Improving local governance and service delivery : Shouting at the system won’t make it work!

This event explores the latest debates, evidence and practice on social accountability, civil society advocacy and local government service delivery.  It considers how current policy and assumptions could be revised to more effectively address critical blockages in public service delivery.

Photo PANITA/ Save the Children Tanzania

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Event: Eradicating poverty: using poverty dynamics to enhance development efforts

The Chronic Poverty Advisory Network is pleased to announce the event ‘Eradicating poverty: using poverty dynamics to enhance development efforts’ that will take place in Nairobi, Kenya, on the 3 and 4 May 2017.  In the last years CPAN has produced an extensive set of publications on anti-discrimination and disability, social protection, growth and poverty dynamics. The event aims to present this comprehensive set of publications to policy makers in this dissemination workshop that will also be a preparatory exercise for the 4th Chronic Poverty Report.

Photo Credit:  Pablo Tosco/Oxfam - At the Mentao Nord camp in Burkina Faso. Photo available here

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'Adolescent Transitions’ - Adolescent Poverty and the SDGs

Adolescence is a time of change: between the age of 10 and 19, individuals are vulnerable to social exclusion based on differences in gender, location, ethnicity, sexuality and many other aspects. On the 27th of April 2016, the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) hosted a roundtable discussion on ‘Adolescent Transitions’, within the framework of the Global Coalition to End Child Poverty to discuss a forthcoming brief by the Global Coalition focused on Adolescent Transitions, Child Poverty and the SDGs.

Photo Credit: CPAN

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