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Financial Crisis, Equity, Democracy and Climate Change: Challenges and Proposals

May 17 @ 09:30 - May 18 @ 11:30

Complete program, ppt presentations, backgroud papers and videos available below


DAY 1: Monday 17 May 2021
9.30 BRT (GMT-3), 14.30 CET (GMT+2)

Panel 1 – Jean Monnet Network
“Crisis, Equity, Democracy for Europe and Latin America”

Chair: Christian Ghymers (JMN, IRELAC & RTI)

Welcome words by Costanzo Fisogni  EU Delegation in Brasília

Luiz Roberto Cunha, Dean, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro

Luis Manuel Fernandes, Director, Institute of International Relations, PUC-Rio

“Jean Monnet Network: results of the Phase 1 (2016-2019) and presentation of the book “Financial Crisis Management and Democracy: Lessons from Europe and Latin America”

Bettina Guilherme (JMN, European Parliament -ECON) &
Stephany Griffith-Jones (JMN, Emeritus Professorial Fellow, IDS, Sussex University)

“Jean Monnet Network Phase 2 (2020-2023): objectives and activities”
Andrea Ribeiro Hoffmann (Coordinator JMN, PUC-Rio)

“The European Budget, Recovery Programme and the fiscal framework”
Margarida Marques (HM of European Parliament)

Panel 2 – Climate Change and International Monetary System:
Challenges and Proposals

Chair: Bernard Snoy (RTI)

“Sustainable development, central bank strategy in a digital world and reform of the International Monetary System”
Michel Aglietta (University of Paris Nanterre, CEPII)

“Climate Change: policies to manage its macroeconomic and financial effects”
José Antonio Ocampo (Columbia University, Cátedra José Bonifácio USP)

“The intertwined market failures explaining the systemic unsustainability”
Christian Ghymers (JMN, IRELAC & RTI)

“Proposition for cutting CO2 emissions”
Stephan Schulmeister (JMN)

General Discussion and Q & A – closing time : 12:00 in Brazil = 17:00 in Brussels

DAY 2: Tuesday 18 May 2021
9.30 BRT (GMT-3), 14.30 CET (GMT+2)

Panel 3 – Green Economy and Financing for Development

Chair: Andrea Ribeiro Hoffmann (Coordinator JMN, PUC Rio)

“Rethinking international co-operation to define new development models: Perspectives from Development in Transition”
Mario Pezzini (OECD)

“Funding a just and sustainable future: a view from the South”
Rogerio Studart (Senior Fellow, World Resources Institute)

“The role of EIB and national development banks in Covid times and for EU green transformation”
Stephany Griffith-Jones (JMN, Emeritus Professorial Fellow, IDS, Sussex University)

“Financing Development in the Anthropocene”
Paulo Esteves (JMN, PUC-Rio)

General Discussion and Q&A  – closing time: 11:30 in Brazil = 16:30’ in Brussels





The webinar started with the presentation of the book
Financial Crisis Management and Democracy: Lessons from Europe and Latin America

(freely downloadable here)

Presentations of Day 1

Presentations of Day 2

Day1 video recording

Day2 video recording


May 17 @ 09:30
May 18 @ 11:30
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