MINISTERIAL MEETING ON NEW PARTNERSHIPS FOR PRODUCTIVE CAPACITY BUILDING IN THE LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES

 LIST OF SIDE EVENTS

28-31 July 2014

 Palais des Congrès 

Cotonou, Republic of Benin

 

Time Room

Monday, 28 July

Tuesday, 29 July

Thursday 31 July

08:30

– 10:00

Laguna I

Leveraging LDC agricultural potential through productive partnerships: new business models in science, innovation and market access, New Zealand, Benin, UNDP and ITC A side event on the Graduation Prospects, UNDESA

Laguna II

Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) in LDCs with a particular focus on the financing of broadband connectivity in rural areas, ITU, UNCTAD, UNIDO and WIPO Diaspora and Migrants Remittances as a potential of additional resources for the LDCsIMRO/OITFM, the World Diaspora Fund (WDF), Espace Afrique International, the African Diaspora Council (ADC), in partnership with the Swiss Development Cooperation Agency and Benin

13:30 – 15:00

Laguna I

Indicators for measuring progress in productive-capacity building: new partnerships for addressing productive capacity gaps and limitations in LDCs, UNCTAD with contribution from the Common Fund New measures for external development finance in a Post-2015 world, OECD

Laguna  II

Enabling forests to score sustainable development goals for LDCs, IIED

 

 

The South/South and Triangular Coalition for Africa post-2015, Guinea
18:00 _

19:30

Laguna I

The Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF): a partnership at work for the development of productive capacities in LDCs, including examples from the Benin project, EIF with Government of Benin, UNDP, UNCTAD, UNIDO and ITC Harnessing the Demographic Dividends in Least Developed Countries, UNFPA