On March 8th, 2013, Dean Schwartz and Brian Atwood spoke on Development, Humanitarianism and the Power of Ideas.
Citizens around the world look to the United Nations, to the developed countries of the United States, Europe and Asia, and to organizations like the World Bank and the regional development banks for innovative ideas and programs to combat poverty, promote food security and peace. Are these institutions doing their jobs? Are they sources of innovation? What have been their successes and failures? Brian Atwood and Eric Schwartz of the Humphrey School have some 75 years of experience working with governments, NGOs and international organizations. In this audience-directed session, they responded to questions on these critical issues.