Carnegie Council Policy Innovations: Health rights, U.S. development, Stiglitz film, IMF panel

Ethical Markets Reforming Global Finance

EVENT: Health as a Human Right (SPEAKER ADDED)

Christian Barry, Meg Boulware, Laura Herman, Maggie Kohn, Rohit Malpani, and Lisa Oldring will analyze the right to health and the various roles and responsibilities that businesses, NGOs, and governments have in meeting this essential human need.

This luncheon is part of the Carnegie Council’s Workshop for Ethics in Business series, sponsored by Booz & Company’s strategy+business magazine. Support also comes from SAP , Merck, and New York University’s Center for Global Affairs.

The luncheon cost is $50 (fee can be waived for students, academics, and nonprofit professionals), $30 for Carnegie Council members.

DATE: Tuesday, December 2, 2008
TIME: 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.
PLACE: 170 East 64th Street, NYC
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EVENT: The Measure of America

Although human development reports have been produced in more than 150 countries, there has never been one on the United States until now. Authors Sarah Burd-Sharps and Kristen Lewis present their findings.

DATE: Thursday, December 4, 2008
TIME: 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
PLACE: 170 East 64th Street, NYC
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EVENT: Around the World with Joseph Stiglitz

Policy Innovations advisor Joseph Stiglitz will discuss a new documentary film, which examines the great paradox of our times: how globalization, such a boon to some countries, has proved so disastrous for others. Tickets are $12 for Film Society members and students; $13 for seniors (62+); and $15 for the public.

DATE: Wednesday, December 3, 2008
TIME: 7:00 p.m.
PLACE: Walter Reade Theater, 165 West 65th Street, NYC

EVENT: Macroeconomic Policies that Work: Do IMF Spending Policies Need to Be Changed?

An expert panel discussion at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC on IMF fiscal and monetary policies and their impact on health and education spending. Hosted by ActionAid International, a Policy Innovations partner.

DATE: Wednesday, December 10, 2008
TIME: 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.
PLACE: Carnegie Endowment for Int’l. Peace, 1779 Mass. Ave., NW, Washington, DC
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Policy Innovations is made possible thanks to the generous assistance of a mix of donors that includes individuals, foundations, and the private sector. We welcome the support of those who share the desire to catalyze creative work toward achieving a fairer globalization, with expanded equity, opportunity, and security for all peoples.