3ie and IEG conference on citizen engagement and accountable government

3ie Washington Evidence Week Conference

3ie and IEG are partnering to establish an interactive dialogue anchored in evaluative evidence, engaging stakeholders in ways that inspire them to make better decisions and ask better questions on the future of citizen engagement and accountable government. This one-day conference on citizen engagement and accountable government will be held in Washington, DC on 8 April 2019. It is the start of the 3ie Washington Evidence Week, which includes a series of internal and public events.

Venue: World Bank (C-Building), Room C 8- 150, 1225 Connecticut Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20036

Start Date: 2019-04-08 End Date: 2019-04-08

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Citizen engagement and accountable government

Detailed agenda

Time Session
08:30 AM- 09:30 AM Registration
09:30 AM- 09:50 AM Opening remarks
Alison Evans, World Bank Group and Emmanuel Jimenez, 3ie
09:50 AM- 10:45 AM The world today – citizen engagement and government accountability
Moderator: Brenda Barbour, World Bank 
Discussants: Santiago Levy, Brookings Economic and Social Policy in Latin America Initiative; Lily Tsai, MIT Political Science
10:45 AM- 11:00 AM Break
11:00 AM- 12:30 PM Reality check
Moderator: Ruth Levine, William Flora and Hewlett Foundation and chair, 3ie board commissioner
Discussants: Nathaniel Heller, Integrated Strategies, Results for Development Partnership;
Jonathan Fox, School of International Service, American University and Accountability Research Center; Warren Krafchik, International Budget Partnership; and Jeff Thindwa, Global Partnership for Social Accountability, World Bank
12:30 PM-1:30 PM Lunch
01:30 PM- 03:00 PM Mapping the future
Moderator: Marie Gaarder, 3ie
Presenters: Elena Bardasi, IEG; Francis Rathinam, 3ie
03:00 PM- 04:30 PM

Bridging the disconnect
Moderator: David de Ferranti, 3ie
Presenter: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, board chair, Gavi
Discussant: Daniel Kaufmann, Natural Resource Governance Institute and Deborah Wetzel, World Bank Group

04:30 PM- 04:45 PM Closing remarks
Alison Evans, World Bank Group; Annette Dixon, World Bank; and Emmanuel Jimenez, 3ie
04:45 PM – 05:45 PM Reception

  • Due to limited space, registered participants will be seated on a first come first serve basis. Details on registration to follow.
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  • We will serve refreshments and lunch during the conference.