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25 June 2020



5 minutes
Warm-up (Facilitator)

5 minutes
Welcome Note - Kanni Wignaraja (Assistant Secretary-General, Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific)

Introduce the goals and overall journey of NextGenGov

10 minutes
Opening Remarks – Mr. Thosaporn Sirisumphand (Secretary General NESDC)

10 minutes
Session framing (UNDP, DM)

10 minutes
Provocation: Geoff Mulgan (Professor, UCL- London, Ex-C Director of Policy at 10 Downing Street under British Prime Minister Tony Blair)(Chair) Opening frame / big question for participants to consider that sets the stage for this chapter.

1 hour
Powerful Voices from the Governance Trenches: How decision makers respond to the provocation by speaking about major policy reforms they are pursuing (in alphabetical order)

Dr. Anoop Singh (Member – Finance Commission of India)

Dr. Dipu Moni (Education Minister, Bangladesh)

Senator Pia Cayetano (Senate of The Philippines)

Mr. Ridwan Kamil (Governor, West Java, Indonesia) – joined by Dr. Ir. Taufik Hanafi (MUP Deputy for Monitoring, Evaluation, and Control of Development / Head of Satu Data Ministry of Development Planning (BAPPENAS) Ir. Budi Gunadi Sadikin (Vice Minister Ministry of State-Owned Enterprises) and Semuel Abrijani Pangerapan (DG – Ministry of Communication and Information Technology)

Dr. Sania Nishtar (Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Division/ Chairperson BISP, Pakistan)

10 minutes
Transition time / briefing time
Some of the decision makers from the region put forward ‘Governance Challenges’ to participants transitioning into mini-summits

50 mins
Mini-summits: discussion on 5 themes (facilitated).

All our Champion Civil Servants in Asia dive deeper into thematic discussions in these mini-summits. Each mini-summit shall have a facilitator (domain expert) and one of the decision makers from the previous panel.

An interactive session to bring our own context into this model and get clear on what is needed.

  • Education & skills – Charles Leadbeater (Education/Innovation Expert UK)
  • Lead Markets & Economic Development – Rainer Kattel (Deputy Director, UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose)
  • Social Welfare – Pia Andrews
    Civil Servant, Special Advisor, (EDSC) Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)
  • Governance & Statecraft Dr. Yanuar Nugroho (Civil Servant, Ex-Deputy Chief of Staff,
    Office of the President of Indonesia)
  • Food – Luke Tay (Principal Futurist – Singapore Food Agency)
17 minutes
Summit Reflection (facilitator)
2 takeaways from each breakout conveyed by facilitators.

15 minutes
Closing and chair reflection (UNDP/Chair)
Reflection from the chair.
Next steps in the journey.

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