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 Pu­blic Talk

New ICDD Talk by Sara Cufre.
Event will take place on June 3, 2022.

In­ter­view Se­ries

Episode 7: The Informal Economy, Labour, and Collective Cooperation in India (with Pravin Sinha)

New Pu­bli­ca­ti­on

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

ICDD News­let­ter is Out

The New ICDD newsletter is available now. 
Make sure to check out the latest news and developments. 

ICDD Newsletter is Out: Read More

Glo­bal La­bour Co­lumn

Special series: Organising under authoritarian regimes