Morning Plenary Session
Better Governance for Inclusive Growth: role and current challenges
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary General, OECD
Ms. Katju Holkeri, Chair, OECD Public Governance Committee
Mr. Brian Atwood, Chair, OECD Development Assistance Committee
Mr. Gary Banks, Chair, OECD Regulatory Policy Committee
Mr. François Bourguignon, Director of Paris School of Economics and former Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of the World Bank
High-level Panel Session: Towards New Economic Thinking: the Role of Governance in Promoting Inclusive Growth
- What is the role of governance and institutions in promoting inclusive growth and national well-being across OECD and partner countries? In what ways can governance promote inclusive growth?
- How can new approaches to governance and regulatory reforms help governments tackle inequalities and promote economic development?
- What are the good practices and lessons learned?
Chair – Mr. Rintaro Tamaki, Deputy Secretary-General of the OECD
Mr. Jérôme Filippini, Secretary General for Government Modernisation, France
Mr. Edgar Ayales, Minister of Finance, Costa Rica
Mr. Gary Banks, Chair, Australian Productivity Commission and Chair,
OECD Regulatory Policy Committee
Mr. Mohamad Ikhsan, Special Advisor to the Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia
Mr. Mark Drabenstott, Chairman, The Global Trust for Regional Innovation & Investment and Former Chair, OECD Territorial Development Policy Committee
High-Level Panel Session: Building Effective Institutions for Inclusive Growth: Current Progress and Challenges
- What should be the characteristics of effective institutions necessary to facilitate sustainable and inclusive growth across OECD and partner countries?
- In what ways do these institutions contribute to inclusive growth?
- What progress has been made in developing effective institutions across the globe?
- What are the challenges in building such institutions?
- What tools are available to governments in enhancing effectiveness of governance institutions? What good practices and lessons from past experience can governments draw on?
Chair – Ms. Katju Holkeri, Chair, OECD Public Governance Committee
Mr. Abdelaâdim Guerrouj, Minister of Public Service and Administrative Modernisation, Morocco
Ms. Carmel McGregor, Deputy Secretary Defence People, Defence People Group (DPG), Department of Defence, Australia
Mr. Sergei Dubik, Advisor to the President of the Russian Federation
Mr. Luiz Alberto Dos Santos, Deputy Minister for Analysis and Follow- Up of Governmental Policies, Presidency of Republic - Civil House, Brazil
Ms. Mary-Anne Addo, Director ERM-Multilateral, Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, Ghana
Professor Pippa Norris, McGuire Lecturer in Comparative Politics, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University and Department of Government and International Relations, The University of Sydney
Mr. Daron Acemoglu, Elizabeth and James Killian Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and co-author of the book Why Nations Fail: Origins of Power, Poverty, and Prosperity
(via video conference)
Afternoon Parallel Breakout Sessions: Building an agenda for better governance for inclusive growth
Breakout Session 1: Establishing a Professional Public Service
- What should be the key features and ethical values of a high-performing and professional public service? Through what channels does a professional public service promote inclusive growth?
- What barriers and gaps need to be addressed? What innovative practices and useful lessons have emerged?
Chair – Mr. Pawel Wojciechowski, Chair of the Governing Board, OECD Development Centre, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Poland to the OECD
Mr. Sławomir Brodziński, Head of the Civil Service, Poland
Dr. Thosaporn Sirisumphand, Secretary General of the Office of the Public Sector Development Commission, Thailand
Mr. Vladimir Mau, Rector, Academy of National Economy and Public Administration of Russia
Mr. Uriel Márquez Carrazco, Undersecretary of Public Administration, Ministry of Public Administration, Mexico
Ms. Maria Lorena Gutierrez, Presidential Counsellor for Good Governance & Administrative Efficiency, Colombia
Breakout Session 2: Tools for Evidence-based and Inclusive Policy Making
- What is evidence-based and inclusive policy making?
- What contribution can evidence-based and inclusive policy-making processes make to tackling public policy challenges, including restoring growth and social equity?
- Which tools proved effective in developing and implementing inclusive policies based on evidence?
- What is the role of open government?
Chair – Mr. Mario Pezzini, Director, OECD Development Centre
Mr. Carlos Santiso, Head, Institutional Capacity of the State Division Inter-American Development Bank
Professor Brian Head, Program Leader of Policy Analysis and Sustainability and Environment, Institute for Social Science Research, University of Queensland, Australia
Professor Michael Barzelay, Department of Management, London School of Economics and Political Science
Mr. John Evans, General Secretary, Trade Union Advisory Committee to the OECD
Ms. Rabha Zeidguy, Professor, École Nationale d'Administration, Morocco
Breakout Session 3: Strategic Management of the State
- What strategic capacities and mechanisms are needed in the centre of government to effectively promote economic growth and social wellbeing?
- What role does government-wide performance management, accountability and strategic planning play?
- How can states build capacities to manage economic and social risks more effectively?
- What progress has been made in building strategic government capacity across the globe, including risk assessment and management?
- What are current reforms and challenges in this area?
Chair – Mr. Ricardo Diez-Hochleitner, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Spain to the OECD
Mr. Joe Wild, Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet, Machinery of Government, Privy Council Office, Canada
Mr. Dustin Brown, Deputy Assistant Director for Management, Office of Management and Budget, United States
Mr. Fang Jin, Deputy Secretary-General, China Development Research Foundation (CDRF)
Professor Paul Joyce, Director, Liverpool Business School
Breakout Session 4: Openness and Innovation in the Public Sector
- In your view, what does open government mean?
- What are the links between openness and innovation in the public sector and social inclusion and growth?
- What are some of the major reforms promoted by your governments to enhance openness and innovation in the public sector?
- What are the innovative and interesting practices in this area?
- What are the concrete implications of open government initiatives?
Chair – Ms. Jeri Guthrie-Corn, Acting Permanent Representative of the United States to the OECD
Dr. Ahmed S. Elrafie, Acting Minister, Ministry of State for Administrative Development, Egypt
Ms. Ayanda Dlodlo, Deputy Minister of Public Service and Administration, South Africa
Mr. Mario Anguiano Moreno, Governor of the State of Colima, Mexico
Ms. Liz McKeown, Deputy Chief Economist and Head of Analysis, Cabinet Office, United Kingdom
Breakout Session 5: Public Sector Integrity and the Rule of Law
- How do public sector integrity and the rule of law contribute to economic growth, national well-being and public trust?
- What progress has been made across the globe in embedding the culture integrity and the rule of law in the public sector?
- Which measures proved effective?
Chair – Ms. Huguette Labelle, Chair, Transparency International
Mrs. Marie-Françoise Bechtel, Vice-President of the Law Commission of the National Assembly, former Director of ENA, France
Mr. Ramiro Alfonso Mendoza Zúñiga, Comptroller General, Chile
Mr. Joseph Gangloff, Deputy Director, Office of Government Ethics, United States
Ms. Pia Marconi, Director General for the Modernisation of Public Administration, presidency of the Council of Ministers, Italy
Mr. Hichem Hammi, Chief of Cabinet, Ministry of Governance and the Fight Against Corruption, Tunisia
Closing Plenary Session
Chairs reported back from discussions from the plenary and breakout sessions, and identified proposals for an OECD good practice framework on “Better Governance for Inclusive Growth” and the OECD Initiative “New Approaches to Economic Challenges”, as well as next steps in advancing global dialogue and collaboration on governance reforms as part of the OECD Development Strategy.
Chair – Mr. Mario Marcel, Deputy Director, OECD Public Governance and Territorial Development Directorate
Ms. Katju Holkeri, Chair, OECD Public Governance Committee
Mr. Rolf Alter, Director, Public Governance and Territorial Development Directorate, OECD