ECOSOC Operational Activities Segment
8 - 12 July 2005
New York

Programme

8 July  
10:00 am – 1:00 pm  
  Panel on Interactive dialogue on operational activities for development of the United Nations system on “Introducing operational reforms in the United Nations development system in the pursuit of the Internationally Agreed Development Goals, including those contained in the Millennium Declaration”
  Welcome remarks: H. E. Jaime Moncayo , Permanent Representative of Ecuador to the United Nations and Vice-President of ECOSOC (Chair)
  Introductory remarks: Mr. José Antonio Ocampo , Under-secretary General for Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations (Moderator)
 

Panelists:

  • H.E. Prof. Anyang' Nyong'o , Minister of Economic Planning and National Development Kenya
  • Ms. Carmen Eugenia Oliva de Rodriguez , Director, International Cooperation of the Secretary for Planning and Programme of the Presidency SEGEPLAN, Guatemala
  • Mr. Rolando Tungpalan, Assistant Director-General, National Economic and Development Authority , Philippines
  • Mr. Atle Leikvoll , Deputy Secretary-General for International Development, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway
  • Mr. Jean-Michel Severino , Chief Executive Officer, French Development Agency (AFD)
  • Mr. Bruce Jenks , Assistant Administrator and Director, Bureau for Resources and Strategic Partnerships, UNDP
  • Mr. Frans Roselaers , Director, Department of Partnerships and Development Cooperation, ILO
  • Ms. Sigrid Kaag, Deputy Director, Programmes Division,UNICEF
  • Mr. Peter Mertens , Coordinator of United Nations Relations and Inter-governmental Organizations Affairs, Department of Governance, WHO
  • Mr. Eckhard Hein, Chief, Resources and Strategic Partnerships Unit, Technical Department, FAO
  • Ms. Manuela Tortora, Chief, Technical Cooperation Services , UNCTAD
3:00 – 6:00 pm Open Forum
 

Moderator: Mr. Patrizio Civili , Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs (Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations)  

  Summation: Mr. Patrizio Civili, Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs (Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations)
  Closing remarks: H. E. Jaime Moncayo , Permanent Representative of Ecuador to the United Nations and Vice-President of ECOSOC
   
11 July    
10:00 am – 1:00 pm Panel on “Funding of the United Nations development cooperation for the pursuit of the Internationally Agreed Development Goals, including those contained in the Millennium Declaration: alternative options and modalities for financing operational activities for development of the United Nations System”
  Welcome Remarks: H.E. Mr. Jaime Moncayo , Permanent Representative of Ecuador to the United Nations and Vice-President of ECOSOC
 

Moderator: Mr. José Antonio Ocampo , Under-secretary General for Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations

Panelists:

  • H.E. Professor Peter Anyang' Nyong'o , Minister of Economic Planning & National Development, Kenya
  • H.E Dr. Anthony Akoto Osei, MP, Deputy Finance Minister and Economic Planning, Ghana
  • H.E. Mr. Jean-Marc de la Sablière , Ambassador, Permanent Representative of France to the UN
  • H. E. Mr. Lennarth Hjelmåker , Swedish Ambassador for HIV/AIDS, Sweden
  • Mr. Andrew Rogerson, Research Fellow, Overseas Development Institute
  • Dr. Christoph Benn, Director of External Relations, The Global Fund to Fight Aids Tuberclosis and Malaria (GFATM)
  • Mr. Bruce Jenks , Associate Administrator and Director of the Bureau for Resources and Strategic Partnerships, UNDP
  • Ms. Vera Weill-Halle, Director Resource Mobilization, IFAD
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Dialogue with Executive Heads of the United Nations Funds and Programmes (UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF and WFP) on: “(i) strengthening the Resident Coordination system; (ii) programme alignment; (iii) the role of regional structures in supporting operational effectiveness; and (iv) sector programme and national capacity development”
 

Moderator: Mr. José Antonio Ocampo, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs

Panelists:

  • Mr. Mark Malloch Brown , Administrator, UNDP
  • Ms. Ann Veneman , Executive Director, UNICEF
  • Ms. Thoraya Obaid , Executive Director, UNFPA
  • Mr. Jean-Jacques Graisse , Senior Deputy Executive Director, WFP
   
12 July  
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
&
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
“ Formal session on follow-up to the triennial comprehensive policy review of operational activities for development of the United Nations system ”
  Moderator: Mr. Patrizio Civili , Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs (Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations)