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SDG 16 Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

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SDG 16 Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

Scientist says migration policies should be evidence-based
SDG 16
Scientist says migration policies should be evidence-based

At FAPESP Week London, Paul Statham of the University of Sussex stated that migration policies are highly restrictive because they are driven by domestic politics and not by understandings based on the facts.


Improving the flow of information can reduce the impact of floods
SDG 16
Improving the flow of information can reduce the impact of floods

Project conducted by researchers from Brazil, the United Kingdom and Germany, with support from FAPESP and other agencies, investigates the flow of information between parties involved in flood monitoring.


Who governs the major cities?
SDG 16
Who governs the major cities?

Researchers from the Center for Metropolitan Studies are working with colleagues from other countries to explain how São Paulo, London, Paris, Mexico City and Milan are governed.


Technology transfer should not aim to earn profit for universities
SDG 16
Technology transfer should not aim to earn profit for universities

Relationships with business offer strong potential benefits to teaching and returns to society in the form of technology for use on a day-to-day basis, says head of Knowledge Transfer Ireland


Social and environmental costs of hydropower are underestimated, study shows
SDG 9, SDG 16
Social and environmental costs of hydropower are underestimated, study shows

Study shows that deforestation, loss of biodiversity and economic damage done to communities living near dams have not been factored into the cost of these projects. Large dams also ignore the effects of climate change.


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