The Pulte Institute for Global Development — together with the Institute for Educational Initiatives (IEI) and its Global Center for the Development of the Whole Child — will lead a five-year program to advance U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) learning priorities in the global education sector.
In a recent publication of the Latin America Advisor, a daily publication of The Dialogue, the Pulte Institute's Tom Hare answer's the featured question about the best way for El Salvador to handle gangs.
When the coronavirus canceled their plans, these Notre Dame students chose to pursue experiential learning through the Virtual Social Entrepreneur Corps Program: an internship program designed to sustain livelihoods and create opportunities in Guatemala and Ecuador.
Theresa Puhr, a master of global affairs student in the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame, has been awarded the Raymond C. Offenheiser Fellowship for Active Citizenship. Puhr is the second individual to receive the award, which was created in honor of Ray Offenheieser, director of the Pulte Institute for Global Development, an integral part of the Keough School.
USAID has partnered with the Pulte Institute to find solutions to making evidence-based, informed decisions when engaging the private sector. The result was the development of a unique new tool called the Private Sector Engagement Evidence Gap Map.
Laurie Nathan, professor of the practice of mediation and Mediation Program director at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, has published an article on post-conflict constitutions (PCCs) in Third World Quarterly.
Pulte Institute Executive Director Michael Sweikar joined the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition to advocate for the U.S. to continue to play a global leadership role through development and diplomacy during the pandemic.
The University of Notre Dame was among 20 universities selected to welcome 25 young leaders from sub-Saharan Africa to receive immersion training as part of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI).
NDIGD and Building Tomorrow are working together toward building a primary school in the village of Kongota - one of the poorest communities in the Rakai District of Uganda.
Since the 2010 earthquake, the Notre Dame Department of Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences faculty have worked to design a stronger and more affordable housing model to provide resistance and structural reinforcement capable of withstanding both hurricanes and earthquakes.
NDIGD, in cooperation with Engage Burkina and Clean Water in Africa, is working to build new wells throughout the country of Burkina Faso, West Africa.
NDIGD, Accenture, and HP are taking the lead to empower disconnected communities in northern Uganda by harnessing solar energy to generate electricity for Internet and communications technologies, education and training centers, and new locally developed ventures.
NDIGD is helping to solve the challenge of limited access to electricity and connectivity for a university in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.