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OAFP 5140 - Financing for Development

Type d'enseignement : Elective

Semester : Spring 2017-2018

Number of hours : 24

Language of tuition : English


No prerequisites.

Course Description

The course focuses on the institutions, tools and policies designed to mobilize resources for development. Topics include the new sustainable development goals, the means of development, the development finance architecture with the emergence of new actors, the aid modalities, conditionality in development policy lending, the social and environmental sustainability of development projects, climate change, the role of good governance, financing of post-conflict countries, innovative financing mechanisms for health, PPPs, financing for the refugees crisis, and challenges and opportunities in Asia and Pacific. During the course, we hope to bring new ideas and will examine issues at the intersection of business, law, finance and development.


  • BOZZA CANZIO, Enrico (Chief Counsel European Bank of Reconstruction and Development)
  • CLOS, Paul Edouard (Associate Director, Senior Counsel European Bank for Reconstruction and Development)

Pedagogical format

We will discuss about each topic and engage with the class on some complex issues. For some courses, we will provide case studies to be prepared in advance by the students. Experts from the international community sectors (UNDP, World Bank Group, AFD, AIIB) will be invited to join the discussion.

Course validation

1. Case study: 60%. 2. Short-essay on a relevant topic to be agreed with the teachers at the beginning of the course: 30%. 3. Participation: 10%.


The students will be required to read documents provided by the teachers at the beginning of the semester and prepare some case studies.

Required reading

A complete bibliography will be provided to the students before the first course