Disability Housing Conference
MEDIA, JOBS & RESOURCES for the COMMON GOOD
NEWS  | 

Foundation for Development Cooperation


Monday, 3rd September 2001 at 1:09 pm
Staff Reporter
The Foundation for Development Cooperation (FDC) is organising a two-week lecture tour of the eastern states by World Bank social scientist, Dr. Michael Woolcock.

Monday, 3rd September 2001
at 1:09 pm
Staff Reporter


0 Comments


FREE SOCIAL
SECTOR NEWS

 Print
Foundation for Development Cooperation
Monday, 3rd September 2001 at 1:09 pm

The Foundation for Development Cooperation (FDC) is organising a two-week lecture tour of the eastern states by World Bank social scientist, Dr. Michael Woolcock.

The FDC, an independent think tank committed to sustainable development and poverty reduction in the Pacific and Asia believes his visit promises to be a unique opportunity for all those interested in international affairs and globalisation.

Dr. Woolcock, an author of the ¡§World Development Report 2000/01 ¡§ on poverty, is a world-renowned speaker on social capital theory, research, and policy to diverse audiences in over a dozen countries.

His research addresses two major themes – social institutions and political economy. The first looks at understanding the survival and mobility strategies of the poor and the second is concerned with the role of governance and civil society organisations in managing globalisation.

Dr. Woolcock¡¦s program is as follows

„Y 4 September ¡VThe Research Institute for Asia and the University of Sydney (supported by AMP) For more details contact Dr. Stephanie Fahey atS.Fahey@riap.usyd.edu.au.
„Y 5 September ¡V RMIT. For details contact Ms. Zoe Shurgold at zoe.shurgold@rmit.edu.au.
„Y 7 September ¡V Griffith University For more details contact mr. Charles Sampford at C.Sampford@mailbox.gu.edu.au
„Y 12 September ¡V Deakin University and World Vision Australia will co-host a seminar at the Melbourne Burwood Campus of Deakin University. For more details contact Ms. Anne O¡¦Keefe at aok@deakin.edu.au

Check out the FDC web site at www.fdc.org.au for any updates on the program.




Got a story to share?

Got a news tip or article idea for Pro Bono News? Or perhaps you would like to write an article and join a growing community of sector leaders sharing their thoughts and analysis with Pro Bono News readers?

Get in touch at news@probonoaustralia.com.au

 Print

Get more stories like this

FREE SOCIAL
SECTOR NEWS

Write a Reply or Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *



YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

giveOUTday comes to Australia

Wendy Williams

Monday, 25th March 2019 at 4:51 pm

Australia’s largest social bond tackles affordable housing shortage

Luke Michael

Monday, 25th March 2019 at 4:49 pm

The digital platform saving Indigenous languages from extinction

Maggie Coggan

Monday, 25th March 2019 at 4:22 pm

Tackling the wider problem of trauma

Maggie Coggan

Monday, 25th March 2019 at 8:43 am

POPULAR

The ‘hidden gem’ of philanthropy

Wendy Williams

Tuesday, 19th March 2019 at 8:44 am

Advocacy groups struggle amid growing NDIS waiting lists

Luke Michael

Wednesday, 20th March 2019 at 11:46 am

Gen Y emerge as Australia’s most generous givers

Luke Michael

Thursday, 14th March 2019 at 9:00 am

Impact 25 Winners
pba inverse logo
Subscribe Twitter Facebook

Get the social sector's most essential news coverage. Delivered free to your inbox every Tuesday and Thursday morning.

You have Successfully Subscribed!