Pre-Forum Technical Workshop: Tuesday 11th February

Location: Blavatnik School of Government, 120 Walton Street, Oxford, OX2 6GG.

The Pre-Forum Technical Workshop is focused on developing practical solutions and ideas for taking forward the country pilots agreed in the first forum (February 2019). Open to all operational, ground-level staff actively working on the pilots, this session will feed into Session 4 of the Main Forum on Wednesday 12 February.

12.00 - 12.45    Workshop Registration
                              Note: Sandwich lunch to be served.

12.45 - 13.45    Session 1: Pilot Projects Progress Updates

13.45 - 14.45    Session 2: Upstream Collaboration Tools & Diagnostics

14.45 - 15.15    Coffee break

15.15 - 16.15    Session 3: Models of Collaboration

16.15 - 17.00    Session 4: Way Forward

Forum Welcome Reception and Dinner: Tuesday 11th February

Location: Harris Manchester College, Mansfield Rd, Oxford OX1 3TD.

18.45 - 21.30    Forum Welcome Drinks and Dinner
                           

 

DFI Fragility Forum: Wednesday, 12 February

Location: Blavatnik School of Government, 120 Walton Street, Oxford, OX2 6GG.

07.45 - 8.15 Registration and Coffee

08.15 - 8.20 Welcome Remarks

8.20 - 09.00 Session 1: Setting the Scene

What was achieved this past year? What can be achieved today?

09.00 - 10.30 Session 2: Addressing Higher Risks in Fragile Environments

What is the role of DFIs in different fragility contexts? What are the key business environment conditions necessary for investment?

10.30 - 11.00 Coffee Break

11.00 - 12.30 Session 3: Donor-funded Investment Facilitation

What insights can be gleaned from other players involved in upstream activities? What should DFI’s do differently to make investments in fragile contexts more effective? Non-DFI players share their perspectives.

2.30 - 13.45 Networking Lunch

13.45 - 15.10 Session 4: Country Pilots

What lessons have been learned from the Country Pilots? This session will provide key takeaways from the Pre-forum Workshop.

15.10 - 15.40 Coffee Break and Group Photograph

15.40 - 17.05 Session 5: Moving Forward

What practical approaches to effective collaboration should be given priority, taking into account the experience over the past year, and the lessons emerging from the pre-forum workshop and the forum’s sessions?

17.05 - 17.35 Next Steps and Closing Remarks