IPSP meets international organizations at the Graduate Institute in Geneva on Sept. 7, 2016

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At the Graduate Institute, on Sept. 7, 2016, Authors from Chapters 3, 7, 8, 12 and 18 meets international organizations in four round-tables on the following topics: inequalities, labor, health, global governance.

Experts from the following organizations participate:

  • International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
  • International Labor Organization (ILO)
  • UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • UN Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)
  • World Economic Forum (WEF)
  • World Health Organization (WHO)
  • Word Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
  • World Trade Organization (WTO)

The purpose of this meeting is to present the IPSP first draft report and get useful feedback to prepare the final report.

This meeting is open to the public. For more information on the site of the Graduate Institute, click here.

Special thanks to Shalini Randeria, Jacqueline Coté and Marc Galvin for making this possible.


9:00 Introduction and welcome: Shalini Randeria (Graduate Institute and IPSP), Marc Fleurbaey (Princeton U. and IPSP), Helga Nowotny (ETH Zurich and IPSP)

9:15 Round table: Inequalities and social progress

Moderator: Helga Nowotny (ETH Zurich and IPSP)

Speakers: Stephan Klasen (U. of Göttingen and IPSP), Giovanni Andrea Cornia (U. of Florence and IPSP), Gianluca Grimalda (IfW and IPSP), Paul Ladd (UNRISD), Uma Amara (ILO), Richard Kozul-Wright (UNCTAD)

11:00 Break

11:15 Round table: Labor: Good jobs for all?

Moderator: Yi Huang (IHEID)

Speakers: Werner Eichhorst (IZA and IPSP), Colette Fagan (U. of Manchester and IPSP), Paul Ladd (UNRISD), Nicholas Davis (WEF), Sangheon Lee (ILO)

12:45 Lunch

14:00 Round table: Health and the contours of human life

Moderator: Vinh-Kim Nguyen (IHEID and IPSP)

Speakers: Ama de Graft-Aikins (U. of Ghana and IPSP), Denny Vagerö (U. of Stockholm and IPSP), Katherine Deland (WHO), Pascal Daudin (ICRC)

15:30 Break

16:00 Round table: Global governance

Moderator: Cecilia Cannon (IHEID)

Speakers: Lucio Baccaro (U of Geneva and IPSP), Grégoire Mallard (GIG and IPSP), Robert Koopman (WTO), Margareta Drzeniek (WEF), Carsten Fink (WIPO), Richard Kozul-Wright (UNCTAD)

With the participation of Pierre Penet (Northwestern and IPSP), Dominique Pestre (EHESS and IPSP)

17:30 Closing remarks: Marc Fleurbaey, Sean Cleary (Future World Foundation)