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Social Protection Responses to the Three Waves of Crisis: Finance, Food & Fuel South - Agenda

South-South Learning Forum 2009
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MONDAY, June 15

8:00-10:00 am Welcome Address:

Lessons from countries:

H.E. Dr. Mahmoud Mohieldin, Minister of Investment, Ministry of Investment, Egypt

Responses to the Crisis: Lessons from Countries

  • Bangladesh
    Hon. Dr. Muhammad Razzaque, Minister of Food and Disaster Management
  • Indonesia
    Dr. Prasetijono Widjojo, Deputy to the Minister for Poverty, Manpower and Small Medium Enterprises Affairs
  • China
    Yang Du, Professor Institute of Population and Labor Economics

D1.1

10:00-10:30 am
COFFEE / TEA BREAK
10:30-12:30 pm Financial Crisis: Global Perspective Ongoing impacts, projected trends and policy responses

D1.2

12:30–1:30 pm
LUNCH BREAK
1:30-3:30 pm Food & Fuel Crisis: One Year On Ongoing Impacts, Projected Trends and Policy Responses:

D1.3

3:30–4:00 pm
COFFEE / TEA BREAK
4:00–6:00 pm Designing and implementing SP system in a crisis

D1.4


TUESDAY, June 16

8:00-10:00 am
Parallel Sessions
Public Works in Low Income Context

D2.1.1

Adapting Conditional Cash Transfers in Response to the Crisis

D2.1.2

10:00-10:30 am
COFFEE / TEA BREAK
10:30-12:30 pm
Parallel Sessions
Public Works in Middle Income Context
  • Argentina
    Claudia Berra, Ministry of Labor
  • Bulgaria
    Elka Dimitrova, Director, Ministry of Labor and Social Policy

D2.2.1

Cash Transfers in Low Income Context
  • Cash Transfer in Low Income Context
  • Kenya
    Noah Sanganyi, Head, Finance and Administration Division, Department of Children's Services
  • Nigeria
    Abubakar Chika, Director General, Niger State Agency for Poverty Eradication and Value Re-orientation
  • Pakistan
    Farzana Raja, Federal Minister/Chairperson, BISP

D2.2.2

12:30–1:30 pm
LUNCH BREAK
Parallel Sessions
1:30-3:30 pm Institutional Organizations in Response to the Crisis

D2.3.1

Monitoring Frameworks to Assess Severity & Impacts of Crisis

D2.3.2

3:30–4:00 pm
COFFEE / TEA BREAK
Parallel Sessions
4:00–6:00 pm - Open Space

D2.4.1

- Open Space
Topics to be chosen by the participants

D2.4.2


WEDNESDAY, June 17

8:00-10:00 am
Parallel Sessions
Active Labor Market Policies in Crisis Situation

D3.1.1

School Feeding-Scale up of National Programs

D3.1.2

10:00-10:30 am
COFFEE / TEA BREAK
10:30-12:30 pm
Parallel Sessions
Unemployment Benefits & Insurance Extension in Crisis Situation

D3.2.1

Food Based Interventions

D3.2.2

12:30–1:30 pm
LUNCH BREAK
Parallel Sessions
1:30-3:30 pm Open Space
  • Ghana
    Mawutor Ablo
  • Malawi
    Harry Mwamlima, Director for Poverty Reduction and Social Support, Ministry of Economic Planning and Development
  • Mozambique

D3.3.1

Open Space

D3.3.2

3:30–4:00 pm
COFFEE / TEA BREAK
4:00–6:00 pmFree Time

THURSDAY, June 18

8:00-10:00 am
Parallel Sessions
Informal Social Protection Systems
  • Egypt
    Marwa El-Daly, Chairperson, Waqfeyat al Maadi Community Foundation
  • Burundi
    Christian Nzeyimana, Program Officer, World Food Program (WFP)
  • DRC
    Remy Mafu, Director Reseau des Educateurs des Enfants et Jeunes de la Rue

D4.1.1

Enhancing Youth Employment: Challenges & Opportunities
  • Colombia
    Diego Molano, Sub-Director General of the USAID Program for Private Sector Development
  • Jordan
    Curt Rhodes, Questscope
  • Kenya
    Isaac Kimande, Ministry of Youth (tbc)

D4.1.2

10:00-10:30 am
COFFEE / TEA BREAK
10:30-12:30 pm
Parallel Sessions
Price Subsidy Reforms
  • Indonesia
    Bambang Widianto, Deputy Minister for the Evaluation of Development Performance
  • India
    Mahendra Dev, Chairman, Commission For Agricultural Costs and Prices

D4.2.1

Social Protection in Fragile States/Post Conflict Context
  • Sierra Leone
    John Paul Ngebeh, Director, Social and Economic Opportunities
  • Zimbabwe
    Mishi Sidney, Director, Department of Social Services
  • Liberia
    Ramses Kumbuyah, Executive Director, Liberia Agency for Community Empowerment

D4.2.2

12:30–1:30 pm
LUNCH BREAK
Parallel Sessions
1:30-3:30 pm Collaborative Networks: Social Protection Community of Practice

D4.3.1

Impact of the Crisis on Remittances and Migration
  • Global Perspective
    Sanket Mohapatra, Economist, World Bank Via VC
  • China
    Yang Du, Professor, Institute of Population and Labor Economics

D4.3.2

3:30–4:00 pm
COFFEE / TEA BREAK
4:00–6:00 pm
THE WAY FORWARD
Panel discussion
Assessing the Responses:
  • Government responses
  • Donor Responses
  • NGO's responses

D4.4




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