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    The underlying causes of fragility and instability in Sierra Leone

    This event in Freetown on 24 July 2018 featured speakers Donald Kaberuka and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. It launched the Sierra Leone country case study "The underlying causes of fragility and instability in Sierra Leone" and discusses the findings of the LSE-Oxford Fragility Commission’s report "Escaping the fragility trap".

    10 Sep 2018

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    Event: A new approach to state fragility

    CIFAR, IGC, and the British Academy host a panel discussion with Sir Tim Besley (LSE), Rachel Glennerster (DFID), Adnan Khan (IGC), and Roger Myerson (University of Chicago) to discuss the findings of the LSE-Oxford Fragility Commission's report 'Escaping the Fragility Trap'.

    20 Jul 2018

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    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

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    From fragile cities to renewal (World Economic Forum panel)

    Fragility Commission Chair David Cameron spoke at this event on fragile cities at the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting 2018 in Davos. More than 239 cities around the world are classified as fragile due to pollution, conflict, terrorism, unemployment and lack of electricity coverage, among other factors. What is needed to upgrade urban spaces to better protect the...

    7 Feb 2018

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    Roundtable: Innovations in fragile environments

    The Fragility Commission organised a roundtable on ‘Innovations in fragile environments’ at the LSE on 30 October 2017 to learn from practitioners about the emerging technologies in the field: how they see these technologies helping in fragile environments, what challenges prevent wider adoption, and how to make them more impactful.

    8 Nov 2017

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    Merli Baroudi: Jump starting growth in fragile states

    Merli Baroudi, Director of Economics and Sustainability at the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), explains how support for private sector projects in fragile states can have a demonstration effect and jump start growth.

    24 Oct 2017

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    James Mwangi: Challenges for private sector in fragile states

    James Mwangi, Managing Director and CEO of the Equity Group Holdings Plc, talks about the opportunities and challenges for businesses operating in fragile states.

    24 Oct 2017

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    Minouche Shafik: Recovering fragile economies through the private sector

    Minouche Shafik, Director of LSE, discusses the importance of a healthy private sector in the recovery of fragile economies.

    23 Oct 2017

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    Evidence session 5: Building resilience to shocks

    The Commission’s fifth evidence session, which took place at LSE on 28 September 2017, focused on the topic of building resilience. Witnesses include: Debbie Hillier, Senior Humanitarian Policy Adviser at Oxfam; Herbert M’cleod, Country Director for IGC Sierra Leone and IGC Liberia; Peter Sands, Research Fellow at Harvard University; Clare Shakya, Director of the...

    11 Oct 2017

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    Evidence session 4: Promoting private sector development

    The Commission’s fourth evidence session, which took place at LSE on 27 September 2017, focused on the topic of promoting private sector development. Witnesses include: Merli Baroudi, Director of Economics and Sustainability of the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA); Paddy Docherty, CEO of Phoenix Africa; Hisham El-Khazindar, Co-Founder and Managing...

    11 Oct 2017