DAI to Host London Workshop: “From Critique to Construction: Next Steps in Making Participation Work for Development”

May 07, 2013

DAI, in association with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, is hosting a workshop convening policymakers, practitioners, and academics to explore the topic, “From Critique to Construction: Next Steps in Making Participation Work for Development,” in London on May 30 at Central Westminster Hall.

This event will be moderated by Tom Carothers, Vice President for Studies at the Carnegie Endowment and co-author of “Development Aid Confronts Politics: The Almost Revolution.”

Featured speakers will include Ghazala Mansuri, a lead economist in the World Bank’s Poverty Reduction and Equity Group and co-author of “Localizing Development: Does Participation Work?” with colleague Vijayendra Rao, lead economist in the World Bank’s Development Research Group. Other panellists include Harris Khalique, Team Leader of the U.K. Department for International Development (DFID)-funded AAWAZ Voice and Accountability program in Pakistan, and Ann Hudock, DAI’s Global Lead, Effective Governance, Voice & Accountability.

The workshop offers a unique opportunity to explore with leading thinkers the challenge of increasing participation in the development process: what works, what doesn’t, and why.

Follow the event on Twitter with the hashtag #Participate13.

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