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High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development

29 - 30 October 2003, New York

As of 30 October 2003


The link between the progress in the implementation of the agreements and commitments reached at the International Conference on Financing for Development and the achievement of internationally agreed development goals, including those contained in the United Nations Millennium Declaration

(29 October 2003 (p.m.), Conference Room 6)


  1. H.E. Mr. Gonzalo GARCA NEZ, Director of Central Bank of Peru & Special Envoy of the President of the Republic
  2. Mr. Mark MALLOCH BROWN, Administrator, United Nations Development Programme


  1. Member States
    1. African States: 3 members
      Burkina Faso, Mauritius, Uganda
    2. Asian States: 2 members
      Japan, Lao People's Democratic Republic
    3. Eastern European States: no members
    4. Latin American and Caribbean States: no members
    5. Western European and other States: 6 members
      France, Ireland,  Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States
  2. Observers, entities of the United Nations system and intergovernmental organizations other than observers (3)
    1. World Bank (Mr. Ian Goldin, Vice President for External and UN Affairs)
    2. UNICEF (Ms. Carol BELLAMY, Executive Director)
    3. UNDP (Ms. Eveline HERFKENS, Executive Coordinator for the MDG Campaign)
  3. Representatives of civil society (3):
    1. Ms. Lorna GOLD, Policy Officer, Trocaire, Ireland/CIDSE
    2. Ms. Leonor BRIONES, Professor, National College of Public Administration and Governance, Philippines (Instituto del Tercer Mundo (IteM))
    3. Mr. Neville GABRIEL, Coordinator, Justice and Peace Department, Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference/CIDSE
  4. Representatives of the business sector (1):
    1. Ms. Barbara SAMUELS, President, Samuels Associates


The Co-Chairs made introductory remarks. An interactive discussion ensued with the participation of the representatives above.  Co-Chair, H.E. Mr. Gonzalo Garcia Nunez, Director of the Central Bank of Per and Special Envoy of the President of the Republic, made a closing statement.


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