International financial institutions (IFIs) like the World Monetary Fund (WMF) and the World Bank often find themselves at loggerheads with government representatives in Arab countries in transition (ACTs).
Tensions seldom arise over micro-managed projects but rather over the terms of large-scale loans. Here is where short-term needs and long-term goals clash: ACT governments find themselves hard pressed to balance budget deficits in order to maintain public services and not risk social unrest and political instability.Read more …
Senior Expert , Bertelsmann Stiftung
»I hope that the conference will lead to better coordination among the donor community in their efforts to support Arab transition countries«
President , »Confederation of Citizen Enterprises for Tunisia« (CONECT)
»Tunisia's economic transformation is obviously too complicated for the government alone to handle«
The Conference is interesting me for two principal different reasons: The first is the strengthening of the Civil Society's role in the economic development, and the second is the promotion of an effective dialogue between Tunisia and its partners… Read more
I will take the change of my participation in this conference to discuss the following issues with the international organizations. The local NGOs are facing threats by : 1) Militias of 17 revaluation 2) Gadafi supporters who are against democracy… Read more
This conference matters to me because as a researcher and activist in the field of political economy of the democratization process in the Arab region , I would like to review the standards and criteria set out in order to know the most updated… Read more
I believe that efficient international cooperation is essential for Tunisia's successfull democratic transition. Je crois quel'efficacité de la cooperation internationale est indispensable à la réussite de la transition démocratique de la… Read more
I strongly believe in the importance of civil society, and that civil society is a prerequisite for democracy and development. I have worked with Human Rights NGOs and Political Rights foundations for almost 15 years. Currently, I am working… Read more
Head of doctoral department , Mediterranean Studies and director of the Laboratory of Studies and Research in International Relations, Algeria
Since I am a researcher at the ANND Beyrouth, the Conference matters to me because I would like to get in touch with other organizations for the personal interest and the interest of my organisation.
This conference matters to me because I am eager to learn more about possible partnerships and colleagues working to encourage social and economic development in the Arab world.
El Miloudi El Mokharek
As general secretary of a Moroccan organisation, its international activities are very interesting to me.
This conference matters to me because it is organized by the Deauville partnership and will give me the opportunity to know more about how this initiative coud help the democratic transition in Tunisia and the Arab region. The importance of… Read more
As a young Tunisian activist I am interested in representing the Tunisian civil society at the G7 Deauville-Partnership Conference on Economic Governance and Social Justice. I want especially to contribute to the vision of the future role of… Read more
I believe civil organization is an integral partner in the positive development of countries.
It will be a huge opportunity for us to meeting other start-ups, investors and probable suppliers. Thank you very much for the invitation!
Maya Bou Ayache
It is an inclusive forum where representatives of civil society organisations can voice their concerns, and share their experiences, challenges and aspirations as active decision makers with relevant stakeholders. During this transitional phase… Read more
This conference is important to me because I hope to deepen my reflection on two levels: - The role of civil society in a democratic transition economy; - and the importance of social dialogue for successful economic reform process,
Mohammed Zakariae Aboueddahab
This conference matters to me because it will give me the opportunity to meeting stakeholders of Deauville partnership and to share my point of view on the treated topics. Furthermore, It will be an opüportunity for me to discussing my Moroccan… Read more
Yemen is one of the Arab Spring countries among the Deauville-Partnership members. The transition in Yemen failed and we are now back on a even worse position. We need to start thinking of a better model for transition in the future.
This conference matters to me because of my thorough involvement in many NGOs and because my Strategic Center helps them voluntarily.
This conference matters to me because as a young woman from the south , i want to share youth aspiration by supporting convergence towards an inclusive model and a process of good governance, integrity and fight against corruption and move forward… Read more
Suha Mohammed Saeed ba Sherin
The conference will bring together decision makers, and it will be a great chance to promote my country's development priorities in general, and women's issue in particular, in light of the current situation in Yemen.
This conference is important to me because it will help us to discuss and to exchanging our experience with the tools that we have and we aim to put in place in order to increase the role of entrepreneurs and civil society, to creating a stable… Read more
This conference represents a good opportunity for me to participate in the evaluation of support by G7 countries for those States that witnessed the Arab Spring for the past five years. Also, it is an opportunity to participate in the definition… Read more
Dr. Jan Claudius Völkel
Visiting Professor & DAAD longterm lecturer, Cairo University
|During the day|
|07.00 pm||Shuttle Service|
|10.30 pm||End of Reception|
|10.15–10.30 am||Opening Statement|
|10.30–10.50 am||Keynote: Economic Governance – Social Justice. Questioning Governance Processes|
|10.50–11.05 am||Coffee Break|
|11.05–01.00 pm||General Assembly I|
|02.00-04.30 pm||General Assembly II|
|07.00-open end||4 Parallel Draft Committee Sessions|
|11.00 pm||End. Shuttle back to Hotel.|
|09.00-10.45 am||Completion of the preliminary version of the results|
|10.45-11.30 pm||Registration Civil Society|
|11.30-01.00 pm||Welcome & Vote|
|01.30-02.00 pm||Registration Press and Representatives of Governments (Observers)|
|02.00-02.45 pm||Presentation of the results|
|03.00 pm||End of Conference|
|06.30 pm||Optional for participants of the Conference: zenithTalk »Start-Ups in the MENA region«|
|09.30 pm||Buffet, Get-Together in the location of zenithTalk|
|Until noon||Check-out at Hotel|
|Through the day||Official departure of the participants|
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