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