This is video is part of the International Seminar on Policy Diffusion, organized at the Brazilian Center of Analysis and Planning, in São Paulo, Brazil – May 9-11/2016. For more information please visit our website: www.policydiffusion.com
Panel 6: “Challenges of policy transfer and international cooperation”
Moderator: Vera Schattan Coelho (CEBRAP/UFABC)
From policy transfer to mutual learning? Political recognition, power and process in the emerging landscape of international development cooperation
Alex Shankland and Jennifer Constantine (IDS – University of Sussex)
International social protection policy transfer: emerging issues for Brazilian South-South cooperation
Melissa Pomeroy, Bianca Suyama (Articulação Sul)
Policy diffusion within the Global South: Brazil’s support for pharmaceutical production in Mozambique
Danilo Marcondes de Souza Neto (University of Cambridge)
About the event
The purpose of the International Seminar on Policy Diffusion is 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 is to contribute to the understanding of this phenomenon, expanding the scope of academic debate on the topic of policy diffusion. The seminar will bring together a group of keynote speakers from Latin American, North American, and European universities. In addition, it will provide space for individual presentations of selected Papers proposed by different colleagues. The results of the Seminar are to produce a book with the authors contributions, well as a video with the different sessions presentations.