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17 février 2004

Paris
Fifth Annual Conference of the Parliamentary Network on the World Bank
18 H
Lisez aussi le compte-rendu fait par Alain Lipietz de cette 5ème rencontre annuelle du Réseau interparlementaire de la Banque Mondiale.

The Conference will take place at the :

SENATE
Palais du Luxembourg
15 ter, rue de Vaugirard
75006 Paris
France

NOTE : DRAFT PROGRAM SUBJECT TO CHANGE

February 14-16, 2004

Saturday, February 14

6:00-7:30 pm

Regional Working Sessions (Hotel Lutetia)

Parliamentarians will meet separately in six breakout groups according to region for informal discussions on regional cooperation among MPs, interaction with the World Bank and other multilateral organizations, and development policies. The objectives are to present PNoWB’s mission and activities, and to identify key topics for discussion at the sessions on the following day with the World Bank president and the IMF deputy managing director. The discussion will be facilitated by a parliamentarian from the region.

AFRICA (Room Babylone)

Discussion led by Musikari Kombo,MP, Minister of Planning, Kenya

MIDDLE EAST and NORTH AFRICA (Room Rive Gauche)

Discussion led by Basil Fuleihan, MP, Lebanon

EASTERN EUROPE and CENTRAL ASIA (Room Rive Droite)

Discussion led by Evgeni Kirilov, MP, Bulgaria

SOUTH and EAST ASIA (Room Boucicaut)

Discussion led by Suresh Keswani, India, PNoWB Associate Board member

LATIN AMERICA and CARIBBEAN (Room Foyer)

Discussion led by Alfredo Atanasof, MP, Argentina

DONOR COUNTRIES (DAC MEMBERS) (Room Boucicaut 2)

Discussion led by Kimmo Kiljunen, MP, Finland

8:00 pm WELCOMING DINNER (Hotel Lutetia)

SPEECHES :

One Year in the Life of Parliaments :

How Parliaments Influence Global Policy

Welcome address :

Bert Koenders,MP, the Netherlands, and Chair, PNoWB

Speakers :

Suresh Prabhu, MP, India

Norbert Mao,MP, Uganda, and chair PNoWB East Africa chapter

Wakako Hironaka, MP, Japan

Sunday, February 15

8:15 am Buses leave Hotel Lutetia for the Senate

8:30 am-9:30 am Private visit of the BotticelliExhibit at the Musée du Luxembourg (Senate Building)

9:45 am-11:00 am SERIES OF PARALLEL WORKSHOPS

Room Clemenceau (Plenary)

Eastern Europe and Central Asia : How Wide is ‘Wider Europe’ ?

Chair : George Tsereteli, MP, Georgia

Speakers :
Erik Berglöf, Director, Stockholm School of Economics
Ksenia Yudaeva, Director for Policy Studies, Center for Economic
and Financial Research, Moscow
xxx, European Union

Room 216

Building Alliances for Change : Parliamentarians, Multilateral
Organizations and Civil Society Organizations as Advocates for
Development

Chair : Tony Worthington, MP, United Kingdom

Speakers :
Peter Eigen, Chairman, Transparency International
Jonathan Murphy, Global Task Manager, Parliamentarians’
Implementation Watch , PNoWB
Algresia Akwi-Ogojo*, Regional Director, ActionAid Africa

Room 213

Strengthening the Investment Climate : The Role of Parliamentarians

Chair : Tioulong Saumura, MP, Cambodia

Speakers :
Michael Klein, Vice President and Chief Economist, International
Finance Corporation, World Bank Group
xxx, private sector
xxx, civil society

11:15 am-12:30 pm SERIES OF PARALLEL WorkSHOPS

Room Clemenceau (Plenary)

Getting 121 Million Children in School : How Parliamentarians Can
Contribute to Achieving Education For All

Chair : Raquel Teixeira,MP, Brazil

Speakers : Ruth Kagia, Director for Education, World Bank
Anne Jellema, Campaign Manager, Global Campaign for Education
Gene Sperling, Director, Center on Universal Education, Council on
Foreign Relations

Room 216

Working with the World Bank on Operations : a Dialogue with Country
Directors on the Politics of Reform and the Role of Parliamentarians

Chair : Belinda Bidwell, MP, Gambia

Speakers :
Makhtar Diop, Country Director for Kenya, World Bank
Mahmood A. Ayub, Country Director for Egypt, Yemen and Djibouti,
World Bank
Paul D. Mitchell, Manager, Development Communications, World
Bank
Orsalia Kalantzopoulos, Country Director for South Eastern Europe,
World Bank

Room 213

Plugging the Global Accountability Gap : How to Further Democratize
Multilateral Organizations

Chair : Alain Destexhe, MP, Belgium

Speakers :
Thomas A. Bernes,Executive Secretary, Development Committee
Tom C. Dawson, Director, External Relations, IMF
Alex Wilks, Coordinator, Bretton Woods Project

Room Boffrand

12:45 pm-2:15 pm LUNCH

Guest Speaker :

Christophe Benn, Director of External Relations, The Global Fund to

Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Room Clemenceau (Plenary)

2:30 pm-2:45pm OPENING SESSION

Welcoming Addresses :

Jacques Pelletier, Senator, France

Bert Koenders, MP, the Netherlands, and Chair, PNoWB

Pierre Duquesne, Executive Director for France, World Bank & IMF

2:45 pm-4:15 pm FIRST SESSION

90 minutes with the President of the World Bank

James D. Wolfensohn,President, World Bank Group

Chaired by : Bert Koenders, MP, the Netherlands, and Chair, PNoWB

Followed by discussion

4:15 pm-4:45 pm COFFEE BREAK

4:45 pm-5:45 pm SECOND SESSION

Question Time with the IMF

KEYNOTE SPEAKER :

Agustín Carstens, Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

Chaired by : Norbert Mao, MP, Uganda

Followed by discussion

5:45 pm-7:00 pm THIRD SESSION

International Trade : Restarting the Doha Round. The Role of Parliamentarians

Chair : xxx, MP

Speaker :

Franz Fischler, Commissioner for Agriculture, European Union

Hugh Bayley, MP, United Kingdom

7:00-7:30 pm Guided Tour of the Palais du Luxembourg (Senate) Monday, February 16

Hotel Lutetia

7:45 am-8:45 am Breakfast Meetings

PNOWB HIV/AIDS WORKING GROUP : MOBILIZING PARLIAMENTARY ACTION(Room Rive Gauche)

Organized by Dorothy Hyuha MP, Uganda, Co-Chair PNoWB HIV/Aids Committee

Engaging in the PNoWB(Room Foyer)

Organized by PNoWB Board Members

MEETING WITH WORLD SOCIAL FORUM REPRESENTATIVES

(Room Rive Droite)

Organized by Patrice Barrat, Brigde Initiative

CONSULTATION ON IMF’S PROGRAM TO ENGAGE PARLIAMENTARIANS(Room Boucicaut)

Organized by Tom C. Dawson, Director, External Relations, IMF

STRENGTHENING PARLIAMENTARY CAPACITY : THE WORLD BANK INSTITUTE’S PROGRAM(Room Boucicaut 2)

Organized by Rick Stapenhurst, Specialist, WBI

The CGIAR Alliance : Mobilizing Science For Development(Room Babylone)

Organized by Salah Brahimi, CGIAR

9:00 am Buses leave Hotel Lutetia for the Senate

Room Clemenceau (Plenary)

FOURTH SESSION

9:15 am- 10:30 am Development Policies That Work : How Donor Countries

Can Deliver on Their Commitments. The Role of Parliamentarians

Chair : Paul Boateng, MP, Chief Secretary, Treasury Department, United Kingdom

Speakers :

US official*, on the Millennium Challenge Account

Berndt Ekholm, MP, Sweden, on Sweden’s new integrated development policy

Richard Manning, Chair, OECD’s Development Assistance Committee

Hideki Wakabayashi, MP, Japan

Room Clemenceau Plenary)

10:30 am-11:00 am

Guest Speaker :

Francis Mer,Minister of Economy, Finance and Industry, France

11:15 am -12:30 pm SERIES OF PARALLEL WORKSHOPS

Room Clemenceau (Plenary)

Sub-Saharan Africa : NEPAD and the Role of Parliamentarians

Chair : Joe Clark, MP, former Prime Minister, Canada

Speakers :
Baffour Agyeman Duah, Center for Democratic Development
(CDD), Ghana
Peter Ondeng, CEO, NEPAD Kenya Secretariat
Haoua Dia Thiam, MP, Senegal

Room 216

The Middle East and North Africa : the Challenge of Governance and
Development

Chair : Hossam Badrawi,MP, Egypt

Speakers :
Christiaan Poortman, Vice President, Middle East and North Africa,
World Bank
Elissar Sarrouh, Senior Policy Advisor, UNDP Regional Bureau for
Arab States

Room 213

Beyond Macroeconomic Stability : Launching Pro-Poor Sustainable Growth

Chair : Paul Helminger, MP, Luxembourg

Speakers :
Sonia Brunschwig, Senior Economist, European office, IMF
Hina Rabbani Khar, MP, Pakistan

Room Boffrand

12:45 pm-1:45 pm LUNCH

Hosted by the Senate of France

Welcome address by Philippe Marini, Senator, France

Room Clemenceau (Plenary)

2:00 pm-2:30 pm

Chair : Kimmo Kiljunen, MP, Finland

Guest Speaker :

François Bourguignon, Chief Economist, Senior Vice President,

World Bank

Room Clemenceau (Plenary)

Fifth Session

2:30 pm-3:45 pm Achieving the Millennium Development Goals : How to Scale Up Development on the Ground. The Role of Parliamentarians

Chair : Luis Solari, MP, former Prime Minister, Peru

Speakers :

Bambang Bintoro, Deputy Minister, Indonesia, on the KDP community-driven project

Dorothy Hyuha, MP, Uganda, on Uganda’s fight against HIV/AIDS

Eveline Herfkens, UN Secretary General’s Executive Coordinator for the Millennium Development Goals Campaign

Room Clemenceau (Plenary)

Sixth Session

3:45 pm-5:00 pm Activities and Organization of the PNoWB

Field Visit Program

Parliamentarians’ Implementation Watch

Activities for World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings

Policy Dialogues

Organizational Matters and Progress Report

Speakers :

Bert Koenders,MP, the Netherlands, and Chair, PNoWB

Jean-Christophe Bas,Development Policy Dialogue Manager,

World Bank

5:00 pm-5:30 pm Closing Session

Concluding remarks :

Bert Koenders,MP, the Netherlands,Chair, PNoWB

Ian Goldin, Vice President, External Affairs and Communications, World Bank

Keynote Speaker :

Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva, President, Brazil, by direct video link from Brasilia

END of CONFERENCE

*/ Speaker to be Confirmed

TRANSLATION

Simultaneous translation in English, French and Russian in sessions taking place in the plenary room

Room Clemenceau (Plenary)

Logistical Information

The Conference will take place at the :

SÉNATE : Palais du Luxembourg, 15 ter, rue de Vaugirard, 75006 Paris, France

The participation of most MPs coming from recipient countries is sponsored by the French Ministry of Economy, Finance and Industry




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