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  • Event

    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

  • Publication - Country study

    Consolidating peace and legitimacy in Rwanda

    This country study is published by the LSE-Oxford Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development.

    19 Apr 2018 | William Jones, Sally Murray

  • News Item

    New approach needed for countries caught in ‘fragility trap’, says Commission chaired by former UK Prime Minister

    Greater attention should be paid to delivering basic security and jobs in states affected by conflict and instability, according to a new report from the LSE-Oxford Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development, chaired by former UK Prime Minister David Cameron and co-chaired by Dr Donald Kaberuka, former President of the African Development Bank, and Dr Adnan Khan,...

    18 Apr 2018

  • Publication - Miscellaneous

    Escaping the fragility trap

    Cutting extreme poverty in half is one of the greatest achievements of the last three decades. However, there is much more to do. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set the mission to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030. Yet nearly a third of the way towards that deadline, almost 900 million people are still living on less than two dollars a day and, in too many of the...

    18 Apr 2018 | Paul Collier, Tim Besley, Adnan Khan

  • Multimedia Item - Video

    Escaping the fragility trap

    By 2030, half of the world's poor will live in fragile states. The LSE-Oxford Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development says a new approach is needed for countries caught in the ‘fragility trap'.

    18 Apr 2018

  • Publication - Miscellaneous

    Fragility in the data

    This background study is published by the LSE-Oxford Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development.

    18 Apr 2018 | Hannes Mueller

  • Publication - Miscellaneous

    A legitimacy chain approach to security sector reform: Working for citizens and states

    This background study is published by the LSE-Oxford Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development.

    18 Apr 2018 | Monica Duffy Toft

  • Person

    Monica Duffy Toft

    Monica Duffy Toft is Professor of International Politics at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University; Director of the Center for Strategic Studies; Faculty Associate of the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford; and Global Scholar of the Peace Research Institute, Oslo.