Event

2018 Oct 05

CID Speaker Series: The International Rules-Based System is Broken: What is to be Done? 

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Bell Hall (B500) - Belfer 5th Floor, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Andrew MitchellSpeaker: Rt Hon. Andrew Mitchell, British MP and Former Secretary of State for International Development

About the Speaker: Rt Hon. Andrew Mitchell is a British Conservative Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Sutton Coldfield...

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2018 Sep 12

CID 2018 Open House

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Democracy Lab AB (R414 AB) - Rubenstein 4th Floor

Open House

Interested in the cutting edge research in International Development? Here’s your chance to meet CID faculty, research fellows and staff and learn about student programs and opportunities at CID’s Annual Open House.
 
Speakers: Matt Andrews, Faculty Associate at Building State Capability (BSC)...
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2018 Sep 14

CID Speaker Series: Understanding Income Gaps within Mexico: Place-Specific vs. Individual Factors

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Democracy Lab A (R-414 A) - Rubenstein Building 4th Floor

Speaker: Miguel Angel Santos, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Senior Research Fellow at the Center for International Development (CID) at Harvard University

About the talk: The literature on income gaps between Chiapas and the rest of Mexico revolves around individual factors. Yet, twenty years after the Zapatista rebellion, the schooling gap has shrunk while the income gap has widened, and we find no evidence indicating that Chiapas indigenes are worse-off than their likes...

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2018 Apr 12

Book Launch - Navigation by Judgment: Why and When Top Down Management of Foreign Aid Doesn't Work

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

NYE A - Taubman Building, 5th floor

Speaker: Dan Honig, Assistant Professor of International Development, Johns Hopkins SAIS; PhD, Harvard Kennedy School

About the talk: Join the CID's Building State Capability Program and the M-RCBG's Sustainability Science Program for an interview with Dan Honig, author of Navigation by Judgment: Why and When Top Down Management of Foreign Aid Doesn't Work. In his new book, Honig argues that high-quality implementation of foreign aid programs often requires contextual information that cannot be seen by those in...

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2018 Apr 09

A Conversation with Dr. Salam Fayyad and Prof. Rema Hanna

11:40am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Allison Dining Room - Taubman 5th Floor

Speakers: Dr. Salam Fayyad, MEI Senior Fellow and Former Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority and Rema Hanna, Jeffrey Cheah Professor of South-East Asia Studies, Harvard Kennedy School; Co-Director of the Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD) research program, Center for International Development, Harvard University

About the talk: A seminar with Dr. Salam Fayyad, MEI Senior Fellow and Former Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority (2007-2013) and Rema Hanna, Jeffrey...

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2018 Apr 20

CID Speaker Series: Preparing for the next pandemic: Whose responsibility is it?

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Allison Dining Room - Taubman Building 5th floor (T-520), Harvard Kennedy School

Speaker: Susan Scribner, Director, Preparedness and Response project, DAI

About the Talk: In this session, Susan will lead an interactive exercise where participants will identify risks that might contribute to a pandemic, recommend interventions to mitigate the risks, and discuss how different government and non-government actors can contribute to pandemic preparedness and response. 

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2018 Mar 30

CID SPEAKER SERIES: Delivering life saving medical commodities in the developing world: How new technologies and approaches are making supply chains work in low resource settings.

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Kennedy School (79 JFK St., Cambridge, MA) - Wexner Building 436 (4th floor)

Speaker: Jamey Butcher - Executive Vice President, Chemonics

About the talk: In January 2016, Chemonics International was awarded the Global Health Supply Chain - Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) program. GHSC-PSM is the largest project ever awarded by USAID, and is tasked with procuring and delivering the HIV AIDS, malaria, reproductive health, maternal and child health and other critical medical commodities provided to more than 60 developing countries on behalf of the US Government. Mr. Butcher has led this program...

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2017 Nov 13

What I Learned as a Political Prisoner in Venezuela with Francisco Lara Marquez

4:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Ash Center Foyer, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Suite 200 North

Join us for a conversation with Francisco Lara Marquez MPP 2012, a Venezuelan lawyer and political activist. Marquez was a political prisoner in Venezuela and later forced into exile in the United States. Tarek Masoud, Sultan of Oman Professor of International Relations will moderate. This discussion is part of the Ash Center's Democracy in Hard Places Initiative. 

Event organized by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, co-sponsored by the Center for International Development....

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