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  • From crisis to opportunity: social justice in the global age

    Dates: 29 June 2009
    Venue: London School of Economics, New Theatre
    The global financial crisis has starkly demonstrated two things; that globalisation has led to an unprecedented degree of global economic interdependence and that unregulated markets alone cannot be trusted to deliver desirable social outcomes.
  • Foresight USA

    Dates: 18 June 2009
    Venue: Washington D.C.
    The Foresight project will hold its second major regional symposium in Washington D.C. on the 18-19 June 2009. Organised by the Alfred Herrhausen Society, the International Forum of Deutsche Bank in partnership with Policy Network and The Brookings Institution, it will provide a unique opportunity to advance the task of forging a new global consensus on the shape of the emerging world order and the role of the US within it.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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