Global Policy Forum

"The Future of Overseas Development Assistance"


Workshop organized by Global Policy Forum, WEED and the Heinrich Boell Foundation

Highly Recommended ArticleRethinking ODA: Towards a Renewal of Official Development Assistance (April 2001)
December 4, 2000
9.30am - 6.00pm

Heinrich-Boell-Foundation, Hackesche Hoefe, Rosenthaler Strasse 40/41,
Berlin, Germany


9:30 AM


Jens Martens, WEED

10:00 AM

Introductory Statement "The reality of aid 2000. Recent trends in development policy and the crisis of ODA"

Mirjam van Reisen, Brussels

11:00 AM Coffee Break

11.15 AM

Part I "Business and ODA. Aid untying, targeted procurement and the role of PPPs"

Louise Hilditch, ActionAid, UK
Comment: Frank Fass-Metz, Federal Ministry for Development Cooperation

1.15 PM Lunch Break

2.15 PM

Part II "A Global Partnership Agreement? Proposals for an Anti-Poverty-Convention and Other initiatives for a binding North-South agreement"

Patricia Garce, Social Watch, Montevideo
Comment: Carola Donner-Reichle, Federal Ministry for Development Cooperation
Martin Koehler, Campagna per la Riforma della Banca Mondiale
Comment: Adreas Beckermann, Federal Ministry for Development Cooperation

5.00 PM

Closing Session "Conclusions for the FfD Conference - recommendations for political action"

James A. Paul, Global Policy Forum, New York

5.30 PM

Closing Remarks

Klaus Linsenmeier, Heinrich Boell Foundation

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