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Panel Discussions - Wednesday, December 12, 2012

New Threats and Opportunities for Fragile States

Drawing on the findings of recent Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) studies—the 2012 Think Global, Act Global and 2012 Resource Flows to Fragile States reports—this IPI-OECD event on December 12th, 2012, aimed to improve our understanding of the global dimension of fragility so that more effective action can be taken.

Warren Hoge, IPI Senior Adviser for External Relations, gave opening remarks.

Chair:
Magdy Martínez-Solimán, Deputy Assistant Administrator and Deputy Director for the Bureau for Development Policy, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Speakers:
Emmanuel Letouzé, OECD Consultant
Erwin van Veen, OECD Policy Analyst on Peace & Security United Nations Representative

Discussants:
Ishaq Naderi, Jay Gould Professor of Economics, New York University
Michael Wahid Hanna, Fellow at the Century Foundation
Peter Gastrow, Director of Programs, International Peace Institute

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