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(Please note: This schedule is subject to change)

Tuesday 9 December 2003
10:00 am-01:00 pm
Salón Uxmal
  Plenary Meeting:
Speakers (subject to change)

- H.E. Mr. Luis Bates Hidalgo, Minister of Justice, Chile
- H.E. Ms. Dorothée Sossa, Minister of Justice, Benin
- H.E. Mr. Ivan Christov, Ambassador of Bulgaria to Mexico
- H.E. Mr. Thomas Stelzer, Ambassador of Austria to the United Nations
- Mr. Abdoud Al-Sarraj, Dean Faculty of Law, Syria
- H.E. Mr. Amando Diez Espinosa, Vice Minister of Auditing & Control, Cuba
- Mr. Ramiro Larrea Santos, President of Anti-Corruption Commission, Ecuador
- H.E. Mr. Calixte Delatour, Minister of Justice, Haiti
- H.E. Mr. Oleksandr Lavrynovych, Minister of Justice, Ukraine
- H.E. Mr. Quach Le Thanh, Minister & Inspector General, Vietnam
- H.E. Mr. Tirivafi John Kangai, Ambassador of Zimbabwe to the United Nations
- H.E. Mr. Joao Luis dos Reis Mota Campos, Deputy Minister of Justice, Portugal
- H.E. Mr. Alounkeo Kittkhoun, Ambassador of Laos to the United Nations
- H.E. Mr. Martin Mabala, Minister of State Control, Gabon
- H.E. Luis de Matos Monteiro da Fonseca, Ambassador of Cape Verde to the United Nations
- H.E. Ms. Vera Zemanova, Ambassador of Czech Republic to Mexico
- H.E. Mr. Joe Pemagbi, Ambassador of Sierra Leone to the United Nations
- H.E. Mr. Ahmed Obaid Al-Fadli, Deputyh Minister of Finance , Yemen

(Coverage by all: INTERNATIONAL MEDIA)
10:00 am-01:00 pm
Salón Mérida
  Round Table 4: “Measures to Combat Corruption in International Financial System”

Moderator: H.E. Mr. Alejandro Ramos, Deputy Attorney General, Mexico

- Mr. Maud de Boer Buquicchio, Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe
- Mr. Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj, S.C., Former Attorney General, Trinidad and Tobago
- M. Bess Michael, Senior Specialist of Financial Sector, World Bank
- Mr. Benjamin Vidargas, Vice President for Legal Affairs of the National Banking and Financial Commission, Ministry of Treasury and Public Credit, Mexico
- Mr. Enery Quiñones, Head of Anticorruption Division, OECD
- Mr. Creon Butler, Chief Economist of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, United Kingdom

03:00 pm to 06:00 pm
Salón Uxmal
  Plenary Meeting

- H.E. Mr. Baktybek Abdrisaev, Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan to the USA and Canada
- Mr. Fiacre Kili Fagnidi, Secretary-General Comite Interministérial de Lutte Anti-Drogue, Côte d’Ivoire
- Albania
- H.E. Mr. Philip Sealy, Ambassador of Trinidad & Tobago to the United Nations
- H.E. Dr. Mamdouh Shawky Moustafa Kamel, Ambassador of Egypt to Mexico
- Mr. Jackson Bumba Vangu, Democratic Republic of the Congo
- H.E. Mr. Wilson Masilingi, Minister of State for Government, Tanzania
- H.E. Mr. Sultan Chouzour, Ambassador of Comoros to Belgium
- H.E. Mr. Pengiran Anak Dato Puteh, Ambassador of Brunei Darussalam to the USA
- Colonel El Ayoubi Monzer, Director Information & Intelligence Department, Lebanon
- H.E. Mr. Dionyssios Kodelas, Ambassador of Greece to Mexico
- H.E. Mr. Refiloe Moses Masemene, Minister of Justice Human Rights & Rehabilitation, Lesotho
- Mr. Louis Tull, Chairman & Chief Regional Negotiator, CARICOM Drafting Committee, Barbados
- H.E. Dr. Ali Abdussalam Treky, Ambassador of Libya to the United Nations in New York
- Ms. Patricia Moser, Representative, Asian Development Bank
- Mr. Fritz Heimann, Vice-Chairman, Commission on Anti-Corruption, International Chamber of Commerce
- Mr. Peter Eigen, President, Transparency International

04:30pm (TBC)
Press Briefing Room
  Press Conferences: Mr. Antonio Maria Costa, Director- General United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime, and H.E. Mr. Luis Ernesto Derbez, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mexico, on the closing of the Conference

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