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Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)

Consultative Preparatory Meeting for the Follow-up International Conference on Financing for Development

29-30 April 2008, Doha, Qatar

List of Participants

(including links to available presentations)

Opening

  • Mr. Badr Omar Al-Dafa, UN Under-Secretary-General, Executive Secretary, UN-ESCWA
  • Mr. Maged Abdelaziz, Permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations
  • Mr. Yousef Hussain Kamal, Minister of Finance and Acting Minister of Economy and Commerce, State of Qatar

Session One

Progress Made Since Monterrey Conference

Chair:

  • Mr. Maged Abdelaziz, Permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations

Speakers:

Session Two

Review Chapter I of the Monterrey Consensus: Mobilizing Domestic Financial Resources for Development

Chair:

  • Mr. Hazem Fahmy, UN-DESA

Speakers:

Review Chapter 2 of the Monterrey Consensus: Increasing International Financial and Technical Cooperation for Development

Chair:

  • Ms. Fawzya Al-Mubarak, Abu Dhabi Fund for Development

Speakers:

Session Three

Review Chapter II of the Monterrey Consensus: Mobilizing International Resources for Development

Chair:

  • Mr. Adel Khalil, Council of Arab Economic Unity

Speakers:

Review Chapter V of the Monterrey Consensus: Debt and Debt Management

Chair:

  • Mr. Khaled Derbesti, Ministry of Economy and Trade, Qatar

Speakers:

Session Four

Review Chapter III of the Monterrey Consensus: International Trade as an Engine for Development

Chair:

  • Mr. Talaat Abdel-Malek, PEMA

Speakers:

Review Chapter VI of the Monterrey Consensus: Enhancing the Coherence and Consistency of the International Monetary, Financial and Trading Systems in Support of Development

Chair:

  • Mr. Fawzi Behazad, Securities and Commodities Authority, United Arab Emirates

Speakers:

Review Chapter III of the Monterrey Consensus: International Trade as an Engine for Development

Chair:

  • Mr. Talaat Abdel-Malek, PEMA

Speakers:

  • Trade Performance in ESCWA Member Countries
    • Mr. Ahmed El-Kawaz, Senior Economist, Arab Planning Institute, Kuwait
  • Financing for Development in Syria
    • Mr. Fadlala Garzaldeen, State Planning

Review Chapter VI of the Monterrey Consensus: Enhancing the Coherence and Consistency of the International Monetary, Financial and Trading Systems in Support of Development

Chair:

  • Mr. Fawzi Behazad, Securities and Commodities Authority, United Arab Emirates

Speakers:

Round Table: to discuss Emerging Issues, Recommendations and the Adoption of the Declaration

Chair:

  • Mr. Badr Omar Al-Dafa, ESCWA
 
 
 

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