2009 Agenda




Dinner debate
Nambaryn Enkhbayar, former President of Mongolia

8:30 – 9:30

Opening session
Reading of the Royal Message from His Majesty King Mohammed VI

Opening Speech by Thierry de Montbrial, President and Founder of the WPC

Message from Kofi Annan, Seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations

9:30 – 11:00

Session 1: “Architecture of Political Governance”
Introducers: Nambaryn Enkhbayar, former President of Mongolia
Han Seung-Soo, former Prime Minister of Republic of Korea
Hubert Védrine, former French Foreign Minister Robert Blackwill, Senior Fellow & Senior Advisor to the President, RAND Corporation; former United States Ambassador to India

Moderator: Steven ErlangerThe New York Times

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 – 12:45

Session 2: “Macro-economic Governance”
Introducers: Fathallah Oualalou, President, Commune urbaine de Rabat, former Finance Minister of Morocco
Arkadi Dvorkovitch, Sherpa to President Dmitry Medvedev
Yoichi Otabe, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, G8 Sherpa, Japan
Wolfgang Munchau, Associate Editor of The Financial Times, Director of Eurointelligence Advisor Limited

Moderator: Jacques Mistral, Head of Economic Research at Ifri

12:45 – 15:00

Lunch debate
Han Seung-Soo, former Prime Minister of Republic of Korea

15:00 – 16:15

Session 3: “The future of capitalism”
Introducers: Lionel Zinsou, Firm’s Chairman and Chief Executive of the Private Equity firm PAI
Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, former Italian Minister of Economy and Finance
Jeffry Frieden, Professor at Harvard University’s Department of Government

Moderator: Jean-Pierre Elkabbach, President of Lagardère News

16:15 – 16:45

Coffee break

16:45 – 18:15

Session 4: “Energy and Climate”
Introducers: Richard Bradley, Senior Manager for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency at the IEA
Anil Razdan, ormer Power Secretary, Government of India
Manoelle Lepoutre, Director of Sustainable Development and Environment, Total
William Ramsay, Director of the Ifri Energy Program, former Deputy Executive Director of the IEA

Moderator: Alexei Pushkov, Director of the Institute of Contemporary International Problems at the Diplomatic Academy in Moscow

18:15 – 18:45

Mini-session 1: “Migrations”
Introducer: Pierre Morel, Special Representative for Central Asia and for the Crisis in Georgia, EU

Discussant: Jean Paul Guevara Avila, Director-General of Bilateral Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Plurinational State of Bolivia

20:00 – 22:00

Dinner debate
Jean-David Levitte, Diplomatic Advisor and Sherpa to President Nicolas Sarkozy

9:00 – 10:45

Session 5: “Security”
Yutaka Limura, Special Envoy of the Government of Japan for the Middle East and Europe
Sergei Karaganov, Chairman of the Presidium of the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy in Moscow
Dominique Moïsi, Special Advisor to Ifri

Moderator: Quentin PeelThe Financial Times

10:45 – 11:45

Session 6: “Economic and Financial Regulations”
Introducers: Kemal Dervis, Vice President and Director of Global Economy and Development Program at Brookings Institution, former Turkish Minister for Economic Affairs and Treasury
Nicolas Véron, Research Fellow at Bruegel, Brussels

Moderator: Jacques Mistral, Head of Economic Research at Ifri

11:45 – 12:15

Coffee break

12:15 – 13:30

Session 7: “International law”
Introducers: Celso Lafer, Professor of Philosophy of law at University of São Paolo, former Foreign Minister of Brazil
Serge Sur, Professor at University of Paris II – Panthéon-Assas
Assia Bensalah Alaoui, Ambassador-at-Large, Kingdom of Morocco

Moderator: Philippe Moreau Defarges, Senior Fellow and Co-Director of RAMSES at Ifri

13:30 – 15:30

Lunch debate
Amr Moussa, Secretary-General of the League of Arab States

15:30 – 17:00

Session 8: “Health and Environment”
Introducers: José Angel Cordova Villalobos, Health Minister of the United States of Mexico
Cherif Rahmani, Algerian Minister for Planning, Environment and Tourism
Bruno Lafont, Chairman and CEO of Lafarge
Thomas Wellauer, Head of Corporate Affairs and Executive Member of Novartis

Modérateur : Dominique Moïsi, Special Advisor to Ifri

17:00 – 17:30

Coffee break

17:30 – 18:45

Session 9 : “Water, Agriculture and Food”
Introducers: Michel Camdessus, former Managing Director of the IMF, Honorary Governor of Banque de France
Christian Bréchot, Vice President for Medical Scientific Affairs, Mérieux Alliance
Louise Fresco, Professor, University of Amsterdam

Moderator: Philippe Moreau Defarges, Senior Fellow and Co-Director of RAMSES at Ifri

18:45 – 19:15

Mini-session II : “The role of Regions in Globalization”
Introducer: Jordi Puyol, former President of the Generalitat de Catalunya

Discutant: Moulay Driss Mdaghri, President, Association Marocaine d’Intelligence Economique, AMIE

19:15 – 19:45

Thierry de Montbrial, President and Founder of the WPC


Gala dinner
Speech 1
Taïeb Fassi Fihri, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Co-operation, Kingdom of Morocco

Speech 2
Michael Posner, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, USA, Founder and President of Human Rights First

Speech 3
Samuel Kaplan, American Ambassador to Morocco