3rd OECD World Forum, Thursday 29 October 2009

 

Agenda Menu

 

Day 1 - How is the World Progressing

 

Day 2 - New Measures, New Policies

 

Day 3 - How Can We Improve the Way in Which Evidence on Progress Promotes Changes?

 

Day 4 - Taking this Forward - The Next Steps

 

 

 Day 3 

How Can We Improve the Way in Which Evidence on Progress Promotes Change?

 

 

3.1  Evidence, People and Behaviour

Keynote address: Pier Carlo Padoan, Deputy Secretary-General of the OECD

Why Evidence is Not Enough to Change Policies and Behaviours: 3 Case Studies

3.1a  Quality of Life

Chair: Cae One Kim, Chairman, National Research Council for Economics, Humanities and Social Science, NRCS, Korea

 

 

  

Richard Layard, Professor, Centre for Economic Performance, London
School of Economics and Political Science, UK

Abstract

 Presentation

 Paper

Insill Yi, Commissioner, Statistics Korea

Abstract

 

 Paper

Robert Cummins, Professor of Psychology, Deakin University, President, International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies, ISQOLS, Australia

 

 Presentation

 Paper

3.1b  Climate Change

Chair: Prosanto Pal, Senior Fellow, Industrial Energy Efficiency Division,
The Energy and Resources Institute, TERI, India

 

 

Fulai Sheng, Senior Economist, United Nations Environment Programme, UNEP

Abstract

 

 Paper

Anders Wijkman, Vice President, Club of Rome, President, GLOBE-EU,
Board member, Tällberg Foundation, and Expert Group Chairman for the
Commission on Climate Change and Development

Abstract

 Presentation

 

Paul Dickinson, CEO, Carbon Disclosure Project, UK

Abstract

 Presentation

 Paper

Discussant: Rae Kwon Chung, Ambassador for Climate Change, Ministry
of Foreign Affairs and Trade, MOFAT, Korea

 

 Presentation

 

3.1c  Health

Chair: Chris Murray, Institute Director, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, IHME, USA

        

 

           

Steve Lim, Assistant Professor, Department of Global Health, University of Washington, USA

Abstract

 Presentation

 

Tran Van Son, Department of Public Expenditure and Administration,
Ministry of Finance, Vietnam

 

 Presentation

 

Andres de Francisco, Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH), Italy

Abstract

 Presentation

 

 

3.2  Parallel Sessions

3.2a  The Role of Economic and Social Councils

Chair: Serge Allegrezza, President, Economic and Social Council, CES, Luxembourg

 

 

           

Philippe Le Clezio, Economic, Social and Environmental Council, France

Abstract

 

 

Seoghoon Kang, Professor,Economics Sungshin Women's University, Korea

 Presentation

 

Antonio Marzano, President, International Association of Economic and
Social Councils and Similar Institutions, AICESIS, and President, National
Economic and Labour Council, CNEL, Italy

AbstractAbstract

 

 

 

3.2b  National Initiatives to Measure Well-Being, Societal Progress and Sustainable Development in non-OECD Countries

Chair: Agnes Ssekiboobo, Director, ISAE - Makerere University, Uganda

 

 

            

Tshoki Zangmo, Media Officer, The Centre for Bhutan Studies

 

 Presentation

 

Xianchun Xu, Deputy Commissioner, National Bureau of Statistics of China

Abstract

 Presentation

Paper

Luay Shabaneh, President, Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics,
Palestine

Abstract

 Presentation

 Paper

Seeta Prabhu, UN Development Programme, UNDP, India

Abstract Presentation

Paper

Discussant: Byron Villacís Cruz, Director General, National Institute of Statistics and Censuses, INEC, Ecuador

 

 

 

3.2c  Childhood Well-being

Chair: Fiona Stanley, Director, Telethon Institute for Child Health
Research, Australia

 

 Presentation

             

Yanghee Lee, Professor, Dep. of Child Psychology and Education, Sungkyunkwan University and Chair, UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, Korea

Abstract

 Presentation

Paper

Paul Schreyer, Acting Director, Statistics Directorate, OECD

 

 Presentation

 

Asher Ben-Arieh, Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social
Welfare, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and Co-Chair, International Society
for Child Indicators, ISCI

Abstract

Presentation

Paper

Nicolas Pron, Project Manager, DevInfo Flagship Project, UNICEF, USA

Abstract

 

 Paper

Discussant: Yehualashet Mekonen Abegaz, African Child Policy Forum, Ethiopia

 

 Presentation

 

3.2d  Impact of Measuring Progress on National Strategies for the Development of Statistics in co-operation with Paris21

Chair: Mohamed-El-Heyba Lemrabott Berrou, Manager, PARIS21

 

                        

 Paper 

Shailaja Chandra, former Executive Director of the National Population Stabilization Fund, currently Vice President of Initiatives for
Change-Centre for Governance,India

 

                        

 

Margaret Kakande, former PRSP Coordinator, currently Head of the Budget Monitoring and Accountability Unit, Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Uganda

 

 

 

Pieter Everaers, Director, External Cooperation, Communication and Key Indicators, EUROSTAT

 

 

 

3.2e  The Millennium Development Goals: Lessons for Improvement

Chair: Eric Swanson, Program Manager, DEC Development Data Group,
The World Bank

 

 

 

Jon Hall, OECD Manager of the Global Project on Measuring the Progress
of Societies

 

 Presentation

 

Geoffrey Nwaka, Abia State University Uturu, Abia State, Nigeria

Abstract

Charles Lufumpa, Director, Statistics Department, African Development Bank Group, AfDB, Tunisia

 

 Presentation

Paper 

Pali Lehohla, General Statistician, Statistics South Africa

 

Presentation

Paper

Discussant: Paul Cheung, Director, UN Statistics Division

 

 

           

3.2f  Measuring and Addressing the Vulnerability of our Societies

Chair: Francisco Lopez-Bermudez, Policy Director, ADA, Ecuador

 

 

          

Romain Duval, Head of the Structural Surveillance Division, Economics Department, OECD

 

 Presentation

 

Susan Burns, Chief Executive Officer, Global Footprint Network, USA

 

Presentation

 

Jacques Freyssinet, President, Scientific council, Centre for Employment Studies, France

Abstract

 Presentation

 Paper

Discussant: Shlomo Yitzhaki, Government Statistician of Israel, and Professor Emeritus of Economics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 

Presentation

 

 

3.3  Parallel sessions

3.3a Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility

Chair: Carol Tappenden, Managing Director, GreaterGood South Africa

 

 

            

Seung-Kyu Rhee, Professor and Director, Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR, Research Center at KAIST Graduate School of Management, Korea

Abstract

 Presentation

 

Janvier Alofa, National Economist, Benin National Human Development Report Team

 

 

 

Eliza Lanzi, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, Italy

Abstract

 Presentation

 Paper

3.3b  The Role of Civil Society

Chair: Jan Robert Suesser, Director, International Cooperation Agency for Economic and Finance Ministries, ADETEF, France

 

 

           

Anna Manca, European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy

Abstract

Presentation

Paper 

Buzz Schmidt, Chief Executive, GuideStar International, UK

Abstract

 Presentation

 

Heisoo Shin, Professor, Graduate School of International Studies, Ewha Womans University and Founder, National Movement for Eradication of Sex Trafficking,
Korea

Abstract

 Presentation

 Paper

3.3c  Can We Measure Peace? Does it Help in Achieving it? in co-operation with the Institute for Economics and Peace

Chair: Steve Killelea, Chairman, Integrated Research Ltd, founder of the Institute for Economics and Peace, and of the Global Peace Index, Australia

 

 

          

Toshiya Hoshino, Professor, School of International Public Policy, Osaka University, Japan

 

 Presentation

 

Kevin Clements, Director of the New Zealand National Centre for Peace
and Conflict Studies, NCPACS, at the University of Otago, and Secretary
General of the International Peace Research Association

Abstract

 Presentation

 

Sang-Hyun Lee, Director of Security Studies Program, Sejong Institute, Korea

 

Presentation

 

Jurgen Brauer, Professor of Economics, Augusta State University, USA

 

 Presentation

 

3.3d  Cities: a Place for Well-Being or Ill-Being?

Chair: Mario Pezzini, Deputy Director, Public Governance and Territorial Development, OECD

             

 Presentation

 

Christine Ruyters, University of Liège, Belgium

Abstract

 Presentatio

 Paper

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Paper

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Charlotte Kahn, Director, The Boston Indicators Project, The Boston Foundation, USA

Abstract

 Presentation

 

Eduardo Lora, Chief Economist and Manager, Research Department,
Inter-American Development Bank, IADB

Abstract

Presentation

Paper

Discussant: Anindita Mitra, President, Community Indicators Consortium, USA

 

 Presentation

 

3.3e  Keeping Policy Makers Accountable

Chair: Rolf Elm-Larsen, Director, National Audit Office of Denmark                          

 

 

         

Mark Friedman, Director, The Fiscal Policy Studies Institute,
Santa Fe, USA

Abstract

 Presentation

 Paper

Eitan Felner, Independent International Consultant on Economic
and Social Rights, Spain

 

 Presentation

 

Sam Nyambi, African Monitor Board of Trustees, South Africa

Abstract

Presentation

 

3.3f  The Role of Communicators

Chair: Jose de Jesús García Vega ,professor, Universidad de Monterrey, Mexico

 

 

  

Peter Simlinger, Director, and Veronika Egger, Deputy Director,
International Institute for Information Design, IIID, Austria

Abstract

 Presentation

 

Chungsoo Kim, Correspondent for Economic Affairs, Joongang Ilbo Daily Newspaper, Korea

 

 

Donato Speroni, Journalist for East, Europe and Asia Stategies

 

 Presentation

 

Anthony Gooch, Director, Public Affairs and Communications, OECD

 

Presentation

         

3.3g  The Role of Foundations

Chair: Amir Dossal, Executive Director, UN Office for Partnerships

 

 

 

Martin Collier, Executive Director, The Glaser Progress Foundation, USA

Abstract

 Presentation

Paper

Marcello Palazzi, Founder President, Progressio Foundation, Netherlands and Board Member, Tällberg Foundation, Sweden

 

 

Paper

William P. O'Hare, Senior Fellow, The Annie E. Casey Foundation, USA

Abstract

 Presentation

           

 

3.4  New Policies, New Behaviours, New Institutions

Chair: Tae-shin Kwon, Minister, Prime Minister's Office, Korea

 

 

 

Antonio Marzano, President, International Association of Economic
and Social Councils and Similar Instituions, AICESIS, and National Council
of the Economy and Labour, CNEL

Abstract

 

 

Ohm Collins Chabane, Minister of Performance, Monitoring and Evaluation, Presidency of South Africa

 

 Presentation

 

Rebecca Blank, Under Secretary for Economic Affairs, U.S. Department of Commerce

Abstract

 Presentation

 

Roger Ricafort, Director, Oxfam Hong Kong

Abstract Presentation