Beyond development, the future we want: the program

Rome and online event | 26.10.22 | 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM

9:30 – 10:00 AM Greetings

  • Giovanna Melandri, President of MAXXI Foundation
  • Message from Sergio Mattarella, President of the Italian Republic [full text]
  • Card. Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State of the Holy See
  • Antonio Tajani, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Italy
  • Giampaolo Silvestri, Secretary General, AVSI [full speech]

10:00 – 11:00 AM Beyond development. The future we want

  • Paolo Lembo, former Director-General, World Green Economy Organization (WGEO)
  • Khalid Malik, Co-Chairman, Global Sustainability Forum, and former Director, Human Development Report, UNDP
  • Amina Mohamed, former Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kenya, and former Deputy Executive Director, UN Environment Programme (remote participation)
  • Luca Maestripieri, Director, Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS)
  • Enrico Giovannini, Professor of Economics, Tor Vergata University of Rome, Co-founder of ASVIS
  • Isobel Coleman, Deputy Administrator, USAID (remote participation)
  • Moderator: Alberto Magnani, Journalist, Il Sole 24 Ore

11:00 – 11:30 AM Coffee break

11:30 – 12:45 PM Education: bridging the gaps, unlocking potential

  • Stefania Giannini, Assistant Director-General for Education, UNESCO, and former Minister of Education, University and Research, Italy (remote participation)
  • Ritva Reinikka, Special Advisor on Education to J. Urpilainen, EU Commissioner for International Partnerships;
  • Jean Marie Vianney Gatabazi, Minister of Local Government, Rwanda (remote participation)
  • Grace Baguma, Director National Curriculum Development Centre, Uganda (remote participation)
  • Moderator: Laura Frigenti, CEO elect, Global Partnership for Education

12:45 – 2:15 PM Lunch break

Video “A promise of sustainability” by Matteo Bastianelli (2 min.)

2:15 – 3:15 PM Climate change, Energy and Agriculture: priorities between realism and participation

  • Frank K. Tumwebaze, Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, Uganda (remote participation)
  • Maurizio Martina, Assistant Director-General, FAO (remote participation)
  • Vera Songwe, Chair of the Liquidity and Sustainability Facility and Co-Chair of the High Level Panel on Climate Finance (remote participation)
  • Marina Sereni, Former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Italy
  • Michele Ziosi, Senior Vice President Institutional Relations & Sustainability, Iveco Group
  • Antonella Baldino, Chief International Development Finance Officer, CDP
  • Cristina Tinelli, Director of the area International Relations and European Union, Confagricoltura
  • Moderator: Stefano Manservisi, member of AVSI Advisory Board, President of Global Engagement Community and Resilience Fund (GCERF) and former DG, DGCS, EU

Video “A promise of change” by Esther Ruth Mbabazi (2 min.)

3:15 – 4:15 PM Migration: a contribution towards development?

  • Andrea Torres, Programme Director, Bernard van Leer Foundation
  • Nassénéba Touré, Minister of Women, Family and Children, Republic of Côte d'Ivoire
  • Marta Youth, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) of the U.S. Department of State (remote participation)
  • Laurence Hart, Director, Coordination Office for the Mediterranean of the International Organization for Migration (IOM)
  • Moderator: Angelino Alfano, President, De Gasperi Foundation

Video “A promise to share” by Carol Rollo and Claudio Accheri (2 min.)

4:15 – 5:10 PM People for Development: voices of the next generation of cooperation

  • Erneste Nizeyimana, Technical Director, Telecom Services Provider Ltd, Rwanda
  • Miriam Ruscio, Regional Programs Director, SEA - South & East Africa Region, AVSI
  • Diana Kraiser Miranda, Project Coordinator, AVSI Brasil
  • Moderator: Marta Serafini, Journalist, Corriere della Sera

5:10 – 5:30 PM Closing statement

  • Laura Frigenti, CEO elect, Global Partnership for Education