18th and 19th November

 

The physical version of AidEx has been postponed to 2021. However, as we had so much high-quality content already compiled for the conference, we will be sharing this with you by hosting a webinar series across the 18-19 November 2020. All sessions will be focused around 'Response, recovery and resilience: optimising humanitarian responses and development programmes to manage future global crises’ this will enable the important conversation to continue. See below for the full schedule and register to attend by clicking the 'sign up' link. 

18th November


Introduction to AidEx 2020 webinar series &
Opening keynote: Approaches to global threats and risk management

09:35 - 10:15 UK time
How has COVID-19 changed the world and the international community? An analysis of whether popular attitudes towards overseas assistance has shifted and the impact on low-and-middle income countries. 

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Speakers:
Nicholas Rutherford

 

Nicholas Rutherford
Event Director
AidEx and Development2030

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Preet Kaul Gill MP
 
UK Shadow Secretary of State for International Development
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Managing security risks in the new global order: improved collaboration between international and local NGOs

10:45 - 11:45 UK time
We will address the impacts of the current challenges and crises on security risk management and question what it means to share - rather than to transfer - security risks between local and international partners. We will also explore how diversity and collaboration in security risk management lead to better operations.

Session partner: 

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Speakers:

 Lisa Reilly

MODERATOR
Lisa Reilly
Executive Director
Global Interagency Security Forum
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Peter Wood

Peter Wood
Head of Global Security
Oxfam International
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 Léa Moutard

Léa Moutard
Research Advisor
Global Interagency Security Forum
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Fadi Hallisso
Co-founder and CEO, Basmeh &
Zeitooneh

 


NGOs combatting the Covid-19 pandemic

12:15 - 13:15 UK time
Session partner:

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Speakers:


Hala Al Humaidhi

MODERATOR
Hala Al Humaidhi
Director of External Relations
Direct Aid Society
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Maha Sweis

Maha Sweis
Business Development Coordinator MENA
United Mission for Relief and Development UMR
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 M. Aristide DAGOU

M.Aristide Dagou
Director General of the National Civil Protection Committee (ANPC) 
Regional Brigadier General, Commissaire Divisionnaire
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The impact of pandemics across Africa

13:45 - 14:45 UK time
We will address the impacts of the current challenges and crises on security risk management and question what it means to share - rather than to transfer - security risks between local and international partners. We will also explore how diversity and collaboration in security risk management lead to better operations.

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SPeakers:


Cyprian Yobera

MODERATOR: Cyprian Yobera
Founder, The Kanzi Kibera Friends
and Kanzi Kenya Foundation
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 Carly

Carly Althoff
Managing Director
Journeyman International, Inc
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Yap Boum

Yap Boum
Representative for Africa
Epicentre/MSF
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Maria Njera

Maria Njeri
Citizen Reporter
Leonard Cheshire & Executive
Director of the Njeri Maria Foundation
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Chmba Ellen

Chmba Ellen Chilemba
Music Producer, DJ & Activist
Tiwale
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SDG 17 and cross-sectoral partnerships  

15:15 - 16:15 UK time
How has the private sector transformed its approach in its role in development and what do these cross-sector public-private partnerships need to succeed? A look at what guidelines and benchmarks are in place to evaluate results. Can they be a panacea to sustainable development?

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SPeakers:

 Caroline

MODERATOR: Caroline Gertsch
Country Director
Amani Institute Kenya
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 Chris Rowlands

Chris Rowlands
Director Small and Growing Business (SGB)
VisionFund International
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 Jane Waiyaki Maina

Jane Waiyaki-Maina
Head of Sustainability &
Responsible Business Partnerships
Absa Kenya
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 Reema Guegel

Reema Guegel
Director, Partner Engagement and Programs
FSG
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JeanneJeanne Ellis
Director
DAI’s Sustainable Business Group


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Senior Manager
UN Relations and Partnerships
United Nations Global Compact

 


The global supply chain challenges of the current pandemic - The future of PPE procurement

16:30 - 17:30 UK time
The webinar aims to inform the global discussion on supply chain challenges of current times and will have a range of panel discussants who are all positioned at crucial points in the medical supply chain. From manufacturer, to global supply chain optimisation consultants, to global inspection agency, to global procurement portal to end user.

Session partner:
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SPeakers: 

 

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Clare Forestier

Speak Up Event Hosting & Communication Training
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John Kupice

John Kupice 
Chief Executive Officer
H-Source In
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Romel

Romel Ahmed
Chief Marketing Communications & Sustainability Officer
AIM-X Foundation
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Hasin

Hasin Jahan
Country Director
Wateraid Bangladesh
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Ümit Kıvanç Altınöz

Ümit Kıvanç Altınöz
General Manager
Netlog Logistics Group
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19th November


The role of communications amidst a global pandemic

09:15 - 10:15 UK time
How countries achieve a holistic communications strategy that is impartial, scientifically factual and engaging enough for the public to reduce the spread of a virus? This session will have a strong focus on social media and its impact on COVID-19 - how well did it work, was it responsible for frightening people and providing factually incorrect information?

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Speakers:

 Francesca Folda

MODERATOR: Francesca Folda
Global Communication Director
Amani Institute
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 Timothy Franklyn

Timothy Franklyn
Founder
NSoJ, Obama Scholar
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Andre Kahlmeyer 
Director/CEO
Conflict Management Consulting
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 Juliet Nanfuka

Juliet Nanfuka
Research and Communications Officer
CIPESA
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Donata

Donata Columbro
Journalist
Dataninja Co-Founder
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Keynote Discussion with MacDella Cooper

10:45 - 11:15 UK time

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Speakers:

Macdella Cooper

Macdella Cooper
Liberian philanthropist
Founder of the MacDella Cooper Foundation


In search of solutions: the role of the private sector in forced displacement contexts 

11:45 - 13:15 UK time
With presentations from a diverse range of experts, this panel will fill an important gap in the policy and academic debate by recounting the extent to which the private sector has engaged in refugee situations, tracing the complex web of motivations, explaining sources of hindrance and possible ways forward

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Speakers:

 Emanuela

MODERATOR: Emanuela Paoletti
Associate Editor
Migration Studies
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 Aline Sara

Aline Sara
CEO and Founder
Natakallam
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 Alexander J.Diaz

Alexander J. Diaz
Head of Crisis
Response & Humanitarian Aid
Google.org
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 Mamadou

Mamadou Dian Balde
Deputy Director
UNHCR, Division of Resilience
and Solutions
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 Mohbuba Choudhury

Mohbuba Choudhury
Independent Researcher
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Roger Zetter

Roger Zetter
Professor Emeritus in Refugee Studies
Refugee Studies Centre
University of Oxford
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Hadiya

Hadiya Ahmed
Conversation Partner
NaTakallam
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Humanitarian-development Peace Nexus 

13:45 - 14:45 UK time
Session partner: UNOPS

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SPeaker:

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Andrew Kirkwood
Country Director for Myanmar
UNOPS 

 


Financing crises quickly, adequately and fairly  

15:15 - 16:15 UK time
Which institutions are the most effective in mobilising and allocating funds to mitigate long-term damage and did we underestimate what is needed? In future how can we prioritise funds without diverting away from existing emergencies?

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Speakers:

 Mike Shanley

MODERATOR: Mike Shanley
Founder and CEO
Konektid International
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 Laura Kelly

Laura Kelly
Director, Shaping Sustainable Markets
IIED
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 christian Meyer Zu Natrup

Christian Meyer zu Natrup
Managing Director
MZN International
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 Jono

Jono Anzalone
Head of Disaster and Crisis, Prevention,
Response, and Recovery
IFRC
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 Deepa

Deepa Karthykeyan
Co-founder and Director
Athena Infonomics
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Throughout May, June and July we ran a series of webinar sessions, you can watch them back here