Brasília, 31 January 2021.
This is the selection of free webinars for this week about political economy, public policy and business-government relations.
Please, observe the time zones, and thanks for all the suggestions.
Monday, 1 February
1:00pm – 2:00pm (GMT) – Institute for Government – Is the government making the right energy policy decisions?
2:00pm – 4:00pm (EST) – Brookings – Setting a policy agenda for Black Americans
Tuesday, 2 February
8:00am – 9:00am (EST) – Atlantic Council – Lessons learned from countries leading in vaccine rollout: The cases of Israel, Bahrain, and the UAE
2:30pm – 3:30pm (GMT) – Institute for Government – Whitehall Monitor 2021 report launch
3:00pm – 4:00pm (EST) – Brookings – Climate change and financial market regulations: Insights from BlackRock CEO Larry Fink and former SEC Chair Mary Schapiro
3:30pm – 5:00pm (EST) – Wilson Center – Low-Cost and Open Source Tools: Next Steps for Science and Policy
4:00pm – 5:00pm (PST) – Stanford – Cornered into Change? Pakistan’s response to National Crises in 2021
4:00pm – 5:30pm (GMT) – Canning House – Election Watch 2021
6:00pm – 7:30pm (GMT) – King’s – Brazil 36 Years After the End of the Military Regime: Celebration and Concern
Wednesday, 3 February
10:00am – 11:00am (EST) – PIIE – The EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment: Will it be a game changer?
10:00am – 4:00pm (EST) – Wilson Center – Wilson China Fellowship Conference 2021
12:00pm – 1:30pm (EST) – Columbia – Book Talk: Governing the Urban in China and India
12:00pm – 1:00pm (EST) – Atlantic Council – Tech-enabled dis- and misinformation, social platforms, and geopolitics
12:00pm – 1:00pm (GMT) – LSE – A Lecture by Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of UN Climate Change
3:00pm – 4:30pm (GMT) – King’s – Political Economy & Institutions seminar on “Business Groups in Emerging Economies”
3:00pm – 4:00pm (EST) – Harvard – Big, If True Webinar: Amplified Hate and its Effects
6:00pm – 7:20pm (GMT) – Institute for Government – Data Bites #16: Getting things done with data in government
Thursday, 4 February
8:30am – 9:30am (EST) – Harvard – Business and Biden: What the Private Sector Can Expect from the New Administration
1:00pm – 2:00pm (EST) – Atlantic Council – A conversation with French President Emmanuel Macron
2:00pm – 3:00pm (GMT) – Oxford – Social innovation and social justice in an age of pandemics
3:00pm – 4:30pm (EST) – Columbia – The Politics of a Clean Energy Transition
Friday, 5 February
9:00am – 11:00am (EST) – Columbia – 2021 Annual Columbia SIPA/BPI Bank Regulation Research Conference