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Past events

Mar 12

Myth and Reality: New Alliances to Challenge Stereotypes and Build Gender Equality Beyond 2015

12-03-2014 - 12-03-2014

All over the world women's rights activists, gender experts, donors, government representatives, and UN staffers are gearing up for this year's Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) which will take place from 10-21 March in New York.

This year's theme is 'Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for women and girls': A timely topic that suggests there is still a little time for some reflection and learning, in the midst of the clamour of advocacy to shape the post-2015 agenda.

Mar 10

CDI Course 2014: Participatory Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation - Managing for Impact

10-03-2014 - 28-03-2014

Most development initiatives take place in highly dynamic contexts: a diversity of people is involved and change processes are complex and uncertain. Guiding your project towards impact means facing the challenges of this ever-changing context. In this three-week course you will learn to use participatory planning, monitoring and evaluation (PPM&E) to strengthen your ability to manage for impact (M4I).

Mar 9

Strengthening Policy and Practice: meeting the challenges of working in complex environments

09-03-2014 - 14-03-2014

Course description

Strengthening Policy and Practice: meeting the challenges of working in complex environments is designed to draw on the experience and practice of participants, working in development, humanitarian aid or peacebuilding to influence internal policies and programmatic approaches. The course will identify how organisations can strive to balance their organisational mandate with the demands of working in complex and rapidly changing political contexts.

Mar 6

Who Counts? The Power of Participatory Statistics

06-03-2014 - 06-03-2014

Thursday 6 March 2014 13:00 to 14:30 IDS Convening Space.

Jeremy Holland (Social Development Consultant) will talk about this new book, Who Counts: The Power of Participatory Statistics.

Local people can generate their own numbers – and the statistics that result are powerful for themselves and can influence policy.