Conferences

2006 G8 Pre-Summit Seminar

On the Road to St. Petersburg:
The Role of International Organizations in Implementing G8 Commitments

State University Higher School of Economics (SU-HSE), Moscow
G8 Research Group, University of Toronto, Toronto
Moscow
June 30, 2006.

10h00


Registration

10h30


Implementation of G8 Commitments: The Role of International Organizations
Chair: Lev Jacobson, First Vice Rector, SU-HSE
Welcome Address:
Sergey Karaganov, Chair, Council for External and Defence Policy Presidium, Deputy Director of the Institute of Europe (Russian Academy of Sciences), Head of the Department of World Politics and International Relations

Implementing G8 Economic Commitments: How International Institutions Help
John Kirton, Director, G8 Research Group, University of Toronto

G8 and International Trade Regimes
Alegzander Daniltzev, Head of the Institute for Trade Policy, SU-HSE

Trade: The G8 and the World Trade Organization
Sylvia Ostry, Distinguished Research Fellow, Munk Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto

Development: The G8 and Development Agencies
Ade Adefuye, Special Advisor (Political Affairs), Commonwealth Secretariat

Discussion:
• Vladimir Zuev, Chair, International Economic Regulation and Integration, SU-HSE
• Alexander Gusev, Deputy Head of Department of World Politics, SU-HSE
• Evgeniy Kutovoy, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Diplomatic Academy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation



12h00
Break



12h30


Implementation of G8 Commitments: The Role of International Organizations, cont'd
Chair: Lev Jakobson, First Vice Rector, SU-HSE

Implementing G8 Financial Commitmentss: The G8, the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank
Robert Fauver, former U.S. sherpa

The G8 and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development: The Connection
Kimon Valaskakis, President, New School of Athens/Global Governance Group

The G8 and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development: A Current Practitioner's View
Lynn Robertson, Centre for Co-operation with Non-Members, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

The G8 and the International Energy Agency: Do International Organizations Help?
Victoria Panova, Director, G8 Research Group Moscow Office, Moscow State Institute on International Relations

G8 Commitments in Education: The Mechanisms of Implementation and Factors of Success
Marina Larionova, Vice Rector, SU-HSE

Discussion:
• Vladimir Zuev, Chair, International Economic Regulation and Integration, SU-HSE
• Alegzander Daniltzev, Head, Institute for Trade Policy, SU-HSE
• Alexander Gusev, Deputy Head of Department of World Politics, SU-HSE
• Evgeniy Kutovoy, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Diplomatic Academy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

14h00


Lunch



15h00


Implementing G8 Commitments and Improving Global Governance
Chair: Sergey Karaganov, Chair, Council for External and Defence Policy Presidium, Deputy Director, Institute of Europe (Russian Academy of Sciences), head, Department of World Politics and International Relations, SU-HSE

G8 Compliance with Gleneagles Commitments: The Main Results of the Draft Compliance Report of the G8 Research Group
John Kirton, Director, G8 Research Group, University of Toronto

Russia's Compliance with Gleneagles Commitments: The Main Results of the Draft Compliance Report of the SU-HSE G8 Research Team
SU-HSE Compliance Team

Improving Global Governance
Andrew F. Cooper, Deputy Director, Centre for International Governance Innovation
• Olivier Giscard d'Estaing, President, Comité pour un parlement mondial
• Honourable Roy MacLaren, former Minister of Trade for Canada

Discussion:
• Victoria Panova, Director, G8 Research Group Moscow Office, Moscow State Institute on International Relations
• Madeline Koch, Managing Director, G8 Research Group
• Vladimir Zuev, Chair, International Economic Regulation and Integration, SU-HSE
• Alegzander Daniltzev, Head, Institute for Trade Policy, SU-HSE
• Alexander Gusev, Deputy Head of Department of World Politics, SU-HSE
• Lev Jakobson, First Vice Rector, SU-HSE



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