2016 Global Leadership Forum
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2016 Global Leadership Forum

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Date: Wednesday, June 1 - Thursday, June 2, 2016
Day 1 Time: 9:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m. ET/13:15-20:30 GMT or convert time
Day 2 Time: 9:15 a.m.-5:00 p.m. ET/13:15-18:30 GMT or convert time
Location: World Bank HQ & Online

The 2016 Global Leadership Forum will bring about 200 partners, leaders and practitioners from government, private enterprise, academia, civil society, foundations, and other international development organizations working in areas of collaborative leadership.

Through interactions and sharing of experiences with leadership experts, development practitioners, and innovators who have found new ways to unblock challenges, the Forum seeks to create awareness of and build agreement on the importance of exercising leadership in bringing together diverse stakeholders to achieve results. The Forum will also seek to lay the foundation of how partners could work together to pursue the development of leadership interventions and coalitions for better development outcomes.

Day 1

  • Session 1 - 9:15-10:30am - The Practice of Leadership
  • Session 2 - 2:00-3:00pm - How to Break Down Barriers to Policy Implementation?
  • Session 3 - 3:15-4:30pm - Leadership Interventions in Development Projects

Day 2

  • Session 1 - 9:15-10:30am - When Politics gets in the Way of Reform
  • Session 2 - 1:30-2:30pm - Institutional Approaches to Strengthening Leadership Capacity
  • Session 3 - 2:30-5:00pm

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Vice President, Equitable Growth, Finance, and Institutions
Vice President, Operational Policy and Country Services, The World Bank Group
Founder, Harvard Center for Public Leadership
Manager of Leadership, Learning & Innovation, Country Client Services, World Bank Group
Director, FSI Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law
Chief of Staff of the Office of the President, The World Bank Group
Professor, Georgetown University
Senior Director, Public-Private Partnerships Group, World Bank Group
Director, Innovation & Strategy, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
President, InterAction
Principal, Networking Action: Organizing for the 21st Century
Director of the Developmental Leadership Program, University of Birmingham (UK)
Co-Chair, Effective Institution Platform Project
Minister for Population, Republic of Niger
Vice-President, Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions
General Secretary, Ministry of National Education, Republic of Madagascar
Senior Leadership Development Specialist, World Bank Group
Head, Global Leadership Academy, GIZ
Professor, Claremont Graduate University
Global Faculty Director, General Electric Company