Global Policy Forum

"Corporate Investments:


Financing for Development Roundtable

Highly Recommended ArticleBackground Working Paper "Making Corporations Accountable"

Sponsored by Global Policy Forum, WEED and the Heinrich Boll Foundation
Wednesday November 8, 2000
9.30am - 4.30pm

Church Center for the UN, 777 UN Plaza, Boss Room, 8th floor

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Roundtable sessions will be opened by short comments from speakers. The majority of time in each session will be devoted to discussion among participants. The roundtable will consider approaches to accountability not only in manufacturing but also in the services and financial sectors. A paper with proposals will draw on the day's discussions.


9:30-10:00 AM Coffee and opportunity to meet other participants

10:00-11:00 AM "Investments and Accountability, an Overview"

Welcome: James Paul, Global Policy Forum
Barbara Unmüssig, WEED

Speakers: Jocelyn Dow, WEDO
Irfan Ul Haque, Consultant to the G-24

11:00 AM-1:00 PM "Voluntary Corporate Codes & the Global Compact" Speakers: Rainer Braun, Friedrich Ebert Foundation
Sophia Murphy, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
Georg Kell, Executive Office of the Secretary General

1:00-2:00 PM Lunch Break (a light lunch will be served to participants)

2:00-4:00 PM "Regulatory Approaches"

Speakers: Harris Gleckman, Financing for Development Secretariat
Clarence Dias, International Center for Law in Development

4:00-4:30 PM "Summary and Proposals"

James Paul, Global Policy Forum and Jens Martens, WEED

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