- The g7+ held a high level side event at the UN General Assembly last month (watch the recording here). A panel made up of several world leaders, including Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf – both co-chairs of the post-2015 High Level Panel – who talked on the New Deal for Fragile States.
- LSE has released a new report relevent to fragile states, Meeting the challenges of crisis states. Co-author of the report, Professor James Putzel, recently spoke to the Guardian about the findings of the research in relation to the unfolding controversy over aid to Rwanda.
- Princeton’s Innovations for Successful Societies project has released a new case study Improving Decision Making at the Center of Government: Liberia’s Cabinet Secretariat, 2009 – 2012
- The governments of Sudan and South Sudan signed several agreements in Addis Ababa last month, paving the way for the resumption of oil production, reopening of the border and cooperation on banking and monetary policy. However, they were unable to agree on the disputed province of Abyei.
Interview with economic advisor to the president of south sudan