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    Escaping the fragility trap: Launch event with David Cameron and Donald Kaberuka

    The Center for Global Development (CGD) and the LSE-Oxford Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development co-host a conversation with David Cameron, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, and Donald Kaberuka, High Representative on the African Union Peace Fund, to discuss the need for a new global approach to state fragility. Cameron and Kaberuka chair the...

    19 April 2018

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    IGC at the World Bank Spring Meetings 2018

    State fragility is arguably the greatest challenge facing development today.  The share of the extreme poor in fragile and conflict-affected areas could rise to as much as 60 percent. Previously considered to be a phenomenon of low-income countries, fragility now afflicts middle- and even high-income countries, such as those in the Middle East. Given these countries’...

    18 April 2018

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    IMF Forum on Economic Policy Priorities in Sierra Leone

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Sierra Leone Ministry of Finance and Economic Development invited the IGC to contribute in a High-Level Forum on Economic Policy Priorities in Freetown. The purpose of the forum was to discuss economic policy priorities with the newly elected President Maada Bio by taking stock of recent economic developments and identify policy...

    13 April 2018

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    Towards 2025: why national competitiveness matters

    The aim of this REPOA workshop supported by the IGC is to provoke and promote policy dialogue and research on the importance of competitiveness in the transformation of the Tanzanian economy. The event arrives at an important stage in the country’s development, halfway through the implementation of the Long-Term Perspective Plan (LTPP), 2011/2012-2025/2026. This provides...

    4–5 April 2018

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    IGC at the World Bank Land and Poverty Conference 2018

    IGC’s Cities that Work initiative is partnering with the World Bank on their annual Land and Poverty Conference. Cities that Work Council Chair Professor Ed Glaeser gives the keynote speech on the 19th March from 4:30 – 6pm (EST), on cities and the crucial role of land use and property rights in urban development. On the 22nd March, Cities that Work Council...

    19–23 March 2018