Understanding Global   
Development Challenges


Youth, Actors for Change Rethinking Mobility

The COVID-19 pandemic highlights the negative aspects—including the profit motives—of globalization, which fails to take into account the magnitude of inequalities and the deficiencies of States. This pandemic and the crisis it has spawned prompt reflection on the current forms of globalization.

Towards Sustainable Migration

Coping with large migration flows in low income and middle income countries

Towards Sustainable Migration. Interventions in countries of origin.

The unprecedentedly large influx of migrants in Europe and the accompanying political tensions underscore the urgent need for a sustainable EU migration strategy. If left unchecked, the migration challenge will jeopardise the pillars of European integration and solidarity. But, if proactively and effectively managed, the migration challenge can be transformed into an opportunity both for Europe and for origin countries.

About Us

The Italian Center for International Development (ICID)

The Italian Center for International Development (ICID), hosted by CEIS University of Rome Tor Vergata, is an entity that involves Centers and Departments of four Italy based public universities:

The Centre’s mission is to promote a better understanding of development challenges in an increasingly globalized world, through an inter-disciplinary approach.

ICID’s design and composition provide it with a unique capacity for state-of-the-art research addressing the many interconnected development issues facing today’s globalized world.


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