The 3rd HPG Annual Lecture will be delivered by Alexander Alimov of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. Addressing the shifts taking place in the humanitarian landscape, with reference to Russia’s humanitarian aid policy, Alimov will shed light on the rising global players at large in humanitarian action.
This one-day meeting, jointly convened by the UPGro Knowledge Broker Team and ODI’s Water Policy Programme, will showcase current research and practice concerning groundwater and its role in poverty alleviation and development. The meeting will highlight research needs and identify good practices.
This event will question how the implications of a ‘good fit’ approach to institutional reform differ in practice from advocacy of ‘best practice’; the timescale on which all countries may be expected to get good governance; whether a simple typology can capture the range of variation across current regimes and countries; how thinking has reached this point – and where it needs to go next.
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.