LSE-Oxford Fragility Commission - Launch event

Past Event London School of Economics and Political Science State and State Fragility initiative

The LSE-Oxford Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development was launched on 16 March 2017 at an evening event at the LSE's Shaw Library. It featured an opening speech by Former UK Prime Minister and Commission Chair David Cameron and a talk by Professor Paul Collier, academic director of the commission.

Mr Cameron and Professor Collier were joined in a panel discussion by Donald Kaberuka, commission co-chair and former president of the African Development Bank, and Professor Ngaire Woods, commissioner and dean of Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government.


Fragility Commission launch event (video) Duration Video
David Cameron: How can we help fragile states? Duration Video
Donald Kaberuka: Why addressing fragility matters for development Duration Video
Ngaire Woods: Why examine state fragility? Duration Video
Nourah Mehyar: The private sector's role in supporting fragile economies Duration Video