Global Development Network


Global Development Network

The Global Development Network (GDN) is a worldwide network of research and policy institutes working to provide a fresh and relevant perspective to the development challenges of our time. GDN believes that policy-relevant research, if properly applied, can accelerate the pace of global development. GDN was initially had its head office in USA, in year 2005, the office was shifted to New Delhi, India. The Government of India has granted it the status of international organization. GDN is engaged in research issues related to social and economic development, and encourage researchers by providing platform for the research. Every year GDN invite researchers in its annual conference. Its 2009 annual conference will be held in Kuwait City.

GDN helps researchers by:


*Generate new knowledge in the social sciences & build research capacity
*Share research output, data, and experiences across regions
*Apply research to policy and inform policymakers

Following five core activities are conducted by GDN:


* Regional Research Competitions
* Global Development Awards and Medals Competition
* Global Research Projects
* Annual Global Development Conferences
* GDNet: The Electronic voice of GDN

ee also

* Researchers Alliance for Development
* Development studies

External links

* [http://www.gdnet.org/ GDN's website]

Readings

* Diane Stone, (ed) "Banking on Knowledge: The Genesis of the Global Development Network" (London, Routledge, 2000 i-xvii, 1-266).
* Diane Stone, 'The ‘Knowledge Bank’ and The Global Development Network’, "Global Governance", 9(1) 2003: 43-61.


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Global Information Network — Global Information Network, Ltd., or Global Information Network (acronym GIN ), incorporated in 1986, is an independent, New York domestic non profit news organization with an office in New York City specializing in gathering and disseminating… …   Wikipedia

  • Global Television Network — Infobox Network network name = Global Television Network network country = Canada network type = Broadcast television network available = National, northern U.S., and national U.S. via digital cable, Bermuda via digital cable) owner = Canwest… …   Wikipedia

  • Global Volunteer Network — The [http://www.volunteer.org.nzGlobal Volunteer Network (GVN)] is a private NGO based in Wellington, New Zealand and offers volunteer opportunities in community projects throughout the world. GVN’s vision is to support the work of local… …   Wikipedia

  • Global Development Awards and Medals Competition — The Global Development Awards and Medals Competition is an international competition for research on development that is organised by the Global Development Network (GDN), a non profit organization registered in the United States. About $2… …   Wikipedia

  • Global Energy Network Institute — (GENI) is a research and education organization founded by Peter Meisen in 1986 and registered as a 501(c)(3) non profit organization in 1991. GENI s focus is on the interconnection of electric power transmission networks between nations and… …   Wikipedia

  • Global Educational Network for Satellite Operations — (GENSO) is an educational project initiated by the International Space Education Board (ISEB). This board consists of the Education Departments of the Canadian Space Agency, the European Space Agency, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and… …   Wikipedia

  • OXUS Development Network — is the result of the transfer of the Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED) Microfinance activities in a dedicated organisation. While Microfinance activities remained integrated into ACTED up to 2004, the emergence of specific… …   Wikipedia

  • Aga Khan Development Network — The Aga Khan Development Network [http://www.akdn.org (AKDN)] is a group of private, non denominational development agencies that seek to empower communities and individuals to improve living conditions and opportunities, in sub Saharan Africa,… …   Wikipedia

  • Cooperation and Development Network Eastern Europe — Logo Basis information Date of foundation: December 2002 Chairpersons: Vesna Jusup, Treasurer: Marina Dragomiretkaya Coordinator FYEG CDN …   Wikipedia

  • Center for Global Development — Abbreviation CGD Motto Independent research and practical ideas for global prosperity. Formation 2001 Type Think Tank …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.