Ninth annual Princeton Colloquium to address "Rethinking U.S. Foreign Aid and Policy," April 8 and 9, 2011
Audience:Open to the Public, Registration Required
The 2011 Princeton Colloquium on Public and International Affairs titled, "Dollars, Diplomacy, and Development: Rethinking U.S. Foreign Aid and Policy," will be held on Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9, 2011 in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall. Hosted by the Woodrow Wilson School, the Colloquium will bring together policy-makers, academics, government officials, leaders of non-governmental institutions and foundations, and journalists to take a hard look at the levers that can be used to achieve stability and economic development around the world.
According to Christina Paxson, Dean of the Woodrow Wilson School, “Our goal is to promote discussion and inform students, policy-makers, practitioners, and members of the broader Princeton community about how U.S. foreign aid and policy can influence world stability and economic development.”
The Colloquium will be comprised of keynote addresses and panels, including:
- Friday night keynote speech by Robert C. Orr, MPA *92, Ph.D. *96 , Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Planning, United Nations
- A Saturday lunchtime conversation between Rajiv Shah, Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development and David J. Lane, MPA *88, Counselor to the Chief of Staff of the White House and former President and CEO of ONE
- Saturday Panels on:
- “ The Effectiveness of Foreign Aid ”
- “ The Role of the Private Sector: Foreign Direct Investment and Trade ”
- “A Conversation with “ The Role of Philanthropy in International Development”
- “ The First Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR): Leading Through Civilian Power”
A detailed agenda of the sessions and panelist bios are available online at http://www.princeton.edu/pcpia/schedule.
The Colloquium is held in conjunction with the Woodrow Wilson School Graduate Alumni Weekend. For the complete schedule for Graduate Alumni weekend, please go to: http://wws.princeton.edu/qzalumni/graduate-alumni-weekend/.
Colloquium keynote, lunchtime discussion, and panel sessions are free and open to the public.