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					Fifth Annual United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation and the Launch of the Global South-South Development Expo

“Eyes on the South-South Development Solutions”
(16-19 December 2008 at U.N. Headquarters/New York)

Tentative Schedule
Tuesday, 16 December: 10:00 -10:45 Trusteeship Council Chamber UN Secretariat Opening Session Welcome: H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, Permanent Representative of Qatar to the UN and President, High-level Committee on South-South Cooperation H.E. John Ashe, Chairman of the Group of 77 Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations Kemal Dervis, Administrator, UNDP Honourable P.J. Patterson, Former Prime Minister of Jamaica

10:45 – 1:30p.m.:

South-South Leaders Round Table: Towards a New Global Partnership Compact for South-South Cooperation Panelists: Honourable P.J. Patterson Former Prime Minister of Jamaica Honourable Mitch Landrieu Lieutenant Governor of State of Louisiana Prof. Akbar Noman Senior Fellow, Columbia University Attiya Nawazish Ali Assistant Secretary-General Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry, OIC Celso Grecco Chairman, Social Stock Exchange Association Berlin Ibrahim Gambari Under-Secretary-General Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General Moderator: Juliana Liu, BBC News

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Tuesday Dec16 PM: 3:00 – 6:00 Conference Room 1 UN Secretariat

Session 1-Leveraging Market Solutions for Human Development

Segment 1 Moderator: Panelists:

Georg Kell, UN Global Compact Tamzin Ractliffe, The Global Social Investment Exchange (GSIX) Celso Grecco, Bovespa Social and Environmental Investment Exchange Clam Lorenz , Ebay Giving Works Ujwal Thakar , GiveIndia Mingyong Cai, Shanghai United Assets and Equity Exchange (SUAEE)

Segment 2 Moderator: Panelists:

Hanifa Mezoui, UN DESA (NGO Section) Yiping Zhou, Special Unit for South-South Cooperation

Wednesday Dec17 AM: 10:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Trusteeship Council UN Secretariat

Session 2-Showcasing Solutions in Public-Private Partnership for Development Moderator: Mr. Art Smith, National Council for Public-Private Partnership (USA) Panelists: Ms. Attiya Nawazish Ali, Asst. Secretary-General Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry Mr. David Wright, Special Consultant on PPP Mr. Jorge Ale Yarad, Aguas Santiago Poniente Mr. Prince Bahati, Intl AIDS Vaccine Initiative Mr. Jim Thompson, US State Deparment Mr. Casper Sonesson, Partnership Bureau/UNDP

Wednesday Dec17 PM: 3:00 – 6:00 Trusteeship Council UN Secretariat

Session 3-Showcasing Solutions in Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaption Moderator: Mr. Salvano Briceno, UNISDR Rapporteur: Panelists: Dr. Margaret Arnold, ProVention Consortium Dr. Bhichit Rattakul, ADPC Dr. Saroj Jha, GFDRR/HRM, World Bank Dr. Ahmed Djoghlaf, CBD UNDP/HDRO video “One World, One Chance” Session 4-Showcasing Solutions in Poverty Alleviation Chairperson (AM): Discussant: Presenters: Prof. Akbar Noman (tbc), Columbia University Dr. Toni Sethi, Columbia University Mr. Viorel Albu, Better Opportunities, Moldova Dr. Godfrey Nzamujo, Songhai Sustainable Growth Initiative, Benin Dr. Sulaiman b. Mahbob, Economic Planning Unit, Prime Minister’s Department, Smart School Project, Malaysia

Thursday Dec18: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Trusteeship Council UN Secretariat

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Chairperson: Discussant: Presenters:

Dr. Bisola Ojikutu, Harvard Medical School Dr. Theogene Rudasingwa, VP of Global Affairs, Pangaea Global AIDS Foundation Ms. Dorcus Phirie, National STD/AIDS Program, Ministry of Education & Skills Development, Botswana Dr. Mariangela Simao, Ministry of Health, Brazil Mr. Faustin Yao, Dakar Subregional Office, UNFPA Ms. Nebiha Gueddana, National Office of Family and Population, Tunisia-Niger Cooperation Project for Safe Motherhood and Reproductive Health, Tunisia

Thursday Dec18: 10:00 – 6:00 Conference Room 7 UN Secretariat

Session 5- Increasing Effectiveness of South-South Cooperation for Development: A Workshop for Practitioners of South-South and Triangular Cooperation Chair/ Co-Chair: Aiichiro Yamamoto Yiping Zhou Panelists: CLOSED WORKSHOP

Friday Dec19 AM: 10:00 -11:30 Trusteeship Council UN Secretariat

Session 6-Role of Media in Development Moderator: Rapporteur: Panelists: Mr. Mario Lubetkin, Director IPS Mr. Mark Walton, Africa Channel Ms. Laura Trevelyan, BBC News Mr. Orlando Mercado, RPNTV-Channel 9 (Phils.)

Friday Dec19 PM: 11:30 – 1:00

Celebration: Fifth UN Day for South-South Cooperation Awards Ceremony        Opening Statement - H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, Permanent Representative of Qatar to the UN Message from the UN Secretary-General Statement from the USG-OHRLLS Message from the OIC Secretary-General Message from the Chairman, Group of 77 The Way Forward from Honourable P.J. Patterson, Former Prime Minister of Jamaica AWARD CEREMONY o o o  Presentation of awards Message of appreciation from the Director of Special Unit for South-South Cooperation Launching of “a minute of peace” from South-South Initiative (Mr. Yehoram Ben-Shalom)

Closing Statement from H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, Permanent Representative of Qatar to the UN

1:00 – 2:30 UN Millennium Hotel 3:00-5:30


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UN Millennium Hotel

Signing ceremony on Memorandum of Understanding PERFORMANCES Band of Hope from Rwanda and Sound of Korea-Korea

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