How can economies be transformed to higher levels of development by finance, and avoid the pitfalls of excessive financialisation?
This event will launch the 2013/14 Education for All Global Monitoring Report, Teaching and learning: achieving quality for all. The report will show that a lack of attention to education quality and a failure to reach the marginalised have contributed to a learning crisis that needs urgent attention. Speakers include ODI's Kevin Watkins, as well as Lynne Featherstone (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for International Development) and Mary Stiasny (Pro-Director International, Institute of Education, University of London).
In March 2014, at the World Bank Annual Conference on Land and Poverty, ODI made a presentation on the lessons from other transparency initiatives for a potential land transparency initiative and how these have been applied to a country partnership.
The Sustainable Development Policy Institute(SDPI) will be hosting its Sixteenth Sustainable Development Conference titled 'Creating Momentum: Today is Tomorrow' in Islamabad, Pakistan. The Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium will be at the SDPI conference looking at livelihoods in fragile and conflict-affected situations (FCAS), particularly in the South Asian region.
The aim of this conference is to explore recent human security risks, threats and crises that have been affecting different parts of the world and how humanitarian perspectives and approaches developed over the last few decades can be applied to such complex and challenging environments.The Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium will be hosting a panel looking at livelihoods, basic services, security and justice - the socio-economic realities in conflict affected situations. This panel will give the audience a preview to the findings from the surveys exploring the type and coverage of support to livelihoods, the extent of access to basic services and peoples’ views about the roles, responsibilities and performance of different levels of government and non-state actors in providing services, supporting livelihoods and security and justice.