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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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Friday 1st March 2019

DLP is looking for a Program Manager for a new three-year phase of research on how leadership can support development in Asia and the Pacific.

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Tackling violence in the DRC: new papers discuss ways forward

Tuesday 18th December 2018

As the Democratic Republic of the Congo prepares for tense presidential elections, two new papers unpack some of the drivers of the prolonged conflict and insecurity in the eastern provinces.

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