Presentation from Sustainable Development Financing meeting session 7: South-South, triangular and regional cooperation

Presentation from Sustainable Development Financing meeting session 7: South-South, triangular and regional cooperation

 
Date: 
Monday, June 16, 2014
Abstract

Session 7: South-South, triangular and regional cooperation This session explores the potential for enhancing the South-South, triangular and development cooperation in Asia-Pacific region. It seeks to understand the critical importance of advancing a new and innovative framework of effectively enhancing the scope of regional cooperation and institutions to address the development changes in the region, especially for the LDCs and fragile states. The session also focusses on the role of emerging developing countries in the region to enhance the scope of development cooperation and partnership.
Chair
• Heinz Walker-Nederkoorn, Ambassador of Switzerland to Indonesia, Timor-Leste and
ASEAN
Panellists
• Arjun Bahadur Thapa, Secretary-General, SAARC
• Chen Huan, Deputy Director, Working Group for Establishment of Asian Infrastructure
Investment Bank, Ministry of Finance, China
• Victor Zagrekov, Deputy Director-General, Department of International Organization,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Russian Federation
• Özgür Pehlivan, Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Turkey to the
United Nations in New York
• Alex Leonard Knox, Director, Strategic Partnerships and Coordination, Pacific Island Forum
Secretariat
• Kunrat Wirasubrata, Director, Islamic Development Bank Regional Office, Kuala Lumpur
• Arjun Karki, International Coordinator for LDC Watch, Nepal

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