High Level Event on Women’s Economic Empowerment and Sustainable Development
A climate change agreement: towards paris and beyond
Facilitator for this workshop at Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague, 11 June 2014.
Moderator at the Plenary session at IFPRI Conference: Building resilience for nutrition and food security in Addis Ababa, 16 May 2014.
Simon 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.
Simon recently moderated this conference - please click on the link above to see details and images of the event.
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 tohttp://live.eudevdays.eu/, then the Friday plenary sessions, then find the session on Modernising European Development Policy.
Toward the Consolidation of G20 Summits: From Crisis Committee to Global Steering Committee, September 28-29 2010, Soeul
Consultation on supporting the linkages between business and development (funded by the United Nations Development Programme)
Simon recently facilitated a consultation on supporting the linkages between business and development for UNDPUnited Nations Development Programme in Vietnam, December 2009. The link takes you to the full report.
Simon has been moderating and facilitating events for the World Economic Forum's annual meetings in Davos since 2002.
Sessions this year included moderating a session on rethinking humanitarian assistance and presenting the draft proposal by the Global Agenda Council on Humanitarian Assistance.
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.
Simon recently chaired an event for the European Investment Bank. The event considered the Mid Term Review of the Bank’s external lending mandate.
Simon has moderated and faclitated various events for DfID. Recent examples include thier Annual Conference and their Infrastructure Conference.
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