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Designing the development agency of the future

Event - 27 - 28 April 2015
​A two day conference for senior directors of development ministries and agencies and other high-level experts to discuss the implications of a changing development agenda, the features that make an agency efficient, and lessons from how agencies are evolving.

Cartagena Data Festival

Event - 20 - 22 April 2015

A three-day event gathering together policy makers, civil society organisations, technical innovators, academics and data activists to discuss and debate questions about data, its usage and the potential of 'data revolution'.

Report launch: financing for development

Event - 13 April 2015
​As UN Member States gather for the second drafting session of the Financing for Development outcome document, ODI launches a major new report on Financing for Development.

Doing development differently: can it be managed?

Event - 2 April 2015 10:00 - 16:30 (GMT+01 (BST))
​​There are renewed calls for development support to radically change in 2015. While some progress has been made, this is highly uneven and does not yet deliver long-term sustainable gains for many. There are particular gaps in how public sectors work, and how systems and institutions function – and external efforts to support these reforms often struggle. This workshop explore what more can be done to support changed approaches.

Finance ministries in the 21st century

Event - 25 - 26 March 2015
​This conference will convene government officials, academics and international experts to discuss the role of finance ministries and how they can be made to work better in the 21st century. #minfin

Doing security and justice sector reform differently: what, why and how?

Event - 18 March 2015 17:00 - 18:30 (GMT+00)
​There is an increasing recognition amongst the development industry of the need to ‘do development differently.' However, operationalising such ways of working are difficult. This seminar will look at how this new approach can be accommodated with existing donor programming structures and requirements. 

Financial inclusion: promising avenues for South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa

Event - 18 March 2015 11:00 - 13:00 (GMT+00)
​This panel discussion reviews new research, programme implementation experience and policy guidance on financial inclusion. It is designed for specialists in the field, and people knowledgeable about financial services and/or poverty reduction – practitioners or policy makers.