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THURSDAY 6 JULY 2017

08:00 – 09:00 ACCREDITATION AND WELCOME
09:00 – 11:00 OPENING SESSION
11:00 - 12:00 SESSIONS
  • INFORM 1 : Strategic Approach to Resilience in the EU's External Action
  • INFORM 2 : The EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa
  • DISCUSS 13 : Partnerships with Participative Economic models
  • CONSULT 3 : Programming 2018-20 of the DEAR programme
  • INFORM
12:00 - 14:00 LUNCH
RESTRICTED LUNCH GPI/LA
RESTRICTED LUNCH PFD/JORDAN
14:00 - 16:00 OPENING SESSION
  • CONSULT 5: EU External Investment Plan
  • DISCUSS 10: Strengthening Local Democracy
  • DISCUSS 6: Which role(s) for Diasporas towards sustainable development
  • DISCUSS 2: Partnerships on climate change
  • DISCUSS 9 : CSOs' shrinking space and enabling environment
16:00 - 18:00 OPENING SESSION
  • GATHER 3: Towards the EU-CELAC Summit 2017
  • DISCUSS 7: Inclusive local economic development
  • DISCUSS 5: Partnership for Peacebuilding, Statebuilding and Resilience
  • GATHER 4: Forging synergies on policy dialogues in Neighbourhood South & Middle East
  • DISCUSS 4 : Enabling Social Dialogue
18:00 - 22:00 NETWORKING DINNER

FRIDAY 7 JULY 2017

8:00 – 09:00 ACCREDITATION AND WELCOME
09:00 - 11:00 OPENING SESSION
11:00 - 13:00 OPENING SESSION
  • GATHER 1 : Towards the AU-EU Summit 2017
  • DISCUSS 11 : Making the SDGs works for IPs: partnership with Indigenous Peoples
  • DISCUSS 1 : Consensus, CSOs and means of implementation
  • DISCUSS 12 : Adding political societies' weight and voices to the promotion and implementation of the SDGs
  • INFORM 3 : EU rules on Financial Support to third party
  • CONSULT 1 : Programming 2018-20 of the CSO programme
13:00 - 14:30 LUNCH
RESTRICTED LUNCH MEXICO
RESTRICTED LUNCH ENABLING
14:30 - 15:30 CLOSING SESSION
15:30 - 16:30 SLOT for BILATERAL MEETINGS

WELCOME

Registration, welcome and agenda planning

  • Jean-Louis Ville
  • Director f.f. for People and Peace, European Commission

Setting the tone

A voting session on questions and expectations to spark the conversation

  • Rosário Bento Pais
  • Head of Unit for Civil Society, Foundations, European Commission

OPENING SESSION

  • Jüri Seilenthal
  • Director-General External, External Economic and Development Cooperation Department, Estonia
  • Karla Quintana
  • Secretaria, Suprema Corte de Justicia de Mexico

  • Klaus Rudischhauser
  • Deputy Director-General for International Cooperation and Development, European Commission

CLOSING SESSION

  • Stavros Lambrinidis
  • EU Special Representative for Human Rights
  • Célestine Ketcha Courtès (tbc)
  • Maire de Bangangte, Cameroon
  • Sally Nicholson
  • Head of Development Policy and Finance, WWF European Policy Office

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

  • Neven Mimica
  • Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development