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STATEMENTS

6 July 2010

Morning session

Opening Statement by H.E. Mr. Morten Wetland, Vice-President of ECOSOC

Introduction of the reports of the Secretary-General by Mr. Thomas Stelzer, Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs, DESA

Address by Mr. Antonio Marzano, President of the International Association of Economic and Social Councils and Similar Institutions (AICESIS)

Interactive Plenary: “Towards a United Nations comprehensive policy response to global health challenges”

Chairperson/Moderator: H.E. Mr. Morten Wetland, Vice-President of ECOSOC

Presenters: 

Afternoon session

Interactive Plenary: “Coordinating efforts for achieving the health-related MDGs”

Chairperson: H.E. Mr. Morten Wetland, Vice-President of ECOSOC

Moderator: Dr. Tore Godal, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Norway

Panelists:

Discussant:

  • H.E. Mr. Leonard J. Edwards, Personal Representative of the Prime Minister of Canada for the G-8 and G-20 Summits

General debate

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7 July 2010

Morning session

Presentation of the CEB annual overview report by Mr. Thomas Stelzer, Assistant Secretary-General For Policy Coordination And Inter-Agency Affairs, DESA

Introduction of the report on the Global Jobs Pact by Mr. Assane Diop, Executive Director and Assistant Director General, Social Protection, ILO

Panel discussion on “Operationalizing the United Nations  system’s short- and long-term responses to the economic and financial crisis”: Progress towards implementing the Social Protection Initiative and the Global Jobs Pact” 

Chairperson/Moderator: H.E. Mr. Morten Wetland, Vice-President of ECOSOC

Presenters:

General debate

Afternoon session

Financing for development

Interactive Plenary: “South-South Cooperation and Financing for Development: Investment, Trade and Technology Transfer”

Chairpersons:

  • H.E. Mr. Morten Wetland, Vice-President of ECOSOC
  • H.E. Mr. Maged A. Abdelaziz, Permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations

Presenters:

  • Mr. Heiner Flassbeck, Director, Division on Globalization and Development Strategies, UNCTAD
  • Mr. Ajay Singh, Reddy Laboratories, India

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8 July 2010

Morning session

Interactive Plenary: “Global Economic Governance”

Chairperson/Moderator: H.E. Mr. Morten Wetland, Vice-President of ECOSOC

Presenters:

  • Mr. Sha Zukang, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs
  • H.E. Mr. Vanu Gopala Menon, Permanent Representative of Singapore to the United Nations
  • Mr. Michael Green, Economic Commentator on Global Finance, International Development and Philanthropy

Afternoon session

General Debate

Adoption of the outcome and conclusion of the coordination segment Closing of the Segment

  • Mr. Sha Zukang, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs
  • H.E. Mr. Morten Wetland, Vice-President of ECOSOC

 

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