Activities : Conferences, Seminars, Lectures

  • WIDER project meeting on Asian Transformation meeting, Hanoi
  • WIDER project meeting on Asian Transformation meeting, Shanghai
  • Annual WIDER meeting, Helsinki
  • Various meetings board KNCV Tuberculosis Fund, the Hague
  • Various seminars with Ph.D., candidates ISS, the Hague
  • Various meetings with Development Cooperation Committee Dutch Government (AIV-COS), the Hague
  • Various meetings with board INCLUDE project, Leiden and the Hague

  • Team leader academic visitation committee, Maastricht  School of Economics
  • Seminar on Trade and development Aid, the Hague
  • Seminar ISS on Global Governance and neoliberal order, the Hague
  • Seminar  Future of work of work, ILO, Geneva
  • Two Seminars on future of Development Cooperation,  University of Wageningen
  • Meeting African Economic Research Council, Arusha
  • Seminar  40th year anniversary IOB, Ministry of Foreign Affairs,  the Hague
  • Various meetings evaluation group (IOB) , Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Hague
  • Various meetings board KNCV Tuberculosis Fund, the Hague
  • Various seminars with Ph.D., candidates ISS, the Hague
  • Various meetings with Development Cooperation Committee Dutch Government ( AIV-COS), the Hague
  • Various meetings with board INCLUDE project, Leiden and The Hague

  • Commission for Social Development, UN, New York
  • Strategic day ISS, The Hague
  • Annual meeting African Development Bank, Lusaka
  • Seminar ISS PARTOS on Dutch Parliamentary Elections and Development Policies, the Hague
  • Conference on Sustainable Development, Amsterdam
  • Lecture on SDG, University of Utrecht
  • Lecture on Global Governance, University of Amsterdam
  • Opening lecture on inequality and SDGs, European Ph.D. conference, ISS, The Hague
  • Various seminars with Ph.D., candidates ISS, the Hague
  • Various meetings with Development Cooperation Committee Dutch Government (AIV-COS), the Hague
  • Various meetings with board INCLUDE project, Leiden and the Hague

  • Meeting SID with Carlos Lopez, Director  ECA, The Hague
  • Discussant ODI seminar on Employment, London
  • Presenting  research outcome on SDGs , GTZ Bonn
  • Organizing ISS alumni dinner, Geneva
  • Knowledge Platform INCLUDE meeting, Nairobi
  • Presentation on SDGs, Lustrum Leiden Students
  • Presentation on FfD,  Seminar Balie, Amsterdam
  • Key Note speech   and advisory report on rearch in the UN, ECA,Addis Ababa
  • Chairing session at WIDER 30 year anniversary conference, Helsinki
  • Validictory Lecture, The Hague
  • Knowledge Platform INCLUDE meeting, Leiden
  • UNDESA expert meeting on Social policies and SDGs, New York
  • Presentation on SDGs Dutch Business roundtable, Geneva
  • Author meeting Wiarda Beckman Stichting  yearbook, Amsterdam
  • Various meetings with Development Cooperation Committee Dutch Government(AIV-COS), the Hague

  • Chairing Book Presentation  Deepak, Nayyar,  ISS, the Hague
  • Chairing Dutch Senate Lecture with former German president Kohler, The Hague
  • Chairing meeting on International Financial System  ODI ,London
  • Brainstorming Wiada Beckman Foundation(WBS)  on employment, The Hague
  • Chairing Five  meetings AIV commission on International Financial System , The Hague
  • Presentation on Financial system and labour labour-markets, Cape Town University
  • Speaking Meeting Broker on employment, Amsterdam
  • Lecture on economic development, HVO, Amersfoort
  • Chairing SID meeting Employment, The Hague
  • Speaking at Seminar SDGs and Family, Doha
  • Final meeting Melkert Commission on alternative policies combatting crisis, Amsterdam
  • Knowledge platform INCLUDE meeting Addis Ababa
  • Participating Peer review UNCTAD LDC report 2014, Geneva
  • Meeting UNDESA 20 year WSSD, New York
  • Presentation on Human rights and Development,  Human Rights NGO, Bunnik
  • Presenting Book chapter on Inequality and 65 year Development Cooperation in the Netherlands , Amsterdam
  • Seminar on Inequality, WIDER Geneva
  • Advisory Mission to Burkina Fasso
  • Meetings WRR with  Joseph Stiglitz, The Hague
  • Discussant Employment  seminar  ILO , Geneva

  • Various  meetings drafting Group AIV report International Finance,The Hague
  • Presentation, Be Outraged, Cercle Condorcet, Ferney-Voltaire
  • Discussant Dutch Development Policies , NieuwsPoort, The Hague
  • Discussant Broker Public Meeting on Inequality, The Hague
  • ILO seminar on Inequality and Employment, Geneva
  • Meeting MDG project beyond numbers, Bogis Bossy
  • Presentation MDG at HR Commission, Geneva
  • Preparing and participating at ISS/SID/FMO Conference Future of Development Aid, The Hague
  • Chair annual reflection day AIV, Session International Finance, The Hague
  • Knowledge Platform INCLUDE meeting, Accra
  • Testimony  Development Policies, Dutch Parliament, The Hague
  • Presenting at Launch UNDP Human Dev. Report 2013, Min. For. Affairs, The Hague
  • Consultation UNDP Inequality report Report, London
  • Session Chair,  ILO seminar Decent Work, Geneva
  • Inaugural Lecture, Seminar Labour markets in Asia, FES and AIAS, Amsterdam
  • Annual day AIAS on Inequality, Amsterdam
  • Guest Lectures United Nations University, Tokyo
  • Knowledge Platform INCLUDE  meeting, The Hague
  •  Meetings and Presentation of Dutch Labour Party White paper on Changing Economic Course, Amsterdam and The Hague
  • Presentation WRR report on Dutch Industrial policies, The Hague
  • Roundtables World Connectors, Amsterdam
  • Presentation at DSA Seminar, Birmingham

  • Invited Lecture CERIS, Brussels
  • Several meetings as Chair drafting Group AIV-COS report Poverty
  • Several meetings AIV-COS, The Hague
  • Discussion Leader, 40 year Anniversary NCDO, Amsterdam
  • Presentation, 25 year Anniversary Trade and Development Report, UNCTAD, Geneva
  • Presentation Expert Meeting UN-DESA and UNDP on post 2015 UN Development agenda, New York
  • Discussion leader SID-FMO-ISS seminar on Beyond ODA, The Hague
  • Consultation European Development Report, EU Commission, Brussels
  • Meeting on New forms of Inequality, FES, Geneva
  • Presentation Report Be Outraged, ILO, Geneva,
  • Presentation White Paper Facing the World, SPD-PvdA, Geneva
  • Participation Forum Post 2015 Agenda and Inequality, ODI, London
  • Meeting UNDP report Post 2015 Development Agenda, New York
  • Several meetings Drafting Group NCDO publication Towards Alternative Development Cooperation, Amsterdam
  • Guest Lectures United Nations University, Tokyo
  • Meeting UNDP report on Inequality, New York
  • Presentation South-North Commission, Labour Party, The Hague
  • Presentation Roundtable Financial System, World Connectors, Amsterdam
  • Presentation AIV report Poverty, Ministry Foreign Affairs, The Hague
  • Presentation AIV report Poverty, NCDO, The Hague
  • Presentation UNDP-ISS Seminar Democratic Governance,The Hague
  • Discussant van Gennip Senate Lectures, The Hague

  • Invited Lecture CERIS, Brussels
  • Chair drafting Group AIV-COS  report on MDGs
  • Several meetings AIV, The Hague
  • Discussant , WIDER Annual Lecture, Maputo
  • Meeting OECD country examination team, The Hague
  • Launch ISD ( Social Data Base ), ISS, The Hague
  • Presentation AIV report MDG at Ministry Foreign Affairs, The Hague
  • Public presentation AIV report  MDG with World Connectors and NCDO, Amsterdam
  • Presentation at CERES Summer School, University of Utrecht
  • Presentation Development Expert Alumni Conference , Min.of For. Affairs, The Hague
  • Consultation UNDP Human Development Report, The Hague
  • Guest Lecture, International Institute for Labour Studies ( IAIS), University of  Amsterdam
  • Guest Lectures United Nations University, Tokyo
  • Presenting paper Conference on Development Aid, UNU-WIDER, Helsinki
  • Presentation AIV report on MDG at  VNO ( Dutch Employers Organisation), The Hague
  • Presentation paper and discussion leader, Seminar on Informal Sector, Bamako,Mali
  • Presentation on MDGat  UN and Me manifestation,The Hague
  • Participation ODI-UNDP Seminar on MDGs, Cairo,Egypt
  • Presentation AIV report MDGs at PARTOS,  Utrecht
  • Presentation paper at Seminar honoring Richard Jolly, IDS, Sussex
  • Presentation Forum Durable Development, Utrecht
  • Participation in drafting White paper Dutch Labour Party on Foreign Policy
  • Participation Launch UNDP Human Dev. Report 2011, Min. For. Affairs, The Hague

  • Invited Lecture on Migration, CERIS, Brussels
  • Chairing Session Seminar IDEAs, Chennai
  • Public lecture Labour and Financial Crisis, University Maastricht
  • Expert meeting  World Economic and Social Survey (WESS), UN, Geneva
  • Seminar WRR report on development Cooperation, The Hague
  • Various meetings Advisory Council International Affairs (AIV), The Hague
  • Panelist Launch ADB Asian Development Outlook, The Hague
  • Panelist Seminar Future Development Cooperation, The Hague
  • Participant Scenario Building  Group, FES , Geneva
  • Speaker UNU-WIDER 30 th Anniversary Conference, Helsinki
  • Speaker OECD High-level Conference Inequality Labour Markets,Paris
  • Chair drafting Group AIV report on Future development Cooperation, The Hague
  • Lecturing UNU International Course, Tokyo
  • Organising, speaking  ISS Seminar:2 Years after the Crisis,The Hague
  • Discussant, ILO-IMF conference Employment and the Crisis, Oslo
  • Participant DIAL-ISS workshop on informal sector, Paris
  • Chair presentation UNRISD flagship report on poverty, The Hague
  • Presenting employment policies during crises to SA NEDLAC delegation, The Hague

  • Lecture on Migration, CERIS, Brussels
  • Meeting World Bank Project on Informality, ISS, The Hague
  • Discussant Seminar, Its is not the Economy Stupid,ISS and NOVIB, The Hague
  • Lecturing ILO-ITC course on wage policies, Turin
  • Presenting paper at Seminar Labour Rights and Sustainable Development, British Academy, London
  • Presentation Scenario Analysis, UNCTAD and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Geneva
  • Several meetings of the development Cooperation Committee (AIV-COS), The Hague
  • Lecturing at  Graduate Course UNU, Tokyo
  • Consultation Meeting, Scientific Council or Government Policy, The Hague
  • Presenting Paper, Dutch Government Consultation on Multilateral Development Policy, The Hague
  • Lecturing at Summer Course for Social Economic Councils, SER, The Hague
  • Panel member  Conference on Inequality,  PEGnet, The Hague
  • Discussant at Valedictory Seminar Frances Stewart, Oxford
  • Organizer and Speaker, Seminar Crisis of Development, Crisis of Capitalism, The Hague
  • Conference Social Consequences of Current Crisis, UNRISD, Geneva
  • Expert Meeting UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, New York
  • Meeting World Bank Project on Informality, DIAL, Paris
  • Expert Meeting UNCTAD, Geneva

  • Presenting paper, UN Social Commission for  Social  Development, New York
  • Discussant, Conference Knowledge on the Move, NUFFIC, The Hague
  • Introducing Tripartite Seminar on ILO and The Netherlands,The Hague
  • Presentation on Globalization, European Parliament, Brussels
  • Lecturing at  Graduate Course, UNU, Tokyo
  • Organising UN systemwide meeting on Policy Coherence, ILO , Geneva
  • Presenting Paper on Inequality, ILO, Geneva
  • Presenting Pape , 12th EADI Conference, Geneva
  • Inaugural Address ,ISS , The Hague
  • Co-referent  SID-Netherlands  lectures, Amsterdam
  • Keynote speaker, annual global meeting, Workers of the World, Malta
  • Participant Scenario Building Exercise, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Coppet
  • Consultations for  report on Development Policy, Netherlands Scientific Council for Government Policy, The Hague

  • Workshop European Union and the social dimension of globalization, Lisbon
  • Lectures on Globalization and decent work, Master Class ISS. The Hague
  • Chairing Policy Coherence Initiative Meeting, IMF, Paris
  • UNU-Wider Conference on fragile societies, fragile groups, Helsinki
  • Lecturing Globalization and Decent Work, UNU graduate course , Tokyo
  • Lectures master Class Pour une Mondialisation Plus Juste, UNIL, Lausanne
  • Panel member World Bank –IZA meeting : Who is targeted Audience Employment policies? Bonn
  • Participating ILO China Forum Growth, Employment and Decent Work, Beijing
  • Seminar fest schrift Prof. Ajit Singh , Cambridge , UK
  • Participating meeting Dutch Socio Economic Council on Globalization, The Hague
  • Briefing Euro Parliamentarians on Trade and Decent Work, Geneva
  • Chairing session at UNRISD Seminar new approaches to Poverty and Inequality, Geneva
  • Organising panel Session at ILO, Govt Portugal Globalization Policy Forum on Decent Work, Lisbon
  • Speaking at EU, Spanish govt Meeting on Climate Change and decent Work, Valencia
  • Organising and Chairing 8th Policy Coherence Initiative Meeting, UN-DESA, New York

  • 7th Annual Global development Conference GDN St Petersburg, Russia
  • Public Lecture ISS, The Hague ,The Netherlands
  • Knowledge Network meeting WHO World Commission on Sustainable Health, Ottawa,Canada
  • Seminar G24 Technical Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Meeting on MDG, World Summit and Employment, INWENT Berlin , Germany.
  • Annual Board Meeting UNRISD, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Roundtable discussion  on “ A new equity Agenda”, ODI, London ,UK
  • Meeting with IMF , UN ,World Bank ,ILO  on Policy Coherence , Washington , USA
  • Seminar on Productive Employment and Decent Work UN ECOSOC, New York ,USA
  • Consultation   on Decent work EU and NGO’s, Brussels ,Belgium
  • Meeting on Dutch policies i.r.t Globalization, Ministry of Labour The Hague, The Netherlands
  • Roundtable “Future of global Economic Governance” Duke University -HEI ,Geneva, Switzerland
  • Lecture and Jury thesis committee, SOAS, London, UK
  • International Conference, Turkish Economic Association, Ankara, Turkey
  • Expert group meeting on Full Employment and Decent Work UN DESA, New York, USA
  • Evian Group roundtable on Trade and Employment, IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Meeting with IMF, World Bank, UN, ILO on Policy Coherence, Geneva ,Switzerland
  • Roundtable German TV ( Cohn .Bendit) on globalization Strasbourg , France
  • Presentation Center for Sustainable Development (IDDRI) , Paris, France
  • Meeting with German Presidency on a Fair Globalization in Europe, Berlin, Germany
  • Expert Meeting ILO Globalization with EU,OECD, Ministry Labour The Hague, The Netherlands
  • Knowledge Network meeting WHO World Commission on Sustainable Health, Johannesburg, SA

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • UNRISD seminar on Adjustment, Globalization and Social Development, New York, USA.
  • Guest speaker at Oxford seminar series on International Economic Development, Oxford, UK.
  • Keynote speaker at 25th Anniversary seminar, Centre for Development Studies, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK.
  • Advisor at retreat on UNICEF’s Role in Economic and Social Development, New York, USA.
  • IMF seminar on Sustainable Economic Growth and Income Distribution, Washington D.C., USA.
  • Team leader  UNDP mission to Mongolia on Poverty Alleviation Programme, Ulaan Baator, Mongolia.
  • Keynote speaker at Indian Industrial Relations Association  on Transition with a Human Face, New Delhi, India.
  • UNDP project on Socially-Oriented Structural Adjustment Policies, UNDP, New York, USA.
  • Discussant at 25th Anniversary seminar at Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford, UK.
  • Lecturing at ILO International Training Centre course on Privatization, Turin, Italy.
  • Organising meeting on employment and foreign capital flows, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Teaching course on International Financial Policies, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

  • Organising Seminar on Structural Change and Structural Adjustment in Harare, Zimbabwe.
  • Discussant at WIDER Research Group Meeting on Medium Term Growth and Sustainable Development, Helsinki, Finland.
  • Discussant at Research Workshop CREDIT, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK.
  • Presenting paper at Ministry of Development Cooperation Seminar on Structural Adjustment and Poverty in India: Policy and Research Issues, The Hague, The Netherlands.
  • Discussant at St. Anthony’s College and Queen Elizabeth House Seminar on Labour Allocation in Development, Oxford, UK.
  • Introductory speaker at ILO Regional Meeting for Employment Planners, Accra, Ghana.
  • Teaching Course on International Financial Policies, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

  • Speaker at seminar for Senior French Aid and Foreign Affairs officials, Clermont-Ferrand, France.
  • Speaker at brainstorming session on India’s adjustment programme, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Team leader, ILO mission on structural adjustment, Zimbabwe.
  • Speaker at European NGO Forum, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Editing  papers of seminar “Adjustment and Beyond”, The Hague, The Netherlands.
  • Speaker at University of Amsterdam /ECLA seminar on industrialization, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Speaker at seminar “Development: The other way”, Madison, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Discussant at seminar on “Evaluation of Adjustment Policies”, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Team leader, ILO mission on structural adjustment, Barbados.
  • Silver Jubilee Lecture, Centre for Development Planning, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Teaching course on International Financial Policies, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

  • Speaker at seminar on State Planning Commission, Peking, China.
  • Keynote speaker, course for media specialists on development, Hilversum, The Netherlands.
  • Consultation with Development Directorate, EEC, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Advisory group on adjustment policies, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague, The Netherlands.
  • Team leader, ILO mission on structural adjustment, Costa Rica.
  • Speaker at Annual Congress of French Development Economists, Clermont-Ferrand, France.
  • Advisory Group, Long-Term Policy Development, UNICEF, New York, USA.
  • Discussant, World Bank Seminar on Labour Markets and Adjustment, Annapolis, USA.
  • Consultations with UNICEF and UNDP on adjustment, New York, USA.
  • IMF/World Bank Seminar for Trade Unions, Washington D.C., USA.
  • Negotiations on ILO/IMF policy, Washington D.C., USA.
  • Speaker at EADI/UNICEF on Development Policies for Africa: Is There Another Way?, Florence, Italy.
  • Speaker at Seminar on Regulation and Labour Markets, Gelsenkirchen, Germany.
  • Teaching course on International Financial Policies, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

  • Human Development Advisory Mission with UNICEF, UNDP, Accra, Ghana.
  • Consultation with UNDP and World Bank, Cotonou, Benin.
  • North-South Roundtable on African Debt Relief, Recovery and Democracy, Abidjan,  Côte d’Ivoire.
  • Advisory group of Social Policy Unit, World Bank, Paris, France.
  • Lecturing for UNICEF, The Hague, The Netherlands.
  • S.I.D. 20th World Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Preparations for UN Round Table on Adjustment, Benin.
  • Organization of workshop on poverty monitoring for UN system in Santiago, Chile.
  • Consultations with IMF and World Bank, Washington D.C., USA.
  • Moderating and lecturing on  adjustment at Management Seminars for Senior UN officials, Turin, Italy.
  • Project management training course, London, UK.

  • WIDER/Government of Bangladesh International Seminar on Structural Adjustment in the Third World, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • UNICEF Second Research Seminar on Structural Adjustment in Africa, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Advisory Board of World Bank SDA Activities, Washington D.C., USA.
  • Committee for Development Planning, New York, USA.
  • ACC Task Force on Long-Term Development Objectives, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Briefing course for Dutch Senior civil servants on Adjustment, The Hague, The Netherlands.
  • Preparations for  the Development Strategy for the Fourth Development Decade, New York, USA.
  • SAREC/SIDA/WIDER Conference on Adjustment Problems in the Long-Run, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • World Bank Seminar on Adjustment and the Labour Market, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK.
  • Donor Conference on Debt Relief for Child Survival, The Hague, The Netherlands.
  • International Conference on Africa’s Development, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
  • Coordination of UNICEF research on adjustment in Africa, Florence, Italy.
  • JCGP/IMF Meeting on Collaboration on Adjustment Policies, Washington D.C., USA.
  • World Summit for Children, New York, USA.
  • IMF Seminar on Social Aspects of Adjustment Policies,  Washington D.C., USA.
  • Coordination of UNICEF research on adjustment in Africa, Dakar, Senegal.
  • Advisory Committee of ODC Evaluation of USAID Policies in Africa, Washington D.C., USA

  • Organizing UN adjustment activities in Ghana.
  • UN/ACC Task Force on Long-Term Development Objectives, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • UN/WFC Steering Group on Adjustment, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Committee for Development Planning, New York, USA.
  • UN/ACC Task Force on Long-Term Development Objectives, New York, USA
  • Conference of Parliamentarians on Global Debt, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • UNICEF Seminar on Research on Adjustment in Africa, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
  • UNCTAD/ACC Advisory Group on Commodity Dependence, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Ninth Meeting of the UN Inter-Agency Task Force on Africa, Paris, France.
  • High-level consultation with the World Bank on adjustment in Africa, Washington D.C., USA.
  • Organizing UNICEF adjustment activities in Zambia, Zimbabwe, Kenya.
  • JCGP Sub-Group on Adjustment, Rome, Italy.
  • World Bank Consultation on West Africa, Annapolis, USA.
  • Review Panel, Social Dimension of Adjustment, World Bank, Washington D.C., USA.
  • Seminar on Adjustment Policies, Ottawa, Canada.
  • UNICEF Global Strategies Meeting, Mohonk, USA.
  • World Bank Symposium on Africa Crisis, Yaounde, Cameroon.
  • World Bank Training Seminar on Adjustment, Annapolis, USA.

  • Meeting on adjustment project of OECD Development Centre, Paris, France.
  • Organizing UN adjustment activities in Guinea.
  • World Bank seminar on Adjustment and Poverty, Washington D.C., USA.
  • Seminar on Adjustment, Middlebury, Vermont, USA.
  • UN/Dutch NGO liaison meeting, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Seminar on Adjustment Policies, Tanzania.
  • UN/WFC Steering Group on Adjustment, Rome, Italy.
  • Lecturing Swiss Aid officials on adjustment, Bern, Switzerland.
  • UN/ECA Steering Group on Adjustment, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  • UN/WIDER Meeting on Growth and Adjustment, Helsinki, Finland.
  • SID North/South Roundtable on Human Development  Strategies for the Year 2000,  Amman, Jordan.
  • UN/ACC Task Force on Long-Term Development Objectives, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • World Bank/SDA Steering Group Meeting, Paris, France.
  • UNICEF Workshop on Adjustment, Lusaka, Zambia.
  • Workshop on Child Strategies, John Hopkins, Baltimore, USA.
  • PREALC Sixth Regional Conference of Employment Planners and First Conference on the Social Debt, Guatemala.

  • Meeting on stabilization policies, OECD, Paris, France.
  • ILO Preparatory Tripartite High-Level Meeting on Employment and Adjustment, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • UN/WFC Steering Group on Adjustment Policies, Rome, Italy.
  • Preparing  report on social aspects of stabilization policies, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
  • UN Task Force on Long-Term Development Objectives (Working Group), New York, USA.
  • IDS/World Bank Seminar for African senior civil servants on adjustment policies, Brighton, UK.
  • Seminar on Quantitative Planning Techniques for Kenya’s Sixth Plan, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Workshop on Role of NGOs in Adjustment Policies, Oxford, UK.
  • Seminar, German UN Foundation on Debt, Bonn, Germany.
  • Tripartite High-Level Meeting on Employment and Adjustment, Geneva, Switzerland.

  • Steering Group ODI Project on Income Distribution and Stabilization Policies, ODI, London, UK.
  • Expert Group Meeting on Stabilization and Adjustment Policies Project, WIDER, Helsinki, Finland.
  • SID Roundtable on Human Factor in Development, Salzburg,  Austria.
  • Consultations with IMF, World Bank on preparation for Tripartite High-Level Meeting on Employment and Adjustment, Washington D.C., USA.
  • Conference on Development and Adjustment Experiences of Countries Belonging to the CFA Zone, CERDI, Clermont-Ferrand, France.

  • Advisory mission to Tanzania.
  • Consultation with Zambian Government and Universities on Adjustment, Lusaka, Zambia.
  • Conference on Socio-Economic Modeling, Rabat, Morocco.
  • Organizing Conference on Socio-Economic Framework for Basic Needs Planning, Lucknow, India.
  • Expert Group Meeting on Stabilization and Adjustment Policies Project, WIDER, Helsinki, Finland.

  • Advisory mission to Tanzania.
  • Seminar on IMF policy, Dakar, Senegal.
  • Conference of French-speaking economists, Clermont-Ferrand; France.
  • Review mission, Kenya modeling project, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Meetings with IMF, IBRD and UNICEF on alternative stabilization policies, Washington D.C./
  • New York, USA.
  • Seminar on stabilization policies and income distribution, Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Seminar on Employment Alternatives, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
  • Seventh Conference of International Economic Association, Madrid, Spain.
  • High-Level Expert Group Meeting on Employment, Geneva, Switzerland.

  • Research in Kenya.
  • Lecturing at European Institute, Florence, Italy.
  • Lecturing for Third World Diplomats, Vienna, Austria.

  • Meeting on UNCTAD/UNIDO Global Model, Vienna, Austria.
  • Negotiating with Sri Lankan Government on modeling project.
  • Lecturing at Central Bank, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Seminar for Indian Planning Commission., New Delhi, India.
  • Lecturing at University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Seminar on Basic Needs Modeling, University of Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia.

  • IIASA Conference on Global Modeling, Vienna, Austria.
  • Member of ILO Basic Needs mission to Zambia.
  • Seminar on Socio-Economic Modeling, Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, The Netherlands..
  • Negotiating with Kenyan Government on modeling project, Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Lecturing at Systems Research Institute, Poona, India.
  • Conference of Modeling for ESCAP Region, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Fifth International Output Conference, Innsbruck, Austria.
  • Preparation of UN Third Development Decade, New York, USA.
  • Consultations research group Basic Needs, World Bank, Washington, USA

  • ILO employment mission to Sierra Leone.
  • Conference on Socio-Economic Planning, IDS, Sussex, UK.

  • ILO employment mission to Tanzania.
  • ILO employment mission to Niger.

  • ILO employment advisory mission to Swaziland.
  • Conference of British Development Institutes, Manchester, UK.

  • Discussion of ILO technical cooperation activities in Lesotho and Swaziland.
  • ILO Employment advisory mission to Zambia.