An international conference organized by FERDI and IDDRI, meeting within the Initiative for Development and Global Governance (IDGM), as well as CERDI, associated with IDGM+. 

Development and sustainable environmental management are two prerequisites for peace. This is the idea underpinning the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 2015. It implies renewing cooperation policies by further integrating issues of development, social and environmental sustainability and security. This agenda will be marked by a number of key events in the short term. In France, the next inter-ministerial Committee for International Cooperation and Development will take place in February 2018. In Europe, the future of cooperation and development policies will be discussed in the contex.

An event bringing together policymakers and public authorities from the global North and South, as well as stakeholders and experts in international relations and sustainable development.

With presentations of original work by:

  • Frédéric Docquier, Professor at the Catholic University of Louvain, Senior Researcher at FERDI
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  • Dominic Rohner, Professor of Political and Institutional Economics at HEC Lausanne, University of Lausanne, Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)
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  • Barbara Buchner, Senior Director of the Climate Policy Initiative (CPI)
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  • Gaël Giraud, Chief Economist and Executive Director of the Innovation, Research and Knowledge Direction at the Agence française de développement (AFD)

Scheduled of the conference-day: 

  • Opening session
  • Presentations of original work by reserachers, which will be discussed with policymakers and experts on 4 key topics:
    • Powerty, climate, insecurity: respective and combined impact on migration. What challenges for development policies? 
    • Do security and environmental risks challenge the analysis and design of development projects?
    • Financing for development, security and climate: respective shares, synergies, competition or complementary? 
    • Governance at the core of development interventions, conflict management and climate action, seen as the construction of a commom good. 
  • Final round table: What international development policy to address the threefold challenge of poverty, climate and insecurity?

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