‘Think Locally, Act Globally’: A New Framework for European Development Cooperation
A new business model for humanitarian assistance?, ODI 22nd February 2010
This meeting provided an opportunity to discuss the proposals of the Global Agenda Council on Humanitarian Assistance, for a New Business Model of Humanitarian Assistance. The speakers were Simon Maxwell, Council Chair, and Dan Smith, a Member of the Council.
Draft proposal by the Global Agenda Council on Humanitarian Assistance, presented by Simon Maxwell at an IdeasLab during the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos 2010.
Simon moderates a session on rethinking humanitarian assistance during the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos 2010.
Simon gave a lecture on European development cooperation to the Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies on 26 November 2009. The event was part of the "Kapuscinski Lectures" - as above.
In this video interview from the European Development Days, Simon Maxwell discusses the global architecture of the aid system.
Simon gave a lecture on European development cooperation to the Budapest University of Technology and Economics on 15 October 2009. The event was part of the "Kapuscinski Lectures" initiative of the European Commission and the United Nations Development Programme. Experts from around the world delivered lectures on development and development cooperation at universities in 12 new European Union countries. The series is named “Kapuscinski Lectures” ,after Ryszard Kapuscinski, a Polish reporter and writer who covered developing countries.
Al-Jazeera's "Frost over the world", April 2008
Sir David is joined by Simon Maxwell of the Overseas Development Institute, and by Francis Moore-Lappe of the Small Planet Institute. Maxwell says governments have to respond by providing more social security, safety nets and famine relief. Moore-Lappe says that hunger is not a result of a scarcity of food but a scarcity of democracy................