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2nd Interim Meeting Oct. 2012

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Caroline Garcia4 October 2015

The Second Interim Meeting of the Policy Forum on Development took place in Brussels on the 18th and 19th of October 2012.

Please see here the list of participants. 

In the agenda below you will find links to single documents (PDF PPT).


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Thursday Friday

Second Interim Meeting of the Policy Forum on Development

Brussels, 18-19 October 2012
THE Hotel

(38 Boulevard de Waterloo, 1000 Brussels)
Translation: English, French, Spanish

Thursday 18 October 2012

08.30 - 09.15

Registration of participants

09.30 - 10.30

Opening Session

Welcome by:

  • Eva JOLY, MEP, Chair, Development Committee European Parliament,
  • Dimitrios THEOPHYLACTOU, Chair, Development Cooperation, on behalf of the Cyprus EU Presidency
  • Mara MARINAKI, Managing Director, Global and Multilateral Issues, European External Action Service,
  • Kristian SCHMIDT, Director, DG DEVCO, European Commission

Words by:

  • Francis DURI, Zimbabwe Local Government Area (LGA), on behalf of Local Authorities
  • Philippe JAHSHAN, Board member, Coordination Sud (CONCORD), France, on behalf of Civil Society Organisations

10.30 - 11.00

Coffee Break

11.00 - 13.00

Session 1: Towards a common European Vision on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Moderator: James Mackie, ECDPM

  • Key Note Speech PDF (121.24 KB) by Commissioner Andris Piebalgs
  • Danuta Sacher, Member of the Civil Society Reflection Group on Global Development Perspectives and Executive Director, terre des Hommes, Germany
  • Jean-Pierre Elong Mbassi, Secretary-General, Cités et Gouvernements Locaux Unis d'Afrique (CGLU)
  • Andrew Shepherd, Director of the Chronic Poverty Advisory Network (CPAN), the academia perspective

Followed by a Discussion round

Documents: Background Note PDF (151.23 KB) | (FR) | (ES) and Consultation Paper PDF (311.97 KB) | (FR) | (ES)

13.30 - 14.30


14.30 - 15.30

Session 2

Issue Paper/Communication on Local Authorities in Development PPT (198.5 KB)

Presentation (15') - Elena Asciutti, Devco/D2
Discussion (15')

Core messages and implications of the Communication
The roots of democracy and sustainable development: Europe's engagement with Civil Society in external relations PPT (4.99 MB)

Presentation – Virginia Manzitti, Deputy Head of Unit, Devco/D2

Towards the new Strategy for the thematic programme on CSO-LA (2014-2020) PPT (2.08 MB) Working hypothesis

Presentation – Virginia Manzitti

Documents: Background Note new Programme Strategy PPT (574.2 KB) | (FR) | (ES)

15.30 - 17.30

(Coffee served in each room)

Discussion around the New Strategy for the Thematic Programmes (2014-2020)
Discussion on key questions on the architecture of the future Programme

  • Discussion Group 1 (EN) - Breakout room 1
  • Discussion Group2 (FR) - Breakout room 2
  • Discussion Group 3 (EN/SP), with simultaneous translation- Plenary room

17.30 - 18.30

Presentation of the DEAR part of the Multi-Annual Indicative Programme PPT (1.17 MB)
Presentation (15') – Markus Pirchner, Head of Sector, Devco/D2


19.00 - 21.00

Cocktail and Buffet Dinner

Friday 19 October 2012

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09.00 - 09.30

Session 2 (cont'd)

Reporting back from the discussion on the Strategy for the Thematic programme CSO-LA (2014-2020)

Presentation – Bea Sanz, Consultant
Comments by Rapporteurs

09.30 - 10.30

Session 3

The Annual Action Programme 2013 for the thematic programme Non State Actors and Local Authorities PPT (1.77 MB)

Presentation – Nuria Calzada, Devco/D2

10.25 - 10.30

Online Consultation of the Draft Strategy: Practical Insights

Presentation - Christoforos Korakas, Devco/B1

10.30 - 11.00

Coffee Break

11.00 - 12.30

Session 4

Setting-up of the Policy Forum on Development PPT (2.26 MB)
Chair: Angelo Baglio

Reporting back from the Working Group meeting (17/10)
Results of the regional and institutional consultations

Decision on the future set-up and way forward

12.30 - 14.30


14.30 - 17.30

(Coffee break 15:30-16:00)

Session 5

Towards the new Strategy for the Global Public Goods Programme (2014-2020) PPT (261 KB)
Chair: Kristian Schmidt, Director, Devco C/D

Working Hypothesis for the new Strategy
Nick Taylor, Lead Drafter, Devco/D3

Questions and Answers

17.30 - 18.00

Closing Session
Wrap up & Concluding Remarks: Angelo Baglio

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