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We bring together the world’s most influential thinkers, activists and global voices to discuss the critical issues of our time.

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The future of transatlantic climate and trade cooperation

Held in context of the ODI Day at the margins of the 2024 Spring Meetings, this closed-door roundtable event will gather a select group of policy-makers, stakeholders, and technical experts to discuss lessons learned from past negotiations.

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Maximising the developmental value of MDB callable capital: Project findings and policy options

ODI is leading a project on MDB callable capital in collaboration with the MDB Challenge Fund. The aim of the workshop will be to highlight the project’s research findings, engage relevant stakeholders and influence policy discussions on callable capital.

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The technology architecture for the future of public finance

This roundtable will bring together leaders from government, the software industry, international organisations and other experts to consider the possible technology architectures for the future of public finance.

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2023 World Bank Annual Meetings, Marrakech.

How to better reach underserved borrowers

This event will examine what approaches MDBs and DFIs have been taking to increase their lending and support to these underserved markets and what needs to be done to increase support.

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Smart City

The technology architecture for the future of public finance

This roundtable will bring together leaders from government, the software industry, international organisations and other experts to consider the possible technology architectures for the future of public finance.

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What’s the fuss? Realising the potential of country platforms

This event will examine the role that MDBs can plausibly play in country platforms with the ambition of the JETPs.

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Financing resilient prosperity in SIDS

This event brings SIDS finance ministers together with International Finance Institutions and development partners to identify concrete actions needed to ensure this vulnerable group of countries can access the finance needed to cope with shocks, manage debt sustainably and advance towards resilient prosperity over the next decade.

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The role of development finance institutions in addressing food security in fragile economies

Food insecurity remains a critical challenge in fragile states due to economic and political instability. While private sector involvement is key to addressing this, development finance institutions currently invest minimal amounts in agriculture in fragile contexts. This seminar will explore urgent challenges to food security and economic development in fragile contexts, focusing on private sector solutions.

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The EU-Africa migration agenda – realising a new partnership

This event will explore what could be done to deliver a migration partnership more strongly oriented towards mutual developmental benefits.

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Policy Conference: What’s next for EU migration and development policy?

A High-level Policy Conference on EU migration and development policy; featuring exclusive evidence, established expertise and open dialogue to inform the direction and shape of future migration and development policy.

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A model, modern Treasury? Evaluating spending controls in the UK from 1992-2015

This event will look back at this critical period in the UK Treasury’s history to understand if and how these reforms improved the effectiveness of spending controls.

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  14. Building capacities to tackle climate-related risks and opportunities in India’s financial sectors: developing on the ambitions of the G20 and COP28

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  16. How does the political economy of countries in Southeast Asia make migrants vulnerable to human trafficking?

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  17. The humanitarian implications of a backlash on rights

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  18. Where next for feminist foreign policy on countering backlash from Europe?

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  19. Climate Blueprint: Dominica | Island of Hope screening at COP28

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  20. COP28 side event | Enabling a “green seize” of new trade opportunities for LDCs: learning from the Covid-19 response to address the climate emergency

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