Panel Discussions - Wednesday, October 29, 2008
IPI Hosts UNDP on Postconflict Economic Recovery
In partnership with the United Nations Development Programme, the International Peace Institute recently hosted a lunchtime policy discussion on postconflict economic recovery, based on the recently released UNDP report entitled “Post-Conflict Economic Recovery: Enabling Local Ingenuity.”
Chaired by IPI President Terje Rød-Larsen, the event featured remarks from John Ohiorhenuan, Director of the 2008 Post-Conflict Economic Recovery Report; Toga McIntosh, Senior Adviser to the Executive Director for Botswana, Burundi, and Ethiopia at the World Bank; and Nora Lustig, Visiting Professor of International Affairs at the George Washington University. Attendees of the event included representatives from the academic, UN, and NGO communities. The report––the culmination of a major two-year initiative of UNDP's Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery––offers a comprehensive analysis of the experiences of countries that have recently emerged from conflict. An electronic version of “Post-Conflict Economic Recovery: Enabling Local Ingenuity,” can be viewed online here.
Terje Rød-Larsen, President, International Peace Institute
John Ohiorhenuan, Director of the 2008 Post-Conflict Economic Recovery Report; Former Senior Deputy Director of UNDP's Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery
Toga McIntosh, Senior Adviser to the Executive Director for Botswana, Burundi, and Ethiopia at the World Bank; Former Minister of Planning and Economic Affairs of Liberia
Nora Lustig, Visiting Professor of International Affairs at the George Washington University; Former Director of UNDP's Poverty Group
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Photo Credits: Joe Peoples
Terje Rød-Larsen (far right), President of IPI, introduces panelists, from left to right, Nora Lustig, Toga McIntosh, and John Ohiorhenuan.
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