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Development Voices Webcast Interviews
Joint Project by UNDP, DPI and the World Bank


Development Voices Webcast
28 - 30 April 2004

April 28, 2004 | April 29, 2004 | April 30, 2004

Morning Archives
Clicking on the above "archive link" will take you to our morning programme. We will be working to provide links to individual interviews over the next 24 hours.
Ms Michaela Vasilescu, Director, Health and Environment, Romania; Svetlana Slesarenov, Deputy Director, Mama 86
Role of women as water and sanitation managers in Eastern Europe/CIS region.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1
4 minutes]
Mr. Miguel Araujo (Director, Corporate Strategy, Partnerships and Communication and former Minister of the Environment, El Salvador)
Natural ecosystems provide a range of services that help sustain communities. These include, among other things provision of clean water and sanitation through natural filters like wetlands, etc. IUCN works with communities to find a sustainable and equitable distribution of the costs and benefits of natural resource use and changes in land use. Programs like SEED as well as the Water & Nature Initiative use multistakeholder consultation processes and partnerships as a basis for action and innovation of for sustainable natural resource utilization.
[Webcast: Archived Video -
12 minutes]
Sir Richard Jolly, Advisor to UN Secretary General, UN History Project: Discusses Water Privatization
Sir Richard Jolly is a development economist whose career has combined operational involvements with research and teaching in a wide range of countries and situations. He is currently working on a history of the UN’s contributions to development ideas and thinking in the economic and social arena and on long run trends in global inequality. From 1972 to 1981, Richard Jolly was Director of IDS, which he first joined as a Fellow in 1969. From 1982 to 95 he was Deputy Executive Director, Programmes of UNICEF and from 1996 to 2000 Principal Coordinator of UNDP's Human Development Report Sir Richard Jolly, Fellow, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex
[Webcast: Archived Video - 12 minutes]
Dr. Mohammad L. Al-Eryani, PhD, Minister of the Environment, Yemen
[Webcast: Archived Video - 12 minutes]
Raouf Dabbas, Advisor to the Minister of the Environment of Jordan and Dr. Emad Adly, General Coordinator Arab Network for Environment and Development RAED
[Webcast: Archived Video - 09 minutes]
Afternoon Archives
Clicking on the above "archive link" will take you to our afternoon programme.
Mr. Jaque Labre, Senior Water Adviser, SUEZ
Interview reviews the activities of SUEZ in water, sanitation and gas. Forty million oftheir clients live in developing countries. Of this number, 8 million live below the poverty line. There are many people without official land titles in urban slum areas that continue to go without access to these services. Gains can be made through increased efficiency of water utilities. Once the quality of the service is improved, people are more willing to pay and cross subsidy systems become possible.
[Webcast: Archived Video -
11 minutes]
Masnelyati Hilman, Deputy for Minister of Environment of Indonesia
[Webcast: Archived Video -
16 minutes]
Mr. Mohammad Ayman Jarrar, Palestinian Water Authority
[Webcast: Archived Video -
13 minutes]
Raymond Jost, International Secretary for Water, Montreal Canada
[Webcast: Archived Video -
21 minutes]
Mr. Bjorn Stigson, President, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
[Webcast: Archived Video -
10 minutes]
Dr. Anne Peterson, Deputry Administrator Global Health Programme, USAID
Will discuss USAID's approach to partnerships in the water and sanitation sectors. Dr. Peterson will also address the role of women.
[Webcast: Archived Video -
08 minutes]
Stephen Lennon, CEO, ESKOM, South Africa
[Webcast: Archived Video -
11 minutes]
Mr. Gilbert Glaser, PhD, Senior Advisor, Science For Sustainable Development, ICSU and Dr. Andras Szollosi-Nagy, Director, Division of Water Sciences at UNESCO
[Webcast: Archived Video - 13 minutes]


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