Hot off the press: New publications by ACEIR members span the areas of climate change and inequality; poverty, inequality and digital technologies; and pandemics and inequality. These include journal articles and an opinion-editorial.
In recognition of ACEIR members' collaborations with researchers from partner institutions, we are inviting such scholars to join ACEIR as affiliates. We're excited to introduce the first five affiliates; all formidable inequality scholars.
As we near the end of 2023, we extend our appreciation to colleagues, research and funding partners, and government and other collaborators for your continued contributions to, support of, and encouragement for ACEIR’s research agenda.
The timing of the IWN conference was perfect because it created an opportunity to share a body of research from ACEIR’s first five years to help inform policy solutions to ecologically and socially sustainable long-term development.
Over 150 researchers, government officials, business and non-profit representatives gathered at the University of Cape Town to grapple with strategic dilemmas and policy choices for sustainable pathways in a just and equitable manner.
Registration for in-person attendance of this high-profile international conference is open until 26 October. It is organised by the European Union, Agence Française de Développement, the South African Presidency, and ACEIR's hub at UCT.
Four side events to the Work, Inequality, and Nature conference are open for in-person attendance at the University of Cape Town Academic Conference Centre at the Breakwater Lodge. Registration closes on 26 October 2023.
Researchers from ACEIR Ghana have facilitated a workshop for civil society capacity building for an Oxfam project that aims to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goal to reduce inequality within and among countries.
ACEIR’s partners at the University of Ghana, University of Nairobi, and University of Cape Town will be part of the new Cluster of Research Excellence in Inequalities, Poverty, and Deprivation announced by ARUA and The Guild.
ACEIR is celebrating its fifth year in 2023. Befittingly, it is also the year in which the Centre will reach a new milestone of having developed five inequality diagnostics for different African countries.
It is three years since two ARUA centres of excellence, both hosted by UCT, embarked on a joint research project to investigate the intersection between some of the biggest challenges of our time: climate change, poverty, and inequalities.
Climate action requires major systems change to assist sustainability and energy transitions, but how do we manage these in just and inclusive ways? How do societies design and implement climate action to improve sustainable livelihoods a
ACEIR is next year’s host of the IAFFE annual conference that will take place at UCT under the theme “Envisioning feminist economics strategies for an equitable and sustainable world” from 5 – 8 July 2023.