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RUNIC and the World Bank in Brussels
Media Seminar on Development

 



The United Nations Regional Information Center and the World Bank in Brussels would like to invite you, journalists of the EU member states and the EU accession countries, to a compact seminar on development.

The first section of the seminar, which will be held on Friday, 2 April, will focus on the World Bank: How does the World Bank work, what are its goals, what are the programs of the World Bank in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, what is the economic outlook for this region and neighboring countries.


Where: International Press Center (Residence Palace), Room Passage, rue de la Loi 155 (near Schuman), Brussels


Program of the compact seminar, 2 April 2004:

09:30 - 09:40: Welcome and opening by Mr. Hassen Fodha, Director of the Regional UN center, and
Ms. Haleh Bridi
, Special Representative of the World Bank to the EU
09:45 - 10:15: How does the World Bank work, what are the programs in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, what are the differences between IBRD and IDA - by Mr. Nick van Praag, Communications advisor World Bank
10:15 - 10:45: Questions and answers
coffee break  
10:55 - 11:20: Review of the economic situation of the EU8 accession countries and their neighbors, by
Mr. Thomas Laursen of the vice-presidency for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, World Bank
11:20 - 11:40: Questions and answers
11:40 - 11:50: Review of the media relations of the World Bank in Brussels, upcoming events and wrap-up of the morning, by Angela Bekkers, World Bank Brussels office

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