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BEI – UPCOMING EVENTS
Join us Becks Buckingham OBE, Head of DFID in South Sudan shares an overview of DFID’s work in South Sudan which focuses on three main areas; humanitarian, education and health interventions. The presentation will include two project examples focusing on their work on Girls Education and the Health Pooled Fund.
Join us as DFID Nepal Head of Office, Rurik Marsden shares an update on DFID’s work in Nepal. DFID in Nepal have been working closely with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) on key policy priorities and together use their combined influence to promote progress on large hydropower projects, reducing barriers to trade with India (with DFID and the FCO in India) and promoting political inclusion and the peaceful transition to the new post-conflict constitution.
To effect transformative social change, development projects must include everyone, from both a rights and evidence-based perspective. Join Michele Turner, Managing Director of World Learning Europe as she takes us through the toolkit and guide for inclusive development through the TAAP (Transforming Agency, Access, and Power) Approach.
Join us as Leni Wild, Director – Global Learning for Adaptive Management at ODI shares her insights and experience on the ‘doing development differently’ approach, of which DFID is a proponent. Leni is a recognised leader in this area, with particular interests in the politics and management of aid, institutional reform and incentives, and adaptive management.
Join us as Louis Taylor, Chief Executive of UKEF, Gordon Welsh, Head of the Business Group UKEF and some of the UKEF team provide insights into the workings of UKEF, services offered and details on how UK companies can access support.
Join us as Frances Sibbet, DFID’s Digital Service Lead as she shares DFID’s Digital Strategy and how the organisation prepares for ‘Doing Development in a Digital World’.