The University of Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development promotes human development and dignity among people worldwide through applied innovations, impact evaluation, education, and training that helps build just and equitable societies. It is an integral part of Notre Dame’s new Keough School of Global Affairs. For additional information about NDIGD, view the NDIGD website here.
The University addresses these complex challenges through interdisciplinary research, assessment, monitoring and evaluation, training, and strategic planning to offer a holistic approach to global development through NDIGD, including the following areas of expertise:
- Commerce and Economic Development
- Energy, Environment, and Sustainability
- Global Health
- Governance and Rule of Law
- Human Development
- Security and Peacebuilding
The University, in keeping with its reputation as a premier Catholic university, brings to this enterprise an overarching commitment to the common good, infused with ethical values and grounded in respect for diverse cultures, religions and political systems. The University’s initiative is in response to global development needs which are at the core of the University’s Catholic mission.
View our 2014 Annual Review.