Youth & Leaders Summit 2018

Mon, 2018-01-22 09:00 - 18:30

The 3rd edition of the Youth & Leaders Summitdedicated to Inequalities and World (Dis)orderwas held at Sciences Po on Monday 22 January, 2018. 

Find the full program here

Executive Report available here


Youth & Leaders Summit 2018: Inequalities and World (Dis)order


08:15 - Registration

09:00 - Welcome Remarks by Frédéric Mion, President of Sciences Po

09:10 - Opening Speech by Édouard Philippe, Prime Minister of France

Watch the Welcome Remarks and the Opening Speech here

09:30-10:00 - Keynote Speech by William J. Burns, President, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Watch the Keynote Speech here

Panel 1 -  Left Behind: Is Someone Listening?
Introduction: Daniela Dos Santos Quaresma, Master in International Security, PSIA
Chair: Steven Erlanger, Chief Diplomatic Correspondent Europe, New York Times
- Donald Kaberuka, former President of the African Development Bank, former Minister of Finance of Rwanda
- Maria Nowak, Founder of ADIE (Association pour le droit à l'initiative économique)
- Teresa Ribera, Director of IDDRI, former State Secretary for Climate Change of Spain
- Luca Visentini, Secretary General of the European Trade Union Confederation
Watch Panel 1 here

12:00-12:30 - Keynote Speech by Cecilia Malmström, European Commissioner for Trade
Watch the Speech here  



13:30 - Registration 

Panel 2 – Does Inequality Cause Conflict?
Introduction: Serafine Dinkel, Master in International Security, PSIA
Chair: Christine Ockrent, journalist, former Editor in chief of L’Express, former COO of France Médias Monde
- Mohamed El-Baradei, Nobel Peace Prize laureate, former Director of the International Atomic Energy Agency
- Lakhdar Brahimi, Elder, former UN Special Envoy for Syria, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Algeria
- Philippe Martin, Professor of Economics, Sciences Po
Watch Panel 2 here

Panel 3 – Why Are Institutions Failing?
16:00-17:30 Introduction: Adam Fifield, Master in International Development, PSIA
Chair: Steven Erlanger, Chief Diplomatic Correspondent Europe, New York Times
- Patrick Le Galès, Professor of Political Science, Dean of the Urban School at Sciences Po
- Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Chair of GAVI (Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization), former Managing Director of the World Bank, former Minister of Finance of Nigeria
- Yanis Varoufakis, founder of DiEM25, former Minister of Finance of Greece

17:30-18:00 - Concluding Remarks by Enrico Letta, Dean of PSIA at Sciences Po, former Prime Minister of Italy 

Watch Panel 3 and Concluding Remarks here


Organised by PSIA with exclusive media partnership of the New York Times and special support of Engie.

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