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					DAY 1, Monday 6th October 2008

08:30                          Registration

09:00                          Chairperson: Nicola Brennan
                                            Senior Development Specialist, HIV&AIDS, Irish Aid
                               Rapporteur: Peter McDermott
                                            Chief Operating Officer, Children’s Investment Fund
                                            Foundation and Chief Rapporteur for the GPF

09:15                          Address & welcome
                               Peter Power, T.D
                               Minister of State for Overseas Development

                               Opening Plenary

                               Keynote Speakers:-
09:30                          Ann Veneman
                               UNICEF Executive Director

09:45                          Methusela Nyabuchweza
                               Junior Council of Tanzania (Mwanza Region)
                               and Aloyce Fungafunga Dogodogo Centre, Tanzania
                               Youth representatives

10:00                          Dr. Paul De Lay
                               Director of the Department of Evidence, Monitoring and Policy
                               UNAIDS

10:15                          Annie Lennox
                               HIV&AIDS Activist and Singer-Songwriter

10.30                          REFRESHMENT BREAK

(During the refreshment break, a press conference will take place with the Key note speakers in the ‘Drawing
room’ to be chaired by Nicola Brennan, Senior Development Specialist HIV&AIDS, Irish Aid)

11.00                          Chairperson: Brendan Howlin, T.D
                                            Deputy Speaker, Irish Houses of Parliament
                               Rapporteur: Nuala O’Brien
                                            Development Specialist, Irish Aid

                               Overview of the GPF Synthesis Paper
                               Jimmy Kolker
                               Chief, HIV and AIDS, Associate Director, Programmes
                               UNICEF

11.20                          Overview of the work of the Inter Agency Task Team on Children and
                               HIV and AIDS
                               Rachel Yates
                               Senior Social Development Advisor, Department for International
                               Development, (DFID), UK




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11.40   Overview of the work of the Joint Learning Initiative on Children and
        HIV and AIDS (JLICA)
        Linda Richter
        Executive Director, Child Youth Family & Social Development (CYFSD),
        Human Sciences Research Council and Co-Chair of JLICA Learning Group 1

12:00   Outcomes of the Regional Inter Agency Task Team Meeting in Dar-es-
        Salaam
        Noreen Huni
        Chair of RIATT conference steering committee

12:20   Overview of Low Prevalence and Concentrated Regional Epidemics
        Dr. Umesh Chawla
        Programme Manager, Care, Support & Treatment, India HIV/AIDS Alliance

12:40   Discussion/Q & A

13:00   LUNCH

14:00   Keynote address: An Taoiseach Brian Cowen, T.D

        Introduction: Peter Power, T.D
                      Minister of State for Overseas Development

14:15   Chairperson: Nina Ferencic
                     UNICEF Regional Advisor on HIV/AIDS in CEE-CIS
        Rapporteur: Kieran O’Brien
                     Advocacy Officer, UNICEF Ireland

        Child Participation Plenary

        Alina Sclifos and Damir Mostak
        Representatives from CEE CIS region
        Dominique Twomey
        Representative from Ireland
        Faith Kisakye
        Representative from Uganda

15:05   Introduction to the Panel Discussions
        Ann Nolan, Technical Consultant, HIV&AIDS, Irish Aid

15:15   REFRESHMENT BREAK

15:45   PANEL DISCUSSIONS

        Panel One
        Operationalising a Family-centred Approach
        Chairperson: Lorraine Sherr
                      Head of Health Psychology Unit, Royal Free and University
                      College Medical School, University College London and Co-
                      Chair of JLICA Learning Group 1
        Rapporteur: Anne Anamela, Regional HIV&AIDS Adviser Southern Africa,
                      Irish Aid
        Room:         ‘The Green Room’, First Floor, Royal Hospital Kilmainham



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Panel Speakers: Mr Damien Ngabonziza
                Adviser on Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) policy
                development and implementation strategies, Rwandan
                Prime Minister's Office in Charge of Gender and Family
                Promotion
                Lydia Mungherera
                The Mama's Club, and The AIDS Support Organisation
                (TASO), Uganda and Co-Chair of JLICA Learning Group 3
                Fr Michael Kelly
                Professor Emeritus of Education at the University of
                Zambia

Panel Two
Strengthening National Responses to Vulnerable Children
Chairperson: Beverly Nyberg
             Senior Technical Advisor for Orphans and Vulnerable
             Children, Office of the United States Global AIDS Coordinator
Rapporteur: Douglas Webb, Chief of section, Adolescent Development,
             Protection and HIV/AIDS, UNICEF Ethiopia
Room:        ‘The Drawing Room’, Ground Floor, Royal Hospital
             Kilmainham

Panel Speakers: Leon Muwoni
                Programme Administrator, Ministry Of Public Service
                Labour, and Social Welfare, Zimbabwe
                Ahmed Hussein
                Director, Children’s Services, Ministry of Gender, Children
                & Social Development, Kenya
                Dr Hao Yang
                Deputy Director, Bureau of Disease Control and State
                Council AIDS Working Committee Office, China

Panel Three
Programming for the most vulnerable children: prevention targeting
most at risk children and adolescents
Chairperson: Dr. Alex De Waal
              Programme Director, Social Science Research Council and Co-
              Chair of JLICA Learning Group 4
Rapporteur: Mary Otieno, Technical Advisor, UNFPA
Room:         ‘The Great Hall’, Ground Floor, Royal Hospital Kilmainham

Panel Speakers: Sergei Kostin and Olena Barbul
                ‘The Way Home’ organisation, Ukraine
                Richard Mabala
                Founder, Tamasha, Tanzania
                Dina Eguigure
                Director for Health and HIV & AIDS, World Vision-Honduras

Panel Four
Quality Programming at Community Level
Chairperson: Dr Alex Coutinho
             Director, Infectious Diseases Institute at Makerere University,
             Uganda
Rapporteur: Mary Oduka, HIV&AIDS Advisor, Irish Aid, Uganda
Room:        ‘The Board Room’, First Floor, Royal Hospital Kilmainham


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                      Panel Speakers: Nathan Nshakira
                                      FARST Africa, Uganda
                                      Phan Dang Cuong
                                      Social development adviser, Irish Aid, Vietnam
                                      Methusela Nyabuchweza
                                      Junior Council of Tanzania (Mwanza Region)
                                      and Aloyce Fungafunga
                                      Dogodogo Centre, Tanzania

                      Concurrent consultation on the draft communiqué
                      Co-ordinated by: Jimmy Kolker and Dr Paul De Lay
                      Room:          ‘The Ante-room’, First Floor, Royal Hospital Kilmainham

17:45                 CLOSE

                      Coaches depart the Royal Hospital Kilmainham for delegates’
                      reception at Iveagh House hosted by Peter Power T.D., Minister of
                      State for Overseas Development

Day 2, Tuesday 7th October 2008

09:00                 Chairperson: Dr Alex Coutinho
                                   Director, Infectious Diseases Institute at Makerere University,
                                   Uganda

09:10                 Address by the First Lady of Honduras, Xiomara Castro de Xelaya

09:25                 Feedback from Four Panel Discussions
                      Peter McDermott
                      Chief Operating Officer, Children’s Investment Fund Foundation and Chief
                      Rapporteur for the GPF

09:55                 Youth view of proceedings, Day 1

10:10                 Who is the vulnerable child? Using data from DHS and MICS to
                      identify children at risk in the era of HIV&AIDS
                      Dr Kiersten Johnson
                      Demographer
                      Demographic and Health Surveys

10:30                 Discussion/Q & A

11:00                 REFRESHMENT BREAK

11:30                 Presentation & Discussion on the Communiqué
                      Jimmy Kolker and Dr Paul De Lay

12:15                 Closing speech
                      Peter Power, T.D
                      Minister of State for Overseas Development

12:25                 LUNCH/CLOSE




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