Global Governance in an Era of Uncertainty

Dates: 01/15/2016 Dates: 01/15/2016 Times: 09:00 - 18:15 Location: LSE, Shaw Library, 6th floor, Old Building, WC2A 2AE

lseThis conference will contribute to the understanding of the rise of the global south by focusing on key international actors from Asia, Africa and Latin America and their perspectives on global governance in an era of uncertainty.

Opening Keynote address:

Chris Alden, Director of the Global South Unit

Craig Calhoun, Director of the LSE

Enrique García, President of CAF (Development Bank of Latin America)

Confirmed speakers:

Michel Camdessus, Former Managing Director of the IMF and Governor of the Bank of France

Enrique Iglesias, Former Secretary General of SEGIB, President of the Inter-AmericanDevelopment Bank, and Executive Secretary of ECLAC

Celso Amorim, Former Minister of Foreign Relations and Minister of Defense of Brazil

Prof. David Coen, LSE Director of the Institute of Global Governance

Khalid Malik, Former Director UN Human Development Programme UNDP

Jack Boorman, Former Director of the Policy Development and Review Department of the International Monetary Fund

Prof. Guillermo Perry, Profesor Universidad de los Andes and Former Minister of Finance of Colombia

Humayon Dar, CEO Edbiz Consulting London

Rajat Nag, Former Managing Director of the Asian Development Bank

Leonel Fernández, Former President of the Dominican Republic

Rajiv Biswas, Senior Director and Asia Pacific Chief Economist, IHS

Professor Ana Cristina Alves, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Professor Wu Guoping, Director General del Instituto de América Latina de la Universidad de Ciencias y Tecnologías del Suroeste, China

Prof. Fernando Cardoso, IMVF (Institute Marquês de Valle Flor)

Harinder Kohli, President Emerging Markets Forum

Guillermo Fernández de Soto, CAF’s Director Representative for Europe

João Carlos Ferraz, Director Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES)

Rebeca Grynspan, General Secretary of SEGIB.Rosario Green, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mexico

Mario Pezzini, Director of the OECD Development Centre

José Luis Machinea, Former Executive Secreary of ECLAC

Closing Keynote Address:

Enrique García, President of CAF (Development Bank of Latin America)

Chris Alden, Director of the Global South Unit


Date: Friday 15 January 2016
Time: 9am-6.15pm
Venue: LSE, Shaw Library, 6th floor, Old Building
Cost: This event is free to attend but pre-registration required

From time to time there are changes to event details so it is strongly recommended that, if you plan to attend this event, you check the LSE website on the day of the event.

For further questions and information, please contact Dr Caroline Varin and Ms Aleksandra Stankovaconference organisers.

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