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UN Conference at the Highest Level on the World
Financial and Economic Crisis and Its Impact on Development, 24-26 June 2009

Side Events

24 June 2009
Title Time/Venue Sponsor Contact
Dialogue between Civil Society and the Commission of Experts of the President of the General Assembly on Reforms of the International Monetary and Financial SystemPDF Document  1315 – 1430
ECOSOC CHAMBER
Organized by the Office of the UN General Assembly, Co-sponsored by UN-NGLS Office of the President of the General Assembly
High-level Discussion of Migration and the Economic Crisis 1315 – 1430
CR 7
UNITAR in collaboration with IOM, UNFPA, MacArthur Foundation Sarah Rosengaertner
212-963-9684
Urban Ecology and Land Tenure 1315 – 1430
CR C
UNHABITAT, NGO Committee on Human Settlements Yamina Djacta
212-9634200

Branislava Balac
917-743-0123

Gender Assessment of Economic Stimulus Packages in Asia-Pacific 1315 – 1445
CR B
UNIFEM and ESCAP Unni Ramboll
212-907-6452
Event outside the United Nations
Strengthening Global Economic Governance: The Role of the United Nations 1300 – 1500
German Mission to the United Nations,
1st Ave and 49th Street
Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Sara Burke
212-687-0208
25 June 2009
Title Time/Venue Sponsor Contact
Reaching the MDGs Amidst a Financial and Economic Crisis 1000 – 1200
CR C
Permanent Mission of the Netherlands Eelco Keij
646-706-3032
Peoples’ Rights not Corporate Profits: Closing of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and Challenging Free Trade Agreements in the Road to Build a Just Economic and Social GovernancePDF Document 1315 – 1430
ECOSOC CHAMBER
OWINFS (Our World is not for Sale), Alianza Social Continental, Friends of the Earth International, Jubilee South and Social Watch, in cooperation with the Permanent Missions of Ecuador and Bolivia, and Co-sponsored by UN-NGLS. OWINFS
917-602-0209.
The Global Economic and Financial Crisis: Regional Impacts, Responses and Solutions 1315 – 1430
CR 7
Executive Secretaries of the Regional Commissions Amr Nour
212-963-5565
Policy Responses to the Jobs Crisis: Social Protection is Key to Restoring Sustainable Growth with Equity Programme PDF Document  1315 – 1445
CR 9
Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and International Trade Union Confederation, in collaboration with the Permanent Mission of Chile Julio Torres
917-322-6822

Patricio Aguirre
917-322-6800
Recovering from Global Crisis: Towards an Action Plan for Africa and the Least Developed Countries
Concept Note, 5/29/09 PDF Document
Programme PDF Document
1500 – 1800
ECOSOC CHAMBER
OSAA,OHRLLS and UNU Mary Nyumu
212-963-4619

Juliet Wasswa-Mugambwa
212-963-9576
Event outside the United Nations
Affordable Housing and Housing Finance in the Face of the Global Financial Crisis (by invitation only)
Concept Note PDF Document
1315 – 1445
DIPLOMAT BALLROOM, Millennium UN Plaza Hotel
UN-HABITAT Axumite Gebre-Egziabher
212-963-4200
26 June 2009
Title Time/Venue Sponsor Contact
Economic Recovery and Sustainable Development with Gender Equality
Concept Note  PDF Document
Media Advisory PDF Document
Flyer PDF Document

The event is open to all Member States. Please RSVP Mohammad Abbadi by email or fax at 212-906-6057.

0815 – 1000
DELEGATES DINING ROOM 6
Permanent Missions of Australia, Nicaragua, Finland (TBC) and Sweden (TBC), UNDP, UNIFEM Mohammad Abbadi
212-906-6378

Please RSVP Mohammad Abbadi by email or fax at 212-906-6057.
The Financial Crisis and Trade 1315 – 1445
CR B
Permanent Mission of Tanzania Modest Mero
212-972-9260