CG Meeting Reports

Berlin Meeting Report
ANNEX 1 A
Inaugural Meeting of the Cities Alliance
Launching of the Cities Without Slums Action Plan
16 December 1999

List of Participants

  • Ms. Gabriele Langschwert, Federal Ministry of Environment, Youth and Family, AUSTRIA
  • Mr. James Melanson, Director, International Financial Institutions, CIDA, CANADA
  • Mr. Peter Paproski, Senior Specialist Urban Development, Policy Branch, CIDA, CANADA
  • Ms. Raija Hynynen, Senior Advisor, Ministry of the Environment, FINLAND
  • Mr. Nicolas Frelot, Chef, Bureau de Développement Local et Urbain, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, FRANCE
  • Mr. François Amiot, AFD, FRANCE
  • Ms. Catherine Bersani, Ministry of Housing, FRANCE
  • H.E. Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul, Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development, GERMANY
  • Mr. Manfred Konukiewitz, Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, GERMANY
  • Mr. Hubert Linhart, Deputy Head of Department, Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, GERMANY
  • Ms. Dorothea Groth, Chief of Protocol, Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, GERMANY
  • Mr. Hanno Spitzer, Adviser, Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, GERMANY
  • Mr. Helmut Schaffer, German Executive Director at the World Bank, GERMANY
  • Ms. Ameli Lüders-Luban,  Group Manager, Deutsche Gesellschaft für, Technische Zusammenarbeit mbH (GTZ), GERMANY
  • Mr. Gerd Sippel, Senior Adviser, Deutsche Gesellschaft für, Technische Zusammenarbeit mbH (GTZ), GERMANY
  • Mr. Veith Burger, German Foundation for International Development, GERMANY
  • Ms. Brunhilde Vest, Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, Deputy Spokesperson, GERMANY
  • Mr. Nassir Djafari, Senior Adviser, Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), GERMANY
  • Mr. Heinz Fanselau, Head of Division, Senatskanzlei Berlin, GERMANY
  • Ms. Sabine Dorn, Translator, Senatskanzlei Berlin, GERMANY
  • Mr. Alessandro Gaudiano, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ITALY
  • Ms. Loredana Stalteri, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ITALY
  • Ms. Anna Maria Ceci, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ITALY
  • The Honorable Yoshimasa Hayashi, State Secretary for Finance, JAPAN
  • Mr. Ken Yagi, Deputy Director-General of, the International Bureau, Ministry of Finance, JAPAN
  • Mr. Shigeru Komae, Director of Land Readjustment Division, City Bureau, Ministry of Construction, JAPAN
  • Mr. Hiroshi Okada, Second Secretary, Embassy of Japan in Berlin, JAPAN
  • Mr. Tatsushi Amano, Section Chief, Development Institutions Division, International Bureau, Ministry of Finance, JAPAN
  • Mr. Fred Roos, Director, Rural and Urban Development Department, Ministry for Development Cooperation, THE NETHERLANDS
  • His Excellency Leiv Lunde, Deputy Minister for Human Rights and Development, NORWAY
  • Mr. Arman Aardal, UN Section, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, NORWAY
  • H.E. Nelson Mandela, Former President, SOUTH AFRICA
  • Mr. Mac Maharaj, Trustee, Mandela Foundation, Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA
  • Mr. Julio Garcia, Embassy of Spain in Berlin, SPAIN
  • Mr. Hartmut Schmetzer, SIDA, SWEDEN
  • Mr. John Hodges, Chief Engineering Adviser, DFID , UNITED KINGDOM
  • Mr. David Painter, Director, Office of Environmental and Urban Programs, USAID , USA
     
MULTILATERAL ORGANIZATIONS:
  • Mr. Knut Opsal, AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK
  • Mr. Antonio Garcia-Fragio , Head, Infrastructure Sector Policies, DG Development, EUROPEAN COMMISSION
  • Mr. Michael Parkes, DG Development, EUROPEAN COMMISSION
  • Mr. Jean-Marie Cour, Administrator, Club du Sahel, OECD
  • Ms. Sunhilt Schumacher, Club du Sahel, OECD
  • Mr. Klaus Toepfer, Acting Executive Director, UNCHS (Habitat)
  • Mr. Jochen Eigen, UNCHS (Habitat)
  • Mr. Paul Taylor, UNCHS (HABITAT)
  • Mr. James D. Wolfensohn, President, WORLD BANK
  • Ms. Nemat Shafik, Vice President, Private Sector Development and Infrastructure, WORLD BANK
  • Mr. Tony Pellegrini, Director, TWURD, WORLD BANK
  • Mr. Oltmann Siemens, Representative in Frankfurt, WORLD BANK
  • Ms. Frannie Léautier, South Asia Regional Office, WORLD BANK
  • Mr. Junaid Ahmad, Office in Pretoria, WORLD BANK
  • Ms. Sabine Hader, Senior Project Analyst, WORLD BANK
  • Mr. Keshav Varma, East Asia and Pacific Regional Office, WORLD BANK
  • Mr. Hiro Kawashima, Urban Specialist, WORLD BANK
     
LOCAL AUTHORITIES:
Mayors:
  • The Honorable Pierre Bourque , Mayor of Montreal, CANADA
  • The Honorable Barbel Dieckmann, Mayor of Bonn, GERMANY
  • Ms. Christa Thoben (representing Mayor Eberhard Diepgen), Berlin, GERMANY
  • The Honorable Mary Jane C. Ortega, Mayor of San Fernando, PHILIPPINES
  • Mr. Ketso Gordhan , Chief Executive Office, Johannesburg Metropolitan Council, SOUTH AFRICA
     
Associations of Local Authorities:
  • Ms. Marie-Claude Tabar-Nouval, FEDERATION MONDIALE DES VILLES UNIES, (UTO)
  • Mr. Max Ng'Andwe, Counselor of Kabwe, Zambia , President, IULA
  • Ms. Andrea Connell, IULA
  • Mr. Joan Clos, Mayor of Barcelona, Spain, President, METROPOLIS
  • Mr. Josep Roig, Secretary-General, METROPOLIS
  • Ms. Nada Abgallah, WACLAC
     
CITIES ALLIANCE SECRETARIAT
  • Mr. Mark Hildebrand, Manager
  • Mr. Kevin Milroy, WORLD BANK
  • Mr. Gaetano Leone, UNCHS (HABITAT)