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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

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Donovan Storey, Chief of Social Policy and Population Section at the United Nations ESCAP, provided daily summaries of the session discussions

Dynamic Social Security for Asia and the Pacifc: Integrated Responses for More Equitable Growth
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Global Aging 2010: An Irreversible Truth
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Impact of Ageing on Social Security and Pension Systems in Asia
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Innovative Approaches to Managing Longevity Risk in Asia
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Making Pension Promises More Credible in Asia-Pacific Economies
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Reforming pensions: Principles, analytical errors and policy directions (Nicholas Barr and Peter Diamond)
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Role of Social Pensions and Other Retirement Income Transfers (The World Bank, 2009)
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Social Protection and Poverty
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World Social Report 2010/2011
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Asia must safeguard growth by protecting its people - Noeleen Heyzer
Asia remains by far the most dynamic region in the world and the locomotive of global growth. Its growth rate is one and a half times that of any other region. But this growth has been accompanied by growing inequalities, and remains fragile.

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Noeleen Heyzer
Xiong Yuegen

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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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