International Conference on Financing for Development

Monterrey, NL, Mexico. 18-22 March 2002


Roundtables : Thursday :

FfD Conference Event:
Ministerial Roundtable C2 Thursday pm:
Looking Ahead

Roundtable Co-chairs

Zambia : H.E. Mr. Levy Patrick MWANAWASA , SC, President
International Monetary Fund (IMF) : Mr. Horst KOHLER, Managing Director

Government Participants

* African States - 13
Chad, Ethiopia, Gabon, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia, Niger, Rwanda, Tanzania, Tunisia, Zambia **, Zimbabwe
* Asian States - 14
Fiji, Kuwait, Micronesia (Federated States of), Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand
* Eastern European States - 6
Armenia, Hungary, Lithuania, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Yugoslavia
* Latin American and Caribbean States - 8
Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru
* West European and other States - 7
Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Malta

Institutional Stakeholder Participants

* United Nations
* International Monetary Fund (IMF)**
* World Bank
* World Trade Organization (WTO)
* United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
* Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
* Andean Community

Business Sector Participants

* Business Coordinator Council Mr. Claudio X Gonzalez, Chair
* Cisco Systems Mr John MORGRIDGE, Chairman -- United States
* GRUPO ICA Ing. Bernardo QUINTANA, Chair -- Mexico
* International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Mr. Richard D. MCCORMICK, President -- United States
* Securitas Mr. Thomas BERGULAND, Chief Executive Officer -- Sweden
* Societe du Louvre Mr. Francoise DE LAAGE DE MEUX, Chairman, Supervisory Board -- France
* Ultraquimia Group Mr. Guillermo CADENA ACEVEDO, President and Chairman -- Mexico

Civil Society Participants

* African Forum & Network on Debt and   Development (AFRODAD) Ms. Barbara KALIMA, Programme Officer -- Zimbabwe
* Iniciativa Cartagena / Women's Popular Education Network Ms. Cecilia LOPEZ MONTANO, Economic Advisor -- Colombia
* International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) Mr. Guy RYDER, General Secretary -- United Kingdom
* Instituto del Tercer Mundo / Social
Mr. Roberto BISSIO, Director / Co-ordinating
* Oxfam International Ms. Caroline WILDEMAN, Policy Advisor -- Netherlands
* Women's Eyes on the Multilaterals / Alcadeco Ms. Laura FRADE, Executive Co-ordinator /  President -- Mexico
* Women's Environment and Development Organisation (WEDO) Ms. June ZEITLIN, Executive Director -- United States
Participants wishing to follow the proceedings of the round tables may do so in the overflow rooms in Cineteca I and Cineteca II (Conference Rooms 8 and 9). A shuttle bus will run approximately every fifteen minutes from in front of the Cintermex to the Cineteca and Centro de los Artes (Conference Room 10). In addition, provisions are being made to broadcast the plenary sessions in the morning and in the afternoon to Conference Room 7 (Main Committee Room).

Provisions are being made to bradcast the round tables of today to the Media Center.

Access to the round tables: each registered participant is invited to access the round table rooms (Conference Rooms 2 and 3) accompanied by her/his advisor (two for delegations and one for inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations and business.