International Conference on Financing for Development

Monterrey, NL, Mexico. 18-22 March 2002

Roundtables

Roundtables : Tuesday :

FfD Conference Event:
Ministerial Roundtable A1 Tuesday am:
Partnerships in Financing Development

Roundtable Co-chairs

Ghana : Dr. Paa Kwesi NDUOM, Minister for Regional Planning & Regional Integration
France : Mr. Charles JOSSELIN, Minister
Germany : Ms. Heidemarie WIECZOREK-ZEUL, Minister

Government Participants

* African States - 13
Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cape-Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Ghana**, Kenya, Lesotho, Sudan, United Republic of Tanzania
* Asian States - 14
Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Nepal, Pakistan, Republic of Korea, Solomon Islands, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Vietnam
* Eastern European States - 6
Bulgaria, Estonia, Lithuania
* Latin American and Caribbean States - 8
Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile
* West European and other States - 7
Canada, France **, Germany **, Greece, Holy See, Norway, Portugal, United States of America

Institutional Stakeholder Participants

* United Nations (UN)
* International Monetary Fund (IMF)
* World Bank
* World Trade Organization (WTO)
* United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
* Economic and Social Commission for West Asia (ESCWA)
* Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
* United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Business Sector Participants

* Barra Mexicana Colegio de Abogados, Von Wobeser y Sierra, SC Mr. Claus VON WOBESER, Chair -- Mexico
* Deutsche Bank Research Mr. Ulrich SCHROEDER, Head of Economic and European Policy Issues -- Germany
* Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services Mr. K. RAMCHAND, Chief Executive Officer -- India
* Suez Mr. Gerard PAYEN, Senior Executive Vice President -- France
* Soros Fund Management Mr. George SOROS, President and Chairman -- United States
* Upstart Business Strategies Mr. Septi BUKULA, Director -- South Africa
* Violy, Byorum & Partners Holdings Ms. Violy MCCAUSLAND SEVE, President -- United States

Civil Society Participants

* Asociación de Economistas de AL y C/ Brasil Ms. Esther Aguilara MORATO, Vice President -- Brazil
* Center of Concern Mr. Aldo CALIARY, Research Legal Scholar -- United States
* Forum for African Alternatives (EcuTeam) Mr. Demba Mousa DEMBELE, Director -- Senegal
* International Gender & Trade Network / Iniciativa Catagena Ms. Alma ESPINO, Advisor --
* United Nations Association, UNA - Denmark Ms. Charlotte POULSEN, Development Officer -- Denmark
* United Nations Association, UNA - Dominican Republic Mr. Francis LORENZO, Vice President -- Dominican Republic
* Columbia University Mr. Joseph STIGLITZ, Professor -- United States
* Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Mr. Juergen Stetten, Head Globalization Project -- Germany