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STATEMENTS

Wednesday, 15 July 2009

Opening of the segment

  • H.E. Mrs. Carmen Maria Gallardo Hernández, Vice-President of ECOSOC
    Introduction on the work programme and key objectives of the segment

  • Mr. Sha Zukang, Under-Secretary-General, Department of Economic and Social Affairs
    Keynote address and introduction of the reports of the Secretary-General - The UN system’s response to the guidance of the GA and ECOSOC on operational activities for development

Panel on "The current economic, food and climate change crises and their effects on the achievement of the MDGs: the role of UN system's support to national efforts":

Q&A

Dialogue on UN system funding:

  • Mr. Michel Goffin, Head UN and Bretton Woods Institutions, Belgium Federal Public Service Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation
  • Mr. Ramadhani M. Khijjah, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs of Tanzania & Chair of the Joint UN/Government Steering Committee - Experiences with innovative funding mechanisms and new aid modalities at country level

Thursday, 16 July 2009

Dialogue with Executive Heads of UN Funds and Programmes:

  • Ms. Helen Clark, Administrator of UNDP: Development challenges in the new aid environment
  • Ms. Thoraya Obaid, Executive Director of UNFPA: Data for development: challenges and opportunities in supporting national capacity building
  • Ms. Ann M. Veneman, Executive Director of UNICEF: Capacity building and innovations in technology
  • Mr. Staffan De Mistura, Deputy Executive Director of WFP:  Social protection and safety nets for the most vulnerable in a time of crisis

Dialogue on themes of the TCPR:

  • Ms. Helen Clark, Administrator of UNDP as Chairperson of the UN Development Group – Challenges to the capacity of resident coordinators in the context of UN reform: system-wide support
  • Dr. Denis Aitken, Assistant Director-General, WHO as Vice-Chairperson of the High-Level Committee on ManagementSimplification and harmonization: how far the UN system has gone (copy of statement not available)

Friday, 17 July 2009

Dialogue with UN country teams: “Strengthening UN country team’s coherent support to public health”Niger:

  • H.E. Mr. Adani Illo, Permanent Representative of Niger to the United Nations, Geneva
  • Dr. Souley Rabi Maitournam , Director of Statistics, Monitoring and Epidemics Readiness, Niger (copy of statement not available)
  • Mrs. Aissata Ali Diallo, Chief, Division for Cooperation of Health for Studies and Planning, Niger (copy of statement not available)
  • Mrs. Khardiata Lo N’Diaye, Resident Coordinator, Niger
  • Mr. Yacine Diallo, Resident Representative, UNFPA, Niger (copy of statement not available)
  • Dr. Tarande Constant Manzila, Resident Representative, WHO, Niger (copy of statement not available)
  • Mr. Khushnood Lashari, Secretary of Health, Ministry of Health, Pakistan
  • Dr. Khalif Bile Mohamud, WHO Representative, Pakistan
  • Dr. Juan Manuel Sotelo, PAHO Area Manager of External Relations, Resource Mobilization and Partnerships, Latin America Regional Directors Team, Panama

Operational Activities Segment 2009

FROM GLOBAL COMMITMENT TO NATIONAL IMPLEMENTATION