Development Impact Bond Launch Event

This afternoon marks the culmination of months of effort from the Development Impact Bond Working Group as we launch the consultation of their report. We have convened an exciting panel for the event, which includes Elizabeth Littlefield, President of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, and Judith Rodin, President of the Rockefeller Foundation. From the UK we have the Rt. Hon Andrew Mitchell MP, former Secretary of State for International Development and Nick Rouse, Managing Director of Frontier Markets Fund Managers. It promises to be a lively session and I’m delighted to share the agenda with you.

Agenda
2.45 Refreshments
3.00 Opening remarks from Ann Grant, Standard Chartered
3.05 Welcome from Elizabeth Littlefield, Overseas Private Investment Corporation
3.10 Introduction to Social Impact Bonds and Development Impact Bonds, Toby Eccles, Social Finance
3.25 The Development context and conclusions of the Working Group, Owen Barder, The Center for Global Development
3.40 Responses

Rt. Hon Andrew Mitchell, MP

Judith Rodin, Rockefeller Foundation

Nick Rouse, Frontier Markets Fund Managers

4.00 Discussion and Q&A moderated by Ann Grant, Standard Chartered
4.30 Drinks reception

The event itself can be followed on twitter under #devimpactbonds and the report can be downloaded here. The consultation period will run for 6 weeks until 17th July 2013. Please email dib@cgdev.org with your feedback.

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