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Irene Among is a PhD. Candidate on a joint candidature between Ruhr University Bochum Germany and the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University Rotterdam. She is a recipient of a scholarship from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska‐Curie grant agreement No. 956909 through the ADAPTED project (Eradicating Poverty: Pathways Towards Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals). Her research focuses on legal mechanisms for building coherent social protection systems in Sub-Saharan Africa. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty

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PhD. Candidate, Ruhr-Universitat Bochum


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