CHALLENGES AND CHANGES IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
AROUND THE WORLD

PROGRAMME
Thursday 1 November 2001

10:00

United Nations Chair Introduction
H.E. Amb. Francisco Seixas, President of the Second Committee
[Video]

10:15

Introduction of the theme/ IIAS/ Global Perspective
H.E. Mr. Ignacio Pichardo Pagaza (MEXICO), Former President, International Institute of Administrative Sciences- IIAS. [Video]
Michael Duggett, Director General, International Institute of Administrative Sciences- IIAS
[Video]

10:30

The Case of Africa
Jean- Marie Atangana Mebara, President, International Institute of Administrative Sciences, Minister og Higher Education, Yaounde (CAMEROON)
[Video]

10:45

The Continental Europe
Prof. Gerard Timsit, Director, Center of Studies and Research on Administration, University of Paris I - Pantheon Sorbonne (FRANCE)
[Video]

11:00

Public Administration in the Americas
Maria Carmen del Pardo, Researcher, Colegio de Mexico (MEXICO)
[Video]

11:15

The English- speaking World: Common Law Countries
Prof. Andrew Massey, Professor of Government, Director, Postgraduate Programme, University of Portsmouth (UNITED KINGDOM)
[Video]

11:30

Public Administration in Asia: Reflections on recent developments
Prof. O.P. Dwivedi, Professor of Public and Environmental Administration, Department of Political Studies, University of Guelph, Ontario (CANADA)
[Video]

11:45

A View from UNDESA/ Conclusions
Guido Bertucci, Director, DESA- Department of Economic and Social Affairs
[Video]

12:00 Open Discussion

12:45

Closing Speech
UN Chair

Organized by the Division for Public Economics and Public Administration, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DPEPA/UNDESA), in cooperation with the Institut International des Sciences Administratives (IIAS)