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UNU TO CO-ORGANIZE HIGH-LEVEL OPEN SYMPOSIUM ON DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and the United Nations University will co-organize a symposium on development cooperation at the United Nations University Headquarters on Monday, 22 June 1998, inviting the leaders of several major international organizations, representatives from NGOs and ODA recipient countries.
World Bank Senior Vice President Joseph Stiglitz, UNICEF Executive Director Carol Bellamy, UNIDO Director General Carlos Magerinos, and UNDP Associate Administrator Rafeeudin Ahmed will be among those taking part in discussions on the modality of development assistance based on a “new development strategy,” focusing on the role of the international organizations and the coordination among them.
The symposium will take place from 9.30 to 17.00 hours in the UNU’s International Conference Hall. Simultaneous English-Japanese interpretation will be provided.
A schedule and complete list of participants are available in English and Japanese on the homepage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs by clicking here.
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Media representatives who wish to attend the symposium are requested to contact the UNU Public Affairs Section at:
Tel.: (03) 5467-1243, -1246, Fax: (03) 3406-7346
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