U n i t e d N at i o n s C o n f e r e n c e o n T r a d e A n d D e v e l o p m e n t

PUBLIC SYMPOSIUM
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2013

Palais des Nations – Geneva

24–25 June 2013

New Economic Approaches for a Coherent Post-2015 Agenda

Monday, 24 June

PROGRAMME

10–10.30 a.m. 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 a.m.–1 p.m. PLENARY SESSION I Followed by Macroeconomic and financial governance on the road to 2015 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 Followed by 1–2.30 p.m. 2.30–4 p.m. Room XXV Room XXVI 4–4.30 p.m. - Ms. Hibist Kassa, Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era, Ghana - Mr. Stephen Hale, Oxfam International, Geneva INTERACTIVE DEBATE Lunch break

BREAKOUT SESSIONS 
RAMING GLOBAL FINANCE FOR A POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA F Led by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (Friedrich Ebert Foundation) FINANCIAL AND COMMODITY MARKET RULES FOR DEVELOPMENT-LED GLOBALIZATION Led by the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy Coffee break

4.30–6 p.m. 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 6.15–7.15 p.m.  ECEPTION hosted by H.E. Ambassador Mukhtar Tileuberdi (Kazakhstan), President of UNCTAD Trade and Development Board R (Delegates’ Restaurant, 8th Floor, A-Building, Door 15)

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Tuesday, 25 June
10 a.m.–1 p.m. Room XVIII Moderator Panel Reactions Followed by 1–2.30 p.m. 2.30–4 p.m. Room XVIII Room XXIV Room XXV Room XXVI

PLENARY SESSION II Trade and investment rules for inclusive and sustainable development
- Ms. Stephanie McGovern, Business Presenter of “BBC Breakfast”, BBC - Ms. Kinda Mohamadieh, Arab NGO Network for Development, Lebanon - Mr. Leela Mani Paudyal, Chief Secretary, 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 - 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 INTERACTIVE DEBATE Lunch break

Keynote intervention - Mr. Vijay Prashad, Professor of International Studies, Trinity College, Hartford, United States of America

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

4–4.30 p.m.

Coffee break

4.30–6 p.m. 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

Meeting rooms  All rooms are located on the first floor of the E-Building Cyber café Outside meeting rooms XXV and XXVI  Social Media Corner E-1058-1060 Documents Outside meeting room XVIII  Food & drinks Bar “Le Serpent”, 1st Floor, E-Building Bar “Palette”, 6th floor, E-Building Cafétéria, ground floor Emergencies Inside the UN, for FIRE, SECURITY  OR MEDICAL EMERGENCY dial 112.

For all programme updates please consult: www.unctad.org/Symposium2013

UNCTAD/OSG/CIO/2013/6 – Photo credit: Fotolia © Antonis Papantoniou, 3ddock, EvrenKalinbacak, Ozphotoguy, Photocreo – Jerry Franck 

ROTECTING POLICY SPACE FOR DEVELOPMENT: CORPORATE GLOBALIZATION AND THE WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION P Led by the Our World Is Not For Sale Network TOWARDS A MULTILATERAL CONSENSUS ON TRADE AND INVESTMENT: BALI AND BEYOND Led by the Consumer Unity and Trust Society 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 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

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