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Private climate finance

1 private climateFacilitator for this workshop at Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague, 11 June 2014.

A new development agenda; the way forward

PHB 131127 CLOSING 36 1Simon facilitated A new development Agenda; the way forward - Closing plenary of the European Development Days 2013 in Brussels.  Read more about the forum and find photos here.

Modernising European Development Policy

Simon moderated a discussion with Andris Piebalgs and other leading figures on international development at the European Development Days in Warsaw, on 15-16 December 2011. For a video of the event, go to, then the Friday plenary sessions, then find the session on Modernising European Development Policy.

Harnessing the Power of Business for Development Impact

Simon is currently moderating four sessions for Business Action for Africa

The 2009 series 'Harnessing the Power of Business for Development Impact' concluded that doing good business is very often the most powerful and systainable way to reduce poverty.  To read Simon's summary of the lessons learned, click here.

The current series builds on this and aims to continue to deepen understanding of how the sector can best harness core business practices to achieve the greatest potential impact on development and poverty alleviation.  This series is organised by Business Action for Africa, DfID and the Harvard Kennedy School.


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