About DRI


The DRI carries out activities in three areas:

  • Research
  • Dialogue
  • Education

In each project, working groups of nominated or invited members collaborate through their respective working group area (login required).

The scope of DRI activities comprises:

  • to promote and conduct scientific research into personal, human or global development issues on an academic level or in cooperation with academia (term papers, bachelor, master or PhD thesis);
  • to disseminate results obtained and other relevant material through the internet, newsletters or other communication means;
  • to issue a DRI publication series of books, proceedings, materials and papers;
  • to build new networks of relevant institutions or individuals to promote dialogue; and
  • to organize conferences, symposia, workshops and lectures.