On 14th May I took part in a discussion on 'After Lockdown: How do we fix Britain's dirty money industry?', hosted by openDemocracy. I'm not sure we solved the problem, but it was an honour to join Oliver Bullough, Peter Geoghegan and Susan Hawley to to discuss. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IXhpddMbXpw&feature=emb_logo From money laundering to arms smuggling … Continue reading openDemocracy live discussion: After Lockdown – How do we fix Britain’s dirty money industry?
🚨 Big announcement! 🚨 This week is the 8th of our weekly ‘What we’re reading’ Covid-19 edition, going back to 27 March, and it is our last. After today, Alisha Patel and I are handing over the reins to K4D who will be producing a weekly Covid-19 Governance & Conflict Evidence Summary like the one that … Continue reading What we’re reading on conflict & governance – Covid-19 edition, 15 May (and the final one from us!)
Hot off the presses, this week's edition features content curated by Alisha Patel and me, as usual, and DFID colleagues Chris Underwood, Dennis Curry, Juliet Walton, Sana Zia, Thomas Wheeler and from the Covid-19 Conflict, Stability & Governance Hub. We hope that you’re finding these lists helpful in framing your responses to the pandemic and … Continue reading What we’re reading on conflict & governance – Covid-19 edition, 7 May
With thanks to Dr Raquel Guimaraes and Hamsi Evans, the Covid-19 diagrams from Peter Evans and me featured in these two Oxfam blogs (blog 1 and blog 2) have been translated into Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese to make them as accessible as possible to Latin American audiences - governments, civil society, academics, the media and … Continue reading Covid-19 diagrams translated into Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese
The beginning of our third month doing this weekly Covid-19 edition of 'What we're reading'. I turned the page on our family calendar on Friday, with yet another blank month looming ahead, and it really hit me how long this has been going on so far and the challenge of not knowing how many blank … Continue reading What we’re reading on conflict & governance – Covid-19 edition, 1 May.
We hope that you’re finding this list helpful in pulling together insightful analysis of the pandemic. Do let us know how you’re using this in the comments below, and if you’re on the hunt for any particular kinds of evidence. DFID Research & Evidence Division-funded research teams designated with a 🌟. Infographic of the week … Continue reading What we’re reading on conflict & governance – Covid-19 edition, 24 April
This week's edition is entirely down to my colleague, Alisha Patel, along with other DFID colleagues, as I've been trying to be 'on holiday' this week with my family. As always, DFID Research & Evidence Divison-funded research teams designated with a 🌟, and a running list of useful sites to bookmark at the bottom. Threads/News/Blogs/Thought … Continue reading What we’re reading on governance & conflict – Covid-19 edition, 17 April
Threads/News/Blogs/Thought pieces/Research Aimee-Noel Mbiyozo, Covid-19 responses in Africa must include migrants and refugees Call for considering the unique needs of migrants and refugees in Covid-19 interventions in order to avoid unnecessary negative consequences Alex Broadbent & Benjamin T H Smart, Why a one-size-fits-all approach to COVID-19 could have lethal consequences The World Health Organisation (WHO) … Continue reading What we’re reading on conflict & governance – Covid-19 edition, 9 April
This was first published by the Colombia Center on Sustainable Investment as part of a series coming out of work with the Executive Session on the Politics of the Extractives Sector. The original post can be found here. Featured image taken by the author at a CSSI workshop. An experienced development policymaker once said … Continue reading Political will: What it is, why it matters for Extractives and how on earth do you find it?
Week 2 of our special ‘What we’re reading’ email focused on emerging thinking on Covid-19 and the potential implications and insights from a governance and conflict perspective. DFID Research & Evidence Division -funded research teams designated with a 🌟. The list is compiled with my DFID colleague Alisha Patel and includes contributions sent in by … Continue reading What we’re reading on governance & conflict – COVID-19 edition, 3 April