Election debate SAIL: ‘No development without knowledge exchange’

Parliamentary elections will be held in the Netherlands on 17 March. International (development) cooperation is of great importance to contribute to the creation of a just and more sustainable world. To draw attention to this political topic, the SAIL institutes will organize an online election debate on Friday 12 February: 'No development without knowledge exchange'.

Members of Parliament from the political parties VVD, CDA, GroenLinks, PvdA and D66 will debate the future of international knowledge and education cooperation. The debate is relevant for anyone interested in the role of knowledge and education in international (development) cooperation.

Practical information

DATE: 12 February 2021
TIME: 12.00 - 13.30 CET
WHERE: Online
LANGUAGE: Dutch 
MODERATORMarcia Luyten, writer and presenter 
REGISTRATIONhttps://sailinstitutes.nl/registratie-verkiezingsdebat-sail/

The SAIL platform addresses the generation and dissemination of knowledge on inclusive sustainable development around the world with a focus on the Global South and emerging economies. 

The SAIL institutes 

  • African Studies Centre Leiden (ASCL), 
  • Faculty of Geo Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) of the University of Twente,
  • Institute for Water Education (IHE-Delft),
  • Institute of Housing Studies (IHS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam,  
  • International Institute of Social Studies (ISS),
  • Maastricht School of Management (MSM), and
  • Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)

More information on sailinstitutes.nl 

About SAIL and ITC

SAIL is the platform in which Dutch organisations focusing on international higher education, research and capacity building are organised. The platform addresses the generation and dissemination of knowledge on inclusive sustainable development around the world with a focus on the Global South and emerging economies. ITC has been a member of SAIL since its inception, and it continues to value the exchanges with its fellow SAIL institutes on the educational programmes offered and research projects carried out. ITC believes that collaborations between the different SAIL institutes will lead to better research and development outcomes.

R. Kwakman (Robin)
Communication Advisor (Faculty ITC)