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High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development

29 - 30 October 2003, New York

As of 30 October 2003

ROUNDTABLE 4

Coherence and consistency of the international monetary, financial and trading systems in support of development

(28 October 2003 (a.m.), Conference Room 7)

Co-Chairs

  1. H.E. Ms. Ruth JACOBY, Director-General for Developmen Cooperation, Sweden
  2. Mr. J. LINTJER, Vice President, Asian Development Bank

Participants

  1. Member States
    1. African States: 2 members
      Cameroon,  Mozambique
    2. Asian States: 1 member
      Malaysia
    3. Eastern European States: no members
    4. Latin American and Caribbean States: 1 member
      Barbados
    5. Western European and other States: 1 member
      Norway
  2. Observers, entities of the United Nations system and intergovernmental organizations other than observers (3)
    1. World Bank (Mr. Amar Bhattacharya, Sr. Advisor, Poverty Reduction & Economic Management)
    2. UNCTAD (Mr. Jan Kregel, Senior Advisor, New York Office)
    3. ILO (Mr. John LANGMORE, Representative to the United Nations)
  3. Representatives of civil society (3):
    1. Mr. Jeff POWELL, Communications and Research Director, The Bretton Woods Project, Action Aid, UK
    2. Dr. Chandra PATEL, Director/Founder, Southern and Eastern African Trade Information and Negotiations Institute (SEATINI), Zimbabwe
    3. Mr. Irfan UL HAQUE, Director, South Voice Third World Network
  4. Representatives of the business sector (3):
    1. Ms. Marie CAVANAUGH, Managing Director, Standard and Poor's - Business Council for the United Nations
    2. Mr. Rick SAMANS, Director of Global Issues, World Economic Forum
    3. Mr. Eduardo MONTIEL, Director, Banco America Central - Samuels Associates.

Abstract

The Co-Chairs made introductory statements. An interactive dialogue ensued with the participation of the above representatives. The Co-Chairs summarized the discussion of the round table.

Summary of the roundtable to follow.

 
 
 

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