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Aid Matters: Maintaining Support for Development in a Changing Global Context

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About this Event

15 Nov 2012 @ 12:45

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About the Speech:

The impact of the economic crisis and changing international balance of powers has serious implications for development aid in many countries. Mr. Lowcock gave a presentation, based on his uniquely informed position, on the continuing importance of maintaining development aid despite the changing global context.

This is the final event in this year’s IIEA/Irish Aid ‘Development Matters’ lecture series.

About the Speaker:

Mr Lowcock began his career in DFID in 1985. Since then he has held a wide range of positions in DFID including Private Secretary to the Minister for Overseas Development (1992-94), in regional offices in Africa (94-97, 99-01) and as Head of the EU Department (97-99). Since 2001 he has held a number of directorships and in 2011 he was appointed Permanent Secretary of DFID, the most senior non-minsterial position in the department.

Theme: Foreign Policy and ESDP 

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