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International Financial Institutions Central and Eastern European Conference
October 22, 2013Budapest, Hungary

The Hungarian Investment and Trade Agency is pleased to announce the International Financial Institutions Central and Eastern European Conference. The event was held in Budapest, Hungary on October, 22 2013.

Program

08:00 – 08:25

Registration

08:25 – 08:40

Welcoming speech by Mr. György Kerekes, HITA Vice-President and Mr. Robert Bödőcs, HITA Director

08:40 – 09:10

Development Cooperation possibilities with EU EC DevCo EuropeAid - 2014-2020 - Mrs. Agneta Lindquist, Procurement Specialist

09:10 – 09:40

Procurement with the World Bank

09:40 – 10:10

Sustainable Development- Mr. Laszlo Lovei, World Bank Director, Sustainable Development, Europe and Central Asia Region

10:10 – 10:40

David Michaud, Senior Water and Sanitation Specialist, Sustainable Development Network, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, The World Bank

10:40 – 10:50

Coffee break

10:50 – 11:20

Mohinder Gulati, Adviser (Energy), Europe and Central Asia region, World Bank

11:20 – 11:50

Anatol Goblija, Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development, World Bank

11:50 – 12:20

EBRD finance - Elena Petrovska, EBRD, Head of Budapest Resident Office

12:20 – 12:50

Promoting growth and employment in Hungary : how to finance innovation and support  - Karen Cannenterre Loan Officer EIB

12:50 – 13:10

Q&A

13:10 – 13:40

Networking lunch

Panel Discussion

13:40 – 14:40

IFI’s opinion of possibilities for CEE stakeholders (moderator, Gábor Markocsány)

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14:50 – 16:30 IFI interviews

  • EU DG DevCo - EuropeAid
  • WB agriculture and rural development
  • WB energy
  • WB water
  • EIB
  • EBRD
  • PFD Group

14:40 – 15:25 How to Win Contracts Funded by the IFIs—the Dos and Don’ts: A Practical Guide; Spiros Voyadzis CEO - PFD Group

15:25 – 15:50 Enhancing regional partnerships International Development – Tibor Kisvárdai, Central European Development Agency (CEDA)

15:50 – 16:10 Cooperation potential between the civil and private sector - Martin Leiszen, Hungarian NGDO Association

16:10 – 16:30 Development Cooperation - International Centre for Democratic Transition - Annamária Kékessi