Events: External events

Is it adding up? Peace + aid = state-building

Event - 13 November 2014 12:00 - 14:30 (GMT-05)
Pulling together experts working on recovery and development in places affected by conflict, this event shares the initial findings from SLRC’s cross-country survey as well as IRC’s latest research on community-driven development in conflict-affected situations. 

Reconciling EU interests and values: A new vision for global development

Event - 10 September 2014 12:30 - 14:00 (GMT+01 (BST))
​In a rapidly changing and interdependent world, Europe’s new leaders need to adopt a global perspective in European policy-making, a new understanding of the EU’s global role, and in particular, a new approach to international development. In this event hosted by Friends of Europe, we ask whether the European Think Tanks Group’s 2014 report ‘Our Collective Interest: Why Europe's problems need global solutions and global problems need European action’ offer the sort of answers needed.

Climate Finance Leadership and Learning Forum

Event - 6 - 10 August 2014
​Africa Climate Finance Hub host the first annual seminar under the Climate Finance Readiness Leadership Programme 2014.  The seminar is aimed at participants from the government institutions responsible for national planning, budgeting, climate change policy-making and coordination. A team from the African Climate Finance Hub and the Overseas Development Institute will be facilitating, with additional input provided by leading regional and international experts.

Agricultural input subsidies: the recent Malawi experience

Event - 29 May 2014 19:00 - 21:00 (GMT+01 (BST))
This event will consider the experience of the 2005/6 Malawi Government national programme subsidising agricultural inputs (mainly fertilisers and seeds for maize production). The programme has attracted considerable controversy, seen by some as making a major ground-breaking contribution in addressing chronic food security problems in the country, but attracting criticism from others as an expensive programme consuming scarce government resources with limited benefit.

Teaching and learning: achieving quality for all

Event - 7 April 2014 13:30 - 18:00 (GMT+01 (BST))

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).

Integrating land governance into the post-2015 agenda

Event - 24 - 27 March 2014

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. 

Sustainable Development Policy Institute 2013 conference: creating momentum - today is tomorrow

Event - 10 - 12 December 2013

​​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.