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Landmark Vienna Conference will highlight need for “transformation” of democratic, economic, and political institutions

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Dr. Boris Mintes, Founder and President of the Boris Mintes Institute at Tel Aviv University

“Our sincere hope at the Boris Mintz Institute is that the conference will set a radical new agenda for the transformation of global institutions for the benefit of global society.”

Dr. Boris Mintz

Tel Aviv / Vienna, Israel / Austria, November 3, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ –

• A virtual conference to be held by the Boris Mintz Institute at Tel Aviv University in collaboration with the University of Vienna will include panel discussions of Nobel laureates and political and economic leaders
• The speakers will describe the need for transformation and modernization of global democratic, economic and political institutions
• The Boris Mint Institute, based at Tel Aviv University, was established with the aim of developing strategic solutions to global challenges

The Boris Mintz Institute has announced a two-day virtual conference, to be hosted in collaboration with the University of Vienna, entitled “The Future of Democratic, Economic and Political Institutions”. The event will take place on Tuesday, November 9, and Wednesday, November 10, 2021 (starting on both days at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time, 2:00 p.m. Greenwich Mean Time, 4:00 p.m. Israel time).

The conference will bring together respected thinkers, Nobel laureates and political pioneers, to identify an “agenda for urgent change” for the reform and modernization of key democratic, economic and political institutions. On the first day there will be meetings on the “future of democracy” and the second day will focus on the “future of the economic institutions of the neoliberal era”.

Registration for the conference, as well as the full agenda, can be found at: https://www.bmiglobalsolutions.org/registration

Among the speakers noted new solutions to weaknesses in contemporary democracy, entrenched global inequality and the revival of political populism:

• Professor Paul Romer – Nobel Laureate, Professor of Economics at New York University and former Chief Economist of the World Bank;

• Professor Michael Kramer – Nobel Laureate and Boris Mints Institute Award, Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the University of Chicago and Founding Director of the Innovation Lab for Development at the Becker Friedman Institute of Economics;

• Professor Armen Darbinian – Former Armenian Prime Minister, Rector of the State-Russian-Armenian University, and a member of the Boris Mintz Institute’s International Advisory Committee;

• Dr. Igor Lučić – former Prime Minister and former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Montenegro, Associate Professor at the University of Donia Gorica Podgorica and Member of the International Advisory Board of the Boris Mint Institute;

• Professor Anat Admati – Stanford School of Business;

• Professor Sergei K. Dubinin – Member of the Board of Supervisors of Capital VTB, Russia, and member of the International Advisory Board of the Boris Mint Institute.

Dr. Boris Mintes, Founder and President of the Boris Mintes Institute“Given the rapid pace of global change, both technologically and socially, and the scale of current global challenges, there is an urgent need to change and renew the pillar institutions that underlie our international democratic, economic and political systems. This Zionist Conference brings together the best minds to tackle the issues.” “These are essential first and foremost. Our sincere hope at the Boris Mintes Institute is that the conference sets a radically new agenda for the transformation of global institutions for the benefit of global society.”

About the Boris Mint Institute
The Boris Mint Institute was founded in 2015 at Tel Aviv University with the intention of encouraging research, planning and innovative thinking in order to promote significant positive change in the world. The institute focuses on designing innovative strategic programs to improve the well-being of communities around the world and supports applied, practical and solution-driven research, conducted by brilliant graduate and doctoral students supervised by senior internationally renowned scientists.

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