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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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About DLP

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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New role for Alina Rocha Menocal

Monday 31st October 2016

After many significant contributions to DLP's research, events and impact, Alina Rocha Menocal is now moving on to take up a USAID Senior Democracy Fellowship. Alina will also continue her role as a Research Fellow in ODI's Politics and Governance Programme, on a part-time basis, and we are delighted that she will retain close links with DLP as a Research Associate.

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2016 Adrian Leftwich Memorial Lecture

Thursday 27th October 2016

The University of Manchester's annual lecture in memory of DLP's founding Director of Research, Adrian Leftwich, will be given this year by Nic van de Walle, Professor of International Studies at Cornell University, on Wednesday, 16 November.

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