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Conference 11 May: Taking Stock of the Responses to the Financial Crisis

 


Program

09.00    Welcome,

09.05    Session 1: We are in a crisis. How did we get here?

11.30    Lunch (included in conference fee)

13.00    Session 2: How do we get out again?

15.00    Session 3: Cultural event: Rap artist Africa Makakane, Lesotho

17.00    Session 4: Afternoon lecture:
Ha-Joon Chang, professor Cambridge University
"Keynesianism for the rich and monetarism for the poor"
- can the crisis be an opportunity to get rid of double standards in international finance                     policies?

Panel discussion.

20.00 Dinner (booking must be made, see below)


Speakers and panelists

Rep from Norwegian MFA, to be identified

Rep from IMF, to be identified

Rep from World Bank, to be identified


Ha-Joon Chang, UK/Korea, economist, writer, author of “Kicking Away the Ladder” and “Bad Samaritans.”


Fantu Cheru, Ethiopia/Sweden. Currently Research director at the Nordic Africa Institute in Uppsala/ Former UN Human Rights rapporteur on the Structural Adjustment Programmes as well as adviser to Kofi Annan on various issues.


Erik Reinert, Norway, economist, most recent book “Spontan Kaos. Økonomi i en ulvetid” (Spontaneous Chaos. Economy in the time of Wolves)  and the celebrated “How the Rich became Rich and Poor became Poor.”


Njoki Njoroge Njehu, Kenya,  former head of the World Bank focused umbrella “50-years-is-enough”

Edith Grace Ssempala, Uganda, director at the World Bank's Internat Affair's Department, former ambassor to USA and the Nordic countries.


Doug Hellinger, USA, NGO Expert on Structural adustment, co-ordinator of the SAPRIN-network and co-editor of  “The SAPRIN report: The Policy Roots of economic crisis poverty and inequality”


Charles Abugre, UK/Ghana, head of policy Christian Aid, central British writer and researcher on international development and financial issues.

Sony Kapoor, India/UK/Norway, director Re-Define, an international think-tak on development, finance and environment.

Lidy Nacpil, Philippines, Jubilee South, long time debt cancellation promoter and active in monitoring the effects of the World Bank's structural adjustment programs.



Booking:

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Email: program@voksenaasen.no

or to

Mail:
Siri Dohlen
Programavdelingen
Voksenåsen
Ullveien 4
0791 Oslo



.....    Yes, I want to take part in the conference
         (fee includes coffees, fruit, lunch, conference report) NOK 500

......    Yes, I want to join the group for dinner at 20:00,  NOK 300


......   I am a student and apply for scholarship to cover the 500 NOK fee.

For accomodation at Voksenaasen hotel, contact booking www.voksenaasen.no or call 22811500


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