United Nations

Jo-Marie Griesgraber

Reforming global governance, and addressing power imbalances

Jo-Marie Griesgraber, Executive Director, New Rules for Global Finance (Stand-in for Domenico Lombardi), President, The Oxford Institute for Economic Policy and Nonresident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution.

John Sinclair

The emerging role of the G20 as the Leaders Forum

John Sinclair, Senior Fellow, School of International Development and Global Studies, University of Ottawa

Roy Culpeper

Thematic overview of the crisis, its impacts, current responses and future opportunities

Roy Culpeper, President, The North-South Institute

Questions and answers and discussion Monday 5:30pm panel

Thinking the unthinkable – The global financial crisis as an opportunity for transformative and systemic change?

Dr. José Antonio Ocampo

The role of the UN in addressing the crisis - Recommendations from the UN Commission of Experts

Dr. José Antonio Ocampo, Director, Program in Economic and Political Development, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University and member of the Commission of Experts of the President of the UN General Assembly on Reforms of the International Monetary and Financial System.

Jomo K. Sundaram

Impacts of the crisis and expanding the agenda for change
Jomo K. Sundaram, Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations 

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Chuck Freedman

Causes of, and responses to, the global financial crisis
Chuck Freedman, Co-Director, Centre for Monetary and Financial Economics, Carleton University.

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Monday Evening - Moderator's Introduction

Thinking the unthinkable – The global financial crisis as an opportunity for transformative and systemic change?
Welcome and introduction to the panel.
Moderator: Kari Polanyi Levitt, Emerita Professor of Economics, McGill University

Presentation to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development on the G8 / G20 in 2010

Presentation regarding the principles for guiding a more democratic, representative and accountable G-20

by Fraser Reilly-King, Coordinator, Halifax Initiative Coalition
October 29, 2009

Thank you for inviting us to appear before the Standing Committee to discuss issues related to next year’s Group of Eight and Group of Twenty meeting in Huntsville, Ontario in June.


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