Strengthening safeguard capacity in the Pacific: evaluating ADB’s technical assistance

Join us on Tuesday 24 September 2019, as evaluation specialist, Mr Ari Perdana discusses the outcomes of an evaluation focussing on environmental, involuntary resettlement and indigenous peoples safeguards.

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2020 Australasian AID Conference: registration

The registration for the 2020 Australasian AID Conference (AAC) is now open. The conference will be held 17-19 February 2020 at The Australian National University.

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The internal brain drain: foreign aid, hiring practices, and international migration

Our lunchtime seminar series continues, with Nicolas Lemay-Hebert on Wednesday 16 October 2019.

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Interested in development?

You can study development economics, development policy and/or development and the environment at the Crawford School of Public Policy.

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2018 Annual Report

The Development Policy Centre's 2018 Annual Report is now available.

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2018 Devpolicy Annual Report cover

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  • Dr Natalia Kanem, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNFPA, delivered the 2019 Mitchell Oration on reproductive rights on Thursday 12 September.
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  • The 2019 PNG Update, co-hosted by Devpolicy and UPNG’s School of Business and Public Policy, was held on 8-9 Aug in Port Moresby, and joined by PNG’s new PM James Marape.
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  • The 2019 Pacific Update, co-hosted by Devpolicy and the University of South Pacific’s School of Economics, was held from 5-7 July in Suva, attracting around 300 attendees.
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  • PNG media covers Devpolicy talk on Australia's Seasonal Worker Programme
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  • Devpolicy analysis of what the 2019 federal budget means for aid was covered by various media outlets.
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  • Devpolicy has analysed the new announcements by the Australian Government and Labor party, including on the new infrastructure bank for the Pacific.
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