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Open Knowledge Lab in DG DEVCO

31 March 2016
European Commission DG DEVCOb
United States

The Open Knowledge Lab is an in-house initiative between DG RTD and DG DEVCO, in order to promote knowledge exchange between two Directorates. Nopoor has been invited to present the following results on: Measuring the SDG 16: the SHaSA (Strategic Harmonisation of Statistics in Africa) experience on Governance, Peace and Security. The presentation has been given  by François Roubaud (Research Director at the French Institute of Research for Development –IRD).

This internal meeting gathered officials from DG DEVCO working on developpmeent issues and was co-chaired by Androulla Kaminara, Head of Task Force - Knowledge Performance and Results from DG DEVCO and Philippe Keraudren, deputy Head of unit B6 from DG RTD. The aim of the meeting was to collect insights and policy implications from research projects and discuss about possibilities of addopting them into DEVCO policy.

These presentations were followed by a short discussion on how to enhance the dialogue between DEVCO and the research community and to improve the uptake of research outputs.

The Policy Briefs related to this presentation can be dowloaded here .