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					Free Trade, Anti-Corruption, and Economic
    Prospects in Southeastern Europe




                  Representation from Albania,
                  Bosnia/Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia,
                  F.Y.R Macedonia, Romania, Moldova and
                  Serbia & Montenegro




                                       20 – 24 June, 2005
                                        Washington D.C.
                                                   AGENDA
                                            MONDAY, June 20, 2005
                                              Sharing Experiences
  9:00 – 9:45    Welcome & Introduction
                 Special address by Dr. Erhart Busek, Special Coordinator of the Stability Pact for
                      South Eastern Europe
                 Program of the Week

                       Gerald Ollivier, TTFSE Trade Facilitation Coordinator, The World Bank (WB)
  9:45 – 10:05   Learning from TTFSE I / Building TTFSE II

                       Anca Dumitrescu, TTFSE Headquarter Anchor, The World Bank (WB)
 10:05 –10:30    Customs Reform and Modernization – lessons from 20 years of Bank experience

                       Gerard McLinden, Senior Trade Facilitation Specialist, The World Bank (WB)

10:30 – 10:50                                   COFFEE BREAK

10:50 – 12:00     Economic Benefits of Trade Facilitation in Europe and Central Asia
                        Harry Broadman, Lead Economist, The World Bank (WB)
                        Discussion: What aspects are critical for high-level decision makers ?
12:00 – 12:30     Free Trade Agreements Implementation – The Challenges ahead

                        Dan Dinuta, General Deputy Director, Ministry of Economy and Trade - Romania
                        Discussion: FTA, regional integration
                        Moderator: Harry Broadman, Lead Economist, The World Bank (WB)
12:30 – 13:00     Trade Facilitation – Supporting the WTO Negotiation Agenda

                        Gerard McLinden, Senior Trade Facilitation Specialist, The World Bank (WB)
                        WTO Negotiation Agenda on TF, Jadranka Zenic, Government of Serbia
                        Discussion: What are your priorities?
13:00 – 14:00                                          LUNCH                               Last updated
                 * tbc = to be confirmed                                                   June 17, 2005
                                 AGENDA

Regionalism and Global Economic Prospects                                          14:00 – 15:00
      Paul Brenton, Senior Economist, The World Bank (WB)
Integrity at the Border                                                             15:00 – 16:00
      Gerard McLinden, Senior Trade Facilitation Specialist, The World Bank
      (WB)
      Discussion: What has worked in your country to combat corruption at the
      border?




                             WEDNESDAY, June 22, 2005
                          Building Trade Facilitation Capacity

The World Bank Trade Logistics and Facilitation Agenda                              9:00 – 9:30
      Jean François Arvis, Senior Transport Economist, The World Bank (WB)
      Discussion: How this agenda answers your needs?
Global Facilitation Partnership (GFP) Mechanisms                                   9:30 – 10:00
      Gerald Ollivier, TTFSE Trade Facilitation Coordinator, The World Bank (WB)
GFP Dissemination Notes
                                                                                   10:00 – 10:30
      Jim Clawson, Director, Global Alliance for Trade Efficiency

                                  COFFEE BREAK                                     10:30 – 10:50
                                                 AGENDA
10:50 – 12:00   Trade Facilitation Component under TTFSE
                FIATA/IRU – Experience of Bosnia, Herzegovina
                      Yanis Tsorbatzoglou, National Coordinator, SECIPRO, Greece
                      Discussion: What can be learned from those past programs?
12:00 – 12:30   GFP Supply Chain Management Program
                      Gerald Ollivier, TTFSE Trade Facilitation Coordinator, The World Bank (WB)
                      Discussion: Options to roll it out to South East Europe (SEE) countries
12:30 – 13:00   Tools used for capacity building – share experiences of what worked well
                      Marica Vidanovic, Serbian Chamber of Commerce


13:00 – 14:00                                       LUNCH


14:00 – 15:00    An Integrated Transport Strategy for South East Europe (SEE)

                       Martha Lawrence, Senior Transport Specialist, The World Bank (WB)
                       Discussion: The significance of integrated transport infrastructure
15:00 – 15:30    Training, Capacity Building – a WBI / International Trade Department presentation

                       Faezeh Foroutan, Senior Economist, The World Bank (WB)
15:30 – 16:30    Transit Corridors – a review of operational and facilitation issues

                       Jean François Arvis, Senior Transport Economist, The World Bank (WB)
                                  AGENDA
                    THURSDAY, June 23, 2005
    Building and Implementing with neighboring countries
Reflecting on the Issues Discussed During the Week                                              14:00 – 15:00
      Gerald Ollivier, TTFSE Trade Facilitation Coordinator, The World Bank (WB)
Visit to the GDLN Center – Options for Training / Regional Capacity Building Events             15:00 – 16:00
      Rainer Venghaus, Senior Business Development Officer, The World Bank (WB)                 GDLN Classroom
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                      FRIDAY, June 24, 2005
                 Combating Systemic Corruption

Stability Pact Anti-Corruption Initiative / Regional Secretariat Liaison Office (SPAI RSLO) –      9:00 – 10:00
       the recent Ministerial Conference on Joint Measures to Curb Corruption and the
       Declaration signed by the Ministers
      Jennifer Gauck, Deputy Coordinator of Anti-Corruption Programs, ABA/CEELI

                                  COFFEE BREAK                                                    10:00 – 10:20
Governance and Anti-Corruption in Transition                                                      10:20 – 11:20
       Danny Kaufmann, Director WBI Global Programs, The World Bank (WB)
How to Combat Endemic Corruption in the Transport Sector                                          11:20 – 12:00
       William Paterson, Lead Highway Engineer, The World Bank (WB)
USAID Wide Anti-corruption Strategy and Priorities for the Region; Europe and Eurasia             12:00 – 13:00
     Bureau’s Anti-Corruption Framework
       Jerry O’Brien, Senior Anti-Corruption Specialist, USAID/ Bureau for Democracy,
       Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance's Office of Democracy and Governance
       Mara Galaty, Senior Democracy Officer, USAID/Bureau for Europe and Eurasia's
       Program Office
                                         LUNCH                                                     13:00 – 14:00
                                                 AGENDA

14:00 – 14:30   Anti-Corruption and the Civil Society Role
                      Susan Côté-Freeman, Programme Manager, Enhancing Anti-Corruption
                      Standards in the Private Sector, U.S. chapter of Transparency International
14:30 – 15:30   The View from Private Sector on Trade Facilitation
                      Sandy Merber, Chaiman Customs Committee ICC, General Electric
                      Company
                AGENDA




Documentation and presentations will be provided to all
  participants on a CD at the end of the Workshop.
                                          Venue:
                                  The World Bank Group
                           1818 H Street, Washington D.C. 20433
http://www.worldbank.org                  H1-200

				
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