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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

Session Audio / Podcasts:
Chinese dissident Yeliang Xia may not be as high profile as Ai Weiwei or Nobel Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, but then he doesn't try to be.
Yeliang Xia was interviewed by Austrian radio station FM4.

Toby Monsod, assistant professor at the University of the Philippines' School of Economics (UPSE) and coordinator of the Philippine Human Development Network, speaks about the difficulties which occur when one considers policy reforms for an area as diverse as Asia.

Noriko Tsuya, professor at the Department of Economics in Keio University, Japan, discusses the current situation in her country with regard to the demographic trends in aging and fertility, and social protection.

Naila Kabeer, professor of development studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London University, talks about ways of achieving social protection without attaching the stigma of poverty, to the recipients.

Bart √ądes, director of poverty reduction at the Gender and Social Development Division at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in the Philippines, Discusses his organization's mission concerningnpoverty reduction. He was interviewed as part of a Nov. 2011 Salzburg Global Seminar session, focusing on social protection in Asia.

Daniel Klingensmith, professor of history at Maryville College in the United States, compares social protection in the developing world, with historical Europe.

Donovan Storey, chief of social policy and population, Social Development Division, UNESCAP, was interviewed during the Nov. 2011 Salzburg Global Seminar session focusing on social protection systems in Asia.

The Nov 2011 Salzburg Global Seminar entitled "Social Protection in Asia" was chaired by Noeleen Heyzer, executive secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). Here, she elaborates on social protection issues, with emphasis on the future of women, in the Asia and Pacific region.

Donovan Storey, chief of social policy and population, Social Development Division, at UNESCAP, presents his daily summaries, of the highlights from each day of the session.

Donovan Storey, chief of social policy and population, Social Development Division, at UNESCAP, presents his daily summaries, of the highlights from each day of the session.

Donovan Storey, chief of social policy and population, Social Development Division, at UNESCAP, presents his daily summaries, of the highlights from each day of the session.

During the Salzburg Global Seminar entitled, "Economic Growth and Social Protection in Asia" (Nov 2011), Sarah Cook, Director of the UN Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD), spoke with Tina Micklethwait, on the issues which came up during the first days of the conference.

Session Faculty

Krzysztof Hagemejer
 
Noriko Tsuya

 
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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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