Oxford Forum for International Development (OxFID) 2012

Friday, 24th February 2012 at 6pm - 6pm Sunday, 26th February

Location: Said Business School

This event is in the past.

This year, for OxFID’s 5th Anniversary, the conference will ask: 

Where Next? Finding New Paths and Shaping New Visions

Engaging with the Development Discourses of the 21st century: 

How can the Internet enable Civil Society?
How do New Technologies affect Conflict?
Can Humanitarian Aid Prolong Wars?
A Keynote by Linda Polman
Is Famine just ‘the Predictable Result of a Broken System’?
How Realistic were the UN’s Millennium Development Goals? And what happens after 2015?
How do Human Rights Law and Global Development interact?
A Keynote Address by Geoffrey Robertson QC
Does our era demand a New Economics for Development?
A Panel of the UK’s leading economists, including DfID’s Chief Economist and Author Tim Harford
Is Private Business Initiative really the only way forward?
A Keynote Address by Richard Harvey, former CEO of AVIVA
What is the Climate for Development post-Arab Spring?
A Panel Discussion

 CHECK OUT OUR FULL PROGRAMME! http://www.oxfid.org/programme2.html ;

A full weekend of keynotes, panels and workshops discussing and evaluating the new directions, challenges and solutions which are currently emerging in the field, with speakers such as acclaimed author Linda Polman, Human Rights Legal Expert Geoffrey Robertson QC, Chair of PZ Cussons and Patron of Concern Universal Richard Harvey, Dan Smith, Secretary General of International Alert, as well as representatives from the WHO, ChristianAid, ActionAid, Trickle Up and many many more!

And new features 
for OxFID this year 2012 include: development case study workshops, film screenings, a photography exhibition and a special focus on careers in development.

For more info go to our official website- www.oxfid.org

We hope to see you there!

The OxFID 2012 Team


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