Tuesday, April 9, 2013

The Future of the Global Economy - Peter Eigen

Join us for the Spring 2013 John Parke Young Sponsored Talks on The Future of the Global Economy.  A discussion with Dr. Peter Eigen on corruption, transparency in the global economy and the role of iNGOs & GANs in governing globalization.

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Dr. Peter Eigen has worked in economic development and governance for several decades and has led initiatives for better global governance and the fight against corruption. A lawyer by training, Eigen has Worked as a World Bank manager of programs in Africa and Latin America; from 1988 to 1991 he was the Director ofthe Regional Mission for Eastern Africa ofthe World Bank. Under Ford Foundation sponsorship, he provided legal and technical assistance to the governments of Botswana and Namibia to strengthen the legal framework for mining investments` In ‘1993 Eigen founded Transparency International (Tl)7 a non-governmental organization promoting transparency and accountability in international development. From 1993 to 2005 he was Chair of Tl and is now Chair of the Advisory Council. In 2005, Eigen chaired the International Advisory Group of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), was the Chairman of the EiTl from 2006 to February 2011 and is now EITI Special Representative. Eigen has taught law and poiiticai science at the universities of Frankfurt Main, the John F. Kennedy School of Government! Harvard, SAIS! Johns Hopkins, University of Washington and Bruges College of Europe.
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