Jobs for the Poor: The Role of Private Sector Development
This spring, the Norwegian Government will present a White Paper on Development and cooperation with the Private Sector. Minister of EEA and EU Affairs, Vidar Helgesen gives us a preview and presents Norwegian priorities. Mary Hallward-Driemeier, co-leader of the World Bank´s Jobs Knowledge Platform, shares findings on expanding job opportunities in developing countries.
This event marks the launch of a new research programme at CMI, Employment for the Poor. The presentations will be followed by a panel debate with Mary Hallward-Driemeier (World Bank), Director General Petter Ølberg (MFA), Professor Kjetil Bjorvatn (Norwegian Business school) and Espen Villanger, Programme Leader and Senior Researcher (CMI).
Live streaming of the event:
11.45 – 11.50: Welcome, Ottar Mæstad, Director,CMI
11.50-12.05: Minister of EEA and EU Affairs, Helgesen: Norwegian Priorities
12.05 – 12.35: Mary Hallward-Driemeier, World Bank: Job opportunities in developing countries
12.35 – 12.45: Q&A
12.45 – 13.30: Panel debate