TWP Community of Practice meeting, Washington DC, 29 February 2016


Hosted by: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20036

Time Title Description
9:00-9:10 Welcome and quick round the table introductions
9:10-10:40 Agency / organisation updates Report from USAID on their Feb 3 PEA workshop.

DFAT’s recent experience of TWP in large mainstream programs

Then a quick round-table with members of the CoP highlighting initiatives, breakthroughs, setbacks, innovations or general points of interest to other CoPpers

10:40-11:00 Pacific Research Informal mediation in Urban PNG: an institutional approach to TWP

Three dimensions of institutional capability are considered, i) efficiency (accessibility, affordability, timeliness and sustainability), ii) power and authority, and iii) outcomes and legitimacy

11:00-11:30 Tea, coffee
11:30-1:00 WDR 2017 Law and Governance How is the WDR planning to frame governance, PEA and the TWP / DDD / PDIA ‘movement’?
1:00-2:00 Lunch
2:00-3.00 Plan for Sailboats, not Trains: Designing and Evaluating Adaptive, Power-Savvy Interventions Adaptive Programming

How to open space in the programming process for its staff to design and manage programs in more adaptive and flexible ways.

3:00-3:45 TWP and FC&V (1) How TWP/DDD is being applied across large statebuilding or service delivery programs in fragile and conflict-affected states – and where are the critical gaps in current practice and policy

(2) Need to draw fragility-conflict policy people into TWP discussions, particularly at the policy level

(3) Challenges with PSG1 (legitimate politics) implementation, and the dilemmas of pursuing overtly political goals

3:45 – 4:30 AoB



Jairo Acuna-Alfaro, UNDP New York

Saku Akmeemana, World Bank

Patrick Barron, ODI

 Taylor Brown, Palladium

Thomas Carothers, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Sam Chittick, World Bank

Bill Cole, The Asia Foundation

 Larry Garber, USAID / NDU

Aditi Hate, UNDP New York

 Alan Hudson, Global Integrity

Debbie Isser, World Bank

Rachel Kleinfeld, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

 Bryony Lau, The Asia Foundation

Neil Levine, USAID

Heather Marquette, University of Birmingham / Developmental Leadership Program

 Alina Rocha-Menocal, University of Birmingham / Developmental Leadership Program

 Tom Parks, DFAT Bangkok

Doug Porter, World Bank

 Mark Robinson, World Resources Institute

 Steve Rood, The Asia Foundation

 Mark Segal, DFID

 Matt Stephens, World Bank

Graham Teskey, Abt JTA Australia

George Varughese, The Asia Foundation

Leni Wild, ODI

 Lisa Williams, USAID

Michael Wilson, DFAT Canberra