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Draft Agenda
10th Doha Forum
31 May – 2 June 2010
The Ritz Carlton Hotel
Doha – Qatar

Monday, 31 May 2010

Time/Hall

Description

11 : 00 – 13 : 00
Al-wasail Hall

Opening Session
Insights on Security and Global Stability


 Welcoming Speech:
o H.E. Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jabr Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs

• Opening Speech:
H.H. Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, Emir of State of Qatar

Free Time for Participants

20:00 – 22:00               Dinner in Honor of Participants – “Souq Waqif”

Tuesday, 1st June 2010

09:00 – 11:00

In collaboration with the General Secretariat for Development Planning

Al-wasail

Development
Global Development Project

Session Presenter
Dr. Ali Abdulsalam Al-Treiki, President, 64th Session of the UN General Assembly New Yourk

Moderator

Speaker Topic
• Dr. Ibrahim Al-Ibrahim, Secretary General, GSDP-Qatar (proposed)

• Aleksander Kwasnlewski, Former President - Poland

• H.E Manuel Chaves Gonzalez, Third Vice-President, Spain

• Mrs. Rodi Kratsa, Vice President, European Parliament

• The Rt. Hon. Michael Ancram,

• Renaud Donnedieu de Vabres, former minister, President of "Atout France"

• Paul Dewar, MP, Canada
• Third World Development

• Comprehensive Development Projects

• Re-programming of Projects

• Challenges of human development

• Innovations in Development

• Electronic Knowledge Programme

11 : 00 – 11 : 30                Break

11 : 30 – 13 : 30

Al-Wasail Hall

Economics
Investment after the financial crisis

Session Presenter
Yusif Husayn Kamal, Minister of Economy & Finance –Qatar (Proposed)

Moderator:
 

Speakers Topics
• Jorge Quiroga, former President of Bolivia.

• Prof. Mohamed Najdawi, Dean , College of Business & Economics – Qatar Univ

• Oliver Cornock, OBG Regional Editor, UAE

• Mohammad-Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou, Mauritania

• Eduardo Perez Motta, President Federal Competition Commission of Mexico

• Kouvelis Sryridon, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs - Greece
• Factors of Production

• Energy security and oil exports

• International Reform of Financial Institutions

• International Energy Forums

• Economic competitiveness after crisis

• Climate Change

• Electronics and accelerated production

13 : 30 – 15 : 00                Lunch

15 : 30 – 17 : 30

Al-Wasail Hall

Trade and Business
Reform, Organization and Regulation

Moderator
Sheikha Hanadi Bint Nasser Al Thani, CEO, "AMWAL" - Qatar

Speaker Topic
• H.E. Gordon Bajnai, Prime Minister – Hungary

• The Rt.Hon. Rhodri Morgan, AM

• H.E Dr. Abdulla Ahmed Zainal, Minister of Trade and Industry, KSA (Proposed)

• Guerino Gaurnieri, Executive Director, ECPI-MITTE Group, Italy
• The Role of Sovereign Funds in the face of Financial Crisis

• Family Foundations and economic growth
 
• The global financial bodies and funding

• Safeguarding the World Trade lines

• The Role of Giant Companies in National Economy

• Energy and alternative sources

17 : 30 – 18 : 00                Break

18 : 00 – 20 : 00
In collaboration with the
Arab Foundation for Democracy ADF
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Royal Institute of International Affairs
Chatham House
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Walton Park Center
UK

 

Al-Wasail Hall

Politics
National identity, Immigration and Faith

Session Presenter:


Moderator:
Richard Bourg, Director Wilton Park Center, U.K

Speakers Topics

• Dr. Hassan Al-Ansari, Qatar

• H.E. Reinhold Lopatka, Austrian State Secretary for Finance

• James Moran, MP- USA

• Mr. Eric Raoult, Former Minister, MP and Member of the French Qatari Friendship Society -France

• Joseph Maila, Director – Pole Religions, France

• Dr. Abdulkhaleq Abdalla, Prof, Political Science, Kuwait University

• Employment and Rights

• The New Integration

• Immigrated Cultures

• Ancient Traditions & Heritage

• Loyalty and Belonging

• National Identity

• Foreign Interference in Internal Affairs of States

Wednesday, 2nd June 2010

09 : 00 – 11 : 00
In collaboration with Qatar Foundation
QF
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Permanent Mission
(New York)

In collaboration with London
UK

Education and Scientific Research
Enriching the Educational Programs and Competitiveness

Moderator:
Dr. Abdullah Bin Ali Al-Thani, Vice-President, QF

Speaker Topic
• Dr. Darwish Al-Imadi, Director, Social & Economic Survey Institute - QU

• Dr. Michael Woods, Chairman, Foreign Affairs Select Committee - Irish Parliament

• Dr. Hassan Al Derhim, Vice-President for Research - Qatar University

• (Speaker) from Qatar Foundation, (STP)

• Juan Diez Nicolas, President of Complutense University

• Amaney Jamal, Prof, Princeton University, Head of Arab Barometer Project, USA
• Foreign Educational Institutions

• Challenges of Educational levels and Development perspective for local Education

• Education and Development: (Human Development)

• "WISE" Educational Conference

• Research and Development

11 : 00 – 11 : 30                Break

11 : 30 – 13 : 30

International and humanitarian Stability and security
(Effective Powers)

Session Presenter:
 Ahmad Bin Abdallah Al-Mahmud, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs – Qatar (Proposed)

Moderator:
The Rt.Hon Dr. Kim Howells, UK

Speaker Topic
• The Lord Stevens, of Kirkwhelpington -U.K

• Francis Gutman, President International Mediation Organization - France

• Senator Marcel Prudhomme, Canada

• H.E. Song Min-Soon, MP- Korea.

• H.E. Amb. Nassif Hitti, Head, Arab League Mission - France

• Sonmez Koksal, diplomat and former Intelligence Director-Turkey

• Khattar Abu Diab, International Geopolitics Institute - France
• Conflict Resolution Centers

• International mediation in the area of peace

• The Key Players in Disputes

• Move to the post stage of Armed Conflict

• Regional Peace and International Security

• The Role of Regional Powers in Security and Cooperation

13 : 30 – 15 : 00               Lunch

16 : 00 – 18 : 00
In collaboration with the
Al Jazeera Network
 

MEDIA
Restrictions and Challenges

Session Presenter
Michel Boyon, President, Supreme Council of Audiovisual – France

Moderator
 

Speaker Topic
• Waddah Khanfar, Director Al Jazeera Ch Network, Qatar

• Atif Al-Saadawi, Managing Director, Democracy Review Quarterly – Egypt

• Patrick Butler, Int. Center for Journalist - USA

• Dr. Baghir Al-Najar, Prof of Sociology, Bahrain University

• Abdul Wahab. M. Al-Faiez, Chief Editor"The Economist" Al-Iqtisadiya Newspaper, Riadah, KSA

• Farah Atassi, President, Arab Information Resource Centre, Washington

• Dr. Abdualla Al-Kindi, Assistant. Dean, Qaboos University, Oman (Proposed)

• Prof. Andrzej Zybertovicz, National Security Advisor to the Poland* Proposed
• The Role and impact of Media in Political Change

• Freedom of Information and Open Space

• Boundaries and Challenges of Satellite Channels

• Organizing the Work of Global Media

• The Role of Technology in the News Industry

• The Internet Role in International Information

• Digital Divide: Control of Internet Network Information

18 : 00 – 18 : 30                Break

18 : 30 – 20 : 30
The Arab Foundation for Democracy ADF

NCHR

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Democracy
Enhancing Democratic Transition
(Pathways for Democracy)

Session Presener
H.E. Alejandro Foxley, Former Minister for Foreign Affairs, Chile


Moderator
Jessica Mathews, President, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace - USA

Speaker Topic
• Jackson Diehl, Deputy Chief Editor, “ Washington Post” - USA

• Senator Anne Cools, Canada

• H.E. Amb. Abdulla Yagoub Bushara, President Diplomatic Center for Strategic Studies, Kuwait

• Pascal Boniface, Director, "IRIS", Paris

• Nicholas Colloff, Director, Strategy and Innovation - OXFAM, UK

• Paul Graham, Institute for Democracy , South Africa

• Bernard Pignerol, International Affairs Advisor to the Mayor of Paris

• Bob Walsh, President & CEO, "One World 2011", USA
• Pathways for Democracy

• Political Participation

• Conflict resolution and democratic transition

• Citizenship and political rights

• The Role of Civil Society Organizations in enhancing Social Peace

• Peace as a joint domain between UNO and NGO's

• Participation of C.S.O in National Reconciliation Mechanisms

• Rule of law

• The Empowerment of Women

• The Role of Youth in Development and Democracy

10th Doha Forum Sponsors

• Gulf Studies Center
• Social & Economic Survey Research Institute (QU)
• National Committee for Human Rights (Qatar)
• Arab Foundation for Democracy (Qatar)
• Center for International Relation Studies (GTU-Qatar)
• Qatari Businessmen Association
• Center for Middle East Development (UCLA)
• Chicago Council on Global Affairs
• Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (USA)
• RHA-(Chatham House) – UK
• Walton Park Centre – UK
• Institute of International & Strategic Relations (IRIS)-Paris
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