Workshop | Events

Doing development differently

Event - 22 - 23 October 2014
​ODI is collaborating with Matt Andrews at the Harvard Kennedy School to host a series of events on 'doing development differently.' These aim to showcase practical experience on new strategies for designing, implementing and evaluating development programmes in more innovate ways. This event is the first in this series, and will be held in Harvard. 

Finding ‘evidence’ for what works in security and justice programming

Event - 20 October 2014 17:00 - 19:00 (GMT+01 (BST))
​​This session will discuss the struggle with the notion of ‘evidence’ in justice and security programming. Using the categories of proof, principle and plausibility, the session will reframe the question of ‘what works’ by broadening it to the question of ‘why something might plausibly work’ and why on some issues neither research nor practice seems to be able to learn.

Low carbon competitiveness - Nepal

Event - 26 July 2013 09:00 - 13:30 (GMT+01 (BST))

As part of ODI's Private Sector and Markets programme's low carbon competitivesness project, the Nepal workshop aims to validate the research findings and stimulate discussion on the implementation of a low carbon development pathway in a forum that invites multi-stakeholder views and critical comments to facilitate feasible, meaningful and practical outputs, which can effectively inform policy and decision makers and help identify and prioritise key policy issues and pragmatic policy actions for green growth. The workshop is held in collaboration with South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics and Environment (SAWTEE).

Low carbon competitiveness - Cambodia

Event - 24 July 2013 08:30 - 16:15 (GMT+01 (BST))

As part of ODI's Private Sector and Markets programme's low carbon competitivesness project, the Cambodia workshop aims to validate the research findings and stimulate discussion on the implementation of a low carbon development pathway in a forum that invites multi-stakeholder views and critical comments to facilitate feasible, meaningful and practical outputs, which can effectively inform policy and decision makers and help identify and prioritise key policy issues and pragmatic policy actions for green growth. The workshop is held in collaboration with Cambodia Development Resource Institute (CDRI).

Low carbon competitiveness - Kenya

Event - 17 July 2013 09:00 - 13:00 (GMT+01 (BST))

As part of ODI's Private Sector and Markets programme's low carbon competitiveness project, the Kenya workshop aimsto validate the research findings and stimulate discussion on the implementation of a low carbon development pathway in a forum that invites multi-stakeholder views and critical comments to facilitate feasible, meaningful and practical outputs, which can effectively inform policy and decision makers and help identify and prioritise key policy issues and pragmatic policy actions for green growth.

Dialogue on the future of aid for trade

Event - 23 November 2012 10:00 - 19:00 (GMT+01 (BST))

The goal of this event is to bring together Geneva-based negotiators and officials, international trade experts, representatives from donor agencies, and key actors from beneficiary countries so that they can review where the Aid for Trade initiative currently stands. This exchange of experiences will help inform discussions being held in the lead-up to the next Aid for Trade Global Review in 2013. Jodie Keane and Jakob Engel will present findings from the ODI Working Paper 'Increasing the effectiveness of Aid for Trade: the circumstances under which it works best'.

Inter-agency social protection financing workshop 2012

Event - 6 November 2012 10:30 - 18:30 (GMT+01 (BST))

The inter-agency social protection financing workshop 2012 is a follow up to the 2011 Financing Social Protection Conference. The workshop aims to i) share and review progress on work on the key issues relating to financing social protection identified at the 2011 conference, ii) identify priority issues for future research, and iii) agree a work-plan for financing social protection issues which we will together incorporate into a joint project proposal for donor funding.

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