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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON “BEYOND THE WASHINGTON CONSENSUS: PUBLIC POLICY AND THE FUTURE OF DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE

22-23 November 2015

Sunday, 22 November 2015

INAUGURAL SESSION: 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Welcome Address

C. Raj Kumar, Vice Chancellor, O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU)

Introduction to the Conference

R. Sudarshan, Professor & Dean, Jindal School of Government and Public Policy (JSGP), JGU

Introduction to IDPPA

Robin J. Lewis, President, International Development and Public Policy Alliance (IDPPA), Professor and Director, Master of Global Public Policy Program (MGPP), Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA) Moscow, Russia

Keynote Address

Shri Jayant Sinha, Hon'ble Minister of State for Finance, Government of India (TBC)

Special Address

Ajay Chhibber, Visiting Professor, Georgetown University's Institute of International Economic Policy; Former Director, UNDP Regional Bureau for Asia and Pacific

Closing remarks

Y.S.R. Murthy, Registrar, JGU

Tea Break: 11:30 am– 11:45 am

Panel Discussion: 11:45 am – 1:00  pm

Teresa Kho, Country Director, Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Jonathan Addleton, Mission Director, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

Networking Lunch: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Session I: 2:00 pm – 4:30  pm

Chair: Representative of the DEA

Deepanshu Mohan, Jindal School of International Affairs (JSIA), JGU

Governing Dynamics of a New Global Economic Orde

Oliver Stuenkel, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV), Brazil

"BRICS-led Institutional Entrepreneurship and the Future of Global Order: the Case of the New Development Bank"

Sandeshika Sharma, JSGP

"Re-reading Lester B. Pearson's 'Crisis of Development'”

Catarina Tully, Director-From Over Here

"Looking Together at our Future – Innovations in Strategic Planning and Foresight in the Post-2015 Agenda"

Welcome Dinner at IIC Lawns : 7:00 pm

Guest of Honour Shashi Tharoor, M.P.,  Former U.N. Under-Secretary General for Communications and Public Information

Monday, 23 November 2015

SESSION II: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Special Address Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Former Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission of India

Chair: R Sudarshan, Dean, JSGP

Firoz Khan, School of Public Leadership, University of Stellenbosch, Republic of South Africa

"Neo-Imperial Governance, Political Sovereignty, and the Conflict Management-Peace Building-State Reconstruction Nexus in the Post-Post Washington Consensus Era"

Tanvir Aeijaz, Ramjas College, University of Delhi

"Global Public-Private Partnerships: Policy Spatiality between Markets and States in the Post-Washington Consensus  Era"

Alexey Verbetsky, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration

"International Mechanisms of Human Capital Development and Knowledge Creation: the Role of Educational Institutions"

Rajeev Malhotra, JSGP

"Measuring Public Policy Effectiveness: A Framework for Sub-national Policy Making and Implementation Assessment"

SESSION III: 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Chair: Sreeram Chaulia, Dean, JSIA

Pregala Pillay and Evangelos Mantzaris, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

"Post-Washington Consensus and Public Policy: A South African Case Study"

Krishna Ayyangar, Azim Premji University, Bangalore

"Opening a Black Box? Explaining Implementation Problems as Policy Puzzles in India"

Sérgio Praça, School of Social Sciences, CPDOC, FGV-RJ

"Brazil's Anticorruption Institutions and the Battle for Jurisdiction, 1985-2014"

Dina Wafa, School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, The American University in Cairo

"Transforming the Social Contract in Egypt: Social Protection Vs. Economic Development"

Chen Jian, Vantone Foundation China

"A Review of Child Health Urban-Rural Inequities in China from 1991 to 2010"

Dinner at JGU Lawns : 7:00 pm onwards

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Date: Sunday, 22 November 2015

Venue: India International Centre, New  Delhi

Date: Monday, 23 November 2015

Venue: O.P. Jindal Global University Sonipat Narela Road, Sonipat - 131001, Haryana


 

LIFE IN THE NEW GLOBAL CITIES

July 1-2, 2013 Beijing, China

IDPPA MEMBERS

  • Fundação Getulio Vargas [FGV], Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL
  • School of Social Development and Public Policy [SSDPP], Beijing Normal University, Beijing, CHINA 
  • School of Global Affairs and Public Policy [GAPP], American University in Cairo [AUC], Cairo, EGYPT 
  • School of Government and Public Policy [JSGP], O.P Jindal Global University, Delhi, INDIA
  • School of Government and Public Policy [SGPP], Jakarta, INDONESIA
  • Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration [RANEPA], Moscow, RUSSIA School of Public Leadership [SPL], Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA
  • Sabanci University School of Public Policy/Istanbul Policy Center, Istanbul, TURKEY

CONFERENCE AGENDA

JULY 1

8:30-9:00 Arrival, Registration, Check in at the Jingshi Hotel, Beijing Normal University

9:00-9:05 Welcome by Dean Zhang Xiulan, School of Social Development and Public Policy     (SSDPP), Beijing Normal University

9:05-9:15 Introduction by Robin Lewis, Conference Chair, SSDPP

9:15-9:45 Keynote speech:  Dr. Mohamed Halfani, Head, Research Unit, UN-Habitat, Nairobi, KENYA, “Towards a Holistic and Organic Notion of Urban Prosperity”

9:45-10:00 Tea break

10:00-11:30

Panel 1 PARADIGMS FOR ASSESSING URBAN DEVELOPMENT

  • Chair: Erhard Friedberg, School of Government and Public Policy (SGPP), Jakarta, INDONESIA
  • Alun Rhydderch, School of International Futures, Wilton Park, UK, “The Wheel of Prosperity – a Foresight Perspective”
  • Fabian Breuer, Public Affairs and Communications Directorate, OECD, Paris, FRANCE, “Goodbye GDP, Hello GDW (Well-Being)?”
  • Firoz Khan, School for Public Leadership (SPL), University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA, “Global Cities: Exclusion, Violence, Reappropriations and ‘Real Utopias’”
  • Discussant: R. Sudarshan, Jindal School of Government and Public Policy (JGSP), O.P. Jindal Global University, Delhi, INDIA

12:00 - 13:30 Luncheon (Jingshi Hotel)

13:30 – 15:00 

Panel 2 PRODUCTIVITY 

  • Chair: Tumun Tsydypov, School of Public Policy, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA), Moscow, RUSSIA
  • Mikhail Pryadilnikov, Moscow City Government, RUSSIA, “Economic Impact of Public Spaces in Cities”
  • Upasana Mahanta and Indranath Gupta, Jindal Global Law School, O.P. Jindal Global University, Delhi, INDIA [presented by Indranath Gupta], “Urbanization and Shifting Notions on ‘Work’: Exploring the Issue of Domestic Workers in India”
  • Aris Ananta, the Institute of South-East Asian Studies, SINGAPORE, “The Right to Sight in Indonesia”
  • Discussant: Dina Wafa, School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, American University in Cairo (AUC), Cairo, EGYPT

15:00 - 15:15 Tea break

15:15 - 16:45  

Panel 3 QUALITY OF LIFE 

  • Chair: Celso Castro, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV), Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL
  • Susan H. Holcombe, the Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, US, “Scalability of Social Development Innovations in Urban Areas”  
  • Adeola Enigbokan, New York, NY, US and Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design, Moscow, RUSSIA, “Social Activism as Contemporary Art in the Emerging Discourse of DIY Urbanism in Russia”
  • Bhuvaneswari Raman, Jindal School of Government and Public Policy (JSGP), O.P. Jindal Global
  • University, INDIA, “The Promise of Legal Land Tenure and the Experience of Urban Poor in Indian Cities”
  • Leticia Ferreira, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV), Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL, “Finding Their Way Home: the Effectiveness of a Governmental Program Targeting Young Runaways in Rio de Janeiro”
  • Discussant: Wang Xinsong, School of Social Development and Public Policy (SSDPP), Beijing Normal University, Beijing, CHINA

16:45 - 17:00 Tea break

17:00 - 18:30

Panel 4 INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT

  • Chair: Dina Wafa, School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, American University in Cairo (AUC), Cairo, EGYPT
  • Mariana Cavalcanti, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV), Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL, “Slum Urbanization in Rio de Janeiro: Past Trajectories and Future Challenges”
  • Aseem Prakash, Jindal School of Government and Public Policy (JSGP), O.P. Jindal Global University, Delhi, INDIA, “Small Town Capitalism: The Limits of Formal Regulation”
  • Jennifer Bremer, School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, American University in Cairo (AUC), Cairo, EGYPT [presented by Dina Wafa], “Community Self-help Strategies and Government-led Infrastructure: Rivals or Partners in Extending Basic Services to Informal Urban Areas?”
  • Discussant: Abuzar Asra, School of Government and Public Policy (SGPP), Jakarta, INDONESIA

18:30 – 20:00 Conference Dinner (Yumadun Restaurant)

JULY 2

9:00 – 10:30

Panel 5 EQUITY AND SOCIAL INCLUSION

  • Chair: R. Sudarshan, Jindal School of Government and Public Policy (JSGP), O.P. Jindal Global University, Delhi, INDIA
  • Bianca Freire-Medeiros, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV), Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL, “Urban Poverty in a Transforming Global Order”
  • Sergey Zuev, School of Public Policy, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA), Moscow, RUSSIA, “Challenges for Migration Policy in Moscow”
  • Tian Fangmeng, School of Social Development and Public Policy (SSDPP), Beijing Normal University, Beijing, CHINA, “The ‘Internationalization’ of China’s Hukou Residence System”
  • Joseph K. Assan, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, US, “Exploitation and Vulnerability of Young Peasant Migrants Working in Urban Food Markets in Ghana”
  • Discussant: Celso Castro, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV), Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL 

10:30 – 10:45 Tea break

10:45-12:15

Panel 6 SUSTAINABILITY

  • Chair: Zhang Xiulan, School of Social Development and Public Policy (SSDPP), Beijing Normal University, Beijing, CHINA
  • Christian Deseglise and Delfina Lopez Freijido, BRICLab, Columbia University, New York, NY, US, “Towards a More Sustainable Urban Economic Development: Tackling Consumption”
  • Korel Göymen, Sabancı University and Istanbul Policy Center, Istanbul, TURKEY, “Sustainability Issues of Turkish Cities”
  • Vivian Fonseca, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV), Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL, “Immaterial Heritage in Brazil”
  • Discussant: Sergey Zuev, School of Public Policy, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA), Moscow, RUSSIA

12:15-12:30 Conference Summary by Robin Lewis, Conference Chair, SSDPP

FOR IDPPA MEMBERS AND THEIR GUESTS ONLY:

12:30-13:30 Lunch (box lunch)

13:30-14:00 Bus to Columbia Global Centers| East Asia

14:00 – 17:00 

URBANIZATION IN CHINA AND THE CASE OF BEIJING

A symposium hosted by the Columbia Global Centers|East Asia and the Urban China Initiative (UCI), a research consortium of Tsinghua University, Columbia University, and McKinsey & Company

  • Joan Kaufman, Director, Columbia Global Centers|East Asia, Beijing, CHINA, “Challenges of Urbanization in China”
  • Zhang Gengtian, Director of Research, Urban China Initiative (UCI), Beijing, CHINA, “The Urban Sustainability Index and China’s Urbanization Indicators System”
  • Wang Jun, Senior Reporter, Xinhua News Agency and author of Beijing Record: A Physical and Political History of Planning Modern Beijing, Beijing, CHINA, “Beijing’s Urban Transformation in the Past Ten Years: An Illustrated Lecture”

17:15-18:00 Bus to Farewell Banquet at Studio X

18:00-20:00 Farewell Banquet at Studio X, which is a facility of the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Preservation, and Planning (GSAPP) located in a former factory in one of Beijing’s preserved traditional areas (hutong) in the heart of the city.

JULY 3

9:00 – 12:00 IDPPA Business Meeting at SSDPP, Beijing Normal University (for representatives of current and prospective IDPPA member-schools)

CONFERENCE CO-SPONSORS

  • UN-Habitat
  • OECD
  • Urban China Initiative
  • Columbia Global Centers|East Asia
  • Columbia University BRICLab
  • The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University
  • Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture, and Design
  • McKinsey & Company

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