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24 September 2013 - 1:15pm - Side event on innovative financing for development

Press can access the event with UN escort from room S-250 (Conference Building – Floor 2)
(Allow 15min for escort)


Side event of the Leading Group on innovative financing for development
September, 24th 2013 – 1:15 to 2:45 pm
UN Conference Building, New York. Conference room #3


“Innovative financing for development: what role in the means of implementation of the post-2015 Development Agenda?”


1:15 – 1:35 pm : Opening (20 min)


Nigerian Presidency of the Leading group represented by :
—  Ms Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Minister of Finance
—  Mr Bashir Yuguda, Ambassador, Minister of State for Works and supervising Minister of National Planning

Mr Philippe Douste-Blazy, Under Secretary General of the United Nations in charge of innovative financing for development

1:35 – 2:05 pm Financing the post-2015 Development Agenda with an innovative strategy (ie the articulation between ODA, innovative financing and the fight against illicit financial flows)


Opening remarks: Mr Pascal Canfin, Minister in charge of Development (FRANCE)

Speakers:

Ms Amina Mohammed, Special Advisor of the UN Secretary-General on post-2015 Development Planning
Mr Lapo Pistelli, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs (ITALY)
Mr Raymond Offenheiser, Director of Oxfam America
Ms Heidi Hautala, Minister of International Development (FINLAND)


Questions & Answers

2:05 – 2:35 pm What role for the private sector in innovative financing initiatives in the context of the post-2015 Development Agenda


Opening remarks: Ms Rebeca Grynspan, Associate Administrator of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Speakers:

Mr Alfredo Moreno, Minister of External Affairs (CHILE) Mr Andris Piebalgs, EU Development Commissioner Mr Mark Suzman, Managing Director of International Policy and Advocacy, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Questions & Answers


2:35 – 2:45 pm Closing (10 min)


Ms Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, President of the African Union Commission*
Mr Mahinda Rajapakse, President of the Republic of SRI LANKA




*tbc

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