Lancet Commission Meeting in Dubai, July 23-24, 2019

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Lancet Commission on Reparations and Redistributive Justice
First Meeting: 23-24 July 2019
Harvard Medical School Center for Global Health Delivery–Dubai

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DAY ONE | July 23, 2019

9:00–10:00am Morning Session 1                                                                    
     •  Welcome to HMS Center For Global Health Delivery-Dubai                                                                                               Salmaan Keshavjee
     •  Welcome and Introduction of Project                                                                                                                                   Eugene Richardson
     •  Introduction of Participants                                                                                

10:00–10:15am                                                                                                

     •  Coffee Break                                                                                                    

10:15am–12:00pm Morning Session 2
                                                             

     •  Global Inequality, Political Economy, Post-Development and Ecological Economics                                                         Jason Hickel

     •  The Neoliberal Agenda and Global Health Outcomes                                                                                                        Salmaan Keshavjee

     •  Discussion                                                                                                        

12:00–1:00pm                                                                                                  

     •  Lunch                                                                                                               

1:00–2:45pm Afternoon Session 1                                                                    

     •  Restitution in Haiti                                                                                                                                                               Paul Farmer

     •  Historical Trauma and Native American Reparations                                                                                                         Joe Gone

     •  Discussion                                                                                                        

2:45–3:00pm                                                                                                    

     •  Coffee Break                                                                                                    

3:00–4:45pm Afternoon Session 2                                                                    

     •  Post-Apartheid Redistributive Justice                                                                                                                                  Lebohang Liepollo Pheko

     •  Reparations for the Democratic Republic of Congo                                                                                                            Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja

     •  Discussion                                                                                                        

4:45–6:30pm                                                                                                    

     •  Break / Return to Hotel                                                                                      

7:00–9:00pm                                                                                                    

     •  Group Dinner at Awtar Middle Eastern Restaurant, Grand Hyatt Hotel                 

     •  Ad Hoc Discussion                                                                                                                                                              Richard Horton (Phone-in)

DAY TWO | July 24, 2019

8:30–10:30am Morning Session 1                                                                   

     •  Gender Violence Reparations                                                                                                                                             Clara Sandoval
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sunneva Gilmore

     •  Climate Justice                                                                                                                                                                   Maxine Burkett
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sonja Klinsky

     •  Discussion                                                                                                       

10:30–10:45am                                                                                               

     •  Coffee Break                                                                                                   

10:45am–12:30pm Morning Session 2                                                            

     •  Indian Caste System and Untouchables, A Case for Reparations                                                                                     Sukhadeo Thorat

     •  Symbolic Reparations                                                                                                                                                         Eugene Richardson

     •  Discussion                                                                                                       

12:30–1:30pm                                                                                                 

     •  Lunch                                                                                                             

1:30–3:30pm Afternoon Session 1                                                                  

     •  Reparations for Descendants of US slaves                                                                                                                       William “Sandy” Darity
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Kirsten Mullen (Webex)

     •  Caribbean Slavery and Native Genocide                                                                                                                          Sir Hilary Beckles

     •  Discussion                                                                                                       

3:45–4:00pm                                                                                                  

Coffee Break                                                                                                   

4:00–5:30pm Afternoon Session 2                                                                  
     •  Summary
     •  Next Steps
     •  November Meeting                                                                                          

Meeting adjourned