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 Monday 24 June 2013

 
10:00 - 10:30
OPENING
(Room XVIII)
Welcoming remarks by H. E. Ambassador Mukhtar Tileuberdi, President of UNCTAD Trade and Development Board
Introductory remarks by Mr. Supachai Panitchpakdi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD
10:30 - 13:00
PLENARY SESSION I: MACROECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL GOVERNANCE ON THE ROAD TO 2015
 
Questions to be addressed: | English | French | Spanish |
 
Moderator:
  • Mr. Tom Miles, Chief Correspondent, Reuters
Panel:
  • Ms. Bhumika Muchhala, Third World Network, Malaysia
  • Mr. Gouda Abdel-Khalek, Professor of Economics, University of Cairo
  • Mr. Boevi Kouglo Lawson Body, Head of Economic Research, International Trade Union Confederation-Africa, Togo
  • Mr. Chukwuma Charles Soludo, Chair, African Heritage Institution and Former Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria
  • Mr. Murat Karimsakov, President of the Eurasian Economic Club of Scientists Association, Kazakhstan
Reactions:
  • Ms. Hibist Kassa, Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era, Ghana
  • Mr. Stephen Hale, Oxfam International, Geneva
 
Followed by
 
INTERACTIVE DEBATE
13:00 - 14:30
Lunch break
14:30 - 16:00
BREAKOUT SESSIONS
 
(Room XXV)
FRAMING GLOBAL FINANCE FOR A POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA
Led by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (Friedrich Ebert Foundation)
(Room XXVI)
FINANCIAL AND COMMODITY MARKET RULES FOR DEVELOPMENT-LED GLOBALIZATION
Led by the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
16:00 - 16:30
Coffee break
 
16:30 - 18:00
BREAKOUT SESSIONS
 
(Room XXIV)
CHANGES IN GLOBAL ECONOMY AND MULTILATERAL GOVERNANCE: HOW CAN LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES OPTIMIZE THEIR PARTICIPATION IN THE SYSTEM?
Led by the International Trade Development Economic Governance Advisory Services (IDEAS Centre)
(Room XXV)
REGIONAL MONETARY AND FINANCIAL ARCHITECTURES: WHAT ROLE IN A POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA
Led by the Center of Concern, the United Nations Non-governmental Liaison Service and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
 
 
18:15 - 19:15
RECEPTION
Hosted by H.E. Ambassador Mukhtar Tileuberdi (Kazakhstan), President of UNCTAD Trade and Development Board
(Delegates' Restaurant, 8th Floor, A-Building, Door 15)
 

 Tuesday 25 June 2013

 
 
10:00 - 13:00
PLENARY SESSION II: TRADE AND INVESTMENT RULES FOR INCLUSIVE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
(Room XVIII)
 
 
Questions to be addressed: | English | French | Spanish |
 
Moderator:
  • Ms. Stephanie McGovern, Business Presenter of "BBC Breakfast", BBC
Keynote Speaker:
  • Mr. Vijay Prashad, Professor of International Studies, Trinity College, Hartford, United States of America
Panel:
  • Ms. Kinda Mohamadieh, Arab NGO Network for Development, Lebanon
  • Mr. Leela Mani Paudyal, Chief Secretary of the Government of Nepal
  • Mr. José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, Assistant Director-General for Policy, International Labour Organization, Geneva
  • Mr. Jianguo Huo, President of the Institute of International Trade and Cooperation, China
  • Mr. Martin Khor, Executive Director, South Centre, Geneva
Reactions:
  • Mr. Gyekye Tanoh, Programme Officer, Third World Network-Africa, Ghana
  • Ms. Sanya Reid Smith, Legal Advisor and Senior Researcher, Third World Network, Geneva
  • Mr. Tony Tujan, Director IBON International, the Philippines
Followed by:
 
INTERACTIVE DEBATE
 
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch break
14:30 - 16:00 BREAKOUT SESSIONS
 
(Room XXVIII)
PROTECTING POLICY SPACE FOR DEVELOPMENT: CORPORATE GLOBALIZATION AND THE WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION
Led by the Our World Is Not For Sale Network
(Room XXIV)
TOWARDS A MULTILATERAL CONSENSUS ON TRADE AND INVESTMENT: BALI AND BEYOND
Led by the Consumer Unity and Trust Society
(Room XXV)
TRANSFORMATION PRIORITIES IN AFRICA AND THE POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA
Led by the Third World Network-Africa and the United Nations Non-governmental Liaison Service
(Room XXVI)
TRADE IN VALUE ADDED AND GLOBAL VALUE CHAINS: TELLING MYTH FROM FACT AND FROM WHAT WE JUST DON'T KNOW
Led by the International Working Group on Trade-Finance Linkages and the Third World Network
(Room XXVII)
CAN A MORE LOCALLY FOCUSED AGRICULTURAL TRADE REGIME REDUCE HUNGER AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT?
Led by the Nexus Foundation
 
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee break
 
16:30 - 18:00
CLOSING PLENARY: THE WAY FORWARD
(Room XVIII)
Chaired by H. E. Ambassador Mukhtar Tileuberdi, President of UNCTAD Trade and Development Board
Intervention from participants
Closing remarks by Mr. Petko Draganov, Deputy Secretary-General of UNCTAD