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ASIA WORKSHOP ON THE GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP FOR EFFECTIVE DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION: LINKS TO THE POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA
Reinforcing Effective Development Partnerships for Better Development Results

25-27 August 2013, Pan Pacific Sonargaon, Dhaka, Bangladesh

 

WORKSHOP AGENDA

25 AUGUST, SUNDAY

DAY ONE

08:00-09:00 Registration of participants (or the night before when participants’ check in to the hotel)
09:15         

All delegates and guests arrive and are taken their seat

09:30-10:30  INAUGURAL SESSION
  Grand Ball Room
  Chair: Mr. Md. Abul Kalam Azad, Secretary, Economic Relations Division (ERD), Ministry of Finance, Government of Bangladesh
  Recitation from the Holy Quran
  Opening Remarks by Mr. Arastoo Khan, Additional Secretary, ERD, Ministry of Finance, Government of Bangladesh
  Opening Statement by Mr. Neal Walker, United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative, Bangladesh and LCG Co-Chair
  Address by Honourable Air Vice Marshal (Retd.), A K Khandker, Bir Uttom, MP, Minister of Planning and Special Guest
  Remarks by Mr. Md. Abul Kalam Azad, Secretary, Economic Relations Division (ERD), Ministry of Finance, Government of Bangladesh
  Inaugural Address by Honourable Abul Maal A. Muhith MP, Minister of Finance and Chief Guest
  Group photo [workshop participants only]
10:30-11:00  BREAK
11:00-12:30 
PLENARY 1: THE GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP FOR EFFECTIVE DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION AND THE EVOLVING POST MDG AGENDA – ASIA PERSPECTIVES
Ball Room 3

Chair: Mr. Md. Abul Kalam Azad, Secretary, ERD, Ministry of Finance, Government of Bangladesh

Lead Presentation

Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad, Chairman, Governing Body of Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF)

Panelists:  

Mr. Tubagus Achmad Choesni, Director for International Development, Ministry of National Development Planning, Government of Indonesia

Mr. Richard Butterworth (Acting Head of DFID, Bangladesh), Representative of the Co-Chair (UK) of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation

Mr. Antonio Tujan Jr., Co-chair, CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness and International Director, IBON Foundation

Followed by discussion

12:30-14:00  LUNCH and PRAYER BREAK
    Ball Room 2
14:00-15:30  PARALLEL BREAKOUT SESSIONS ON COUNTRY EXPERIENCES
  Breakout Session A: Implementation and Monitoring of the Busan Commitments and Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation - Progress and Challenges
  Ball Room 3
 

Chair(s):     Mr. Md. Abul Kalam Azad, Secretary, ERD, Ministry of Finance, Government of Bangladesh and Government of Switzerland (Represented by Mr. Derek Mueller, Head of Cooperation of the Swiss Embassy in Bangladesh)

Presenters

Ms. Yuko Suzuki, Policy Adviser and Team Leader, Effective Development Cooperation, Bureau of Development Policy, United Nations Development Programme representing OECD/UNDP Global Joint Support Team

H.E. Mr. Rith Vuthy, Deputy Secretary General of CRDB/CDC, Government of Cambodia

Mr. Tara Prasad Sapkota, Under Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Government of Nepal

Mr. Arastoo Khan, Additional Secretary, ERD, Ministry of Finance, Government of Bangladesh

Followed by discussion

  Breakout Session B:
  Ball Room 1
  Post-2015 Agenda and the Potential Role of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation
 

Chair:    Dr. Manju Senapaty, Lead Planning and Policy Specialist, Development Effectiveness and Partnerships, Asian Development Bank

Presenters:

Mr. Muhammad Alkama Siddiqui, Joint Secretary, ERD, Government of Bangladesh
Ms. Sisomboun Ounavong, Acting Director General, Department of International Cooperation, Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), Government of Laos PDR
Ms. Tsevegjav Sainjargal, Officer, External Cooperation Division,
Public Administration and Management Department, Ministry of Finance, Government of Mongolia
Discussion panelists:   Mr. PARK Young-kyu, Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea

Followed by discussion

15:30-15:45 BREAK
15:45-16:45   PLENARY 2: REJOINDER/SUMMARY OF COUNTRY BREAKOUT SESSIONS
  Ball Room 3
 

Chair: Mr. Tubagus Achmad Choesni, Director for International Development, Ministry of National Development Planning, Government of Indonesia

Recap by chairs of the breakout sessions on main issues, key perspectives, and action points noted for reflection in the Common Plan of Action for Asia (CPAA)

Followed by discussion

16:45-17:30  WORKING SESSION:  TOWARDS A COMMON PLAN OF ACTION
  Ball Room 3
 

Chair: Mr. Md. Abul Kalam Azad, Secretary, ERD, Ministry of Finance, Bangladesh

Presenter:

Lead Drafter of the CPAA, Mr. Arastoo Khan, Additional Secretary, ERD, Ministry of Finance, Government of Bangladesh

Followed by discussion

Endorsement of inputs and perspectives from Asia that workshop country participants would like to take to the First Ministerial

Endorsement of CPAA drafting members

19:30-21:00 CULTURAL PROGRAM AND BANQUET DINNER
  Ball Room 1

26 AUGUST, MONDAY

DAY TWO

09:00-09:10        Recap of Day 1 by the Workshop Facilitator, Mr. Abul Mansur Md. Faizullah, Joint Secretary, ERD, Government of Bangladesh
  Ball Room 3
09:10-11:45 PLENARY 3: DEVELOPMENT FINANCING AND COOPERATION BEYOND 2015 – THE ROLE OF TRADE AND PRIVATE SECTOR FOR EQUITABLE DEVELOPMENT
  Ball Room 3
 

Chair: Ms. Aishath Saadh, Deputy Director General, Resource Management Section, Department of National Planning, Ministry of Finance & Treasury, Government of Maldives

Presenters: 

Mr. Tom Beloe, Asia-Pacific Development Effectiveness Facility, CDDE

Ms. Patricia O’Neill, Senior Policy Analyst, Global Partnership and Policies Division, OECD

Mr. Reichert Thanda, First Assistant Secretary - Foreign Aid Division, Department of National Planning and Monitoring, Government of Papua New Guinea

Followed by discussion

(10:40-10:55) BREAK
 

Presenters:

Mr. Amitava Chakraborty, Director General, WTO Cell, Ministry of Commerce, Government of Bangladesh

Mr. Asif Ibrahim, Chairman, BUILD, Dhaka, Private Sector representative

Followed by discussion

11:45-13:00 

PARALLEL WORKING SESSIONS: DEVELOPMENT FINANCING AND COOPERATION BEYOND 2015 -CHALLENGES AND POLICY RESPONSES CONSIDERED BY MIDDLE INCOME COUNTRIES AND LOWER INCOME COUNTRIES

Working Session A: Lower Income Countries (LICs)

  Ball Room 3
 

Chair:     Mr. Tara Prasad Sapkota, Under Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Government of Nepal

Presenters

Mr. Tin Ko Win, Deputy Director General, Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development, Government of Myanmar

Mr. Mustafa Aria, Aid Management Director, Ministry of Finance, Government of Afghanistan

Followed by discussion

  Working Session B: Middle Income Countries (MICs)
  Ball Room 1
 

Chair: Mr. Antonio Tujan Jr., Co-chair, CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness and International Director, IBON Foundation

Presenters:

Ms. Aishath Saadh, Deputy Director General, Resource Management Section, Department of National Planning, Ministry of Finance & Treasury, Government of Maldives

Mr. PARK Young-kyu, Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of the Republic of Korea

Followed by discussion

13:00-14:30 LUNCH
  Grand Ball Room 2
14:30-15:15 PLENARY 4: REJOINDER/SUMMARY OF COUNTRY WORKING SESSIONS
  Ball Room 3
 

Chair: Mr. Gerardo Bracho, Government of Mexico

Recap by chairs of the working sessions on key perspectives and proposed actions for reflection in the Common Plan of Action for Asia (CPAA) and inputs to the First Ministerial

14:30-16:00  PLENARY 5: SOUTH-SOUTH COOPERATION AND TRIANGULAR COOPERATION – ASIAN APPROACHES
  Ball Room 3
 

Chair:     Mr. Arastoo Khan, Additional Secretary, ERD, Ministry of Finance, Government of Bangladesh

Presenter:

Mr. Cancio de Jesus Oliveira, Director of Development Partnership Management Unit, DPMU, Ministry of Finance of Timor-Leste

Mr. Md. Ashadul Islam, Additional Secretary, ERD, Ministry of Finance, Government of Bangladesh

Ms. Charmina Saili, Regional Planning Adviser, Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Followed by discussion

16:00-16:15 BREAK
16:15-17:00 Launch of the Asia-Pacific Development Effectiveness Facility by the Chair of the Facility, Mr. Md. Abul Kalam Azad, ERD, Ministry of Finance, Government of Bangladesh
  Ball Room 3
  Moderator:   Mr. Tom Beloe, Asia-Pacific Development Effectiveness Facility, CDDE
17:00-17:30 WORKING SESSION:  REVISITING THE COMMON PLAN OF ACTION
  Ball Room 3
 

Chair: Mr. Md. Abul Kalam Azad, Secretary, ERD, Ministry of Finance, Bangladesh

 

Presenter:   Lead Drafter of the CPAA, Mr. Arastoo Khan, Additional Secretary, ERD, Ministry of Finance, Government of Bangladesh

Share key messages and recommended actions incorporated in the CPAA from Day 1 and Day 2 of the workshop for discussion and to inform final crafting by the CPAA drafting members

27 AUGUST, TUESDAY

DAY THREE

09:00-09:30  Recap of Day 2 by the Workshop Facilitator, Mr. Abul Mansur Md. Faizullah, Joint Secretary, ERD, Government of Bangladesh
  Ball Room 3
09:30-11:00 PLENARY 6: TOWARDS A COMMON PLAN OF ACTION FOR ASIA (CPAA) FOR STRONGER REGIONAL COLLABORATION AND GREATER GLOBAL REPRESENTATION  
  Ball Room 3
 

Chair: Mr. Md. Abul Kalam Azad, Secretary, ERD, Ministry of Finance, Government of Bangladesh

Presenter:

Mr. Arastoo Khan, Additional Secretary, ERD, Ministry of Finance, Government of Bangladesh and CPAA Drafting Team

Review and Endorsement of the Common Plan of Action for Asia

Review and Endorsement of Consolidated Key Inputs from the Asia region as a lead up to the First Ministerial Meeting in April/June 2014

11:00-11:30  BREAK
11:30-12:30 OFFICIAL CLOSING
  Ball Room 3
 

Chair: Mr. M Musharraf Hussain Bhuiyan, Cabinet Secretary, Government of Bangladesh

Speech by Ms. Sisomboun Ounavong, Acting Director General, Department of International Cooperation, Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), Government of Laos PDR

Remarks by Mr. M Musharraf Hussain Bhuiyan, Cabinet Secretary, Government of Bangladesh

Concluding remarks by Honourable Abul Maal A. Muhith MP, Minister of Finance, Government of Bangladesh

Vote of thanks by Mr. Md. Abul Kalam Azad, Secretary, ERD, Ministry of Finance, Government of Bangladesh

12:30-13:00 PRESS CONFERENCE
  Ball Room 1
12:30-14:00 LUNCH
  Ball Room 2

SPECIAL EVENT
24 AUGUST, SATURDAY

20.00-21.00 TELEVISED HIGH LEVEL ROUND TABLE
 

Moderator: Ekattor TV

Panelists: Government of Bangladesh, Global CSO and 2 more (tbc