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At the Duke Center for International Development, our faculty, staff, and students are driven by a shared vision:
development that promotes peace and prosperity for all people.

Through rigorous education for mid-career professionals, training programs for policymakers, and engagement informed by timely research, we are working to make this vision a reality.

“Learning is not confined to the classroom here.  I learned many things about different countries in the time I spent in the Sanford kitchen!”

Manal, MIDP ‘19

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Violence in El Salvador declines in 2020, gang problems persist say panelists at Duke

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By: April L. Raphiou Thousands of Central Americans arriving at the U.S. border cite violence as the main reason for fleeing their... Read More → Violence in El Salvador declines in 2020, gang problems persist say panelists at Duke

DCID Policy Brief Highlights Links Between Migration at U.S. Border and Climate Change, Violence in Central America

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DCID Policy Brief Highlights Links Between Migration at U.S. Border and Climate Change, Violence in Central America In a policy brief... Read More → DCID Policy Brief Highlights Links Between Migration at U.S. Border and Climate Change, Violence in Central America

Duke graduate student launches Duke chapter of international organization

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By April Raphiou, DCID Communications Director A first-year Master of International Development Policy (MIDP) and Duke-UNC Rotary Peace... Read More → Duke graduate student launches Duke chapter of international organization

“Africa stands a chance of leading the world. Two-thirds of our infrastructure has yet to be built. We could build sustainably, build green, and be a leader”

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The Master of International Development Policy program is accepting applications for the Fall 2020 admission cycle. We are seeking candidates who have at least three years of work experience and who are ready to take the next steps in their careers. Our program takes an interdisciplinary approach to curriculum, allowing fellows to self-design a course of study that will help them meet their learning needs and answer the most urgent challenges facing their communities.

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