Haiti Donors’ Conference – 3/31: Live Streaming, Agenda Info, Background Docs

Posted on March 30, 2010

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The Haiti Donors’ meeting will be streamed live via the UN website.  It starts at 9am and ends at 5:30 pm with a closing press conference to follow immediately after the end of the meeting.  The live stream can be viewed at  http://www.un.org/webcast/    — Channel 1

A separate website has been set up to disseminate information about the conference:  http://www.haiticonference.org     Here you will find the agenda, goals for the meeting, and pertinent background documents.  Below is the draft agenda.

International Donors’ Conference Towards a New Future for Haiti

 

Tentative Programme

Opening Sessionchaired by Secretary of State of the United
States of America, T. H. Hillary Rodham Clinton
moderated by United
Nations Special Envoy, President William Jefferson Clinton
chaired by the
Secretary-General

9:00-9:30 Welcome and opening remarks by the Secretary-General, H. E. Ban Ki-moon,
the Secretary of State of the United States of America, T. H. Hillary Rodham Clinton, and the President of Haiti, H.E. René Préval

9:30-10:00 Introductory remarks by co-chairs,

Brazil
Canada
European Union
France
Spain

10:00-11:00 Remarks on Outreach Consultations (8 minutes each),

The Haitian People (“Voices of the Voiceless” Forum)
Diaspora
Private Sector
Non-governmental Organizations
Local Government
Stakeholders to MINUSTAH

11:00-11:20 Presentation on Haitian Plan and Needs by the Prime Minister of Haiti,
H. E. Jean-Max Bellerive, chaired by the Secretary-General

11:20-11:45 Response by International Institutions and CARICOM (4 minutes each)

  • Chair of the United Nations Development Group, Ms. Helen Clark
  • President of the World Bank, Mr. Robert Zoellick
  • President of the Inter-American Development Bank, Mr. Luis Alberto Moreno
  • Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Mr. Dominique Strauss-Kahn
  • Vice President of Caribbean Development Bank, Mr. Patrick Desmond Brunton
  • Special Representative of the Heads of Government of CARICOM on Haiti, M. H. Percival James Patterson.

Pledging Session

11:45-13:00 Pledging Session (statements limited to 3 minutes), chaired by the Co-Chairs, the Government of Haiti, the United Nations and the United States of America

13:00-14:00 Lunch break (lunch open to all delegates and participants, 2nd floor Delegates Lounge)

14:00-17:00 Pledging Session (statements limited to 3 minutes), chaired by the Co-Chairs, the Government of Haiti, the United Nations and the United States of America

17:30 Closing Press Conference