With the successor to the international agreement to reduce disaster risk - the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) to be agreed in 2015 we consider what recommendations for a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction should look like.
Will money matter for the future of development? When much of the wider discourse is focused on how to raise more money, the 2014 CAPE conference will ask what sort of difference that money can make in practice.
Olaf Unteroberdoerster, Deputy Chief, Low Income Countries Division, in the IMF’s Strategy, Policy, and Review Department and Marialuz Moreno Badia, Deputy Division Chief at the Fiscal Affairs Department present the 2014 report 'Macroeconomic Developments in Low-Income Developing Countries'.
This event will launch Blinded by Humanity, a new memoir by Martin Barber, that reflects on his extensive career working on issues ranging from de-mining, refugee response and coordinating humanitarian aid. by Martin Barber, that reflects on his extensive career working on issues ranging from de-mining, refugee response and coordinating humanitarian aid.
The launch of the Intersecting Inequalities Report is an opportunity to discuss the practical changes in politics and policies that need to be realised for no-one to be left behind and ensuring that all SDGs are indeed achieved for all relevant and social groups.
The overall objective of Swedish development aid is poverty alleviation. In spite of this, many interventions are either less relevant for poverty reduction or outright inefficient. What is then the poverty profile of Swedish aid programmes in its partner countries?
30 years on from Michael Buerk’s landmark report of the famine in Ethiopia, is media reporting from today’s wars and famines having the same effect on people? Join us at the Frontline Club as we examine the current state of disaster reporting and how humanitarian agencies can work with the media to raise awareness and much-needed funds.
ODI is collaborating with Matt Andrews at the Harvard Kennedy School to host a series of events on 'doing development differently.' These aim to showcase practical experience on new strategies for designing, implementing and evaluating development programmes in more innovate ways. This event is the first in this series, and will be held in Harvard.