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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

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    Refuge: Transforming a broken refugee system (Audio)

    30 Mar 2017

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    Nourah Mehyar: The private sector's role in supporting fragile economies

    Nourah Mehyar, CEO of Nafith Logistics and Commissioner, explains how the private sector can support economic growth in countries facing fragility and conflict.

    22 Mar 2017

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    Ngaire Woods: Why examine state fragility?

    Ngaire Woods, dean of Oxford's Blavatnik School of Government, explains why a commission is needed to address growth in countries facing fragility and conflict.

    22 Mar 2017

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    Donald Kaberuka: Why addressing fragility matters for development

    Donald Kaberuka, former president of the African Development Bank, outlines three reasons why the work of the commission matters for global development.

    22 Mar 2017

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    Fragility Commission launch event (video)

    Full recording of the launch of the LSE-Oxford Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development on 16 March 2017 at an evening event at the LSE’s Shaw Library. Commission Chair and Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron opened the event with a speech. It also featured a talk from Professor Paul Collier (Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford), followed by a panel...

    22 Mar 2017

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    David Cameron: How can we help fragile states?

    David Cameron explains his interest in supporting fragile states and introduces the LSE-Oxford Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development.

    20 Mar 2017