Seminar

KAS-Summerschool on Economic and Social Policy

für Nachwuchspolitiker aus Armenien, Aserbaidschan und Georgien

Die KAS führt vom 22.-26. Juli 2009 in Georgien eine „Politische Sommerschule zur Wirtschafts- und Sozialpolitik“ für junge Mitglieder der konservativ oder christdemokratisch geprägten Parteien aus Armenien, Aserbaidschan und Georgien durch.

Details

Thursday, 22. July 2010

16.30 hrs

Arrival of participants & experts in Tskneti

18.30hrs

Opening of the Political Winter School on Foreign Politics and Security Politics

Katja Christina Plate

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

Head of Regional Program for Political Dialogue in the South Caucasus

Welcome-Dinner

Friday, 23. July 2010

10.00 – 11.30 hrs

Economic Development & taxes & social systems: How does it all fit together? - Introduction

What is Economic development? How do we measure it? What different ways are there to calculate and collect taxes? Are taxes fair? What do we do with tax money? What kinds of social systems do exist in our countries and in EU-countries? How are they financed?

Expert: Vladimir Zinoviev, Consultant

11.30 – 11.45 hrs

Coffee Break

11.45 – 13.00hrs

Economic Development & taxes & social systems: How does it all fit together? - Introduction

What is Economic development? How do we measure it? What different ways are there to calculate and collect taxes? Are taxes fair? What do we do with tax money? What kinds of social systems do exist in our countries and in EU-countries? How are they financed?

Expert: Vladimir Zinoviev, Consultant

13.00 – 14.15hrs

Lunchbreak

14.15hrs

Departure of the Bus

15.00 – 16.00hrs

Policy put into Action: Visit to the Georgian Parliament

Visit to the Parliament of Georgia; Meetings with members of the Budget and Finance Committee and the Healthcare and Social Issues Committee. Let’s see whether the two Committees have competing interests…

16.30 – 18.00hrs

Sightseeing tour through the old part of Tbilisi

Introduction into country’s history and current political situation

Bidzina Lebanidze

Project Coordination KAS South Caucasus

18.00hrs

Dinner in Tbilisi & Night out

23.00hrs

Transfer back to Tskneti from Meeting Point

Saturday, 24. July 2010

10.00 – 11.00 hrs

Different types of Economic Theories and Social Systems

There are different types of economic theories, which can drive politicians and governments. These “theoretical” concepts can have very tangible results for the citizens. For example whether there is common healthcare system with mandatory contributions for each citizen or whether there is a healthcare system based on private insurances. We will learn more about these economic theories and their Pro’s & Con’s.

Expert: Vladimir Zinoviev, Consultant

11.00 – 11.15 hrs

Coffee Break

11.15 – 13.00hrs

Working in Groups

Party Groups 1: Drafting a new healthcare policy agenda for your party

Party Groups 2: Drafting a new tax policy agenda for your party

13.00 – 14.00 hrs

Lunch

14.00 - 15.30 hrs

To be continued: Working in Groups

Party Groups 1: Drafting a new healthcare policy agenda for your party

Party Groups 2: Drafting a new tax policy agenda for your party

15.30 – 15.45hrs

Coffee Break

15.45 – 17.00 hrs

Simulation Game: Taking decisions inside a party

The party-groups 1 & 2 will go into political bargaining with each other. They need to harmonize their plans on healthcare agenda and tax policy. Is it possible to finance the healthcare plan? At which cost?…

18.00 hrs

Dinner in Tbilisi & Night out%%

23.00hrs

Transfer back to Tskneti from Meeting Point

Sunday, 25. July 2010

10.00 – 11.30 hrs

Social Standards & Economic Development in the European Union

Presentation of Social & Security Standards in the EU; Are those standards protecting the privileges of the “old” member states and blocking the “new” member states in their economic growth? Can a developing economy survive with so many EU-standards around?

Expert: Vladimir Zinoviev

11.30 – 11.45hrs

Coffee Break

11.45 – 13.00hrs

Social Systems put under pressure

How does the international financial crisis affect the social systems in the European Union? Example of an “old” member state (Germany) and a “young” member state (Bulgaria)

Expert: Vladimir Zinoviev, Consultant

13.00 – 14.00hrs

Lunch

14.30hrs

To be continued: Simulation Game - Taking decisions in a coalition government

The party-groups will be assigned to each other on country basis. They go into political bargaining with each other. They try to find an on social system and its financing. But: The precondition is: that coalition should not fail…

Presentation of the Coalition Agreements

Discussion

17.00hrs

Summing up & Seminar Feedback

18.30hrs

Farewell-Dinner & Party

Monday, 26. July 2010

Departure of participants &experts

Zum Kalender hinzufügen

Veranstaltungsort

Bazaleti See, Georgien

Referenten

  • Vladimir Zinoviev
    • Consultant
      Kontakt

      Tina Balavadze

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