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Round table 2

Looking ahead: Mobilizing international resources for development — foreign direct investment and other private flows

(10 a.m. - 1 p.m., 30 November 2008, Al Majlis Auditorium)

Co-Chairs:

  • H.E. Mr. Denis Sassou Nguesso, President of Congo
  • The Honourable Bob Mc Mullan, Parliamentary Secretary for International Development Assistance of Australia

Moderator:

  • Mr. Supachai Panitchpakdi, Secretary-General, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

Panelists:

(with links to available presentations)

  • Mr. Hiroto Arakawa, Senior Special Advisor, Japan International Cooperation Agency
  • Ms. Joyce de Ginatta, President, Federación Interamericana Empresarial, Ecuador
  • Ms. Huguette Labelle, Chair, Transparency International
  • Mr. Trevor Manuel, Minister of Finance, Republic of South Africa, and Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Doha Review Conference on Financing for Development
  • Mr. Avinash Persaud, Chairman, Intelligence Capital
  • Mr. Kamalesh Sharma, Commonwealth Secretary-General

Statements

Comments were made and questions raised by the representatives of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, the Sudan, China, South Africa, Senegal, Palau, Bangladesh, Algeria and Bolivia, as well as by the representative of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (civil society participant).

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