How to make failure a stepping stone to success | IFAD Webstream

IFAD invites us to the conference Webstream: How to make failure a stepping stone to success Date: 29 October 2013, Time: 10:00a.m. – 6:00p.m. Rome, Italy http://webcasting.ifad.org/failfaire This IFAD event that aims to challenge the common thinking around failure – and to raise awareness about how learning from failure is a key to success. The… Read More How to make failure a stepping stone to success | IFAD Webstream

Development as a collective action problem: Addressing the real challenges of African governance

Is the current model of African democracy bad for growth/good public services? Conclusion from 5yr African governance study The Africa Power and Politics Programme (APPP) set out to tackle one of the most important and challenging development questions of the early 21st century – what sort of governance does Africa really need and how is… Read More Development as a collective action problem: Addressing the real challenges of African governance

Rethinking Reforms: How Latin America and the Caribbean Can Escape Suppressed World Growth | IDB Report 2013

2013 Latin American and Caribbean Macroeconomic Report The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) invites you to participate in a panel discussion of its 2013 Latin American and Caribbean Macroeconomic Report: Rethinking Reforms: How Latin America and the Caribbean Can Escape Suppressed World Growth. Michael Gavin (Barclays Capital), Andrew Powell (IDB), José Juan Ruiz Gómez (IDB), and… Read More Rethinking Reforms: How Latin America and the Caribbean Can Escape Suppressed World Growth | IDB Report 2013

Slavoj Zizek on the ethical implications of charitable giving

In this short RSA Animate, renowned philosopher Slavoj Zizek investigates the surprising ethical implications of charitable giving. Slavoj Zizek, one of the world’s most influential living philosophers, visits the RSA to discuss capitalism’s flawed priorities. The RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce): an enlightenment organisation committed to finding innovative practical… Read More Slavoj Zizek on the ethical implications of charitable giving

European Development Days Brussels, 16-17 October 2012

The 2012 edition of the European Development Days will take place in Brussels, Belgium on 16-17 October 2012. The draft programme overview has been online for two weeks now and the more detailed version of the programme is also available. There will be about 50 events during the seventh edition of the European Development Days,… Read More European Development Days Brussels, 16-17 October 2012

Free e-learning on Development Evaluation at My M&E

Introductory e-learning on: DEVELOPMENT EVALUATIONS Available at http://mymande.org/elearning Where: in front of your personal or work computer anywhere in the world Cost: free, no fees to pay REGISTER NOW. PLACES ARE LIMITED. http://mymande.org/elearning/course-registration/1?destination=elearning UNICEF, Claremont Graduate University and IOCE, under the EvalPartners initiative, with support from The Rockefeller Foundation and in partnership with UN Women,… Read More Free e-learning on Development Evaluation at My M&E