With the IGC, the Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development was launched on 2 March 2017 and ran until June 2018. The commission was chaired by David Cameron. Donald Kaberuka and Adnan Khan (IGC/LSE) served as co-chairs, and Tim Besley (LSE) and Paul Collier (Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford) served as its academic directors.
Cities that Work is a new IGC initiative that builds on work to translate economic research and practical insight into clear urban policy guidance. The Cities that Work Council is chaired by Ed Glaeser (Harvard) and is made up of Mohammed Adjei Sowah (Mayor of Accra), Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr (Mayor of Freetown), Paul Collier (Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford), Jonathan Leape (IGC), Jennifer Musisi (Executive Director, Kampala Capital City Authority), Naison Mutizwa-Mangiza (Director, Regional Office for Africa, UN-Habitat), Shoaib Rahim (Acting Mayor of Kabul), Tony Venables (Oxford), and Astrid Haas (Cities that Work Manager, IGC).