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Conference Agenda The MDGs and Local Development Processes: Hitting the Targets or Missing the Point?

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Document begins: Conference Agenda The MDGs and Local Development Processes: Hitting the Targets or Missing the Point? Canada House, Trafalgar Square, London ­ 18th November 2003 Chaired by Camilla Toulmin, Acting Director, IIED 8.30 Registration and coffee 9.00 Welcome: Mel Cappe, Canada's High Commissioner to the UK Introduction to the aims of the Conference: Jan Pronk, Chair of IIED's Board of 9.10 Trustees The MDGs ­ will they make a difference? : Masood Ahmed, Director-General, Policy and International Division, DFID, UK 9.20 10.00 Session 1: Aid and the MDGs: hitting the target or missing the point? Multilateral perspective ­ Sean Southey, Manager, Equator Initiative, UNDP and John Page, Director, Poverty Reduction, the World Bank Bilateral agency perspective ­ Dag Ehrenpreis, Senior Advisor, Poverty Reduction, Division for Policy and Socio-Economic Analysis, Sida Respondent ­ Youba Sokona, Head of the Energy Programme, ENDA-TM Senegal 11.15 COFFEE BREAK 11.45 Session 2: How will the MDGs support local processes to reduce poverty Will all facets of `poverty' be addressed by the MDGs ­ David Satterthwaite, IIED and Jane Weru, Pamoja Trust, Kenya Can the MDGs support local processes?- Beth T. Chitekwe, Dialogue on Shelter, Zimbabwe 12.45 LUNCH 2.00 Session 3: How will the MDGs address ...

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  • IIED code: G00135
  • Published: no date
  • Theme: Communication
  • Language: English

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