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Panelists SPEAKERS


November 4-5, 2010


3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Participant Registration –Hotel Swissôtel Lobby

7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Dinner Café Quito – Hotel Swissôtel


8:00 am - 9:00 am

Breakfast (Registration continued)

9:00 am - 9:30 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • Roberto Vellutini, Vice President for Countries, IDB
  • Augusto Barrera, Mayor, City of Quito
  • Alexandra Ocles Padilla, Minister, Secretariat for Communities, Social Movements, and Citizen Participation
  • Ruth Inés Hidalgo, Participacion Ciudana, Member of IDB Civil Society Consultative Group (ConSoc), Ecuador

Also present:
Carlos Melo, Country Office Representative, IDB
George de Lama, Advisor, Office of External Relations, IDB

9:30 am - 9:45 am

Event Methodology  

9:45 am - 11:00 am

Plenary: Overview of a New Decade of Collaboration and Initiatives of Interest to Civil Society

11:00 am -11:15 am

Coffee Break

11:15 am - 1:00 pm

Plenary: Public Consultation on the IDB Regional Integration Strategy Profile
Joaquim Tres, Specialist, Integration and Trade, IDB

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Plenary: Dialogue with the Independent Advisory Group on Sustainability (IAG)
Emmas Torres-Becker, Independent Advisor, Bolivia

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Priorities in Education for Equity and Development

Mariana Alfonso, Education Specialist, IDB
Irene Beatriz Kit, Asociación Educación para Todos, Argentina

Gender and Social Inclusion in Development Programs

Andrew Morrison, Chief, Gender and Diversity Unit, IDB
Juan Pablo Bonilla, Chief, Sustainable Energy and Climate Change
Hugo Us, Specialist, Social Sector, Guatemala, IDB
Donald Rojas, Consejo Indígena Centroamericano, Costa Rica
Perla Yore, Parlamento Mujer, Paraguay

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Plenary: Session Conclusions

7:30 pm - 10:00 pm



7:30 am -  9:00 am


9:00 am - 9:15 am

Methodology for Day 2

9:15 am - 11:15 am

Plenary: Presentation of the IDB Social Sector Strategy Profile
Kei Kawabata, Manager, Social Sector, IDB
Norbert Schady, Sector Economic Advisor, Social Sector, IDB
Suzanne Duryea, Principal Specialist, Social Sector, IDB

11:15 am - 11:30 am

Coffee Break

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Plenary: Initiatives to Strengthen Civil Society Organizations

Strengthening CSO Capacity to use of Transparency and Accountability Practices 
Anabel Cruz, CIVICUS/ICD, Uruguay

Strengthening CSO Capacity to use of Communication and Information Technology
Mireya Blavia de Cisneros, Venezuela sin Límites, Venezuela

Civil Society 2.0: Strengthening Partnerships between CSOs and the Technology Sector to Solve Development Challenges
Christian Bendsen, US Department of State

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

COP16 Miguel Diaz, Director General of Relations with Civil Society Organizations, Government Mexico (15 minutes)
Consultation on the IDB
Climate Change Strategy

Juan Pablo Bonilla, Chief, Sustainable Energy and Climate Change
David Wilk, Climate Change Specialist, IDB

Youth Programs

Fabian Koss, Youth Specialist, IDB 
Maritza Vela, MIF Specialist, IDB 

Santiago Andrade Pinto & Verónica Escobar Freire, Fundación de las Américas para el Desarrollo, Ecuador

Presentation of the draft strategy profile for Institutions for Growth and Social Welfare
Mario Sangines, Institutional Capacity and Finance, IDB

4:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Coffee Break

4:45 pm - 6:00 pm

Dialogue with IDB Senior Management
Presided by Roberto Vellutini, Vice President for Countries, IDB
All IDB presenters will also be available to take questions

6:00pm - 6:30 pm

Closing Remarks
Carlos Melo, Country Office Representative, IDB

7:30 pm

Farewell Cocktail - Plaza Grande Hotel

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