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In Pursuit of Resilience and Sustainable Development

The Centre for Rising Powers is holding its inaugural Forum at Clare College on 8 March, 2016, "In Pursuit of Resilience and Sustainable Development."
When Mar 08, 2016
from 03:00 PM to 07:30 PM
Where Clare College, Cambridge
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Contact Phone 01223 761 737
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Roundtable discussions will focus on the importance and role of resilience and sustainable development for rising powers. Experts from academia, government and industry will lead the discussion of how adaptive leadership and institutional innovation foster resilience and sustainable development.

Locations: The Riley Auditorium, The Gillespie Centre, Memorial Court, Clare College Cambridge.

Panellists include:

Professor Rajah Rasiah -- distinguished Professor of International Development at the University of Malaya, 2015 recipient of the Celso Furtado prize from the World Academy of Sciences for his seminal contributions in the field of social sciences

Professor David Runciman -- Head of the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge

Sir Richard Shirreff -- former Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe of NATO

Dr Francois Kayitakire -- Joint Research Center in the Institute of Environment and Sustainability, European Commission

Dr Kun-Chin Lin -- Director of the Centre for Rising Powers at the University of Cambridge

Dr Nazia Mintz-Habib -- Lecturer in Public Policy, Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge

Michael Brooke -- Head of Innovation at BNP Paribas

Steve McCauley -- executive leadership coach and mentor to senior leaders in government, business, finance and professional services

Ana Hajduka -- CEO Africa GreenCo

Joe Studwell -- Journalist and author of The China Dream, Asian Godfathers, and How Asia Works

Catherine Tilley -- Director of Executive and Graduate Education at the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership


Coffee, snacks, and drinks will be provided, as well as networking opportunities to build a resilient and sustainable future collectively.

Please register now

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