Debate on the occasion of the official Launch of the Report on the OECD/DAC Peer Review of the Netherlands

Start date
Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 13:15
End date
Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 16:45
Location
ISS

On the 28th of June the ISS will host the debate on the occasion of the offical Launch of the Report on the OECD/DAC Peer Review Report.

During the event there will be 3 debates all of which relate to the report on the OECD/DAC Peer review report. 

The first debate statement is “The Dutch approach: aid, trade, investment and engaging the private sector, are the best way to achieving the sustainable development goals.”  The frontbencher for the propoents of this debate is Mr Marcel Vernooij (Sustainable Economic Development Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs). the frontbencher for the oppenents is Mrs. Danielle Hirsch (Director Both Ends). The Debate will be followed by reflections from Ms. Lize Swartz, a PhD researcher at ISS 

The second debate statement is "“Civil society organisations must shift from being channels for aid to being independent political actors.” The frontbencher for the propoents is Mr. Rolf Schipper (Campaign leader at the Vereniging Milleudefensie). The frontbencher for the oppoents is Dr. Georgina M. Gomez (Associate professor Institutions and Locat Development, ISS). This will be followed by reflections from Mrs. Salomey Gyamfri Afrifa, a PhD research at ISS.   

The third debate statement is “Focus on SDG-related themes takes priority over building on partner country systems". The fontbencher for te proponents is Prof. Dr. Ronald L. Holzhacker (Professor of Multilevel Governance and Regional Structure at the University of Groningen). The frontbencher opponents is Mrs Isti Hidayati (PhD researcher University of Groningen). The debate will be followed by reflections my Mr. K. Kuswanto, a PhD candidate at the Universtiy of Groningen. 

 


Publication date: 26 June 2017