In­ter­na­tio­nal Cen­ter for De­ve­lop­ment and De­cent Work (ICDD)

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The International Center for Development and Decent Work (ICDD) is a global multidisciplinary network of eight partner universities on four continents with its head office at the University of Kassel (Germany). The organisaiton cooperates closely with the International Labour Organization (ILO) and various non-governmental organizations.

The main mission of ICDD is to contribute to the global fight against hunger and poverty through research and education on Sustainable Development Goal 8 with a special focus on the over 800 million people facing grave food insecurity, especially in rural areas.

Therefore, ICDD aspires to generate knowledge, build partnerships, and carry out research around several core clusters. The focus is on the Decent Work Agenda, sustainable development and employment for all people. Through teaching courses in the English language, ICDD also aims to nurture academic capacities in the field of development cooperation.

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News & Events

ICDD News­let­ter

ICDD Newsletter - 2nd Quarter/July 2022 is out now!

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Con­fe­rence: Chal­len­ges of Sustaina­bi­li­ty Re­se­arch

Event will take place on September 14-16, 2022 at the University of Kassel

Conference: Challenges of Sustainability Research: Register now

New Pu­bli­ca­ti­on

Impacts of Lockdown on Livelihood Conditions of Informal Workers in Bihar, India

New Publication: Get access

In­ter­view Se­ries

Episode 9: Footwear industry, recycling, and circular economy in Yucatán (with Javier Becerril)

Interview Series : Watch now

Glo­bal La­bour Co­lumn

Ethiopia shows ‘decline’ of unions to be greatly exaggerated (by Samuel Andreas Admasie)

Glo­bal La­bour Co­lumn: Read more