Wednesday, May 31st, 2017


2PM - 3PM

UNU-CSMacau SAR China

Talk: Why Do Aid Information Management Systems Fail?

Kyung Ryul Park will visit UNU-CS and deliver a talk entitled “Why Do Aid Information Management Systems Fail?”. During his time in Macau, he will also discuss certain research interests with UNU-CS researchers.

Kyung Ryul Park is a Ph.D. candidate in Management Department at London School of Economics and Political Science. Kyung’s research is primarily concerned with issues of digital inequality, knowledge, and power in international development. His empirical research explores the role of open data and information systems in aid coordination among stakeholders. He has extensive experiences on development policy and ICT for development projects with the World Bank, International Vaccine Institute, UN World Intellectual Property Organization, Korea International Cooperation Agency, and Innovation for Poverty Action. He worked in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, India, Indonesia, Cambodia and the United States. He holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from Harvard University, B.S. in Chemical Engineering, and B.A. in International Relations from Seoul National University.

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