Activities

2005

  • Conference on UNDP Human Development Report, Paris, France
  • Annual Board Meeting UNRISD, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Seminar G24 technical Secretariat, Washington USA
  • 25th Anniversary Jubilee Conference, UNU/WIDER Helsinki, Finland
  • Conference on Employment Intensive growth for Poverty reduction, INWENT Berlin, Germany.
  • ABCDE Conference Securing development in an Unstable World, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Colloque sur Afrique et Pauvreté, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Regional Meeting of the International Council on Social Welfare, Luzerne, Switzerland
  • International Conference on Jobs Wanted, Carnegie Foundation, Washington, USA
  • Conference with World Bank Vice President Geneva, Switzerland
  • Seminar on globalization and gender, TWN and UNIFEM, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Seminar honor Aziz Khan Employment and Growth, UNDP, Geneva; Switzerland
  • Presentation of Report WCSDG at Presidency, Lisbon; Portugal
  • Seminar on role India China on globalization, ILO , Geneva, Switzerland
  • Evian Group roundtable on DOHA Trade Negotiation Round, IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Meeting with IMF, World Bank, UN, ILO on Policy Coherence, Geneva ,Switzerland
  • Presentation to ILO board on Financial Openness and Employment, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Meeting to discuss ILO policy report with EU Commission, Brussels, Belgium.
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2004

  • Research council and EU grants allocation, FEMISE and University of Marseille, Marseille,France
  • Advisory meeting International Council for Social Welfare, Helsinki, Finland.
  • 40th Anniversary Meeting UNRISD: Social Knowledge International Policy , Geneva , Switzerland
  • North American launch books on Poverty and Inequality, Washington and New York, USA
  • Consultation West African Labour Ministers on Commission report , Dakar , Senegal
  • Subregional Meeting on a Fair Globalization, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • OECD/DAC Forum on Policy Coherence and Development, Paris ,France
  • Presentation report of the World Commission ,Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Berlin , Germany.
  • European launch books on Poverty and Inequality, SOAS, London,UK
  • Key note address UNU meeting on In pursuit of an Inclusive Global Community , Tokyo, Japan
  • Presentation Commission report to Helsinki process meeting, UN, Geneva,Switzerland
  • Roundtable of German Development Institutes on Pro-poor Growth, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Guest lecturer, post graduate course on Development, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • First Meeting Globalization Studies Network, University of Warwick,, UK
  • Consultation on World Bank’s World Development Report,Berlin ,Germany
  • Advisory board meeting : Education for All, Paris ,France
  • 1st meeting international Forum for Development, Social Science Council , New York, USA
  • Project Meeting on Globalization and Poverty, UNU/WIDER Helsinki, Finland
  • Lecture Development Studies Programme , Free University ,Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Research Conference on Globalization, Poverty and Inequality, University of UTAH, USA
  • Advisory meeting : Future of UNRISD research programme , Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Evian Groups roundtable on Fair trade , IMD , Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Rethink Foundation and UNU meeting on Fighting Poverty, alternative solutions for industrial and development policies , Tokyo, Japan
  • Presenting Commission report to EU Commission of the Regions, Brussels, Belgium.
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2003

  • Four meetings World Commission on the Social Dimension of Globalization, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Various technical meetings World Commission on the Social Dimension of Globalization,
  • Various Meetings, advisory group, World Commission on the Social Dimension of Globalization,
  • Presentation on Globalization at Global Development Network, Cairo, Egypt
  • Participating at African regional Dialogue: Making globalization working for All, Arusha, Tanzania
  • Negotiating Norwegian Trust Funds, Oslo, Norway
  • German Consultation on the World Commission, Berlin , Germany
  • Seminar ICTSD and Center for Global Development: Trade, Aid and Investment :How development friendly are rich countries policies?, Geneva , Switzerland
  • Key note Address, research meeting : Sharing Global Prosperity. UNU/WIDER, Helsinki, Finland
  • Liaising with EU officials in preparation for Commission, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Consultations with IMF and World Bank on report Commission, Washington, USA
  • Participating IFPRI-OXFAM seminar Ex-ante poverty Assessments, Washington USA.
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2002

  • Three meetings of the World Commission Social Dimension of Globalization, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Various Technical meetings for the World Commission on the Social Dimension of Globalization,.
  • Various meetings, advisory group, World Commission on the Social Dimension of Globalization,
  • Negotiating Danish trust fund for World Commission, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Participating UNRISD round table: Social policy in a Development Context, Prangins, Switzerland
  • Liaising government, NGO’s, Universities for World Commission, Toronto, Ottawa, Canada.
  • Liaising with UN, NGO’s and Universities for World Commission, New York, USA.
  • Addressing national tripartite dialogue on Globalization, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Liaising with EU officials in preparation for Commission, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Organizing Forum on Globalization at WSSD , Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • Consultations and book editing UNU/WIDER, Helsinki, Finland.
  • Technical consultations, UN, World Bank, IMF, academic and civil society, New York, USA.
  • Guest lecturer, post graduate course on Development, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland.
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2001

  • Opening Lecture at Development and Labour course, ISS, The Hague, The Netherlands.
  • Human Rights Commission: High Level Expert Group on Poverty, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • UN expert group on Growth Prospects for Africa in the 21st century, New York, USA.
  • Seminar on poverty reduction Strategies, Chr. Michelsen Institute, UNDP, Bergen, Norway
  • Seminar on Economic Policies and Employment, Senior Officials Ministry of Labour, Rabat, Morocco.
  • Organizing Inter-Agency workshop on Social Dimensions of Economic Reform Policy, Turin, Italy.
  • Discussant EU project on Globalization and Industrial Relocation in EU, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Lecture on The Washington Consensus: Inequality and Labour Markets, IILS, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Research Conference on Economic Growth and Poverty, WIDER, Helsinki, Finland.
  • Lecturing Course for Senior Officials World Bank Education Department, IDS, Brighton, UK.
  • EU and Swedish Presidency, Consultation on Globalization and Development, Kranfors, Sweden.
  • Project Meeting, Growth and Distribution Policies, SOAS, University of London, UK.
  • Regional seminar on Crisis, Macro Economic Policy and Employment, ILO, Santiago, Chile.
  • UN expert group in Macro Economic Policies and Social Development, New York, USA.
  • Opening address: Seminar on Poverty and Labour Markets, Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • Regional seminar on Crisis Adjustment, Macro Economic Policy and Employment, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • World Employment Forum, ILO, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Consultations World Bank and IMF on establishment World Commission, IMF, Washington, USA.
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2000

  • Research seminar on the role of the UN in the 21st Century, UNU, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Consultations and Seminar on Economic Reform, Bamako, Mali.
  • Meeting EU on Macroeconomic policies and employment, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Workshop training modules for poverty alleviation UN Staff College, Turin, Italy.
  • Interagency Brainstorming on UN approach for poverty reduction, Tarrytown (NY), USA.
  • Advisory mission on macroeconomic policies and poverty, Bamako, Mali.
  • Preparatory meeting for G8 Meeting of Ministers of Labour, Rome, Italy.
  • Consultation on Financing for Development Conference, New York, USA.
  • UNDP Seminar on new forms of anti-poverty programmes, New York, USA.
  • Participating Seminar presenting the World Development Report, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Attending G8 Ministers of Labour Meeting, Turin, Italy.
  • Research seminar on fiscal policies and poverty, WIDER, Helsinki, Finland.
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1999

  • Brainstorming on Employment with Transition team for ILO DG elect, The Hague, The Netherlands.
  • Advising Trade Union movement in Pakistan on Adjustment Policies, Lahore, Pakistan.
  • Organizing workshop on structural adjustment and tripartite concerns, New Delhi, India.
  • Guest lecturer at the Indian Institute for Manpower Planning, New Delhi, India.
  • Organizing research workshop on structural adjustment and tripartite concerns, Bogota, Colombia.
  • Organizing research workshop on structural adjustment and tripartite concerns, Harare, Zimbabwe.
  • Participating in WIDER Research conference on income inequality, Helsinki, Finland.
  • African Regional Meeting of Employment Planners, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
  • Development Studies Association annual meeting (theme: poverty), Reading, UK.
  • Consultation with World Bank on World Development Report, Paris, France.
  • Regional Meeting Project Tripartite Consultation in West Africa, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
  • Lecturing on Development Aid, Seminar on Consequence Aid, Groningen, the Netherlands.
  • Seminar presenting a recently published book, London School of Economics, London, UK.
  • Participating IMF Conference on 2nd generation adjustment policies, Washington, USA.
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1998

  • Lecturing at World Bank Staff Seminar on Privatization, Washington, USA.
  • Discussion with Dutch Government on Employment Policies report preparing for Regional Seminar.
  • Sub-Regional Seminar on Structural Adjustment, Employment and Role of Social Partners in West Africa, Dakar, Senegal.
  • Organizing National Tripartite Seminar on Structural Adjustment in India, New Delhi.
  • Organizing Project on Structural Adjustment, Employment and Role of Social Partners, Bamako, Mali.
  • Organizing Second Course on Economic Reform Issues for Senior UN and Breton Woods Officials, (Turin) at the UN Staff College in Turin, Italy.
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1997

  • National seminar on employment policy review, Hungary, Budapest.
  • Consultation with UN Staff College on economic reform policy course, Turin, Italy.
  • Speaker at seminar on labour and social justice in the global economy, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA.
  • Speaker at seminar on adjustment and labour markets, London School of Economics, UK.
  • Meeting Steering Group on economic reform policy, UN Staff College, Turin, Italy.
  • Speaker at high-level national seminar on privatization and labour issues, Pretoria, South Africa.
  • Speaker at seminar for trade union leaders at Cotonou, Benin.
  • Consultation meeting with ILO Regional Office on Adjustment project, Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
  • Preparatory Meeting for Regional Seminar on Adjustment, Dakar, Senegal.
  • Consultation with Dutch Government on Dutch Country Policy Review, The Hague, The Netherlands.
  • Speaker at National Employment Seminar on Privatization, Kiev, Ukraine.
  • Speaker at Seminar for Trade Unions from Developing Countries, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Speaker at Presidential Meeting of the Circulo de Montevideo, Uruguay.
  • Organizing First Course on Economic Reform Issues for Senior UN and Breton Woods officials, Turin, Italy.
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1996

  • Speaker at IMF-Arab Fund Meeting on Social Impact of Economic Reform, Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia.
  • Speaker at ILO/Russian government seminar on AFor More and Better jobs in the Russian Federation@, Moscow, Russia.
  • Organizing and speaking at IMF/ILO/World Bank seminar for labour union leaders on APolicies for Economic Growth and Development in Southern Africa, Harare, Zimbabwe.
  • Steering Group, ICFTU project on structural adjustment, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Chairman, Study Day Structural Adjustment in Latin America, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  • Speaker at UNDP/ILLS seminar on social exclusion, New York, USA.
  • Speaker at World Bank staff seminar on social consequences of privatization, Washington D.C., USA.
  • Participant at UN ACC Task Force on Employment and Sustainable Livelihoods, New York, USA.
  • Speaker at UNCTAD seminar on globalization and poverty, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Steering Group, ILO/DANIDA project on Employment, Structural Adjustment and Labour Institutions, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Review missions, ILO employment study on Hungary, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Speaker at ILO seminar on adjustment, employment and labour market institutions, Kampala, Uganda.
  • Coordinating ILO-EU cooperation on employment missions, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Participant, UN ACC Task Force on Enabling Environment, New York, USA.
  • Participant, Working Group Structural Adjustment, UN CDP , New York, USA.
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