Institutions: Can Development Wait that Long?

Thursday, March 2, 2017, 9 am-12 pm
Newseum, Knight Conference Room
555 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20001

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Steve Pelliccia
Division Vice President, International Economic Growth, Abt Associates


Michael Woolcock
Lead Social Development Specialist, The World Bank


PANEL 1: Thinking and Working Politically: Yin and Yang

Melissa Brown
Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator, USAID Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance

Juan Pardinas
Director, Mexican Institute for Competitiveness

Charles Cadwell
Director, Center on International Development and Governance, Urban Institute

Moderator: Graham Teskey
Principal Technical Lead, Governance, Abt Associates


PANEL 2: Effective Governance: Lessons in Transparency and Accountability

Ania Calderón
Executive Director, Open Data Charter

Mark Robinson
Global Director, Governance at World Resources Institute

Helene Grandvoinnet
Lead Governance Specialist, Governance Global Practice, The World Bank

Nathaniel Heller
Managing Director, Results for Development

Moderator: Tiernan Mennen
Vice President, Governance, Abt Associates


Ask the Speakers

Listen to #SoundGovernance speakers discuss the latest in governance. Hear from Michael Woolcock (World Bank), Charles Cadwell (Urban Institute), Juan Pardinas (Mexican Institute for Competitiveness), and Nathaniel Heller (Results for Development).
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Voices of Governance

Hear from Abt's experts on the current and future state of governance.
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What is the role of #SoundGovernance in development?

See a recap of the @abtassociates hosted Twitter chat.
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