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Swiss Commission for Research Partnerships with Developing Countries

A commission of the 4 Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences, KFPE's aim is to contribute to sustainable development at the global level through research partnerships. Its primary activities are: to convince scientists, politicians, and the public of the importance of research collaborations with the South; to elaborate research-strategic concepts, and publishing criteria and basic principles for the implementation of projects in partnership, to organise events promoting collaborations; evaluate on-going partnerships; and to establish links between the North and South as well as between researchers and development workers.