new ideas or share experiences with others . A good opportunity for IOB students to get inspired , ask critical questions and … network !
Exchange to change September 2017
22 AT I O B In the meantime... Meet & Greet On 4 August, a new Meet & Greet session was organised in Managua, Nicaragua. The informal gathering was hosted by Prof. Johan Bastiaensen and alumnus Pierre Merlet. Besides catching up with the latest news and getting to know the current and new IOB students, the Meet & Greet also set the scene for discussing the startup of a Nicaraguan alumni chapter. A short survey indicated that all Nicaraguan alumni that filled in the survey are interested in participating in alumni activities! Top of their alumni activities wish list are knowledge sharing events (e.g. professional opportunities) on opportunities, followed by networking events and refresher seminars. Several alumni have also indicated their willingness to take up a leading role in the alumni chapter. Hopefully the IOB alumni Nicaragua chapter will be operational soon! IOB @ European Development Days The European Development Days have become an annual event in the IOB students’ calendar. On 7 and 8 June 2017, a small delegation of IOB students and staff went to Brussels to meet the ‘crème de la crème‘ of the development community, to listen and participate in the current debates and pick up new ideas or share experiences with others. A good opportunity for IOB students ][\Y \ܚ]X[]Y\[ۜ[8)]ܚBH[H[H\[X\ M‘X][][Y[]\HY\^H[ؙ\[ݙ[X\X][‘][Y[\\[HH][HX]H]Y[^\ۈH8&8&H][Y[Xˈ\YX\&\™X]\ܘ]]]H\[H\YHو]\[\\B\ˈ[Y\\H^HXܜ[\Y[X\\B\][ [ܙ]ۈ[]\]KX]\KX[Y[ۈ ܙY[XXH\X[JK[X[H[ܙK[ܙH[ܛX][ۏ˝X[\[KX][][Y[˙XX˘KX][][Y[