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21 March 2002, Thusday - Details:

Time Title of Event / Sponsor Location
08:00 - 10:00 Anticorruption and Corporate Governance Tools. Organised by the Global Corporate Forum and its sponsors: Governments of  Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the United States, the Organisation for Economic-Cooperation and Development (OECD),  and the World Bank Group.

Introductory Remarks by
Seiichui Kondo, Deputy Secretary-General, OECD
Zahoor Awan, General Secretary, Pakistan Federation of Labou
Greta Bogues, Chief Executive Officer, Private Sector Organization of Jamaica
Henryka Bochniarz, President of the Polish Confederation of the Private Employers and Former Minister of Trade and Industry
Dante Canlas, Director General, National Economic and Development Authority, Philippines
Patrick Chisanga, Executive Chairman, Muchanga Investments Ltd. Zambia
Indrajit Coomarswamy, Director and Special Adviser, Economic Affairs Division, Commonwealth Secretariat
Celso Giacometti, Instituto Brasiliero de Governanca Corporativa (Brazil)
Alan Larson, Under Secretary of State for Economic, Business and Agricultural Affairs (USA)
Victor Valdepeñas, President Union Bank of the Philippines
Mexican Participant (to be confirmed)
Moderated by:
Anne Simpson, Head, Global Corporate Governance Forum Secretariat

08:00 - 10:00 Development effectiveness: new perspectives in monitoring and measuring change. Organised by UNDP Evaluation Office.

Mark Malloch Brown, Administrator, United Nations Development Programme
Mary Chinery Hesse, Vice-Chairman, National Development Planning Commission of Ghana / Former Deputy Director General, ILO
Ryokichi Hirono, Professor Emeritus, Seikei University, Japan
Barrie Ireton, Director-General, Department for International Development, United Kingdom
Ruth Jacoby, Ambassador of Sweden to the United Nations
Anne Pettifor, President, Jubilee 2000
Robert Picciotto, Vice President and Director-General of Operations, Evaluation Dept., The World Bank
Nafis Sadik, Adviser to the UN Secretary-General and Former Executive Director, UN Population Fund
Sibusiso Vil-Nkomo, Dean, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Cineteca I
08:00 - 13:00
15:00 - 20:00
Business forum  follow-up. Organised by the FfD Business Interlocutors. Business Area
11:00 - 13:30 External Finance for Development - Trade and Investment. Sponsored by USAID.

Juan José Daboub, Minister of Finance, Government of El Salvador
Bassemm I. Awadallah, Minister of Planning, Government of Jordan
Luisa Diogo, Minister of Plan and Finance, Government of Mozambique and Sergio Chitará, Secretary of the Confederation of Business Associations, Mozambique
Michal Mullen, Director, National Center for APEC
Adolfo Franco, Assitant Administrator, Latin America and the Caribbean, USAID
Bassemm I. Awadallah, Minister of Planning, Government of Jordan

* Event Handout (PDF)

Holiday Inn Acero Room
13:15 - 14:45 On the road. From Monterrey to Johannesburg. Co-organised by the  World Commission of the Churches on International Affairs, Ecumenical Team and WEDO. (TBD)
13:15 - 14:45 Towards Improved Global Governance: Discussion between Governments, IMF, the World Bank, European Commission and NGOs on the basis of the proposals made in the Monterrey Consensus. Co-organised by CIDSE, FES and Centre of Concern.

Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul, Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany (invited)
John Langmore, Director, ILO Liaison Office to the UN
Charles Josselin, Minister for Cooperation and Francophonie (France)
Koos Richelle, Director-General for Development, European Commission
Thomas Dawson, Director of the External Relations Department, IMF
Mats Karlsson, Vice President, External and United Nations Affairs, World Bank
Sergio Marelli, Secretary General, Voluntary nel Mondo/FOCSIV, CIDSE member organization.

Cineteca I
13:15 - 14:45 Another World is Possible: Women’s Alternatives for Equitable Development. Co-organised by the Women’s International Coalition for Economic Justices, UNIFEM and the Feminist Cartagena Initiative. CR.9
Cineteca II
14:30 - 20:00 The African Growth and Opportunity Act as a Vehicle for Trade and Development. Sponsored by the Corporate Council on Africa.  Reception: 18:30'20:00 Crown Plaza Hotel
15:00 - 16:30 From Monterrey to Johannesburg - The Essential Role of Governance for Domestic and Foreign Investment in Support of Sustainable Development (Chapter 41). Sponsored by the International Chamber of Commerce.

Introductory remarks:
Maria Livanos Cattaui, Secretary General, International Chamber of Commerce
USG Participants:
Andrew Natsios, USAID Administrator
John Turner, Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs
Crescentia Maurer, Governance Expert, World Resources Institute
John Waugh, Senior Multilateral relations Office and Deputy Director of the Washington DC Office, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Victor Lichtinger, Secretary for Environment and Natural Resources, Mexico
Andrew Natsios, USAID Administrator

Business Area
16:30 - 18:00 Investment Liberalization Success Stories. Sponsored by the Business Council for the United Nations.

Mexico: H.E. Javier Arrigunaga, Ambassador of Mexico to the OECD
Czech Republic: Petr Prochazka, Executive Director, Department of EU Relations and International Organizations, Czech National Bank
Estonia: Kristina Ojuland, Minister for Foreign Affairs
Korea: Dr. Yunjong Wang, Director of the Department of International Macroeconomics and Finance, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy
Poland: Mr. Slawomir Cytrycki, Under Secretary of State and Advisor to the Deputy Prime Minister

Business Area
18:15 - 20:00 Presentation of the report of the Task Force on AITIC 's development and approval of a decision by Ministers. Co-organised by the Agency for International Trade Information and Cooperation (AITIC) and the Swiss Government. Document  in (E);   (S) CR.8
Cineteca I
18:15 - 20:00 Vision for a Global Deal: from Monterrey to Johannesburg. Co-organised  by K.U.L.U Women and Development and the Danish Association for International Cooperation. CR.9
Cineteca II

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