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A new Director for the Developmental Leadership Program

A new Director has been appointed for the Developmental Leadership Program (DLP) to replace Steve Hogg who is on sabbatical from AusAID, undertaking advanced studies at the Australian National University.

The new Director is Chris Wheeler who has long experience in development and aid policy. Chris has worked for AusAID and as a consultant since 1989 across a range of programs primarily in the Pacific Islands and Papua New Guinea and has lived and worked in Fiji, Samoa and Papua New Guinea. He has led substantial work on health, HIV/AIDS, law and justice, and governance. His experience includes policy, implementation, design and review of development activities and his principal areas of interest include alternative delivery modalities, country led development and the politics of development.

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The Developmental Leadership Program (DLP) is an international research initiative that explores how leadership, power and political processes drive or block successful development.

DLP focuses on the crucial role of home-grown leaderships and coalitions in forging legitimate political settlements and institutions that promote developmental outcomes, such as sustainable growth, political stability and inclusive social development.

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Power and systems, and their role in developmental change: Guest seminar with Duncan Green

Tuesday 21st February 2017

Seeing power and complex social systems clearly is the first step towards supporting positive developmental change, says Oxfam Strategic Director and DLP research partner Duncan Green. He discussed the themes of his latest book at a recent International Development Department guest seminar at the University of Birmingham.

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'How Change Happens': Birmingham seminar with Duncan Green

Monday 9th January 2017

What works in achieving progressive change? How do power and systems shape change, and how can you influence them? Join Oxfam's Duncan Green on Thursday 19 January to discuss the themes of his new book 'How Change Happens'. The presentation will be followed by a drinks reception and book signing.

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