News & events
News & events
News & events
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Throwback to 15 May: honorary degrees
Last Wednesday, 15 May, was unique. The five Flemish universities and VLIR-UOS payed tribute to five impact champions from the South by giving them the “Doctor Honoris Causa” title duri...
OPINION: Problems in the South are our problems (Dutch article)
Verschenen in de Standaard, 15 mei 2019 Ontwikkelingssamenwerking is helemaal geen thema in het debat in de aanloop naar 26 mei. Heel vreemd, in tijden waarin de grote uitdagingen zoals migratie e...
Honorary degrees for five leading personalities from the South
Please note: the conferral will take place during an academic session at BOZAR in Brussels and is only accessible by personal invitation and after subscription. Flemish universities to pay tr...
Taking stock of our IUC project in Meknès, Morocco
In March this year, our IUC programme with Moulay Ismaïl University (UMI) in Meknès (Morocco) held its third annual meeting. Together with our Morocco programme manager, Kathleen Wuytac...
Sharing minds in the IUC optimisation workshop
On Monday 1 April 2019, we organised an IUC optimisation workshop in Brussels, bringing together experts from all around the globe: Cuba, Ethiopia, South Africa and many more of our partner countri...
3rd annual meeting between VLIR-UOS and Arba Minch University
The IUC programme with Arba Minch University held its 3rd annual meeting on March 5th. This programme counts 6 interdisciplinary projects with ethnic diversity as a tool to ensure sustainable livel...
Mountains of the Moon university and VLIR-UOS launch phase 2 of their Institutional University Collaboration
Yesterday the launch of phase 2 of the Institutional University Collaboration (IUC) between and Mountains of the Moon University (MMU)and VLIRUOS took place. One of the key sectors that the Belgia...
VLIR-UOS signs the Gender charter
For more than two years, Belgian NGOs as well as institutional actors in development cooperation have decided to move forward on the road to gender equality. For this, a common, participatory pro...
Our annual report for 2017
** Important note on our annual report's printed version ** After a lot of thorough checks, a small error was able to creep into our printed annual report for 2017. The amount of ongoing...
Ethiopian universities partner up with KU Leuven for new types of projects
*This article originally appeared on the website of KU Leuven. During the visit of two Ethiopian high-level delegations, one from Addis Ababa University and one from Ambo University, a formal...
VLIR-UOS signs Belgian development cooperation’s ‘integrity charter’
Up until now, 2018 has been far from an easy year for both the development cooperation sector and aid organisations worldwide. Since the English newspaper The Times broke the news on the Oxfam scan...
KU Leuven launches Alumni Chapter Ethiopia
This Chapter aims at being a network for all KU Leuven alumni and scholars associated with Ethiopia and its large network of contacts. The Alumni Chapter in Ethiopia is the first KU Leuven Alu...
Meanwhile in Santa Cruz, Bolivia…
Vietnam delegation visits Belgium
VLIR-UOS launches two new calls: are you ready to apply?
Watch the aftermovie of the 20 years event @ Bozar
Phase 2 of the IUC programme with the Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science & Technology launched!