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4th Global Meeting March 2016

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Caroline Garcia16 March 2016

The fourth global meeting of the Policy Forum on Development (PFD) took place on the 14th, 15th and 16th of March, in Brussels. The meeting mobilized more than 160 representatives from civil society organisations (CSOs) and associations of Local Authorities (LAs), the private sector, representatives from the European Commission and EU Member States. 

In the agenda below you will find links to single documents (PDF) corresponding to background information shared prior the Forum or to presentations held during the Forum.

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AGENDA

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Monday Tuesday Wednesday

Policy Forum on Development

Brussels 14-16 March 2016
L'Arsenal
Boulevard Louis Schmidt 1, 1040 Brussels

Monday 14 March 2016

08:15 - 08:45

Registration

09:00 - 13:00

Task Team meeting
(Le Mess)
(9:00 - 12:00)

PFD Regional meetings
(L'Arsenal)
(12:00 - 15:00)
(Start over lunch)

3rd Workshop with Private Sector
(L'Arsenal)
(9:00 ­ 13:00)
(limited space available)

15:00 - 15:30

1. Welcome

Jean-Louis Ville, Acting Director, Human Development and Migration, DEVCO - opening speech PDF (67.56 KB)
Filiberto Ceriani Sebregondi, Head of Division, Development Cooperation Coordination Division, EEAS
Jacqueline Moustache Belle, Mayor of Victoria, Seychelles, UCLG Co-President, PFD LA Co-Chair - opening speech PDF (
155.56 KB)

Jorge Balbis, Executive Secretary, ALOP, PFD CSO Co-Chair

15:30 - 16:30

2. Revision of Cotonou Partnership Agreement (CPA)
Towards a partnership between EU and ACP countries after 2020: which priorities and what role for CSO and LAs?

Revision of Cotonou Partnership Agreement (CPA) PDF (150.24 KB) | (fr) | (es)

Objective: To discuss the future of the partnership in order to understand how a new agreement could better balance the role of each actor to strengthen partnerships and improve public policies.

Moderator: Jan Orbie, Director of Centre for EU Studies, Ghent University

Introductory session:

H.E. Patrick I. Gomes, Secretary General, ACP Secretariat
Koen Doens, Cotonou Task Force, Director, Development Coordination, East and Southern Africa, DEVCO
Robert Hessel van Dijk, Team Leader, EU Development Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands
Kristin de Peyron, Head of Division, Pan-African Affairs, EEAS

16:30 - 17:00

Coffee Break

17:00 - 18:00

Panel session

Anne-Cécile Coly, Union Nationale des Syndicats du Sénégal, CSO representative
Jean-Pierre Elong Mbassi, Secretary General, UCLG Africa, LA representative
Gina Wharton, Advocacy Advisor, IPPF European Network, CONCORD Cotonou Working Group
Brenda King, Chief Executive, Africa and Caribbean Diversity, EESC
Frédéric Vallier, Secretary General, CEMR

Presentations and discussion will center around the following issues:

  • What are the priorities of a new agreement?
  • What kind of partnership will exist after 2020 (institutional set-up, regionalisation, budgetisation, etc.)?
  • How could a new partnership better support non-governmental actors to play their part in national, regional and international dialogues?

18:00 - 18:45

Questions from audience and Closing

19:00

Bus to Hotel

Tuesday 15 March 2016

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Bus will pick up participants from NH Hotel at 7h45

09:00 - 10:30

3. Global Influence
How to collectively influence the new global agenda

Global Influence PDF (157.84 KB) | (fr) | (es)

Discussing the aggregated impact on events of the Global Agenda is a recurrent item on the PFD.

Objective: To share all stakeholders’ perspectives on how to influence Agenda 2030, particularly with regard to promoting effective development cooperation policies in light of the UN Habitat III and the Second High Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC HML2)

Moderated session with two expert panels and plenary discussion

Moderator: Jorge Balbis, Executive Secretary, ALOP, PFD CSO Co-Chair

3.1 Habitat III

Objective: Share the vision of EU member states, EC, EP, local governments and civil society on the key challenges and opportunities to build inclusive, safe, prosperous and sustainable cities as a contribution to the Habitat III conference

Paolo Ciccarelli, Head of Unit, Water, Infrastructures, Cities, DEVCO
Patrick Braouezec, President of La Plaine Commune, Co-President of UCLG Committee on Social Inclusion, Participative Democracy and Human Rights (CISDP), France
Alvaro Puertas, Secretary General, Habitat International Coalition

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:30

3.2 Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC) High Level Meeting

Objective: Discuss the key challenges and opportunities to universalizing the effective international development cooperation agenda

Erica Gerretsen, Head of Unit, Effectiveness and Financing, DEVCO
Maria Theresa Lauron, Asia Pacific Research Network, CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE)
Edgardo Bilsky, Director of Research, UCLG World Secretariat

12:30 - 13:00

Wrap up of both panels

13:00 - 14:30

Lunch

12:30 - 13:00

4. Enabling Environment for a new global agenda
Enabling the participation of CSOs and LAs addressing SDGs

Enabling Environment for a new global agenda PDF (164.85 KB) | (fr) | (es)

Discussing enabling environment for CSO/LA is a recurrent item on the PFD.

Objective: Understand what aspects of an enabling environment are needed for the successful implementation of the new global agenda, particularly how to increase the full participation of all actors as equal partners in the implementation of the SDGs

Moderator: Jacqueline Wood, Task Team on CSO Development Effectiveness and Enabling Environment

4.1 Panel: Enabling the participation of CSOs and LAs addressing SDGs in the new global agenda

In continuation of PFD discussion around an enabling environment (EE) for CSOs and LAs in the new global agenda, experts will discuss progress in the EE to support SDG implementation. PFD researchers from the Netherlands and Indonesia will share specific findings about how PFD actors are engaging in SDG implementation in those countries.

Patrice Lenormand, Deputy Head of Unit, Civil Society and Local Authorities, DEVCO Cornelius Hacking, Task Team GPEDC
Edith van Ewijk, PFD researcher, Netherlands Wicak Sarosa, PFD researcher, Indonesia
Bernadia Tjandradewi, Secretary General of UCLG Asia Pacific
Hanna Surmatz, European Foundation Centre
Tony Tujan, CPDE
Marita González, CGT Argentina
Wicak Sarosa, PFD researcher

16:00 - 16:30

Coffee Break

16:30 - 17:45

4.2 Break out groups:

Reflecting on the morning's discussions and the previous panel, break into working groups. (PFD representatives or guest speakers could open each discussion group by sharing examples/case studies.)

o Strengthening Multi-stakeholder approaches to support EE:

One representative from each working group joins the closing panel to share feedback

17:45 - 18:45

Feedback and Plenary Discussion

19:00

Dinner in La Chaufferie and bus to hotel (21:00)

Wednesday 16 March 2016

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Bus will pick up participants from NH Hotel at 7h45

09:00 - 10:30

5. Revision of the EU Development Policy:
EU Development policy, the EU Global Strategy and the 2030 Agenda: towards an integrated and coherent approach

Revision of the EU Development Policy PDF (164.85 KB) | (fr) | (es)

Objective: To share the most recent thinking on the revision of EU development policy and the EU Global Agenda and key concerns and inputs from all PFD stakeholders.

Panel discussion

Moderator: Shada Islam, Friends of Europe

Honourable Linda McAvan, MEP, Chair of the European Parliament Development Committee
Christiaan Rebergen, Director General, International Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Netherlands
Klaus Rudischhauser, Acting Director-General, DEVCO
Felix Fernandez-Shaw, Cabinet, HRVP Mogherini
Alfredo Conte, Head of Division, Strategic Planning, EEAS

PFD constituencies' respondents

Panel responses

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:15

Regional break out groups

Regional working group Asia on EU Dev. Policy PDF (1.02 MB)

Regional working group EU and Global Networks on EU Dev. Policy PDF (456.89 KB)

Regional working group NEI on EU Dev. Policy PDF (470.19 KB)

Regional working group LatAm on EU Dev. Policy PDF (471.51 KB)

Regional working group Africa on EU Dev. Policy PDF (458.92 KB)

12:15 - 13:15

Plenary Discussion and conclusions

13:15 - 14:15

Lunch

14:15 - 15:00

6. PFD Review
Taking stock and moving forward

Objective: To hear the key conclusions and recommendations from the first review of the PFD and clarify next steps.

Presentation of findings and recommendations
Chaired by Rosario Bento Pais, Head of Unit, Civil Society and Local Authorities, DEVCO - closing speech (72.97 KB)
Patricia Reynoso, PFD Review consultant
Menno Oostra, PFD Review consultant

15:00 - 16:00

Break out groups:

16:00 - 16:30

Coffee Break

16:30 - 17:30

Plenary feedback and discussion

14:15 - 15:00

7. Closing session

Floor open for PFD members
Words from Co-Chairs
Words from DEVCO B2

 

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