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Workshop on Engaging Citizens in Development Management and Public Governance

June 21, 2010


ENGAGING CITIZENS IN DEVELOPMENT
MANAGEMENT AND PUBLIC GOVERNANCE FOR THE
ACHIEVEMENT OF THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS

21 – 23 June 2010
Auditorio y Centro de Convenciones Axa Barcelona, Spain




DAY ONE
MONDAY, 21 JUNE 2010
15:00 – 18:00
Time Programme
15:00 – 15:30 OPENING REMARKS (15 MINUTES EACH)
Chair: Mr. Jordi Pacheco, Deputy Director for Citizen
Participation, Direcció General de Participació Ciudadana,
Departament d’Interior, Relacions Institucionals i Participacio,
Generalitat de Catalunya

Framework of the Work of the United Nations on Citizens’
Engagement for Development Management
Dr. Roberto Villarreal
Chief
Development Management Branch
Division for Public Administration and Development Management
Department of Economic and Social Affairs
United Nations

Perspectives on Citizens’ Engagement
Mr. Miquel Angel Essomba
Director
UNESCOCAT
15:30 – 15:45 Introduction to the Workshop
Ms. Anni Haataja
Associate Expert
Development Management Branch
Division for Public Administration and Development Management
Department of Economic and Social Affairs United Nations
15:45 – 16:00 General discussion with all the participants
16:00 – 16:15 Break
16:15 – 18:00 SESSION I: Approaches, Trends and Challenges in Citizens’
Engagement for Development Management and Public Governance

Chair: Mr. Jordi Pacheco, Deputy Director for Citizen Participation,
Direcció General de Participació Ciudadana, Departament d’Interior,
Relacions Institucionals i Participació, Generalitat de Catalunya
16:15 – 16:55 Presentations:
(20 minutes each):

Challenges in Collaborative Governance
Dr. Francisco Longo Martinez
Member of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Public
Administration (CEPA) and Professor, Department of Human Resources
Escuela Superior de Administración y Dirección de Empresas Business School, Ramon Llull University, Barcelona, Spain and Dr. Angel-Saz-Carranza
Lecturer, ESADE’s Institute of Public Governance and Management, Coordinator of ESADE’s PARTNERS
Program in Public-Private Cooperation and Coordinator of the ESADE Center for Global Economy and Geopolitics

Democracy and Social Inclusion
Dr. Joaquim Brugué
Professor
Institut de Govern i Polítiques Publiques
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
16:55 – 18:00 Open discussion with all the participants
20:00 Reception, Restaurant Telirium
DAY TWO
TUESDAY, 22 JUNE 2010
9:00 – 18:00
Time Programme
09:00 – 11:00 SESSION II: Methodologies and Tools for Citizens’ Engagement in Development Management and Public Governance
Chair: Dr. Leonid Limonov, Director General, Leontief Centre, Moscow, Russia
09:00-09:15 Perspectives on Citizens´ Engagement in Barcelona
Mr. Ricard Goma
Deputy Mayor of Barcelona
09:15 – 10:15 Presentations:
(20 minutes each):

Building Trust: Methodologies and Tools of Citizens'
Engagement in Local Development
Ms. Marta Oyhanarte
Member of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Public
Administration (CEPA) and President and Co-founder
Poder Ciudadano, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Interactive Planning in Russia as a Framework for Citizens’
Engagement in Development Management
Mr. Mikhail Dmitriev
Member of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA) and President
Centre for Strategic Research, Moscow, Russia

Governance and Local Development: Citizens’ Monitoring of Millennium Development Goals at the Local Level
Mr. Jordi Llopart
United Nations Development Programme
10:15 – 11:00 General discussion with all the participants
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 – 13:00 SESSION III: Innovations, Best Practices and Uses of ICT for Citizens’ Engagement in Development Management and Public Governance
Chair: Ms. Lorena Elvira, Legal Affairs Officer, Direcció General
de Participació Ciudadana, Departament d’Interior, Relacions
Institucionals i Participació, Generalitat de Catalunya
11:30 – 12:50 Presentations
(20 minutes each):

Citizens’ Engagement in Public Health Services
Professor Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o
Member of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA) and Minister of Medical Services
Nairobi, Kenya

Towards Human Governance in Public Administration through Quality of Education
Dr. Hyam Nashash
Member of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA) and Professor of Educational Administration Al-Balqa’ Applied University, Amman-Shemesane, Jordan

ICT Development for Gender Equality in Asia and the Pacific
Ms. Ji Hyung Yu
Associate Capacity Development Expert
UN Project Office on Governance
Division for Public Administration and Development Management
Department of Economic and Social Affairs
United Nations

How Leadership in Digital Networks Can Accelerate Civic
Engagement to Achieve to Millennium Development Goals
Ms. Julia Andrade Ramalho-Pinto
Director
Estacao de Saber, Brazil
12:50 – 13:15 General discussion with all the participants
13:15 – 15:00 Lunch Break
15:00 – 16:10 SESSION III (CONTINUES): Best Practices in Citizens’ Engagement
Chair: Dr. Roberto Villarreal, Chief, Development Management Branch, Division for Public Administration and Development Management,
Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations
15:00 – 15:40 Presentations by the Winners of the UN Public Service Awards(10 minutes each)

New Management Approach to Parliamentary Elections (Lebanon) Lebanese Ministry of Interior and Municipalities
Presenter: H.E. Minister Ziyad Baroud, Minister of Interior and Municipalities

Associação Guardiã da APA do Pratigi (Brazil)
Organização da Sociedad Civil de Interesse Público
Presenter:Mr. Maurício José Soares de Medeiro,
Presidente Executivo, Fundação Oderbrecht

Ragazzi in aula – Youth in the Law Hall (Italy)
Regione Piemonte – Consiglio Regionale del Piemonte
Presenter: Ms. Daniela Bartoli, Communication and Participation
Manager, Council of Region Piedmont

Collaboration testing (Japan)
Saga Prefectural Government
Presenter: Mr. Haruji Kuroiwa, Chief, Human Resource
Development Administrator, Management Assistance
Head Office, Saga Prefectural Government
15:40 – 16:10 Q & A with the Winners and discussion with all the participants
16:10 – 17:00 From Thought to Practice, Getting Things Done: New Initiatives on Promoting ICT-Based Citizens’ Engagement
· WebCitizen (Brazil), Mr. André Blas
· Somos Mas (Colombia), Mr. Nicolas Martin
· Victeams (Venezuela), Mr. Saul Lustgarten
· Collabforge (Australia), Mr. Mark Elliot
17:00 – 18:00 Way Forward: Three separate roundtable discussions among all the participants on lessons learnt and recommendations on:

1) Approaches, trends and challenges: Citizens’ engagement in the making, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of public policies: What works
2) Methodologies and tools: Citizens engagement in public service delivery: What works
3) Innovations, best practices and uses of ICT in Citizens’ engagement: What works
18:00 – 19:00 Workshop recommendations drafting committee meets
20:00 Cultural Performance, Hotel Constanza
International Communication Cultural Centre of China

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