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28
Apr
2017
Webinar Results: Bridging the Digital Divide – Skills for the New Age and Measuring Digital Literacy

To share the research results and underlying ideas of the T20 Policy Briefs on digital skills and literacy, HSRC hosted an online presentation on “Bridging the Digital Divide: Skills for the New Age & Measuring Digital Literacy”. The seminar was streamed online, on April 28th 2017. The presentations held can be found here: Digital Literacy Digital Skills The policy briefs accepted by the T20 Advisory Board and supported by the Economic Policy Forum can be accessed here: Bridging the Digital…

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Cape Town, South Africa

Policy Initiative:
Digital Economy

20
Mar
2017
Women20 Argentina: Launch and Event on Digitalisaton

In the light of the upcoming Argentine G20 presidency, Women20 Argentina (#W20ARG) launched the first G20 engagement group dialogue meeting in Buenos Aires on March 20th and 21st. The two-day conference and dialogue forum was facilitated and supported by the Emerging Market Sustainability Dialogues (EMSD) as well as the German Embassy in Argentina. EMSD also serves as W20 Germany’s international implementation partner. The Argentine think tank Centro de Implementación de Políticas Públicas para la Equidad y el Crecimiento (CIPPEC, Center…

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Policy Initiative:
Digital Economy

28
Feb
2017
G20 Engagement Group Dialogue on Digitalization

The Emerging Market Sustainability Dialogues (EMSD) team facilitated a meeting convened by the Women20 engagement group of the G20, at the GIZ Representative Office in Berlin, Germany, on Feb 28th, focusing on digitalization and bringing together all  G20 engagement groups. With digitalization being one of the focus topics of Germany’s G20 presidency, the engagement groups – namely business (B20), civil society (C20), trade unions (L20), science (S20), think tanks (T20),  and women (W20)- got together to exchange on their respective positions and…

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Berlin, Germany
Policy Initiative:
Digital Economy

30
Nov
2016
T20 Task Force on Forced Migration Kick-off in Berlin

On 30 November, EPF co-organized the kick-off workshop of the T20 (Think20) Task Force on Forced Migration (TFFM) which took up its mission under the German G20 Presidency in Berlin. TFFM’s goal is to propose innovative, dispassionate and evidence-based policy options to policy makers of the G20 and beyond. The options to be presented are to reflect the diversity of the G20/T20, and take into consideration the needs of both G20 countries and non-G20 countries alike in the spirit of providing global…

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Berlin, Germany
Policy Initiative:
Other

26
Jul
2016
SAIIA-EPF Business Breakfast on Regional Drivers and Barriers to Business

The South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), the Economic Policy Forum (EPF) and the Southern-African-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SAGCC) held a Business Breakfast Discussion on 'Regional Drivers and Barriers to Business' where the results of the joint research of EPF members on regional integration were presented by SAIIA. The final policy paper 'Drivers of Regional Integration: Value Chains, Investment and New Forms of Co-operation' was launched and discussed by a wide range of businesses, particularly businesses active in mining, pharmaceutical,…

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31
Oct
2016
Think Week on “The Digital Economy – Pathways for the Global Sustainability Agenda”

Economic Policy Forum (EPF) hosted this year’s Think Week from October 31st – Nov 3rd, 2016, in Beijing, focusing on ‘The Digital Economy – Pathways for the Global Sustainability Agenda’. During two days of roundtable discussions sustainability-related challenges and benefits of the digital economy were debated. The participants discussed about equal distributions of digital dividends and overall societal effects, regulatory challenges and necessities, along with environmental aspects that need to be factored in. All was rounded off with perspectives from leading…

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Beijing, China
Policy Initiative:
Digital Economy

22
Sep
2016
Roundtable: Renewable Energy Experts discuss Potential for Regional Integration

EPF's policy initiative “Regional Integration” aims at developing policy recommendations that contribute to ensuring that regional integration processes are beneficial for all countries in a given region, and not only for the dominant economic one. In this context, EPF in partnership with EPF-member think tank Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV) facilitated a roundtable in Berlin, Germany, on 22 September, to discuss the prospects of global/regional value chains of renewable energies as a new means to achieve regional integration. Eight representatives from German federal…

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Berlin, Deutschland
Policy Initiative:
Regional Integration

18
Sep
2016
Indian Think Tank Dialogue on Rising Powers at BRICS Academic Forum

Observer Research Foundation (ORF), a member think tank of the Economic Policy Forum (EPF), and Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS) co-hosted the 8th BRICS Academic Forum from 19-22 September, 2016, in India. Back-to-back to the official event, ORF and RIS, in partnership with EPF, the American Center and the Center for Rising Powers and Global Development (CRPD) co-organized the “Indian Think Tank Dialogue on Rising Powers” in the same venue. EPF invited South African researchers from the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) and Human…

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Vivanta By Taj - Fort Aguada, Goa, Aguada Fort Area, Candolim, Goa, Indien
Policy Initiative:
Sustainable Infrastructure
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