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Starting strong: from SDG ambition to action

Public event | 25 September 2015
​September marks the end of the Millennium Development Goals and the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Join us for a debate on the first steps needed to prioritise efforts to move beyond the status quo and the launch of a new flagship report outlining...

Understanding economic transformation in Africa

Public event | 23 September 2015 13:00 - 14:30 (GMT+01 (BST))
This event organised by ODI’s Supporting Economic Transformation (SET) programme will discuss where we are going wrong and what should we be doing differently if we want to properly understand the prospects of economic transformation in low income countries.

Driving change in challenging contexts

Public event | 14 September 2015 11:00 - 18:00 (GMT+01 (BST))
​This one-day conference will explore how genuine institutional change can take place in fragile and conflict-affected states and how it can be supported.

2nd National Memorial Event for Humanitarian Aid Workers

Public event | 18 August 2015 17:00 - 19:00 (GMT+01 (BST))
​The memorial event seeks to honour those who died in the service of humanitarianism. It is an occasion for families, friends, colleagues and organisations to honour those who lost their lives in humanitarian action.
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Tales from the humanitarian frontline

Public event | 18 August 2015 14:00 - 15:30 (GMT+01 (BST))
Humanitarian aid work can be immensely rewarding. At its best, the job involves the thrill of global travel and the satisfaction of putting one’s principles into practice. But being an aid worker can also be challenging. At worst, it’s a frustrating and dangerous line...

ODI in conversation with Joseph Stiglitz

Public event | 25 July 2015 11:00 - 12:30 (GMT+01 (BST))
Nobel Prize winner and World Bank chief economist Joseph Stiglitz joins ODI in conversation on the role of finance in development, from Addis to Greece.

China’s path to innovation

Public event | 17 July 2015 10:00 - 11:30 (GMT+01 (BST))
​Join Prof Xiaolan Fu to explore her new book ‘China’s Path to Innovation’ which deciphers how China was able to achieve such a remarkable success in the past, examines how China may sustain dynamic growth in the future and suggests what other countries can learn from...