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    Fragility Commission evidence session 3: State capacity

    The Commission’s third evidence session, which took place at LSE on 11 July 2017, focused on the topic of generating effective state capacity. Witnesses included Sir Michael Barber, Founder and Chairman of Delivery Associates; Sanjeev Gupta, Deputy Director of the Fiscal Affairs Department of the IMF; Ifueko M Omoigui Okauru, Former Executive Chairman of Nigeria’s...

    14 Aug 2017

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    Sanjeev Gupta: Supporting tax and budget systems in fragile states

    Sanjeev Gupta, Deputy Director of the Fiscal Affairs Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), outlines lessons learned from the IMF's work in assisting fragile states with their tax and budget systems.

    24 Jul 2017

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    Alex Thier: Effecting change in fragile states

    Alex Thier, executive director of the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), lists three key lessons from decades of experience working with international donors to effect change and build capacity in fragile states.

    24 Jul 2017

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    Ifueko Omoigui-Okauru: Transforming public institutions

    Ifueko Omoigui-Okauru, former head of Nigeria’s Federal Inland Revenue Service, speaks about her experience reforming and increasing the capacity of the country's tax authority.

    24 Jul 2017

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    Fragility Commission evidence session 2: Legitimate government (Part 2)

    The Commission’s second evidence session, which took place at Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government on 8 June 2017, focused on the topic of building legitimate government. Witnesses include: Keith Biddle O.B.E. (Former Inspector General of Police, Sierra Leone), Pravin Gordhan (MP, South Africa), Hedi Larbi (Harvard Kennedy School), Christina Murray (University of...

    12 Jul 2017

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    Fragility Commission evidence session 2: Legitimate government (Part 1)

    The Commission’s second evidence session, which took place at Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government on 8 June 2017, focused on the topic of building legitimate government. Witnesses include: Keith Biddle O.B.E. (Former Inspector General of Police, Sierra Leone), Pravin Gordhan (MP, South Africa), Hedi Larbi (Harvard Kennedy School), Christina Murray (University of...

    12 Jul 2017

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    Ed Glaeser public lecture: Making cities work in the developing world

    Ed Glaeser, research director of IGC’s cities programme, gives a public lecture about the importance of cities for development and the need for policy to tackle the downsides of density. He also introduces IGC's new research and policy initiative Cities that Work.

    12 Jun 2017

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    Betty Bigombe: Security & conflict witness statement

    Betty Bigombe (Senior Director for Fragility, Conflict and Violence, World Bank, 2014-2016) speaks about her experiences working in conflict prevention and reconstruction, and advocates for focusing more resources and support for the victims of conflict. Her statement was given via video at the LSE-Oxford Fragility Commission's first evidence session, which focused on...

    8 May 2017

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    Fragility Commission evidence session 1: Security & conflict

    The opening statements from the first evidence session of the LSE-Oxford Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development. The first session focused on 'Establishing security and reducing conflict' and features contributions from: UN Under Secretary-General Jamal Benomar, Major General J M Cowan CBE DSO, Jean-Marie Guéhenno (International Crisis Group), and Major...

    8 May 2017

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    Refuge: Transforming a broken refugee system (Video)

    30 Mar 2017