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Regional Forum on Reinventing Government in Asia

November 14, 2007




DAY I     WEDNESDAY, 14 NOVEMBER 2007
8:00~09:00 Registration and Welcome Reception
9:00 Opening Ceremony
Opening Remarks
Mr. Myungsoo Cho
Director
United Nations Governance Centre (UNGC)
Welcome Address
H.E. Mr. Taufiq Effendi
Minister of State for Administrative Reforms
Republic of Indonesia
Opening Statement
Mr. Jomo Kwame
Sundaram Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development (UNDESA)
09:30 Group Photo and Coffee Break
10:00 Session I: Reforms to Build and Sustain Transparency and Accountability in the Public Sector
Chairperson: TBA
Context Presentations
Dr. Mohammed Emir Mavani
Advisor and Expert in Government Reform
Ministry of Finance and Industry United Arab Emirates
Dr. Pan-suk Kim
Professor of Public Administration
College of Government and Business
Yonsei University, Republic of Korea
Mr. Erry Riyana Hardjapamekas Vice Chairman, Corruption Eradication Commission Republic of Indonesia
Country Experiences
Dr. Ismail Mohammad
Deputy of State Administration Agency
Republic of Indonesia
Additional Presentation of Experiences
from ministers of six countries within the region
korea , Mongolia , Thailand , Timor-Leste
11:30 Coffee Break
11:45 Continuation of Session I:
Additional Presentation of Country Experiences
12:45 Session I Summary
Professor Marc Robinson Queensland University of Technology
1:00 Lunch
2:30 Session II:  Programmes to Combat Corruption
Chairperson:  TBA
Context Presentations
Mr. Stu Gilman
Director, Anti-Corruption Programme
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Dr. Prijono Tjiptoherijanto
Professor, Faculty of Economics University of Indonesia
Country Experiences
Dr. A. Teras Narang Governor of Central Kalimantan Republic of Indonesia
Additional Presentation of Experiences
from ministers of five countries within the region
Malaysia , Indonesia (1), Indonesia (2) , Indonesia (3)
4:00 Coffee Break
4:15 Continuation of Session II:
Additional Presentation of Country Experiences
4:45 Session Summary
5:00 Special Session:
“Reinventing Government Programmes in Indonesia”

H.E. Dr. Paskah Suzetta
Minister of National Planning
Republic of Indonesia
5:30 Close of Day I
7:00 Dinner hosted by H.E. Mr. Taufiq Effendi
Minister of State for Administrative Reforms
Republic of Indonesia

DAY II     THURSDAY, 15 NOVEMBER 2007
09:00 Session III: Capacity and Accountability in Local Governments
Introduction by Chair
Context Presentations
Ms. Ledivina Ledalion Cariño
Professor, National College Public Administration and Governance University of the Philippines
Professor Komaruddin
Expert in Management Systems
Ministry of State for Administrative
Reforms Republic of Indonesia
Country Experiences
Dr. Fadel Muhammad
Governor of Gorontalo
Republic of Indonesia
Additional Presentation of Experiences
from ministers of seven countries within the region
Indonesia, Bangladesh , India
10:30 Coffee Break
10:45 Continuation of Session III:
Additional Presentation of Country Experiences
11:45 Session III Summary
12:00 Lunch
1:30 Continuation of Session I:
Additional Presentation of Country Experiences
12:45 Session I Summary
Professor Marc Robinson Queensland University of Technology
1:30 Session IV: Service Delivery and Access
Introduction by Chair:     TBA
Context Presentations
Jorrit de Jong
Director, Centre for Government Studies at Leiden University and Research Fellow, Ash Institute at the JFK School of Government Harvard University
Dr. Gerard A. Finin
Fellow and Deputy Director
East-West Center
Honolulu, Hawaii
Country Experiences
Mr. Cerdas Kaban
Deputy Minister of State for Administrative Reforms Public Service, Republic of Indonesia
Additional Presentation of Experiences
from ministers of eight countries within the region
Indonesia, Cambodia, China, Korea, Laos
3:00 Coffee Break
3:15 Continuation of Session IV:
Additional Presentation of Country Experiences
4:20 Session IV Summary
4:35 Introduction to the Working Groups
Working Group 1 
Working Group 3&4 
Working Group Northeast Asia 
Working Group South Asia 
Working Group Southeast Asia 
5:00 Special Session:
Reform in the Finance Department:
 “Toward Transparent and Accountable Governance”
H.E. Dr. Sri Mulyani
Minister of Finance
Republic of Indonesia
5:30 Close of Day II
7:00 Dinner Reception

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