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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

Programme

24 June 2009 | 25 June 2009 | 26 June 2009

1st plenary meeting Wednesday, 24 June 2009 10 a.m General Assembly Hall
  1. Opening of the Conference by the Secretary-General of the United Nations.
  2. Election of the President.
  3. Opening statements by the President of the Conference, the President of the General Assembly and the Secretary-General of the United Nations.
  4. Adoption of the rules of procedure (A/CONF.214/2).
  5. Adoption of the agenda and other organizational matters (A/CONF.214/1 and A/CONF.214/5).
  6. Election of officers other than the President .
  7. Organization of work, including the establishment of the Main Committee.
  8. Credentials of representatives to the Conference: appointment of members of the Credentials Committee.
  9. General exchange of views on the world financial and economic crisis and its impact on development.

Statements by Heads of State or Government, ministers and heads of delegation

2nd plenary meeting Wednesday, 24 June 2009 3 to 6 p.m. General Assembly Hall

Statements by Heads of State or Government, ministers and heads of delegation

Main Committee1

1st meeting Wednesday, 24 June 2009 3 to 6 p.m Trusteeship Council Chamber

Consideration of the draft outcome document of the Conference

 


1 Subject to the decision of the Conference in accordance with rule 46 of the provisional rules of procedure.

Round tables

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Round Table 1 Wednesday, 24 June 2009 3 to 6 p.m. Conference Room 4

Theme: The role of the United Nations and its Member States in the ongoing international discussions on reforming and strengthening the international financial and economic system and architecture.

Chairs: H.E. Mr. David John Howard Thompson, Prime Minister of Barbados; and H.E. Mr. Mirko Cvetkovi´c , Prime Minister of Serbia.

Panellists:

Mr. Joseph Stiglitz, University Professor, Columbia University; Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences (2001); Chairman of the Commission of Experts of the President of the UN General Assembly on Reforms of the International Monetary and Financial System.

Ms. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Managing Director of the World Bank.

Mr. Andrei Bougrov, Managing Director and Member of the Board of Directors of the Interros Company; Former Principal Resident Representative of Russia; Executive Director and Member of the Board of Directors of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

Mr. Yu Yongding, former Director of the Institute of World Economics and Politics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; Former Member of the Monetary Policy Committee, People’s Bank of China.

Ms. Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.