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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

Conference statements

Statements made prior to the Conference  

25 June 2009

3rd plenary meeting (10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
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H.E. Rafael Correa

H.E. Mr. Rafael Correa Delgado
President of the Republic of Ecuador

H.E. The Honourable Ralph E. Gonsalves

H.E. The Honourable Ralph E. Gonsalves
Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Saint Vicent and the Grenadines

H.E. Mr. Stephenson King

H.E. Mr. Stephenson King
Prime Minister, Minister for Finance, Economic Affairs, Economic Planning and National Development of Saint Lucia

H. E. Peter Power

H. E. Peter Power
Minister of State for Overseas Development of Ireland

H.E. Darcy Boyce

H.E. Darcy Boyce
Minister of State, Ministry of Finance, Investment, Telecommunications and Energy of Barbados

Her Excellency Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul

H.E. Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul
Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany

H. E. Mr. Syed Salim Raza

H. E. Mr. Syed Salim Raza
Governor State Bank of Pakistan

H. E. Mr  Paavo Väyrynen

H. E. Mr Paavo Väyrynen
Minister for Foreign Trade and Development of Finland

H. E. Urmas Paet

H. E. Urmas Paet
Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Estonia

H. E. The Honourable Gamini Lakshman Peiris

H. E. The Honourable Gamini Lakshman Peiris
Minister of Export Development and International Trade of Sri Lanka

H. E. The Honourable Datuk Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah

H. E. The Honourable Ahmad Husni Mohamad Hanadzlah
Minister of Finance of Malaysia

Her Excellency Mrs. Preneet Kaur

H.E. Mrs. Preneet Kaur
Minister of State for External Affairs of India

H. E. Salaheddine Mezouar

H. E. Salaheddine Mezouar
Minister of Finance and Economy of the Kingdom of Morocco

H. E. Héctor Miguel Dada Hirezi

H. E. Héctor Miguel Dada Hirezi
Minister of Economy of El Salvador

H. E.  Manuel Chang

H. E. Manuel Chang
Minister of Finance of the Republic of Mozambique

4th plenary meeting (3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
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H. E. Jean Asselborn

H. E. Jean Asselborn
Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration of Luxembourg

H. E. Alberto José Guevara

H.E. Alberto Guevara Obregón
Minister of Finance of the Republic of Nicaragua

H.E. Håkon Gulbrandsen

H.E. Håkon Gulbrandsen
State Secretary for International Development of Norway

H. E. Nobuhide Minorikawa

H.E. Nobuhide Minorikawa
Paliamentary Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan

H.E. Mr. Idriss Jazairy

H.E. Mr. Idriss Jazairy
Personal representative of H.E. Mr. Abdelaziz Bouteflika, President of the Republic of Algeria

Mr. Fawzi Al-Hunaif

Mr. Fowzi Yousef Alhunaif
Director of operations of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development

H. E. Humphrey Hildenberg

H.E. Humphrey Hildenberg
Minister of Finance of the Republic of Suriname

H.E. Obaid Humaid Al Tayer

H.E. Obaid Humaid Al Tayer
Minister of State for Financial Affairs of the United Arab Emirates

H. E. Richard Désiré Fienena

H.E. Richard Désiré Fienena
Minister of Economy and Industry of the Republic of Madagascar

H. E. Alrich Nicolas

H.E. Alrich Nicolas
Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Haiti

H. E. Augusto da Silvatomas

H.E. Augusto da Silva Tomás
Minister of Transportation of the Republic of Angola

H. E. Wycliffe Ambetsa Oparanya

H.E. Wycliffe Ambetsa Oparanya
Minister of State for Planning, National Development and Vision 2030 of Republic of Kenya

H. E. Martin Dahinden

H.E. Martin Dahinden
State Secretary for Ddevelopment Cooperation of Switzerland

H. E. Mohamed El Oraby

H.E. Mohamed El Oraby
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for International Economic Relations and Cooperation of the Arab Republic of Egypt

H. E. Kak-soo Shin

H.E. Dr. Kak-soo Shin
Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Republic of Korea

H. E. Shamsuddeen Usman

H.E. Shamsuddeen Usman
Deputy Minister of the National Planning Commission of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

H. E. Pradit Phataraprasit

H.E. Pradit Phataraprasit
Deputy Minister of Finance of Thailand

H. E. Oscar Erasmo Velásquez

H.E. Oscar Erasmo Velásquez
Vice Minister of Economy of Guatemala

Her Excellency Soraya Rodríguez

H.E. Soraya Rodríguez
State Secretary of International Cooperation of the Kingdom of Spain

5th plenary meeting (6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
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Anatolii Maksiuta

H.E. Anatolii Maksiuta
First Deputy Minister of Economy of Ukraine

H.E. Mr. László Várkonyi

H.E. Mr. László Várkonyi
State Secretary of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Hungary

H.E. Ms. Olga Algayerova

H.E. Ms. Olga Algayerova
State Secretary of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Slovakia

H. E. Andrej Benedejčič

H. E. Andrej Benedejčič
Director General for Multilateral and Global Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia

Mr. Stefano Manservisi

Mr. Stefano Manservisi
Director General for Development of European Community

H.E. Abassador Charles Kashasha Mutalemwa

H.E. Abassador Charles Kashasha Mutalemwa
Permanent Secretary, President's Office, Planning Commission of the United Republic of Tanzania

Mr. Georges Aboua

H.E. Ambassador Georges Aboua
Director of the United Nations and International Organizations Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Côte d'Ivoire

Mr. Georges Aboua

Mr. Abdulrahman Almofadhi
Resident Representative to the World Bank for Saudi Arabia

Mr. Giandomenico Magliano

Mr. Giandomenico Magliano
Director General for Economic and Financial Multilateral Cooperation of Italy

Ambassador John McNee

H.E. Ambassador John McNee
Permanent Representative of Canada to the United Nations (also on behalf of Australia and New Zealand)

H.E. Delano Frank Bart QC

H.E. Ambassador Delano Frank Bart
Permanent Representative of Saint Kitts and Nevis to the United Nations

H. E. Ayang Luc

H.E. Ambassador Tommo Monthe
Permanent Representative of Cameroon to the United Nations

H.E. Ambassador Ali'Ioaiga Feturi Elisaia

H.E. Ambassador Ali'Ioaiga Feturi Elisaia
Permanent Representative of Samoa to the United Nations

H.E. Ambassador Charles Thembani Ntwaagae

H.E. Ambassador Charles Thembani Ntwaagae
Permanent Representative of Botswana to the United Nations

H.E. Mrs. Byrganym Aitimova

H.E. Ambassador Byrganym Aitimova
Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the United Nations

H.E. R.M. Marty M. Natalegawa

H.E. Ambassador R.M. Marty M. Natalegawa
Permanent Representative of the Republic of Indonesia to the United Nations

H.E. Ambassador Claudia Blum

H.E. Ambassador Claudia Blum
Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations

H.E. Ambassador Memduh Akçay

Mr. Memduh Akçay
Director General for Foreign Economic Relations of the Undersecretariat of Treasury of Turkey to the United Nations

H.E. Ambassador Gonzalo Gutiérrez

H.E. Ambassador Gonzalo Gutiérrez
Permanent Representative of Peru to the United Nations

H.E. Ambassador Christian Wenaweser
Permanent Representative of the Principality of Liechtenstein to the United Nations

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