WIDER Annual Lecture 17

UNU-WIDER / Feb 2014

The 17th WIDER Annual Lecture was held on 19 September in Helsinki, Finland. The lecture was delivered by President and Nobel Laureate Martti Ahtisaari who explored the role egalitarian principles can play in conflict resolution, peace building and development. The address was followed by a panel discussion (see below).

In partnership with Crisis Management Initiative (cmi.fi)

00:04 Welcome by Finn Tarp, Director, UNU-WIDER 

03:12 Video introduction by Amartya Sen, Thomas W. Lamont University Professor, Professor of Economics and Philosophy, Harvard University 

09:55 Address by Martti Ahtisaari 

28:07 Panel discussion with:
Martti Ahtisaari, President and Nobel Laureate
Ravi Kanbur, T.H. Lee Professor of World Affairs, International Professor of Applied Economics, and Professor of Economics, Cornell University
Elsi Kanza, Director, Head of Africa, World Economic Forum
Martin Ravallion, Edmond D. Villani Chair of Economics, Georgetown University

1:03:37 Q&A