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Responding with Respect - centring local knowledge in aid and development

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Join us for a free lunch and an important discussion at the intersection of academia and practice in aid and development!

The University of Melbourne Masters of Development Program and Humanitarian Advisory Group are proud to announce a collaborative event inviting aid and development practitioners, academics, and students to converge for an insightful discussion.

📅 Date: Thursday, May 16 🕐 Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM 📍 Location: Linkway, level 4, John Medley Building, University of Melbourne, Parkville campus.

Event Theme: "Responding with Respect - Centring Local Knowledge in Aid and Development"

Join us to explore efforts to put local knowledge at the centre of how we approach international development and humanitarian efforts. Framed by HAG's groundbreaking research in the People, Power, and Local Leadership stream, our panel discussion will dissect the essence of effective engagement with local communities.

Featuring practitioners from the sector our panel will dissect strategies for organisations to truly comprehend and incorporate local wisdom into every stage of project implementation. We'll unravel insights from recent research publications including the reports:

🔍 Equitable Research Partnerships Between Global North and Global South Research Collaborators: Making it Happen

🔍 Needles in a Haystack: An Analysis of Global South Roles in Humanitarian Knowledge Production 

🔍 Stories for Change: Elevating Global South Experiences in Humanitarian Knowledge Production

Don't miss this opportunity to network with fellow students and to meet with those working in the sector. Reserve your spot today and join us for an engaging exchange of ideas and experiences!

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