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ANU Public Policy Week: live and online

Four key events to be shown live online.

Public Policy Week 2014

Ken Henry and Hugh White to give keynote talks.

Asia and the Pacific Policy Society Conference 2014 - Confronting the Pacific’s health challenges

Non-communicable and water-borne diseases rank among the most daunting challenges affecting the health and development prospects of people in the Pacific Islands. The Asia and the Pacific Policy Society is convening a conference at Crawford School to explore practical policy options for governments concerned to address these challenges, what public finance, regulatory, health system and whole of government issues these options involve, and what development partners and regional institutions can do to help.

Food Policy Institute Launch

It is an extraordinary and melancholy fact that over one billion people today live undernourished and famished existences. To help comprehend the causes, consequences and policy implications of food deprivation and food insecurity, and the associated ‘supermarket revolution’, Crawford School launches the Food Policy Institute. A recognition of the critical significance for public policy, human dignity and health of research and policy involvement regarding the most essential of our needs.

Opportunity and disadvantage

The distribution of material and economic resources is characterised by significant imbalance and inequity, a fact given recent recognition with the planned adoption of disability insurance policy. But the broad canopy of social detriment covers a wide range of human circumstance characterised by disparate origins, diverse causes and idiosyncratic potential solutions.

Complexity, imperfection and the future of public policy

If we’re so smart, why is public policy highly imperfect and diffi cult to agree on? These presentations take as a theme the inherent intricacies and ambiguities of public policy in critical applications concerning major contemporary problems, including: climate change; disaster management; energy security; and the fraught role of the scientist in the harsh and competitive modern-day political environment.

9.15am Opening remarks
>Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor of The Australian National University

Social Policy Institute Launch

Sound research and analysis are the basis for sustainable and equitable public policies. It is this foundation that Crawford School recognises and seeks to highlight with the launch of the Social Policy Institute. An open discussion of the significance to the community of the research and policy engagement of a wide network of expert contributors in the social wellbeing arena.

9.15am Opening remarks
>Professor Tom Kompas, Director, Crawford School of Public Policy

Public policy in the Asian Century - Ken Henry

This is an edited version of a speech Dr Ken Henry AC gave to the Crawford School of Public Policy on 18 July as part of the week-long event, Policy public: ideas, insights and initiatives until 2020.

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