Alumni in the picture
On 20 November 2014 , Marie Gildemyn, IOB researcher, successfully
defended her IOB doctoral thesis: ‘The role and influence of civil
society organisations that are involved in the monitoring and
evaluation of government programmes and policies’
Belayeth Hussain (Bangladesh, IOB alumnus, class 2007-08) has
successfully defended his PhD entitled “Disciplinary technologies of
microfinance institutions in Bangladesh: a comparison of BRAC and
BRDB programs” at the University of Kassel, Germany.
Auxilia Kambani at Lima Climate
Change Conference (COP 20) Peru as
part of Zambian delegation!
Thank you Roma Atabug & Alellie Sobreviñas (Philippines, IOB
alumnae,2012-13 & 2006-07) for representing the University of
Antwerp at the European Higher Education Fair in Manila! It was the
first time that a Belgian University was represented at the European
Higher Education Fair.
Graduation ceremony class 2013-14. Listen to the passionate and
inspiring speech by Maja Vukovic (Montenegro, class 2013-14)
Or enjoy the beautiful musical interlude by Vida Ravazi (Iran, class
2013-14) on a Dotar, a traditional long-necked two-stringed lute, an
Iranian instrument dating back to the 15th century.
Michel Makinga (DRC, IOB alumnus, 2011-12) winner of the United
Nations University (UNU) ‘How to improve ODA’ merit competition.
Imke Verburg recently started
‘One dress for all’, which
involves 100 Sri Lankan women
in the production of beautiful
dresses and bags
24 - 26 June 2015
IOB Birthday conference:
Development 2.0 or
“Business as usual”?
Private Sector, Institutions and
Conference IOB 50 years: Call for
Papers and Panels:
For the celebration of IOB ‘s
15th anniversary and 50 years of
Development studies at UAntwerp,
IOB is organizing a CERES Summer
School 2015 & IOB 50|15 Conference:
Development 2.0 or “Business as
usual”? Private Sector, Institutions and
A call for panels and papers is currently
More info: https://www.uantwerpen.
Deadline for abstract submission:
16 March 2015
Monitoring and Evaluation
Capacities and Use: National
Evaluation Societies as a Driving
Force (promoter prof. N. Holvoet).
The training programme aims to
bring together leading members
of National Evaluation Societies in
developing countries to strengthen
those evaluation societies in taking up
the role of developing national M&E
capacities and use. More specifically,
this training programme will enable
20 evaluation experts whom are
members of different national