A4ID partners work to support victims of a complex case of large-scale fraud
Land ownership is a major source of conflict in the DRC. The land people rely on for their livelihoods is subject to interference by outside interests, with communities often unable to secure rights to protect it.
Presentations given at a Responsible Business Knowledge Group event on the role of lawyers in social impact investing In the first part of the presentation, Andy Lower (Executive Director of The Eleos Foundation) and Michelle Peters (Dechert LLP) provide an introduction to social impact investments and consider how they can be structured to ensure the minimisation […]
This presentation, given at our Governance Knowledge Group, considers freedom of information and how the right to access information underpins the international development agenda. Andrew Smith outlines the legal framework permitting or hindering access to governmental information and the steps required to ensure this right is fulfilled. Taking Kenya as a case study, Andrew considers […]
This presentation, given at our Climate Change Knowledge Group, discusses the legal and regulatory environment in which microinsurance operates, and the legal needs of stakeholders. In this presentation, Dr. Swenja Surminski examines the legal and regulatory issues that surround the implementation of microinsurance schemes in the developing world. Without understanding the legal needs of stakeholders […]
In this presentation, Aaron Oxley considers the structure and operational practice of microfinance organisations, looking too at how the model is financed and at the role of key stakeholders from beneficiaries to NGOs and governments. Setting out some of the challenges for the microinsurance sector, Aaron considers how the biggest challenges for climate change microinsurance […]
This talk, given at A4ID’s Training for Development Partners event, provides a thorough introduction to the law on Freedom of Information (FoI) in the UK. A thorough introduction to the law on Freedom of Information (FoI) in the UK, specifically with regards to the basic right to information, reasons FoI requests can be refused, the […]
This presentation, given at A4ID’s Training for Development Partners event, outlines the law of judicial review (JR) in the UK. This talk discusses Judicial Review by explanatory definition, the public law obligations of public authorities, limits to JR, remedies available, and practical/procedural considerations for claimants. This talk was delivered at A4ID’s Training for Development Partners […]