22Sep2016

Launch of SFR 2016 Highlights

States of Fragility 2016: A Violent World

On 22 September, a High-Level Panel will discuss the highlights of States of Fragility 2016: A Violent World. The full report will be released during the High Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation in Nairobi in November 2016.

Moderator: Wendy MacClinchy, lead author of SFR 2016: A Violent World - highlights

The panel will be opened by Minister Alexander de Croo.

He will be followed by OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria, who will discuss the importance of tackling violence and fragility in the post-2015 world.

Highlights from A Violent World will then be presented by the leads on the specialist topics:

  • Clionadh Raleigh, ACLED, lead on the violence data and research
  • Reza Lahidji, ILPI, lead on the multidimensional fragility framework and financial flows

A discussion of the findings from the report, the global state of violence and fragility, and different responses to these pressing questions, will follow, featuring:

Alejandro Alvarez, Team Leader, Rule of Law, Justice and Security, UNDP

Ewen McDonald, Deputy Secretary, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia

There will then be a question and answer session from the floor.

The event will be held on 22 September, from 3pm to 4:30pm, at UN Headquarters (Room 11) in New York, and will also be webcast (details to come). 

Please confirm your attendance to anais.fahd@oecd.org