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Highlights of the conference ‘Aid, Emerging Economies and Global Policies’

held on Wednesday, 3 October 2012 at the University of Bern

An International Development Policy Conference co-organised by The Graduate Institute | Geneva, the Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) | Bern and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

Programme

Photos : Peter Mosimann – Click here to see the slideshow.

MICHEL MORDASINI

Assistant Director-General and Head of the Directorat Global Cooperation, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)

Read Michel Mordasini’s article: Implementing Global Public Policies : Are the Aid Agencies Walking the Talk? | Mise en œuvre des politiques publiques globales : les agences d’aide joignent-elles le geste à la parole ?

CAROLINE MOREL

Director, Swissaid

Read the article on international NGO’s by Thomas Richard Davis : The Transformation of International NGOs and Their Impact on Development Aid | La transformation des ONG internationales et leurs effets sur l’aide au développement

PEDRO DA MOTTA VEIGA

Director, Centro de Estudos de Integração e Desenvolvimento (CINDES), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Download Pedro Da Motta Veiga’s presentation

Read the article on Brazil’s cooperation by Robert Muggah and Eduarda Passarelli Hamann: Brazil’s Generous Diplomacy: Friendly Dragon or Paper Tiger? | Le Brésil et sa généreuse diplomatie : un dragon amical ou un tigre de papier ?

PHOUANG PARISAK PRAVONGVIENGKHAM

Vice-Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Lao Peoples’ Democratic Republic

Download Phouang Parisak Pravongviengkham presentation and Peter Messerli’s presentation, also on Cooperation in Lao PDR.

ELIZABETH SIDIROPOULOS

National Director, South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)

Read Elizabeth Sidiropoulos’ article : Emerging ‘Donor’, Geopolitical Actor: South Africa in the Global Terrain | L’Afrique du Sud sur l’échiquier mondial : "donateur" émergent et acteur géopolitique

MARCEL TANNER

Professor of Epidemiology and Medical Parasitology, University of Basel, Director of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute

Read the article on Global Health cooperation by Marine Buissonière : The New Realities of Global Health: Dynamics and Obstacles | La nouvelle donne de la santé globale : dynamiques et écueils

MI ZHOU

Deputy-Director, Overseas Economic Cooperation Institute of the Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation (CAITEC), Beijing, China

Download Mi Zhou’s presentation

Read the article on China’s cooperation by Meibo Huang and Peiqiang Ren : China’s Foreign Aid and Its Role in the International Architecture | L’aide étrangère de la Chine dans l’architecture de l’aide internationale

GILLES CARBONNIER

Download Gilles Carbonnier’s presentation

Read his article, written with Andy Sumner : Reframing aid in a world where the poor live in emerging economies | Quel type d’aide dans un monde où les pauvres vivent dans les pays émergents ?

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