Global Platform of International Public Policies

ICPDDC 2016

ICPDDC-2016

The First Event in 2016

The purpose of the International Seminar on Policy Diffusion was to discuss topics in this emerging field, promoting reflection on the domestic and international circulation of ideas, models, and State institutions, in order to arrive at a better understanding of policy processes. Why do policies get diffused? Which actors are involved? Which mechanisms affect the process? In which ways does diffusion transform the state and influence the success or failure of policies?

Even though there is empirical evidence on the diffusion of political institutions in Brazil, little is known about its dynamics, causes, and effects. The intention of this Seminar was to contribute to the understanding of this phenomenon, expanding the scope of academic debate on the topic of policy diffusion. The seminar brought together a group of keynote speakers from Latin American, North American, and European universities. In addition, it provided space for individual presentations of selected Papers proposed by different colleagues.

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Prof. Osmany Porto

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Rescheduling of II ICPDDC – São Paulo, Brazil

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

We would like to thank you for your contribution to the II ICPDDC. Due to the outbreak of the Corona Virus (COVID – 19) all over the world and the recent confirmation of 200 cases in Brazil, we regret to inform you that the II ICPDDC must be rescheduled.

This was a difficult decision to make. We have been monitoring the evolution of the situation on a daily basis in the past weeks, as well as the recommendations World Health Organization and the Ministry of Health in Brazil. Considering the health of participants, different university travel bans and the advice of Brazilian institutions to cancel public meetings, we concluded that hosting the conference in May was not prudent.

At this stage, we will work on the Conference logistics of the rescheduling and consult our partners to determine a new date, which will be announced in a few weeks. For participants who won’t be able to attend the conference on the new date, registration fees will be refunded.

All the updates about the Conference will be on our website www.policydiffusion.com. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at: policydiffusion@gmail.com.

With kind regards,

Osmany Porto de Oliveira
ICPDDC Organizer