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Round table 1

Looking ahead: Mobilizing domestic financial resources for development

(3 p.m. - 6 p.m., 29 November 2008, Al Majlis Auditorium)

Co-Chairs:

  • H.E. Mr. Emomali Rahmon, President of the Republic of Tajikistan
  • H.E. Mr. John Michuki, Minister for Finance of Kenya

Moderator:

  • Mr. Justin Lin, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, World Bank

Panelists:

(with link to available presentation)

  • Mr. Asana Diop, Executive Director, Social Protection Section, International Labour Organization
  • Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
  • Mr. Azizul Islam, Minister of Finance, Bangladesh
  • Mr. Michael Keating, Director, Africa Progress Panel
  • H.R.H. Princess Máxima, The Netherlands
  • Mr. Vito Tanzi, Former State Undersecretary for Economy and Finance, Italy

Statements

Statements were made by the representatives of Norway, Bolivia, Austria, Germany, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Egypt, Mali, Burundi and Algeria; as well as by the representatives of the United Nations Population Fund (institutional stakeholder participant) and Intermón Oxfam (civil society participant).

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