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5th Global Meeting March 2017

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Caroline Garcia22 March 2017

The fifth global meeting of the Policy Forum on Development (PFD) took place on the 21st and the 23rd of March, in Brussels. The meeting mobilized 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.

List of participants

AGENDA

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Monday Tuesday Wednesday

 

Policy Forum on Development
Annual Global Meeting 2017

21-23 March 2017
Management Centre Europe
Rue de l’Aqueduc, 118 – 1050 Brussels

Tuesday 21 March 2017

PART I – PFD related matters

Latest developments in the PFD & strategic thinking for 2017 and beyond

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09:00 - 12:30

4th workshop on engagement
with the private sector

12th Task Team Meeting

12:30 - 14:00

Registration

Lunch with regional caucuses

15:00 - 15:30

PFD update: How the PFD can better contribute to the upcoming challenges?

Objective: Look at the achievements in 2016 and opportunities for 2017 for the PFD, address the main recommendations put forward by the PFD review, debate on the renewal of the PFD and Task Team membership, present the output of the national studies on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and its second phase.

PFD update and challenges PDF 

Summary of the main findings made from the initial studies in Ghana, Indonesia, the Netherlands and Peru in relation to the national strategies supporting the implementation of the 2030 Agenda: EN PDF | FR PDF | ES PDF

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break

16:30 - 17:00

EU Development Policy and Programming Updates

Rosario Bento Pais, Head of Unit, Civil Society and Local Authorities, Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development, European Commission

 

Wednesday 22 March 2017

PART II – The EU's policy package

Spearheading global action to implement the Sustainable Development Goals

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10:00 - 10:30

Welcome

Stefano Manservisi, Director General, Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development, European Commission and PFD Chair

Maria Theresa Lauron, Chair CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness and PFD CSO Co-Chair
Njong Donatus -
Opening speech Maria Theresa Nera Lauron PDF, Mayor of Kumbo, Cameroon and PFD LA Co-Chair - Opening speech Mayor Njong Donatus PDF

10:30 - 16:00

EU's leading role in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda

Two high level moderated panels as follows:

 

 

 

 

 

10:30 - 12:30

The European Consensus on Development, a more credible and effective response to more complex and interconnected challenges

Objective: Building on stakeholders' positions on the general direction of EU development policy, discuss how the Consensus could address global/local challenges. The exchanges will focus around two clusters:

  • WHAT: general direction of EU development policy and CSO and LA position on the future of development policy

  • HOW: priorities in terms of Peace/People/Prosperity/Planet and the means of implementation

Consensus session

 

Moderated session with Q&A
Moderator: Shada Islam, Friends of Europe

Stefano Manservisi, Director General, Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development, European Commission
Honourable Linda McAvan, MEP, Chair of the European Parliament Development Committee
Marc Giacomini, Deputy Managing Director for Human Rights, Global and Multilateral Affairs, European External Action Service

Paola Simonetti, Development Policy Coordinator, International Trade Union Confederation
Wouter Boesman, Director, PLATFORMA

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch

13:30 - 15:30

The future partnership with the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific Countries, building peaceful, more stable and resilient states and societies

Objective: To discuss the future of the renewed Partnership with the countries of Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific, and the role and space for CSO and LA in the negotiations, setting of priorities, implementation and monitoring

Moderated session with Q&A
Moderator: Katrina Sichel

Ambassador Mamour Alieu Jagne, Chief of Cabinet, ACP Secretariat
Domenico Rosa, Head of Unit, Planification ACP and Horizontal Coordination, Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development, European Commission
Kristin de Peyron, Head of Division, Pan-African Affairs, European External Action Service Diane Toure Nasséneba, Mayor of Odienné, Ivory Coast
Robert Mabala, Director, Central African NGO Network (REPONGAC)

ACP session

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:00

How do these policy advances impact the PFD and our work together?

Moderated plenary discussion on how PFD members interact with these policies and how the forum can advance their work

Moderated session with Q&A
Moderator: Katrina Sichel

Moderator: Shada Islam, Friends of Europe

 

Thursday 23 March 2017

PART III – Translating policy into action

Fostering multi-stakeholder partnerships to advance the global agenda

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09:30 - 10:30

 

Plenary session

The role of inclusive partnerships in the implementation of 2030 Agenda: How do/could inclusive multi­stakeholder partnerships foster the implementation of the 2030 Agenda?

A) How can multi-stakeholder partnerships influence the international agenda?

Moderated panel discussion presenting examples of good practices from Habitat III, the second High Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (HLM II GPEDC) and COP 22

Objective: To demonstrate the key elements for successful multi-stakeholder partnerships working to implement the 2030 Agenda - Inclusive multi-stakeholder partnerships (1) PDF, Inclusive multi-stakeholder partnerships (2) PDF. The session will aim to determine what is necessary to build stronger and more inclusive partnerships, including fostering an enabling environment for CSOs and LAs - Partenariats inclusifs et multi-parties PDF, Alianzas incluyentes multi-actor PDF.

Moderator: Maria Theresa Lauron

Jose Ernesto Abud Castillo, Mayor of Villa Tapia, Dominican Republic and Member of the Executive Board of the Federacion Dominicana de Municipios
Izabella Toth, Senior Corporate Strategist, Cordaid
Filiberto Ceriani Sebregondi, Head of Division, Development Cooperation Coordination, European External Action Service
Cornelius Hacking, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Netherlands Redouan Mfaddel, Moroccan Enterprise Confederation
Patrice Lenormand, Deputy Head of Unit, Civil Society and Local Authorities, Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development, European Commission

10:30 - 10:45

Introduction to working groups for the next session

10:45 - 11:15

Coffee Break

11:15 - 12:30

 

Working Groups

B) How can the PFD promote an enabling environment to support multi-stakeholder implementation of the 2030 Agenda?

Working groups to discuss examples of good practices of inclusive partnerships from PFD members. Examples will look at what works and why and how these relationships could be replicated in other regions or contexts with the aim of supporting the 2030 Agenda

Objective: To discuss how PFD members work on partnerships and how the PFD could best support their work. Come away with concrete examples of strong inclusive partnerships and related best practices. Special attention will be given to the need of an adequate enabling environment for the participation of CSOs and LAs in these processes.

Mutli-stakeholder Partnership session

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch

13:30 - 14:30

Plenary session on examples of inclusive partnerships arising from the working groups

Objective: To hear feedback from working groups

14:30 - 17:00

 

including coffee break

The Midterm Review, an evaluation of the EU external financing instruments & a debate on their future

Session led by Vincent Grimaud, Head of Unit, General Coordination and Inter-­Institutional Relations, Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development, European Commission with presentation of the main evaluation findings

Objective: To discuss the main findings of the midterm review of the EU external financing instruments and their future post-2020

17:00 - 18:00

Taking stock of the Global PFD 2017: Conclusions and recommendations

Session led by Rosario Bento Pais, Head of Unit, Civil Society and Local Authorities, Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development, European Commission and representatives from the CSOs and LAs

Objective: To present the main conclusions and recommendations of the Global PFD meeting and contribute to the final document of joint CSO/LA/private sector conclusions and recommendations

18:00 - 18:30

Closure

Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, European Commission
Maria Theresa Lauron, Chair CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness and PFD CSO Co-Chair
Njong Donatus -
Closing Speech Maria Theresa Nera Lauron PDF , Major of Kumbo, Cameroon and PFD LA Co-Chair - Closing Speech Neven Mimica Commissioner for Internatioal Cooperation & Development PDF

 

 

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