Speaking Truth to Power Version 2.0 |

Speaking Truth to Power Version 2.0

Synopsis:

In our rapidly changing world, problems and possible solutions are in flux. In issues ranging from public health to environmental protection to economic transformation, multiple actors from government, business, and civil society will have to be partners in the improvements we need. New technologies will create new alternatives and enable new kinds of participation. History is happening all around us, with changing politics, shifting social mores, and new institutions. The standard ways we "speak truth to power" need a broadening and deepening - metaphorically, moving from a Version 1.0 to a Version 2.0. Beyond doing "the study" for "the decision" by "the policymakers," we should help a variety of stakeholders clarify objectives, expand alternatives, and build relationships that enable more innovation, transparency, and efficiency.

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Speaker(s):

Prof Robert Klitgaard, Li Ka Shing Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore

Date:
Friday, 29 July 2011
Time:
5.15 p.m. - 6.30 p.m.
Venue:

Level 4, Seminar Room 4-4
Block B, Faculty of Law, NUS Bukit Timah Campus
469G Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 259776

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