OxFID2019 explored the theme of ‘Piecing the Puzzle’ through connecting new and old development approaches. The conference took place in the Said Business School, hosted 23 world-class speakers and was attended by 317 students and young professionals.‘Governance and Conflict’, ‘Global Health and HumanRights’ and ‘Climate Justice and Development’ were some of the panel titles.
OxFID 2018, tackled the idea of a ‘Divided World’, considered the causes for division and the potential for unity and cooperation in a new age of development. The conference took place in the Mathematical Institute, hosted 28 world-class speakers, and was attended by 391 guests and included panels such as ‘Gender’,‘Digital Africa’ and ‘ Conflict and Peacebuilding’.
Previous speakers include:
Dr. Luis Moreno-Ocampo, Chief Prosecutor, International Criminal Court;
Ian Goldin, Former Vice-President, World Bank;
Richard Dowden, Director, Royal African Society;
Kevin Watkins, CEO, Save the Children;
Susan Mcdade, Assistant Secretary General, UNDP;
Sir Stephen O'Brien, Former Under-Secretary General, United Nations;
Professor Lord Robert May, Former Chief Scientific Advisor, UK Government;
Kamalesh Sharma, Former Secretary General, Commonwealth of Nations;
Georges Haddad, Director, Division for Higher Education, UNESCO;
Baroness Caroline Cox, Founder and CEO, the Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust;
Mark Goldring, CEO, Oxfam;
Kingsley Moghalu, Former Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria.