As the value of peer-to-peer partnerships becomes more widely acknowledged, in a diverse array of sectors, those engaged in these activities should be encouraged to share their own learning. For this reason, a conference was held in central London on 7 February 2018, bringing together key players in this field. The London Conference on Peer-to-Peer Learning and Institutional Partnerships was convened by the following three organisations:
The conference was funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) and attended by more than 80 representatives from a range of organisations and institutions delivering or funding peer-to-peer learning activities in developing countries. Opened by the Minister of State for International Development, Harriett Baldwin, the conference considered three key topics:
This report captures some of the key findings, lessons and ongoing questions for the emerging community of practice on peer-to-peer learning. It is not intended to be a detailed account of the day, but a narrative on the key themes that emerged, with each section drafted by one of the three partner organisations.