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  • Policy responses to the global financial crisis: the view from Chile

    Dates: 28 January 2009
    Venue: London
    Chilean finance minister Andrés Velasco, a rising progressive star and architect of Chile’s solid fiscal foundations as they face the global economic downturn with over 4% predicted growth, will be joining Policy Network for a breakfast roundtable meeting to debate common approaches to the financial crisis.
  • The role of the family in tackling poverty and inequality: a comparative European perspective

    Dates: 10 February 2009
    Venue: London
    Looking at family policy and its contribution to tackling poverty and inequality in the UK, Policy Network in partnership with the Fabian Society and the Webb Memorial Trust, has held seminar entitled “The role of the family in tackling poverty and inequality: a comparative European perspective”, in London on 10 February.
  • International responses to state failure: challenges of cooperation in a multi-polar world

    Dates: 24 February 2009
    Venue: London
    Examining the challenges of weak and fragile states in a multi-polar world, the latest Foresight seminar, took place in London on 24 February.
  • An EU "fit for purpose" in the global age

    Dates: 9 March 2009
    Venue: London
    Examining how the EU can evolve into the next decade in a world of rapid globalisation and economic and financial uncertainty, the first draft of the synthesis report "Options for the EU post-2009" has been presented and discussed at a high level workshop and public lecture in London.
  • Progressive Governance Conference 2009 - Responses to the global crisis: charting a progressive path

    Dates: 27 March 2009
    Venue: Chile
    Policy Network, acting as the secretariat of the progressive governance network, organised the 2009 Progressive Governance Conference in partnership with the Government of Chile. Hosted by Her Excellency, President Michelle Bachelet, the conference took place on 27 March 2009 in Chile.
  • Book launch - The Politics of Climate Change

    Dates: 6 May 2009
    Venue: London
    The City of London and Policy Network will hold a launch event for The Politics of Climate Change, the latest book by Anthony Giddens, in London on the 6 May. The event will start with a short presentation by the author, followed by an opportunity for discussion and questions and answers. 
  • What future for social investment?

    Dates: 7 May 2009
    Venue: Stockholm
    Assessing the diversity, feasibility, and economic and social relevance of social investment strategies and the future of the European Union, this conference took place in Stockholm on 7-8 May, 2009.
  • A new progressive recovery plan for the European Union

    Dates: 14 May 2009
    Venue: London
    Discussing the need for a stronger and more progressive European plan to tackle the financial and economic crisis,  Policy Network in partnership with the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) will host a roundtable meeting on economic recovery in Europe.
  • Recasting the welfare state after the global financial crisis

    Dates: 27 May 2009
    Venue: London
    Policy Network, in partnership with the 2020 Public Services Trust will hold a select roundtable discussion with Professor Anton Hemerijck, director of the Dutch Scientific Council for Government Policy, on the future of the welfare state after the global financial crisis. This seminar will take place on Wednesday 27 May at the Royal Society of Arts.
  • The politics of climate change: from economic crisis to business revolution

    Dates: 5 June 2009
    Venue: London
    This conference, organised by Policy Network in association with the LSE’s Centre for the Study of Global Governance, will bring together leaders of the highest rank from the worlds of politics, academia and business.

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