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Politics into practice: A dialogue on governance strategies and action in international development

Time (GMT +00) 12:30 18:00
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Actions to combat global poverty and insecurity are most effective when informed by a good understanding of the political context in which they are delivered. They are least effective when they neglect or choose to ignore political realities. These are widely accepted principles, increasingly supported by robust research and evidence, but applying them in actual practice remains difficult.

The purpose of this policy debate is to focus on what would improve policy uptake of recent research findings and lessons from experience on political governance and development. The aim is to move towards feasible options for translating findings into operational priorities and ways of working.  

Please note: The event will be held under Chatham House rules and is by invitation only. Registration for this meeting is now closed.