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Book Chapter
Good Aid in Hard Places: Learning from ‘Successful’ Interventions in Fragile Situations

From the book: Development Assistance for Peacebuilding

Peacebuilding Conflict Foreign aid
Book
Development Assistance for Peacebuilding

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 licence. It is free to read at www.tandfebooks.com and offered as a free PDF download from Taylor & Francis Group and selected open access locations...

Peacebuilding Conflict Foreign aid
Blog
How did South Sudan get stuck in a fragility trap?

In my last blog I wrote about the common factors at play in political and economic transitions. Using the case of South Sudan, I demonstrated how these factors laid the groundwork for a fragility trap. In this post, I explain what this means...

Conflict Fragile states
Blog
Common factors in conflict-induced state fragility

What does it mean to be a fragile state?...

Conflict Fragile states
Presentation
Fragile Development 2015-2030: Understanding how insecurity and poor governance will affect sustainable development

On 19th June UNU-WIDER Non-Resident Research Fellow Roger Williamson, participated in a panel entitled “Fragile Development 2015-2030: Understanding how insecurity and poor governance will affect sustainable development”. The panel was...

19 June 2015
Guoman Tower Hotel, St Katharine's Way, London, United Kingdom
Past event
News
Press Release: Nordic Ministers for Development Cooperation to Helsinki - Towards Closer Cooperation

Minister for International Development Pekka Haavisto has invited his Nordic colleagues to Helsinki on 13–14 March. The purpose of the meeting is to enhance Nordic cooperation on development policy issues. The participants in the meetings will be...

Development aid Fragile states Development finance
Project meeting
Good aid in hard places: Learning from what has worked in fragile contexts

Governance & Fragility Governance has become a major concern for both donors and aid recipient countries since the late 1980s. Very poor quality governance is also one of the defining characteristics of state fragility, and social unrest and...

12 December 201313 December 2013
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Seminar
Fragile states: Causes, costs, and responses

Overcoming state fragility is one of the most important international development objectives of the 21st century. Many fragile states have turned into failed states, where millions of people are caught in deprivation and seemingly hopeless...

19 March 2012
St Catherine's College, Manor Road, Oxford, United Kingdom
Past event
Seminar
Fragile states: Causes, costs, and responses

Presenter Amelia U. Santos-Paulino, UNCTAD Chair Gordon Alexander, UNICEF Office of Research Discussant Gerárd Roland, University of California Overcoming state fragility is one of the most important international development objectives of...

14 March 2012
Istituto degli Innocenti , Piazza della Santissima, Florence, Italy
Past event
News
Press Release: Book Launch and Seminar of Fragile States: Causes, Costs, and Responses

UNU-WIDER Book launch and Seminar of Fragile States: Causes, Costs, and Responses.

Fragile states
Project
Fragility and development

Theme: 2006-07

In recent years there is a growing concern within the international donor community regarding the plight of a special group of countries labeled as 'Fragile States'. These states, which according to current donor lists currently numbers more...

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