Program

 

II. ISTANBUL CONFERENCE ON SOMALIA

“Preparing Somalia’s Future: Goals for 2015”

 

DRAFT PROGRAMME

30 May 2012, Wednesday

Arrival of Delegations

10.00-19.00                 Registration (Istanbul Congress Center)

 

31 May 2012, Thursday

09.00-09.30                 Registration (Istanbul Congress Center)

09.30-10.15                 Plenary Session of the Partnership Forums
                                   

                           Opening Speeches by

                           -H.E. Bekir Bozdağ, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey

                           -H.E. Abdiweli Muhammed Ali, Prime Minister of the Somali Republic

                           -H.E. Augustine P. Mahiga, UNSG Special Representative for Somalia

                                   
10.30-15.30              Partnership Forums  (parallel sessions)

                            -Energy

                           -Water

                           -Roads

                          -Resilience

(Representatives of the TFG, the UN donors, Somali and international private sector, civil society, women’s groups, youth and Diaspora will participate in the Forums.)

(Buffet lunch will be available.)

 

15.30-16.30                Preparations for the contributions of the Partnership Forums to the Joint Communique (by the Co-Chairs  of the Forums)

17.00-18.00                Plenary Session of the Partnership Forums

                          -Presentation of the conclusions of the Forums by the Co-Chairs

                         --Closing Remarks by H.E. Ambassador Birnur Fertekligil, Deputy Undersecretary,

                          Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey

 

1 June 2012, Friday

                                    Plenary Meeting: “Preparing Somalia’s Future: Goals for 2015”

09.30-10.00                 Welcoming by H.E. Ahmet Davutoğlu, Minister of Foreign Affairs
                                    of the Republic of Turkey
           

10.00-10.05                 Welcoming Remarks by H.E. Ahmet Davutoğlu, Minister of Foreign
                                    Affairs of the Republic of Turkey
                            

10.05-10.30                 Opening Remarks by  
                                    

                                  - H.E. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey  
                                  - H.E. Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations
                                  - H.E. Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, President of the Somali Republic

10.30-12.15                 Interventions by the Heads of Delegations
                                    (The speeches should not be longer than 4 minutes)

12.30-12.45               Family Photo
                                   
13.45-14.45                Luncheon hosted by  H.E. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister of
                                   the Republic of  Turkey for the Heads of Delegations

15.00-17.15                Interventions by the Heads of Delegations (continued)

17.15-17.45                Concluding Session and Adoption of the Joint Communique

18.00-18.30                Joint Press Conference by H.E.Ahmet Davutoğlu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey; H.E. Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary General of the United Nations and; H.E. Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, President of the Somali Republic

 
2-3 June 2012
A cultural visit to Izmir-Çesme-Ephesus (For the Heads of Delegations)

Programme for the participants will be presented upon their arrival.