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(All times, rooms and events are provisional)

13 March to 22 March 2002 
Provisional as of 19 March 2002

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Overview:

Wednesday,
13 March
Thursday,
14 March
Friday,
15 March
Saturday,
16 March
Sunday,
17 March
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  NGO Forum NGO Forum Parliamentarian Forum
NGO Forum
 

 

Monday,
18 March
Tuesday,
19 March
Wednesday,
20 March
Thursday,
21 March
Friday,
22 March
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International Business Forum        
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18 March 2002:
Monday
Title of Event / Sponsor Location
9:30 - 13:30 Innovative techniques and guarantees to mobilize local currency financing and the role of ODA as a catalyst for the mobilization of private resources. Organised by the Government of Sweden. CR. 8
Cineteca I
08:00 - 13:00
15:00 - 18:00
International Business Forum. Organised by the FfD Business Interlocutors. CR. 2
09:00 - 12:30 Health: the cornerstone of economic development. Organised by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. CR. 4
11:30 - 12:00 New Compact for Development.  Amb. Negroponte and U.S. Larson brief delegations on the initiative announced by President Bush Holiday Inn, Acero Room
13:15 - 15:00 Pensions, Ageing and National Savings. Organised by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs/Division for Public Economic and Public Administration.
See Wilmore Report; Presentations by : Susan St.John; Andras Uthoff and Larry Wilmore
CR.4
13:30 - 15:00 Doha, development and distribution. Organised by the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy. CR. 8
Cineteca I
13:15 - 15:00 Participation at the World Bank. Myths and reality. Organised by Espacio Autonomo. CR.9
Cineteca II
15:00 - 18:00 Closing the millennium gap? In search of new options in development finance. Organised by the Parliamentary Network on the World Bank and UN Foundation. CR. 6
18:15 - 20:00 Distance Learning Technology for Capacity Building. A partnership between the World Bank Institute and the Monterrey Institute of Technology. CR.8
Cineteca I
18:15 - 20:00 Financing for Development: a private sector financial services perspective. Organised by UNEP . CR.5
18:15 - 20:00 Launch of the report on “Financing Development Goals”. Organised by UNDP. CR.9
Cineteca II
19 March 2002:
Tuesday
Title of Event / Sponsor
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Location
08:00 - 13:00
15:00 - 18:00
Business forum  follow-up. Organised by the FfD Business Interlocutors. Business Area
09:00 - 13:00 E-Finance for Development. Organised by UNCTAD. CR.1
10:00 - 13:00 Exploring the feasibility of a global social trust. Organised by the International Labour Organisation (ILO). CR.4
11:15 - 13:00 Creating Wealth: A Case Study on the Impact of Economic Reform.  IMIT Corporation and the American Chamber of Commerce, Korea. Holiday Inn Acero Room
13:15 - 14:45 Finance Development: invest in children. Co-organised by UNICEF and Oxfam. CR.6
13:15 - 14:45 Making Trade work for Development: Proposals to Bring Gender and Poverty Eradication into the Equation.  Organised by UNIFEM in collaboration with UNDP and  UNCTAD. CR.7
13:15 - 14:45 Feasibility of a currencly transaction tax. Organised by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.  Speech , Summary CR.4
13:15 - 14:45 Launch of the Global Development Finance report. Organised by the World Bank. CR.8
Cineteca I
13:15 - 14:45 UN comprehensive convention on corruption: opportunities in Monterrey. Organised by the African Network for Environmental and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) . CR.9
Cineteca II
13:15 - 14:45 Human rights obligations and levels of financing for development. Co-organised by the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law, Norwegian Forum for Environment and Development. CR.10
Centro de las Artes
15:00 - 16:00 A New Mechanism for Financing Infrastructure. Sponsored by the Business Council for the United Nations. Business Area
15:00 - 17:00 Trade as a Tool for Financing Development - Latin America. The Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America with the US Dept. of Commerce. Holiday Inn Acero Room
15:00 - 18:00 Capacity building for effective tax revenue collection. Organised by the UN Department of Economics and Social Affairs/Division for Public Economic and Public Administration. CR.1
15:00 - 18:00 Reducing Poverty and Hunger: the critical role of financing for rural development, food and agriculture. Organised by IFAD, FAO, WFP and the World Bank CR.7
15:30 - 17:30 Enabling developing countries to participate in international trade. Organised by UNIDO and the European Commission. CR.7
18:00 - 21:00 Tax revenues: domestic capacity and international competition. Organised by the Government of the Netherlands. Museo de Arte Contemporaneo
18:15 - 20:00 International insolvency framework: advantages for indebted southern countries? Co-organised by  DESA, CIDSE/CI and Church Development Service (EED). CR.10
Centro de las Artes
18:15 - 20:00 Financing for sustainable development: partnership for investment opportunities between public and private sector. Co-organised by UNDP, ECLAC and  INNOVA Centre for Sustainable Development.  Executive Summary CR.7
18:15 - 20:00 Global Campaign for Education: presentation of the global initiative. Co-organised by the Netherlands Organization for International Development Cooperation (NOVIB) and Oxfam Netherlands. CR.9
Cineteca II
18:15 - 20:00 Sustainable financing of the housing system. Organised by UN-HABITAT.   CR.8
Cineteca I
18:30 - 22:00 Financing Global Public Goods. Co-organised by the Governments of France and Sweden and UNDP. Hotel Crown International
20 March 2002:
Wednesday
Title of Event / Sponsor
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Location
08:00 - 13:00
15:00 - 18:00
Business forum  follow-up. Organised by the FfD Business Interlocutors. Business Area
09:30 - 10:30 Financing water infrastructure: lessons from the Bonn Freshwater Conference. Organised by the German Government. CR.4
10:00 - 13:00 Why is international cooperation necessary? Organised by the International Council on Social Welfare (ICSW). CR.1
10:30 - 13:00 Mobilizing and Leveraging Domestic Resources. Sponsored by USAID and the Institute for Liberty and Democracy. Holiday Inn Acero Room
11:00 - 13:00 Mobilizing capital and new partnerships for development. Co-organised by FES, ICFTU and GTZ. CR.4
11:00 - 13:00 Making the Monterrey Commitments a Reality in the Commonwealth. Organised by the Commonwealth Foundation. CR.6
13:00 -18:00 Symposium on financing information and communication technologies for  development: innovative approaches to public,private and civil society partnership. Co-organised by the World Association of Former UN Interns and Fellows, Inc. and  DUXX, Graduate School of Business Leadership. Auditorium, DUXX Graduate School of Business Leadership, San Pedro Garza Garcia
13:15 - 14:45 Investing in health: investing in development. Co-organised by the Government of Mexico and the World Health Organisation. CR.4
13:15 - 14:45 Official Development Assistance: a key to global security. Co-organised by InterAction, Bond, CCIC , Coordination Sud, Coordinadora  and Norwegian Forum. CR.7
13:15 - 14:45 Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers. Co-organised by the International Monetary Fund  and the World Bank. CR.10
Centro de las Artes
13:15 - 14:45 Management and information systems for micro credit institutions. Organised  by Deutscher Genossenschafts und Raiffeisenverband e.V. in cooperation with the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development and GTZ. CR.5
13:15 - 14:45 Gender profiles of Financing for Development Issues: Challenges ahead and at home. Co-organised by WEDO and UNDP in cooperation with UNIFEM and the Inter-agency Task Force on Gender and FfD. CR.6
13:15 - 14:45 Civil society and global finance: promises and challenges. Co-organised by UNU and the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation. CR.8
Cineteca I
13:15 - 14:45 Launch of book on  Capacity for Development: new solutions to old problems. Organised by UNDP. CR.9
Cineteca II
15:00 - 17:00 Productivity and Agriculture.  Sponsored by USAID.  
18:15 - 20:00 Final resolution of the NGO Global Forum on financing the right to sustainable and equitable development. Organised by the Mexican Steering Committee of the Global Forum. CR.8
Cineteca I
18:15 - 20:00 Financing development through Corporate Social Responsibility. Co-organised by ICFTU, FES, WCL, CLC, OMTC. CR.9
Cineteca II
18:15 - 20:00 Development Effectiveness Report. Organised by the World Bank. CR.10
Centro de las Artes
21 March 2002:
Thursday
Title of Event / Sponsor
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08:00 - 10:00 Dialogue for Development: Anticorruption and Corporate Governance Tools. Organised by the Global Corporate Forum and its sponsors: Governments of  Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the United States, the Organisation for Economic-Cooperation and Development (OECD),  and the World Bank Group. CR.7
08:00 - 10:00 Development effectiveness: new perspectives in monitoring and measuring change. Organised by   UNDP Evaluation Office. CR.8
Cineteca I
08:00 - 13:00
15:00 - 20:00
Business forum  follow-up. Organised by the FfD Business Interlocutors. Business Area
11:00 - 13:30 External Finance for Development - Trade and Investment. Sponsored by USAID. Holiday Inn Acero Room
13:15 - 14:45 On the road. From Monterrey to Johannesburg. Co-organised by the  World Commission of the Churches on International Affairs, Ecumenical Team and WEDO. (TBD)
13:15 - 14:45 Towards improved global governance: discussion between Governments, IMF, the World Bank, European Commission and NGOs on the basis of the proposals made in the Monterrey Consensus. Co-organised by CIDSE, FES and Centre of Concern. CR.8
Cineteca I
13:15 - 14:45 Another World is Possible: Women’s Alternatives for Equitable Development. Co-organised by the Women’s International Coalition for Economic Justices, UNIFEM and the Feminist Cartagena Initiative. CR.9
Cineteca II
14:30 - 20:00 The African Growth and Opportunity Act as a Vehicle for Trade and Development. Sponsored by the Corporate Council on Africa.  Reception: 18:30'20:00 Crown Plaza Hotel
15:00 - 16:30 The Essential Role of Good Governance for Domestic and Foreign Investment (Chapter 41). Sponsored by the International Chamber of Commerce. Business Area
16:30 - 18:00 Investment Liberalization Success Stories. Sponsored by the Business Council for the United Nations. Business Area
18:15 - 20:00 Presentation of the report of the Task Force on AITIC 's development and approval of a decision   by Ministers. Co-organised by the Agency for International Trade Information and Cooperation (AITIC) and the Swiss Government. CR.8
Cineteca I
18:15 - 20:00 Vision for a Global Deal: from Monterrey to Johannesburg. Co-organised  by K.U.L.U Women and Development and the Danish Association for International Cooperation. CR.9
Cineteca II
22 March 2002:
Friday
Title of Event / Sponsor
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Location
08:00 - 13:00
15:00 - 20:00
Business forum  follow-up. Organised by the FfD Business Interlocutors. Business Area
10:00 - 13:00 Debt relief and cancellation, criteria and parameters. Organised by the Government of Belgium. CR.8
Cineteca I
13:15 - 14:45 Cambodia’s experience with the Integrated Framework for Trade-Related Technical Assistance to LDCs. Organised by the World Trade Organisation. CR.8
Cineteca I

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