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Session 483 - Day 1 - Welcome!

What will Japan look like in 20 years? - Noriko Tsuya

Dr. Noeleen Heyzer speaks at the Salzburg Global Seminar, on Social Protection in Asia

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Libraries and Museums in an Era of Participatory Culture 
Economic Growth and Social Protection in Asia: What lessons learned can be exchanged between Asia and the rest of the world?
07 Nov - 12 Nov, 2011
 Transforming Agricultural Development and Production in Africa: Closing Gender Gaps and Empowering Rural Women in Policy and Practice

Noeleen Heyzer Noeleen Heyzer (Chair)

Executive Secretary, Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok

Mukul Chandra Asher Mukul Chandra Asher

Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Sarah Cook Sarah Cook

Director, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development, Geneva, Switzerland

Bartlet Edes Bart Édes

Director, Poverty Reduction, Social Development, and Governance Division; Chair, Social Development & Poverty CoP, Asian Development Bank

Krzysztof Hagemejer Krzysztof Hagemejer

Chief, Policy Development and Research, Social Security Department, International Labour Office, Geneva

Naila Kabeer Naila Kabeer

Fellow, Institute of Development Studies; Professor, University of London

Heungchong Kim Heungchong Kim

Director, Center for Regional Economic Studies, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy

Alvaro Ortiz Vidal-Abarca Alvaro Ortiz Vidal-Abarca

Chief Economist Cross Emerging Markets, BBVA, Madrid

Ana Sojo Ana Sojo

Senior Expert, Social Development Division, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Santiago

Noriko Tsuya Noriko Tsuya

Professor, Department of Economics, Keio University, Tokyo

Yuegen Xiong Xiong Yuegen

Professor, Department of Sociology, Peking University

Additional Resource Persons:
Donovan Storey Donovan Storey (Resource Specialist)

Donovan Storey is chief of social policy and population, Social Development Division, UNESCAP. His responsibilities lie in programs on social protection, migration, population, and aging. He was previously ...

Stephen Kai Yi Wong Stephen Kai Yi Wong (Resource Specialist)

Stephen Kai Wong is the head of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Berlin. His responsibilities include representing the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in economic and ...

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  • Change inevitable in China
  • Challenges of finding common ground when comparing the social protection systems of Asia and the Pacific
  • Japan is getting older!
  • Social protection without the attached stigma of poverty
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