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High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development

29 - 30 October 2003, New York

As of 30 October 2003


Regional dimensions of the implementation of the results of the International Conference on Financing for Development

(29 October 2003 (a.m.), Conference Room 5)


  • H.E. Mr. Samuel ZBOGAR, Secretary of State, MFA, Slovenia
  • Mr. K. Y. AMOAKO, Executive Secretary, ECA


  1. Member States
    1. African States: 4 members
      Democratic Republic of Congo, Namibia, Rwanda, Senegal, Uganda
    2. Asian States: 4 members
      Brunei Darussalam, Jordan, Papua New Guinea, United Arab Emirates
    3. Eastern European States: 5 members
      Georgia, Lithuania, Republic of Moldova, Slovakia, Slovenia
    4. Latin American and Caribbean States: 5 members
      Dominican Republic, Guyaana, Honduras
    5. Western European and other States: 4 members
      Belgium, Iceland
  2. Observers, entities of the United Nations system and intergovernmental organizations other than observers (5)
    1. World Bank (Mr. Jeffrey Katz, Manager, Partnerships, Africa Region)
    2. IMF (Mr. Axel Palmason, Sr. Economist, UN Office)
    3. Parlamento Latinoamericano (Mr. Rafael Correa, Secretary General)
  3. Representatives of civil society (3):
    1. Mr. Roberto Mucaro Borrero, Chairperson, NGO Committee on the UN International Decade of the World's Indigenous Peoples, (Wittenberg Centre for Alternative Resources)
    2. Ms. Wahu Kaara, Director, Kenya Debt Relief Network (Women's Environment and Development Organization (WEDO))
    3. Mr. Tom Palley, Open Society Institute, USA
  4. Representatives of the business sector (3):
    1. Ms. Mai Flor, Director, ONDEO, Philippines
    2. Mr. Tony Elumelu, CEO, Standard Trust Bank Ltd (African Business Roundtable)
    3. Ms. Hani Findakly, Vice Chairman, Clinton Group (Business Council for the United Nations)


The Co-Chairs opened the meeting. An interactive dialogue ensued with the participation of the above representatives.


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