International Conference on Financing for Development

Monterrey, NL, Mexico. 18-22 March 2002

Roundtables

Roundtables : Thursday :

FfD Conference Event:
Summit Roundtable C4 Thursday am:
Looking Ahead

Roundtable Co-chairs

Romania : H. E. Mr. Ion ILIESCU, President
Thailand: H.E. Mr. Thaksin SHINAWATRA, Prime Minister

Government Participants

* African States - 14
Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape-Verde, Central African Republic, Côte d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Mozambique, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles, Sudan, Uganda
* Asian States - 13
Bhutan, Islamic Republic of Iran, Malaysia, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Thailand**
* Eastern European States - 5
Romania**, Slovakia, Slovenia
* Latin American and Caribbean States - 9
Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica
* West European and other States - 7
Iceland, Holy See, Monaco, Switzerland

Institutional Stakeholder Participants

* United Nations
* World Bank
* International Monetary Fund (IMF)
* World Trade Organization (WTO)
* Commonwealth Secretariat
* Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
* International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent

Business Sector Participants

* African Business Round Table Mr. Alhaji Bamanga TUKUR, Executive President --
* Calvert Funds Mr. Wayne SILBY, Chairman -- United States
* Electolux Mr. Micahel TRESCHOW, President and Chief Executive Officer -- Sweden
* Potomac Associate Mr. Hani FINDAKLY, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer -- United States
* GTFI Fund Management Mr. Marek LUKASZEWSKI, President and CEO -- Poland
* Soros Fund Management Mr. George SOROS, President and Chairman -- United States
* Cisneros Group of Companies Ms. Beatrice RANGEL, Vice-President and Senior Adviser to the Chairman -- Venezuela

Civil Society Participants

* Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN) / Iniciativa Cartagena Ms. Sonia CORREA, Latin American Coordinator / Senior Advisor -- Brazil
* Focus on the Global South Mr. Walden BELLO, Director -- Thailand
* Gender and Economic Reforms in Africa Ms. Zo RANDRIAMARO, Programme Manager -- Madagascar
* North-South Institute / Social Watch Mr. John FOSTER, Principal Researcher -- Canada
* Red Thread / Women's Environment and Development Organization (WEDO) Ms. Jocelyn DOW, President -- Guyana
* SEATINI Mr. Yash TANDON, Director / Professor -- Zimbabwe
* World Confederation of Labor (WCL) Mr. Willy THYS, Secretary-General -- Belgium
* Red Latinoamericano Mujeres Transformando la Economia
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.