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May

Panel Discussion: 'Illicit financial flows and offshore finance: its impact on African development'

11th May 2022: 5:00pm   Live Stream
Online - Crowdcast

Join us as our panel of three major African experts discuss the impact of illicit financial flows and offshore structures on the continent’s development prospects.

Series: African Governance: economic, social and political governance challenges

Panel Discussion 'Adaptation limits and prospects for people and ecosystems: findings from the IPCC (WGII) report’

10th May 2022: 5:30pm   Registration Required   Live Stream
Online & Oxford Martin School

The IPCC WG1 has already established that human-induced global warming has reached over 1C and is continuing to rise, demonstrating that climate change is not only a threat in the future, but also right now.

Panel discussion: "On the trail of capital flight from Africa"

4th May 2022: 5:00pm   Live Stream
Online - Crowdcast

Angola, Cote d'Ivoire, and South Africa are countries that have witnessed large-scale illicit financial outflows in recent decades.

Series: African Governance: economic, social and political governance challenges

March

'The critical case for reforming land-based carbon accounting' with Tim Searchinger

29th March 2022: 4:00pm   Live Stream
Main Lecture Theatre, School of Geography and the Environment

The capacity of land to grow plants plays a key role in emerging carbon-neutrality climate strategies of both countries and companies.

February

Panel Discussion: "Fleshing out a future COP"

24th February 2022: 5:00pm   Live Stream
Online - Crowdcast

The food system generates around a third of human-made greenhouse gas emissions, with about half of these attributable to animal production; and yet food was markedly absent from official discussions at COP26.

Series: Post COP26: successes, lessons learnt & what do we need to do now?

“What would a sustainable economy look like?” with Prof Sir Dieter Helm

3rd February 2022: 5:00pm   Live Stream
Online - Crowdcast

What would have to happen for this generation to live within its environmental means and to bequeath to the next generation a set of assets at least as good as it inherited?

Series: Post COP26: successes, lessons learnt & what do we need to do now?

January

Panel Discussion: "Towards COP27: moving forwards after COP26"

27th January 2022: 5:00pm   Live Stream
Online - Crowdcast

At the end of 2021, the world looked with great expectation towards Glasgow for the 2021 UN Climate Change Conference, COP26.

Series: Post COP26: successes, lessons learnt & what do we need to do now?

December

November

"The political economy of Nigeria: challenges and opportunities for reform" with Prof Kingsley Moghalu

24th November 2021: 5:00pm   Registration Required   Live Stream
Online & Oxford Martin School

Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country and the continent’s largest economy, is populated by dynamic and talented citizens, but has faced steep challenges in development, leadership and governance.