Round-table | Events

Incredible Budgets - budget credibility in theory and practice

Event - 6 August 2014 14:00 - 16:00 (GMT+01 (BST))
​In many countries, particularly low-income and/or fragile states, national budgets are often poor predictors of revenue and expenditure. This roundtable will bring together CAPE staff, academics and public financial management practitioners to discuss why, in spite of this considerable effort to strengthen budget credibility, do many governments still struggle to execute their budget to plan?

Aiding reform: lessons on what works, what doesn't, and why

Event - 2 June 2014 13:00 - 17:00 (GMT+01 (BST))
​Many development agencies increasingly acknowledge that aid is more likely to be effective, and less likely to do harm, when it is politically well-informed - yet changing ways of working has proven difficult. This event presented selected case studies where better outcomes have been achieved by thinking politically - and working differently.

Women, peace and security: what is the way forward for gender work in post-conflict and transitional settings?

Event - 21 May 2014 10:00 - 16:00 (GMT+01 (BST))
​There is growing momentum within the international community to better support gender work in post-conflict and transition settings. This workshop brought together policy makers, programmers and researchers to discuss the find-ings from recent ODI work and, drawing on the expertise of participants, to discuss the chal-lenges faced and the opportunities for forging a way forward for gender-responsive policy  and programming in post-conflict and transitional settings. 

ASEAN and humanitarian action: progress and potential

Event - 25 March 2014 09:30 - 17:00 (GMT+07)
​The Humanitarian Policy Group (HPG) and the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) organised a roundtable discussion in Jakarta to examine the ways in which ASEAN has been involved in humanitarian action in Myanmar from 2008 to present, and their role in the Typhoon Haiyan response in the Philippines.

Markets in crises and transitions: Mali roundtable

Event - 4 March 2014 10:00 - 18:30 (GMT+01 (BST))

​The Humanitarian Policy Group (HPG) of the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) collaborated with the Institut d’Economie Rurale (IER - Rural Economy Institute) and Christian Aid to organise a roundtable on Markets in crises and transitions on 4 March 2014 in Bamako, Mali.