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Back | Programme Area: Special Events (2000 - 2009) | Event: Regulating Global Institutions: Financial, Corporate and Non-Governmental Organizations

Regulating Global Institutions: Financial, Corporate and Non-Governmental Organizations

  • Date: 3 - 4 Feb 2002
  • Location: Porto Alegre, Brazil
  • Speakers: Deborah Eade, Peter Evans, Reinaldo Gonçalves, David Korten, Thandika Mkandawire, Peter Utting
  • Counterpart(s): Brazilian Institute of Social and Economic Analyses (iBASE)
  • Project Title: Geneva 2000: The Next Step in Social Development

3-4 February 2002

Sunday 3 February 2002

Session I: International Finance and Trade Organizations

14.00—14:30 Globalization and Social Development after Copenhagen:
Premises, Promises and Policies, Thandika Mkandawire

14:30—15:00 Can the South Save the Fund?
Redefining the South’s Role in the Governance of the IMF, Peter Evans

15:00—15:30 Financing for Development, Reinaldo Gonçalves

15:30—18:00 General discussion

Monday 4 February 2002

Session II: Transnational Corporations and International Development NGOs

14:00—14:30 New Forms of TNC Regulation:
How Useful are Multistakeholder Initiatives?, Peter Utting

14:30—15:00 Completing the Historic Transition to Democracy:
Beyond the Regulation of Transnational Corporations, David Korten

15:00—15:30 Global Institutions: Where Do NGOs Fit In?, Deborah Eade

15:30-18:00 General discussion

List of Participants:

Deborah Eade: Editor - Development in Practice, Oxford
Peter Evans: Professor of Sociology - Department of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley
Reinaldo Gonçalves: Professor of Economics, Instituto de Economia, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro
David Korten: President - People Centered Development Forum, Bainbridge Island, WA
Thandika Mkandawire: Director - UNRISD, Geneva
Peter Utting: Research Co-ordinator - UNRISD, Geneva