Policy Showcase 1: Policy Innovations to Maximise Impact (By Invite Only)

Event Details
  • June 5th, Tuesday, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Breakout Room 325
Glen Mehn

Glen Mehn

Head of Development Innovation Nesta

Markus Dietrich

Markus Dietrich

Director Asia and Policy Inclusive Business Action Network

Read session notes here.

Session Description

Please note the Policy Showcase sessions will run from 2.30pm to 4.30pm.

Policy innovation is becoming a powerful approach to drive greater inclusive growth and to build resilient communities in Asia. New ideas are being explored in cross-sector collaboration by public, private and non-profit organizations to ensure the success of evidence-based social impact strategies.

Based on feedback from AVPN’s policy community on the kinds of policy initiatives they most wish to learn about, policy initiatives will be specially curated and will be featured as a two-part Policy Showcase. This approach covers a wide range of initiatives from the set-up of national innovation systems to local/sector-driven innovative entrepreneurship and pro-poor strategies.

Policy Topics

  1. “Social Outcome Fund Version 2.0: Catalysing Impact Investment”, Malaysia
  2. “Inclusive Business Accreditation Scheme”, Philippines
  3. “Leveraging Blockchain for Impactful Investments”, South Korea

Key Takeaways:

  • In what ways can policy innovate so that the social economy can better advance the specific local development objectives?
  • How are policies designed, drafted and executed to encourage sustainable and scalable social innovation?
  • Who are the stakeholders involved in this initiative and how have policy efforts engaged their interest?
  • What are the new ideas, challenges/successes and lessons learned from the various showcased policy initiative?

This session by-invite only. If you are interested in attending, please reach out to policy@avpn.asia.

Opening remarks will be made by Mr Hongjoo Hahm, Deputy Executive Secretary for Programmes, UNESCAP.

View here for Policy Showcase 2.


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