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Marshall Society Inaugural Conference The Road Ahead: Visions for the Emerging World and Poverty

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  • UserLiu Xiaoming (Chinese Ambassador to the UK), Peter Coy (Economics Editor for Bloomberg Businessweek) and Gwen Hines (Executive Director to the World Bank) and many more World_link
  • ClockSaturday 25 January 2014, 10:00-18:00
  • HouseCambridge Union, Bridge Street, Cambridge.

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The Marshall Society is proud to present its inaugural conference ‘The Road Ahead: Visions for the Emerging World and Poverty’. We invite you to join us on Saturday 25th January 2014 to listen to and engage with leading thinkers in the field of global development.

Confirmed speakers include Liu Xiaoming (Chinese Ambassador to the UK), Peter Coy (Economics Editor for Bloomberg Businessweek) and Gwen Hines (Executive Director to the World Bank). Our full speaker line-up can be found here: www.marshallconference.com/speakers/

The conference will last from 10am to 6pm on Saturday 25th January 2014. It will be held in the Cambridge Union Building, with lunch provided for all and refreshments served throughout the day.

Themes for discussion include:

• Global Poverty: Old challenges. New ideas – What new innovative ideas can be applied to solve one of the world’s most pressing challenges?

• Emerging Markets: Where now? – What challenges face the world’s emerging economies? How should they react to them? How will the economic power balance shift in the years to come?

• Britain and International Organisations – What approaches should Britain, and the world’s global institutions take towards international development?

Tickets, which give a full-day access to the conference, are £5 for Marshall Society members, £7 for non-member Cambridge students, and £10 otherwise. Tickets can be purchased here: www.marshallconference.com/tickets.php

For more information, see our website: www.marshallconference.com

This talk is part of the The Marshall Society series.

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