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Tackling trade-offs in the food-water-energy nexus: lessons for the SDGs

Event - 11 September 2014 10:30 - 13:00 (GMT+01 (BST))
​This event will examine how certain developing countries have tackled the trade-offs inherent within the food-water-energy nexus, balancing environmental concerns with the need for development, and it will reflect on the importance of integrating across sectors for the implementation of the SDGs. New research conducted as part of ODI’s Development Progress project will be discussed.

Climate change & the post 2015 development framework: Developing country perspectives

Event - 10 September 2014 14:00 - 17:30 (GMT+01 (BST))

​Through this event, the Climate and Development Knowledge Network intends to explore the linkages between climate change and the post-2015 development framework. The event brings together experts and practitioners in climate change and sustainable development to present and discuss the views of developing countries. The outcomes will be shared with the Executive Office of the UN Secretary-General in advance of the Leaders’ Summit on climate change in New York in September.

Are we getting things done? Rethinking operational leadership

Event - 30 July 2014 14:00 - 15:30 (GMT+01 (BST))

What does good leadership look like in humanitarian operations? How can we promote it? Join us for a panel discussion to launch ALNAP's new study, where we will discuss the findings of our literature review, survey and interviews into effective leadership.

Businesses and the future of humanitarian action

Event - 16 July 2014 16:00 - 17:30 (GMT+01 (BST))
​Businesses are increasingly at the forefront of humanitarian response. But are they motivated by profit, public relations or the desire to do good – and does it matter? This event will discuss how private companies have long supported – and continue to support – people during humanitarian crises in innovative ways.