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NORAD Conference 2021

"A new start - together or every state for itself?" (26-27 January) with BCEPS Director Ole Frithjof Norheim as a panelist in two separate discussions on a) global vaccine distribution, and b) the impact of COVID-19 on other essential services.

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Panel 1 - Vaccine nationalism and global distribution -
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NORAD - Panel 2 - What is the impact of COVID-19 on other essential services and the utilisation of these?

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AGENDA – TUESDAY 26 JANUARY (Day 1)

10.00 CET
Welcome
Mr. Bård Vegar Solhjell, Director General, Norad

10.15 CET
Keynote speech
Ms. Antoinette Sayeh, Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Followed by a conversation between Ms. Sayeh and Mr. Solhjell

10.35 CET
Keynote speech
Mr. Pavan Sukhdev, President, WWF International

10.50 CET
Keynote speech
Mr. David Beasley, Director General, World Food Programme

15 MIN. BREAK

11.15 CET
Keynote speech
Mr. Dag-Inge Ulstein, Minister of International Development

11.25 CET
Keynote speech
Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General, WHO

11.30 CET
PANEL 1 - Vaccine nationalism and global distribution

  • Dag-Inge Ulstein, Minister of International Development
  • Dr. Richard Hatchett, Director of CEPI
  • Dr. Lia Tadesse, H.E. Minister of Health, Ethiopia
  • Dr. Ole Fritjof Norheim, Professor, University of Bergen

Moderator: Amanda Glassman, Center for Global Development

12.00 CET - TBC

12.10 CET
PANEL 2 - What is the impact of COVID-19 on other essential services and the utilization of these?

  • Rt. Hon. Helen Clark, Board Chair, The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health
  • Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng, UN Special Rapporteur on Health
  • Ms. Joy Phumaphi, Executive Secretary, African Leaders Malaria (TBC)
  • Dr. Ole Fritjof Norheim, Professor, University of Bergen.

Moderator: Amanda Glassman, Center for Global Development

AGENDA – WEDNESDAY 27 JANUARY (Day 2)

10.00 CET
Welcome (in Norwegian with English subtitles)
Mr. Bård Vegar Solhjell, Director General, Norad

10.10 CET
Keynote speech (in Norwegian)
Mr. Sveinung Rotevatn, Minister of Climate and Environment

10.20 CET
Building forward better and greener the Doughnut Way (in English)
Kate Raworth, Senior Research Associate, Oxford University’s Environmental Change Institute

10.30 CET
PANEL 1 – Green recovery (in Norwegian)

  • Dag O. Hessen, Professor at Center for biogeochemistry in Anthropoceneat at the University of Oslo,
  • Marie Storli, Director, Rethinking Economics,
  • Per Espen Stoknes, psychologist with PhD in economics, Director of Centre for Green Growth at BI,
  • Trine Lise Sundnes, Director, LO.

Moderator: Maria Reinertsen, journalist, Morgenbladet

10.50 CET
PANEL 2 – Green development (in Norwegian)

Ulrika Åkessson, Lead Policy Specialist Environment and Climate Change, Sida
Dan Banik, Professor and Director of the Oslo SDG Initiative at the University of Oslo
Hulda Holtvet, Politican
Tellef Thorleifsson, CEO at Norfund

Moderator: Maria Reinertsen, journalist, Morgenbladet

11.10 – BREAK

11.25 CET
Keynote speech (in English)
Ms. Carmen Reinhart, Vice President and World Bank Group Chief Economist, The World Bank

11.40 CET
Presentation of money flow report (in Norwegian)

12.00 CET
PANEL – What role will Norwegian businesses play to increase investment in developing countries? (in Norwegian)

Idar Kreutzer, CEO at Finans Norge
Ole Erik Almlid, CEO at NHO
Elisabeth Grieg, Co-owner at Grieg Group and Chair at the Grieg Maturitas board
Marie Nielsen, General Manager, Penda Papers

Moderator: Maria Reinertsen, journalist, Morgenbladet