NDIGD's new Paul G. Hoffman Policy and Practice Visiting Associates Program seeks to bring leading experts on global policy and practice to Notre Dame to write evidence-based, strategic publications.
“On behalf of the University of Notre Dame, I extend my deepest condolences to the families and friends of the shooting victims in Christchurch, and to their extended family among the Muslim students, faculty and staff here at Notre Dame and in South Bend.
“In this season of Lent, we offer our prayers for our brother and sister believers who were so cruelly murdered in houses of worship.…
NDIGD has been selected as an institute partner for the 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Beginning in mid-June, NDIGD will host 25 of Africa’s bright, emerging business leaders for a six-week leadership institute, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.
Two years ago, Germán Santillan Ugarte was part of Notre Dame's inaugural class of YLAI Professional Fellows. In 2018, he returned to Notre Dame—"a second home," as he calls it—and took some time to talk about his own positive experience in the program.
Fordham University Press has published a new book on policies and programs aimed at reducing crime and violence in Central America by Tom Hare, a senior technical associate at the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD).
Rick and Molly Klau have made a $1 million endowment gift to the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development for the development of a new student fellowship program and new academic courses, all focused on social innovation, entrepreneurship, and intrapreneurship.
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.