Art Hotel Villa Agape in Florence hosted the partners meeting. Credits: villaagape.it

On 4-5 October 2019 the academic partners of the Effectiveness of Partnerships project, funded by the Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS) and hosted by the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) convened in Florence, Italy to present and discuss the draft research papers resulting from the project, as well as to make a final determination on publication options and other dissemination strategies.

The gathering, which followed the 1st academic partners meeting hosted at the Graduate Institute in December 2017, took place at Art Hotel Villa Agape in the Florence’s Oltrarno. It consisted of four sessions of paper presentations and strategic discussions, and saw the participation of partners from the Centre of International Environmental Studies of the Graduate Institute, the University of Zurich, the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and the Public-Private Partnership Centre of the University of Geneva.

To read more about the Effectiveness of Partnerships project, click here.