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FFD Multi-Stakeholder Consultation on Systemic Issues (Lima, Peru)


Date: February 17-18, 2005

Venue: Andean Community Facilities / Comunidad Andina, Cuadra 4 Av. Andrés Aramburú, esquina Paseo de la República 3895, Lima, Peru (ingreso por patio de Honor).

Organized by: Civil Society: New Rules for Global Finance and Asociacion Latinoamericana de Organismos para Promocion de Desarrollo

Co-Sponsored by: Foreign Ministry of Sweden, UN Foundation, DESCO, Friedrich Ebert Foundation


February 16, 2005 7:00 p.m.

OPEN FORUM: The Future of Development Financing : Challenges and Strategic Choices

Thursday, February 17, 2005

9:00 a.m. Session I. Introduction:

Welcome: Jorge Balbis, Executive Secretary, ALOP

Overarching Concern of Middle Income Countries: Negative Net Flows of Capital: Eduardo Ballon, DESCO

9:45 a.m. 9:45 a.m. Session II. Evaluating Official Reform Agenda for the International Financial Architecture

Summary of the First Meeting of this Multi-Stakeholder Consultation, held November 2004 in Washington: Jo Marie Griesgraber, Chair, New Rules for Global Finance Coalition

10:15 a.m. Coffee Break

10:30 a.m. Session III. Mechanisms for Crisis Prevention

A proposal for a new International Debt Framework (IDF) for the prevention and resolution of debt crisis in middle-income countries

Kathrin Berensmann, German Development Institute

Moderator: Francisco Sagasti, Agenda: Peru

12:30 p.m. Lunch

Financing MDGs

Speaker: Martin Santiago, UNDP Representative in Peru

2:00 p.m. Session IV. Provision of Credit in Times of Crisis

Innovative Forms of Finance, with special reference to elements of the “Action Against Hunger and Poverty” or "Lula Initiative"

Chandra Hardy, Senior Research Associate, G-24 Secretariat

Moderator: Ambassador Arne Rodin, Embassy of Sweden

3:30p.m. Coffee Break

3:45 p.m. Session V. Reforming Governance of Global Institutions

Review of the full range of possibilities, with focused discussion on Regional Development Banks

Bessma Momani, Center for International Governance Innovation & University of Waterloo, Cananda

Moderator: Aldo Caliari, Center of Concern

6:00 p.m. Reception at Hotel Jose Antonio

Friday, February 18, 2005

9:00 a.m. Session VI. Management of Capital Flows and Risk Exposure —will have 2 sections

A. Prudential Market Regulation and Counter-Cyclical Policies

Luisa Maria Chiappe, President, Chamber of Commerce for Colombia and Venezuela*

Moderator: Reverend Seamus Finn, OMI, Director, Washington Office of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate Office of Justice, Peace/Integrity of Creation, and Chair, Interfaith Committee on Corporate Responsibility

10:30 a.m. Coffee Break

10:45 a.m. Session VI. Management of Capital Flows and Risk Exposure

B. Foreign Borrowing in Local Currency Denominated Debt

Randall Dodd, Director, Financial Policy Forum

Moderator: Humberto Campodonico, DESCO

12:45 p.m. Lunch

Imbalances in the Global Economy (spanish) / Slides (spanish)

Speaker: Javier Silva Ruete, Executive Director for Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay, International Monetary Fund

Moderator: Jan Kregel, United Nations - DESA

3:00 p.m. Session VII. Conclusion:

Frank Schroeder, Friedrich Ebert Foundation, New York Office

*To be confirmed.

Simultaneous Translation (English-Spanish) throughout the conference

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