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    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

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    Fragility Commission Chair David Cameron testifies before US Senate Foreign Relations Committee

    On 13 March 2018, David Cameron testified before the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on the need for the international community to change how it delivers aid to fragile states. His testimony previewed some of the key recommendations from the LSE-Oxford Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development, which he is chairing. Speaking before Committee...

    14 Mar 2018

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    In first visit to Bangladesh, David Cameron discusses country’s growth at IGC roundtable

    On 27 April, during his first visit to Bangladesh, former UK Prime Minister David Cameron participated in a roundtable discussion hosted by IGC Bangladesh on State Fragility, Growth and Development: Bangladesh’s Progress in Dhaka. The roundtable aimed to understand and draw lessons from the ‘Bangladesh paradox’ – a term illustrating that despite weak political...

    15 May 2017

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    LSE-Oxford fragility commission launched at event featuring David Cameron

    The LSE-Oxford Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development was launched on 16 March 2017 at an evening event at the LSE featuring an opening speech by Former UK Prime Minister and Commission Chair David Cameron. Established under the auspices of the IGC, the commission will generate policy recommendations for governments, international donors, and NGOs to...

    17 Mar 2017

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    David Cameron to chair new LSE-Oxford fragility commission

    Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron will chair a new LSE-University of Oxford commission to guide policy on economic growth in fragile and conflict situations. The commission will address fragile and conflict situations globally – where countries are failing, or are at risk of failing, with respect to political authority and legitimacy, and providing basic services...

    2 Mar 2017