A new deal for Somalia

NEW DEAL

Monday 16 September

  1. Welcome address (10:00-10:30)
    Venue: Europe Room, Egmont Palace

    1. Introductory words by Catherine AshtonHigh Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission (HR/VP);
    2. Introductory words by H.E. Mr Hassan Sheikh MohamudPresident of the Federal Republic of Somalia;
    3. Opening speech by H.E. Mr Herman Van RompuyPresident of the European Council.
  2. Political vision: A new political order (10:30-11:45)

    Chairs: Catherine AshtonHR/VP and Ms. Fawzia Yusuf AdamDeputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister of the Federal Government of Somalia;
    Venue: Europe Room, Egmont Palace

    1. Introductions by Chairs;
    2. Keynote speech by H.E. Mr Hassan Sheikh MohamudPresident of the Federal Republic of Somalia, on political progress and future vision for Somalia;
    3. Interventions;[/i]
    4. Chairs’ Conclusions.

      Coffee break

  3. Re-building Somalia’s social and economic foundations (12:00-13:30)

    Chairs: Mr Andris PiebalgsEuropean Commissioner for DevelopmentMr Mohamud Hassan SuleimanMinister of Finance and Planning of the Federal Government of Somalia, and Mr Makhtar DiopVice President of the World Bank for the Africa region
    Venue: Europe Room, Egmont Palace

    1. Introductions by Chairs;
    2. Keynote speech by Mr Mohamud Hassan SuleimanMinister of Finance and Planning of the Federal Government of Somalia, on Aid Architecture;
    3. Keynote speech by Dr. Maryan QasimMinister for Human Development and Public Services of the Federal Government of Somalia on the socio-economic re-construction and development priorities of the Compact;
    4. Presentation by Mr Christian Friis Bach, Minister of Development Cooperation of Denmark and co-chair for the International Dialogue on Peace and State building (IDPS) on the New Deal process and wider participation and importance of Compact;
    5. Interventions;
    6. Chairs’ Conclusions.
  4. Lunch for Heads of Delegations (13:30-14:45)
    Venue: Hall of Mirrors, Egmont Palace
  5. Establishing the rule of law and security (15:00-16:30)

    ChairsCatherine AshtonHR/VPMr Abdulhakim Haji MohamudMinister of Defence of the Federal Government of Somalia;
    Venue: Europe Room, Egmont Palace

    1. Introductions by Chairs;
    2. Keynote speech by Mr Abdulhakim Haji MohamudMinister of Defence of the Federal Government of Somalia, on the security and rule of law sectors of the Compact;
    3. Interventions;
    4. Chairs’ Conclusions.
  6. Closing session: Endorsement of the Compact and follow up (16:30-17:15)
    Venue: Europe Room, Egmont Palace

    Closing speeches inviting endorsement of the Compact and follow-up:

    1. Catherine AshtonHR/VP;
    2. H.E. Mr Hassan Sheikh MohamudPresident of the Federal Republic of Somalia;
    3. H.E. Mr Jose Manuel BarrosoPresident of the European Commission.
  1. Press conference (17:30-18:00)
    Venue: Library, Egmont Palace
  1. Speeches by H.E. Mr Hassan Sheikh MohamudPresident of the Federal Republic of Somalia and Catherine AshtonHigh Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission (HR/VP);
  2. Q & A session

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Source: New Deal Website