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Conference Programme

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DAY 1: 31 October 2011


Registration & welcome coffee


Opening of the 2nd Ministerial Review Conference 

Opening addresses



High-level panel


Armed violence and development: putting people first

The panel will be an opportunity for leaders to assess progress made and challenges encountered in armed violence reduction and prevention since 2008.


Question-and-Answer Panel

  • Latifa Akharbach, State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Morocco
  • Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator
  • Jakob Kellenberger, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
  • Brian Atwood, Chairperson, OECD-Development Assistance Committee
  • Adam Blackwell, Ambassador, Secretary for Multidimensional Security, Organzation of American States (OAS)
  • Rubem César Fernandes, Executive Director, Viva Rio - Brazil

Moderator: Zeinab Badawi, journalist, BBC


12:00 - 13:45

Official luncheon for heads of delegations   
Lunch break for delegates


During the break the following side events will take place at CICG


Presentation of the final Outcome Document of the 2nd Ministerial Review Conference

  • Dante Martinelli, Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the United Nations
  • Jordan Ryan, UNDP Assistant Administrator and BCPR Director
  • Melina Risso, Director of the Instituto Sou da Paz, Brazil, on behalf of civil society organisations
    [speech text]

Followed by statements from delegations

Coffee will be available for delegates outside the plenary room from 15:00 - 17:00


Endorsement of the Outcome Document


End of the first day of Conference

19:00 –

Cocktail reception at the Hotel Intercontinental (for all registered participants)

DAY 2: 1 November 2011


Opening Plenary Session

Achieving  effective armed violence reduction : the need for a paradigm change
The panel aims at emphasizing the importance for the actors involved in armed violence reduction.


Question & Answer Panel

  • Luis Alberto Otarola Peñaranda, Vice-Minister of the Interior of Peru
  • Gettie Sandoval, Undersecretary of the Office of the President for the Peace Process, Philippines
  • Jordan Ryan, UNDP Assistant Administrator and BCPR Director
  • Sandeep Chawla, Director of the Division for Policy Analysis and Public Affairs, UNODC
  • Elaine K. Dezenski, Senior Director and Deputy Head, Risk Response Network, World Economic Forum

Andreas Zumach, journalist



Coffee break


Parallel thematic sessions (I)


Lunch break


During the break the following side events will take place at CICG



Parallel thematic sessions (II)


Coffee break


Plenary session: The Priorities Ahead 

After a summary of the results of the thematic sessions, the Chairpersons of these sessions will outline the main priorities for operationalizing the Geneva Declaration on Armed Violence and Development.


Closing remarks and conclusion of the Conference

  • Peter Maurer, State Secretary, Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs
    [speech text]
  • Mimidoo Achakpa, Executive Director of the Women’s Right to Education Programme, Nigeria, on behalf of civil society organisations
    [speech text]
  • Jordan Ryan, UNDP Assistant Administrator and BCPR Director



Conference End