TWP Community of Practice meeting, London, January 2014

Summary of meeting (to be added)

Agenda

9:00 – 9:30 Welcome by Steve Hogg/Graham Teskey

Summary and highlights of November Delhi meeting

The primary objective of 2nd workshop is to discuss and develop the CoP work-program

Introduce Proposed Work-program (Steve Hogg/Jaime Faustino)

Work-stream 1: Historical case studies of TWP

Work-stream 2: Current/future portfolio of TWP programs

Work- stream 3: Mentoring, Training & Advocacy

Short discussion:

·       Donors and partners, time frame, program goal, expected outputs useful to the CoP

9:30 – 10:15

 

Politically Smart Programming: Key programming phases: Operational and Practical Issues (Chair/Introduction: Tom Wingfield)

  1. Phase 1: Political and context analysis;
  2. Phase 2: Decision on entry points for assistance;
  3. Phase 3: Program design and modality including:
    1. How TWP projects can shape a portfolio;
    2. How to incorporate TWP approaches into standard program designs and modalities
    3. Local and international workforce
  4. Phase 4: Program Management and implementation;
  5. Phase 5: Results/Value – for – money.

Discussant:

Neil McCulloch (DFAT)

10:15 – 11:00 Work-stream 1: Historical case studies of TWP (Chair: TBA)

·       Options identified and discussed briefly by participants (confirm from Delhi)

·       To be followed up and coordinated by DLP through 2014.

11:00 – 11:30 Morning tea
11:30 – 13:00 Work-stream 2: Current Portfolio Politically Smart Programming (Chair: Steve Hogg)

Short presentations:

DFID(Richard Butterworth)

USAID (Larry Garber)

DFAT (Neil McCulloch)

DFAT Pacific (Tracey Newbury)

Oxfam (Duncan Green)

Discussants:

·       Alina Rocha Menacol (ODI)

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 Work-stream 2: ‘Action Research’ Methodology (Chair: David Hudson)

1.     DLP Proposed Approach (Heather Marquette)

2.     TAF/ODI Approach (David Booth)

Discussants:

·       Tom Carothers

·       Diana Cammack (USAID)

·       Stefan Kossoff (DFID)

15:00 – 15:45 Work-stream 2: Structure & Coordination (Small Group discussion)

·       TAF/DFID/World Bank/DFAT: how to structure and coordinate the 12-15 programs

15:45 – 16:15 Coffee Break
16:15 – 16:30 Work-stream 3: Mentoring, Training & Advocacy (Jaime Faustino)

·       Initial thoughts on pilot approach and possible mechanism

16.30 –17:00 Next Steps (Graham Teskey/Steve Hogg/Jaime Faustino)

·       Developing the work-program and outputs

·       Mechanisms to share knowledge and cross-linkage within CoP

·       Way forward on communication strategy

·       Next meeting: Manila 2014