Program of the 2001 Annual Meeting
London, March 9-12, 2001
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London 2001 The Annual Meeting of the Trilateral Commission (pdf: 1.2MB/95pp).
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Friday, March 9
Reception hosted by HSBC at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)
Speaker: Robin Cook, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, United Kingdom
Dinner hosted by the Corporation of London at Mansion House
Speaker: Chris Patten, Member of the European Commission
Saturday, March 10
Opening remarks by the three Chairmen
Session chaired by Robin Buchanan, Senior Partner, Bain & Co.
- TRENDS IN BRITISH POLITICS AND PUBLIC OPINION
Robert Worcester, Chairman of MORI
- THE ECONOMY
Bill Emmott, Editor, The Economist
- BUSINESS TRENDS
Sir Martin Sorrell, Chief Executive Officer, WPP
- SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sir Robert May, President of the Royal Society; Professor of Zoology, Oxford University and Imperial College, London
GLOBALIZATION AND GOVERNANCE I: THE CHANGING ROLE OF STATES
Gordon Smith, Former Canadian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs; Director, Centre for Global Studies, University of Victoria, British Columbia; Author (with Moisés Naím) ofAltered States
Ernesto Zedillo, Former President of Mexico
GLOBALIZATION AND GOVERNANCE II: ADDRESSING THOSE IN DANGER OF BEING LEFT BEHIND
Jusuf Wanandi, Member, Board of Directors, Centre for Strategic and International Studies, Jakarta
Nora Lustig, Senior Advisor and Chief, Poverty and Inequality Unit, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, D.C.
Jay Mazur, President, Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees (UNITE), AFL-CIO, New York; Vice President, AFL-CIO and Chairman, AFL-CIO International Affairs Committee
Otto Graf Lambsdorff, Chairman, Friedrich Naumann Foundation, Berlin; former Member of German Bundestag and Federal Economics Minister
Dinner hosted by BP in Duveen Gallery of British Museum
Sunday, March 11
GLOBALIZATION AND GOVERNANCE III: IMPROVING THE TRADING REGIME
Mike Moore, Director-General, World Trade Organization
Frits Bolkestein, Member of the European Commission
Toru Kusukawa, Senior Counselor, Fuji Research Institute Corporation, Tokyo; former Japanese Delegate to the APEC Business Advisory Council (1998-2000)
C. Fred Bergsten, Director, Institute for International Economics, Washington, D.C.
Luncheon session hosted by Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein
THE INTERNATIONAL ROLE OF THE UNITED STATES
Lt. Gen. Brent Scowcroft, USAF (ret.), Former Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; President, Forum for International Policy, Washington, D.C.
Carla A. Hills, Former U.S. Trade Representative; Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Hills & Company, Washington, D.C.
Discussion opened by
Yoichi Funabashi, Columnist and Chief Diplomatic Correspondent, Asahi Shimbun
Georges Berthoin, Honorary European Chairman, Trilateral Commission
GLOBALIZATION AND GOVERNANCE IV: THE “DEMOCRACY DEFICIT” IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY:
QUESTIONS ABOUT THE LEGITIMACY AND ACCOUNTABILITY OF KEY MULTILATERAL INSTITUTIONS
Joseph S. Nye, Jr., Dean, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
Jessica P. Einhorn, Counselor, Clark & Weinstock; former Managing Director for Finance and Resource Mobilization, World Bank
Béla Kadar, Ambassador of Hungary to the OECD; former Minister of International Economic Relations
Hisashi Owada, President, Japan Institute of International Affairs; former Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs; former Ambassador to the United Nations
Luis Rubio, Director General, CIDAC (Center of Research for Development), Mexico City
Young Soogil, Guest Scholar, Institute for Global Economics, Seoul; former Korean Ambassador to the OECD
See also Task Force Report #57 The "Democracy Deficit" in the Global Economy: Enhancing the Legitimacy and Accountability of Global Institutions by Joseph S. Nye, Jr., and others.
Dinner hosted by the Royal Dutch/Shell Group at Banqueting House in Whitehall
Frene Ginwala, Speaker of the National Assembly, Parliament of the Republic of South Africa
Monday, March 12
INTERNATIONAL SECURITY CHALLENGES
General Sir Charles Guthrie, Former Chief of Defence Staff, United Kingdom
Sergei Yastrzhembsky, Special Advisor to the President of the Russian Federation
Lee Hong-Koo, Former Prime Minister, Republic of Korea; former Ambassador to the United States and the United Kingdom
Richard Holbrooke, Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations; former Assistant Secretary of State for European and Canadian Affairs, and for East Asian and Pacific Affairs
Closing comments from the three Chairmen