Inter-governmental Track - Special Events

FOURTH UN CONFERENCE ON THE LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES
SPECIAL EVENTS WITHIN THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL TRACK
8-13 May 2011
Istanbul, Turkey
Lutfi Kirdar Convention and Exhibition Centre, Harbiye 34267 Istanbul,
phone: +90 212 373 11 00
and
Istanbul Congress Centre, Taskisla Street 31156 Harbiye Besiktas / Istanbul

TENTATIVE PROGRAMME (As of 20 April)
Please click on the title of the Special Events for their particular programme.

  Convening Agency / Member State DAY/TIME Room Contacts
Commodity Dependence and the Impact of the Multiple Global Crises on LDCs: Mapping the exposure to market volatility and building resilience to future crises CFC/UNCTAD 8 May, 2-6 pm Hamidiye Hall, ICC eco@common-fund.org;
ppm@common-fund.org;
andrey.kuleshov@common-fund.org
Building a strong and sustainable trading future for LDCs: Market entry and capacity-building WTO, EIF Executive Secretariat 9 May, 1:15-2:30 pm Topkapi A, Lutfi Kirdar annet.blank@wto.org
Aid for Trade for LDCs: Mobilizing Resources and Ensuring Effectiveness World Bank 9 May, 1:15-2:30 pm Hamidiye Hall, ICC btaylor1@worldbank.org
New realities, challenges and opportunities for rural development in LDCs - Findings from the 2011 Rural Poverty Report IFAD 9 May, 1:15-2:30 pm Topkapi B, Lutfi Kirdar ifad@un.org
The international commitment to reduce the cost of remittances and the importance of remittances for LDCs' development Australia, Bangladesh, Benin, France, Italy, World Bank 9 May, 6:15-8 pm Topkapi B, Lutfi Kirdar kschmitz@worldbank.org
ccorazza@worldbank.org
Innovative Financing: a solution to meet LDCs' development goals Leading Group on Innovative Financing for Development, in partnership with the United Nations 9 May, 4-6 pm Topkapi A,
Lutfi Kirdar
lthurion@gmail.com
charlotte.montel@diplomatie.gouv.fr
Joint event with CEB's Inter-Agency Cluster on Trade and Productive Capacity "Development of productive capacities and trade: the key to inclusive and sustainable growth" UN Cluster on Trade and Productive Capacity 9 May, 6:15-8 pm amlica Hall, ICC manuela.tortora@unctad.org
Addressing Vulnerability to Climate Change in LDCs UNFCCC 10 May, 8-9:45 am Topkapi B,
Lutfi Kirdar
pdesanker@unfccc.int
Build on Broadband: A Winning Formula for attaining the Millennium Development Goals ITU 10 May, 8-9:45 am Tophane Hall, ICC cosmas.zavazava@itu.int
externalaffairs@itu.int
Equitable Human Development: Investing in Nutrition in LDCs Nepal, USA, UNICEF, WFP 10 May, 8-9:45 am amlica Hall, ICC abirerdinc@unicef.org
dclark@unicef.org
joyce@offrampfilms.com
apleszewska@unicef.org
Enhancing the role of SMEs in the Agribusiness Global Value Chains UNIDO and TIKA 10 May, 8-9:45 am Topkapi A,
Lutfi Kirdar
M.Dionne@unido.org
M.Cisse@unido.org
F.Haidara@unido.org
g.assaf@unido.org
E.Lee@unido.org
c.silberbauer@unido.org
Regional Integration for Human Development in LDCs: A Pathway for Africa UNDP/BDP and RBA 10 May, 1:15-2:30 pm Topkapi A,
Lutfi Kirdar
luisa.bernal@undp.org
sujala.pant@undp.org
Paul Ladd
High-Level Forum on Building a Comprehensive Framework for Promoting Development in Least Developed Countries (LDCs) through Innovation and Creativity WIPO, Turkish Patent Institute 10 May, 9 am-6pm Hamidiye Hall, ICC kifle.shenkoru@wipo.int
İlknur Bademli Angel
Promoting tourism for sustainable development and poverty reduction UNWTO, ILO, ITC, UNCTAD, UNDP, WTO, Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Turkey 10 May, 1:15-2:30 pm amlica Hall, ICC ssiv@unwto.org
Turkish International Cooperation and Development Agency (TIKA) and Turkey's development cooperation TIKA 10 May, 1:15-2:30 pm Rumeli D,
Lutfi Kirdar
 
Employment and social protection in LDCs ILO 10 May, 1:15-2:30 pm Tophane Hall, ICC barth@ilo.org
stewart@ilo.org;
Women as a subject of sustainable development and positive action Directorate General for the Status of Women, Turkey 10 May, 1:15-2:30 pm Topkapi B,
Lutfi Kirdar
İlknur Bademli Angel
Macroeconomic policies for LDCs: From economic recovery to sustainable development DESA 10 May, 6:15-8 pm Tophane Hall, ICC rashid12@un.org
Building Resilience for Sustainable Development: International Cooperation and National Strategies Nepal, UNDP/RBAP 10 May, 6:15-8 pm Topkapi B,
Lutfi Kirdar
maria.luciana.mermet@undp.org
Janvier.nkurunziza@undp.org
david.luke@undp.org
sujala.pant@undp.org
Women's Health: from Birth to Decease Ministry of Health, Turkey 10 May, 6:15-8 pm Rumeli D,
Lutfi Kirdar
İlknur Bademli Angel
Promoting Women's Economic Empowerment through Financial Inclusion and Agricultural Development Austria, Luxembourg, UNCDF 10 May, 6:15-8 pm amlica Hall, ICC fernando.zarauz@uncdf.org
magnus.magnusson@uncdf.org
Green Growth and Least Developed Countries: A dialogue with the High-level Panel on Global Sustainability UN SG's High-level Panel on Global Sustainability 10 May, 1:15-2:30 pm Galata, Lutfi Kirdar Lee Cando/NY/UNO
Responsible Agricultural Investment in LDCs FAO 11 May, 8-9:45 am Topkapi B,
Lutfi Kirdar
Javier Molina ruz/NY/UNO
Ensuring Universal access to HIV Prevention, AIDS treatment, care and support by 2015 - Country Level Perspectives UNAIDS 11 May, 8-9:45 am Topkapi A,
Lutfi Kirdar
fraryh@unaids.org
timpoe@unaids.org
Implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in LDCs FCTC Secretariat, Ministry of Health of Turkey 11 May, 8-9:45 am Hamidiye Hall, ICC İlknur Bademli Angel
Water issues in the Least Developed Countries Permanent Mission of Tajikistan to the UN, Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the UN, FAO, IFAD, WAP/UNESCO   11 May, 8-9:45 am Tophane Hall, ICC idibek@lycos.com
Addressing Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought in LDCs: Sustainable Land Management and Climate Change Adaptation - Synergistical implementation of UNCCD NAPs and UNFCCC NAPAs UNCCD 11 May, 8-9:45 am amlica Hall, ICC bukuru@un.org
mndiaye@unccd.int
Optimizing Support Measures for LDCs: Access, Utilization and Effectiveness - Launch of the LDC Information Portal & the Publication of 'Out of the Trap' UN-DESA and FERDI 11 May, 1:15-2:30 pm Topkapi B,
Lutfi Kirdar
mollerus@un.org
Cortez@un.org
Gender and Migration: Care Workers at the Interface of Migration and Development UN-WOMEN, ILO 11 May, 1:15-2:30 pm Galata, Lutfi Kirdar Tacko.Ndiaye@unwomen.org
barth@ilo.org
stewart@ilo.org
Special Event on the Implementation of the BPoA for the Decade 2011-2010 by Asia-Pacific LDCs and Way Forward ESCAP 11 May, 1:15-2:30 pm Topkapi A,
Lutfi Kirdar

Marin Yari/BKK/UNO
Promoting inclusive growth and sustainable development, increasing the impact of future development policy EU, Turkey 11 May, 1:15-2:30 pm Camlica, ICC İlknur Bademli Angel
Sustainable Agri-food supply chains and food security UNEP 11 May, 1:15-2:30 pm Hamidiye Hall, ICC castano@un.org
michele.candotti@unep.or
tomoko.nishimoto@unep.org
sanchez12@un.org
Population dynamics and poverty reduction in LDCs UNFPA 11 May, 1:15-2:30 pm Tophane Hall, ICC ilyas@unfpa.org
herrmann@unfpa.org
Making trade work for women in LDCs UN-WOMEN / UNCTAD 11 May, 6:15-8 pm Topkapi A, Lutfi Kirdar Tacko.Ndiaye@unwomen.org
simonetta.zarrilli@unctad.org
Turkish Government's support to forestry on dry and degraded lands in Least Developed Countries: opportunities and challenges Ministry of Environment and Forestry of Turkey, UNCCD 11 May, 6:15-8 pm Topkapi B,
Lutfi Kirdar
bukuru@un.org
mndiaye@unccd.int
Erdogan Ozevren
bhopur@cob.gov.tr
temizm@yahoo.com
İlknur Bademli Angel
The Global Shift in Wealth: What does it mean for LDCs' Development OECD 11 May, 6:15-8 pm Hamidiye Hall, ICC Anna.BATYRA@oecd.org
Illicit Financial Flows from the Least Developed Countries Turkey and Benin 11 May, 6:15-8 pm amlica Hall, ICC İlknur Bademli Angel
Forum on building productive capacities on poverty eradication OIC and Turkey 11 May, 6:15-8 pm Tophane Hall, ICC İlknur Bademli Angel
mkalyoncu@oicun.org
Monitoring tools to track progress in implementation of the new programme of action: Launch of the ECA's African LDCs Mapper ECA 12 May, 8-9:45 am amlica Hall, ICC nnadozie@un.org
Intercultural Scientific and Technological Communication and Cooperation Turkish National Coordination Committee for the Alliance of Civilizations, TUBITAK 12 May, 8-9:45 am Topkapi A,
Lutfi Kirdar
İlknur Bademli Angel
Cotton as a driver for sustainable transformation of LDC economies ACP/OIF 10 May, 6:15-8:00 Pm Topkapi A,
Lutfi Kirdar
viwanou@acp.int
Turkey's development and cooperation experience State Planning Organization, Turkey 12 May, 8-12:00 am Hamidiye Hall, ICC İlknur Bademli Angel
Joint UNGIS event - Harnessing ICTs for Development: Opportunities and Challenges for LDCs. UNESCO, ITU, UNDP, UNCTAD and UNECA 12 May,
1:15-2:30 pm
Topkapi B, Lutfi Kirdar h.dorville@unesco.org
c.stark@unesco.org
p.kridelka@unesco.org
m.yamanaka@unesco.org
Accelerating Actions to address climate change in developing countries - the untapped role of the media Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the UN; South-South News 12 May,
1:15-2:30 pm
amlica Hall, ICC Eric Dales
Integrating migration and remittances in LDC national and regional development planning, including through a gender perspective IOM/UN-WOMEN 12 May,
1:15-2:30 pm
Topkapi A, Lutfi Kirdar msethi@iom.int
astrauss@iom.int
Tacko.Ndiaye@unwomen.org
Mutual Accountability for LDC: A framework for aid quality and beyond DESA, OECD-DAC, UNDP 12 May,
6:15-8 pm
amlica Hall, ICC Marion Barthelemy/NY/UNO
Delivering for development in conflict-affected LDCs: the role of governance and state-building UN-ESCWA, IDPS, World Bank 12 May,
6:15-8 pm
Topkapi A, Lutfi Kirdar intini@un.org
sumpf@un.org
khalidi@un.org

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