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Speakers: Tim A. Hardy Director of Outreach, Burma Global Action Network [Burma] | Karen Zusman Independent Journalist and Producer [Malaysia] | Eugene Martin Former Diplomat and Specialist, US Institute of Peace [Philippines] | Dana Doan Board Member and Strategic Advisor, LIN Center for Community Development [Vietnam] | Toshi Nakamura Co-Founder, Kopernik [Indonesia] | Gil Lacson Relationship Manager for Asia, Women's World Banking [Philippine] | Anis Chowdhury Senior Economic Affairs Officer, United Nations [Malaysia] | Sahba Sobhani Program Manager, UNDP Growing Inclusive Markets Initiative [USA] | and more.
23 April 2010 (Friday)
09:30 Introduction & Opening Remarks
10:00 Keynote "Politics, Governance and Poverty"
11:30 Tea Break
11:45 Country Case Study "Public-Private Partnerships: Corporate Giving in Vietnam"
12:45 Lunch & Networking
02:00 Panel "Partners in Development: Respective Roles and Obligations"
03:30 Tea Break
03:45 Panel "Microfinance, Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation"
05:15 Closing Remarks
24 April 2010 (Saturday)
10:00 Keynote "The State of Southeast Asian Development"
11:30 Tea Break
11:45 Movie & Producer Talk "Pls Don't Say My Name: Plight of Burmese Refugees Living in M'sia"
01:15 Country Case Study "Decentralization in Cambodian Education: Schools Funding Management"
02:15 Closing Remarks
Presented by Columbia University's Southeast Asian League and Southeast Asian Student Initiative | Sponsored by Davis Projects for Peace | Sponsored in part by the Arts Initiative at Columbia University. This funding is made possible through a generous gift from The Gatsby Foundation | Supported by Microfinance Working Group, Thai Club, Columbia Society for International Law, Asia Pacific Affairs Council, and the Residents' Council of International House, New York.