GPSA Global Partners Forum 2018 - Agenda

October 30 - November 1 |  World Bank Group | Washington, DC

This year's Forum is being organized in association with Global Initiative for Fiscal Transparency, International Budget Partnership, and the World Bank's Human Capital Project

Tuesday, October 30

8:00 – 10:00

Arrival, Registration and Breakfast

Preston Lobby

 

10:00 – 10:30

Welcome and Forum Overview
Preston Auditorium

Opening: Jeff Thindwa, GPSA Program Manager

Facilitator: Simon Fowler, Master of Ceremonies

10:30 – 12:00

Human Capital and Social Accountability – Panel Discussion
Preston Auditorium

Chair: Debbie Wetzel, Senior Director, Governance Global Practice, World Bank

Annette Dixon, Vice President, Human Development, World Bank

Juan Pablo Guerrero, Network Director, Global Initiative for Fiscal Transparency

George Osei-Bimpeh, Country Director, SEND Ghana

12:00 – 1:00

Lunch - Preston Lobby

 

1:00 – 1:45

Fundamentals, Round 1

  1. Human Capital – Preston Auditorium

  2. Public Finance – MC 10-100

  3. Citizen Engagement – MC 7-100

  4. Collaborative Social Accountability – MC 8-100

  5. Knowledge and Networking for Social Accountability – Preston Lounge

Dena Ringold, Manager, Human Capital Project, World Bank

Hisham Waly, Practice Manager, World Bank

Saki Kumagai, Governance Specialist, World Bank

Maria Poli and Saad Filali Meknassi, GPSA, World Bank

Emilie Fokkelman and Marine Perron, GPSA, World Bank

1:45 – 2:00

Transition Round 2

 
2:00 – 2:45

Fundamentals, Round 2

  1. Human Capital – Preston Auditorium

  2. Public Finance – MC 10-100

  3. Citizen Engagement – MC 7-100

  4. Collaborative Social Accountability – MC 8-100

  5. Knowledge and Networking for Social Accountability – Preston Lounge

Dena Ringold, Manager, Human Capital Project, World Bank

Hisham Waly, Practice Manager, World Bank

Saki Kumagai, Governance Specialist, World Bank

Maria Poli and Saad Filali Meknassi, GPSA, World Bank

Emilie Fokkelman and Marine Perron, GPSA, World Bank

2:45 – 3:15 Coffee – Preston Lobby  

3:15 – 4:15

GPSA Spotlights:
Preston Auditorium

  1. CARE Bangladesh: Scaling Social Accountability, by Partly Letting Go

  2. Mongolia: To Scale Social Accountability in Education: Broker a Win-Win-Win

  3. Social Accountability: A Technocratic Horse Race for Human Capital? Think Again

  4. The Role of Youth in Peace Building

1. Murad Bin Aziz, Governance Coordinator, Extreme Rural Poverty Program, CARE Bangladesh and Luiza Nora, Senior Social Development Specialist, World Bank

2. Khaliuna Tseveen-Ochir, Governance Program Manager, Globe International Center NGO in Mongolia and Khishigbuyan Dayan-Ochir, Chief Technical Advisor, Education Quality Reform Project, Ministry of Education, Mongolia

3. Florencia Guerzovich, GPSA, World Bank

4. Madina Aliberdieva, GPSA, World Bank 

4:15 – 5:00

Keynote: Human Capital, Public Finance & Social Accountability
Preston Auditorium

Kristalina Georgieva, CEO, World Bank

Debbie Wetzel, Senior Director, Governance Global Practice, World Bank

5:00 – 5:30

Investing in People – Have your Say

Preston Auditorium

Simon Fowler
5:30 – 7:00

Welcome Reception

MC Atrium

 

 

Wednesday, October 31

8:00 – 9:00

Networking Breakfast - Preston Lobby

 

9:00 – 9:15

Day 2 Overview

Simon Fowler

9:15 – 10:30

Public Finance and Accountability – Panel Discussion
Preston Auditorium

Vivek Ramkumar, Senior Director of Policy, International Budget Partnership

Tanka Mani Sharma, Auditor General of Nepal

Adenike (Nike) Sherifat Oyeyiola, Practice Manager, Governance Global Practice, World Bank

Suchi Pande, Scholar in Residence, Accountability Research Center

Moderator: Asmeen Khan, Practice Manager, Governance Global Practice, World Bank

10:30 – 11:00

Ask Our Partners: Building a Social Accountability Support to Address the Human Capital Gap
Preston Auditorium

Warren Krafchik, Director of the International Budget Partnernship

Amit Dar, Director, Operations and Strategy, Human Development GP, World Bank

Juan Pablo Guerrero, Network Director, Global Initiative for Fiscal Transparency

Facilitator: Simon Fowler

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break - Preston Lobby

 

11:30 – 1:00

Breakout Sessions, Round 1
Breakout Rooms

  1. The Missing Middle: Linking Media Development and Social Accountability
    MC C1-100

  2. Education and Social Accountability: Can We Break Down the Silos and Raise Human Capital Together?
    Preston Auditorium

  3. What Does It Take for Citizens to Influence Fiscal Governance for Equity?
    Preston Lounge

  4. Citizen and Stakeholder Engagement in World Bank Investment: New Opportunities for Communities to Drive Investment
    MC 9-100

  5. Social Accountability for Children’s Rights
    MC C1-200

  6. Citizens as Auditors: Making Public Spending Work for People
    MC 10-100

  7. How do Indices of Public Sector Performance Help Prevent Waste of Public Funds and Improve Governance?
    MC 8-100

1:00 – 2:00

Lunch – Preston Lobby

 

2:00 – 3:30

Breakout Sessions, Round 2

Breakout Rooms

  1. Investing in Grassroots Leadership Development
    Preston Auditorium

  2. Collaborative and Coproduced Anti-Corruption Approaches
    MC C1-100

  3. Can Social Accountability Improve Health Outcomes?
    Preston Lounge

  4. Collaborative Social Accountability in FCV Settings
    MC C1-200

  5. Closing Civic Space – a Threat to Development?
    MC 9-100

  6. Unleashing Citizen Capacity for Social Accountability Through Social Labs
    MC 10-100

  7. Policies, Politics and Public Investment: How, Where and to Whom do Money and Water Flow at Local Level?
    MC 8-100

3:30 – 4:00

Coffee break - Preston Lobby

 

4:00 – 5:30

The Forum Challenge Round 1: Reconvening, reflecting and responding
Preston Auditorium

Facilitator: Simon Fowler

 

Thursday, November 1 – Bringing it Together

8:00 – 9:00

Networking Breakfast – Preston Lobby

 

9:00 – 9:15

Day 3 Overview
Preston Auditorium

Facilitator: Simon Fowler

9:15 – 10:00

Lighting Talks on Frontier Issues
Preston Auditorium

  1. Media in Accountability
  2. Technology
  3. Tax

Catherine Gicheru, Country Lead, Code for Kenya

Jeannette von Wolfersdorff, Founder, Fiscal Observatory, Chile

Marijn Verhoeven, Lead Economist, Governance Global Practice, World Bank

10:00 – 11:00

The Forum Challenge Round 2: Synthesis and Reporting
Preston Auditorium

 

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break – Preston Lobby

 

11:30 – 12:20

The Forum Challenge: Reporting and Reflecting – the Stakeholder View
Preston Auditorium

Emily Weedon, Senior Social Protection Specialist

Emily Martinez, Director, Human Rights Initiative, Open Society Foundations

Helena Bjuremalm, Senior Advisor on Civil Society Support and Engagement, Civil Society Unit, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency

Asmeen Khan, Practice Manager, Governance Global Practice, World Bank

12:20 – 12:30 Closing Remarks
Preston Auditorium
Ceyla Pazarbasioglu, VP, Equitable Growth, Finance and Institutions, World Bank

12:30 – 1:00

Closing and Evaluation Session
Preston Auditorium

Jeff Thindwa and Simon Fowler

1:00 – 2:00

Lunch – Preston Lobby