ppf-montreal-agenda

"Political Dimensions of Support for Cities"
June 12, 2000. Montreal, Canada.
 
8:00-9:00
Registration
9:00-9:10
Welcoming Remarks - The Honorable Pierre Bourque, Mayor of Montreal
Session 1 - City Development Strategies (CDS)
9:10–9:30
CDS Concept, Process, Product, and Lessons - Tim Campbell/Dinesh Mehta
City Development Strategies – politics and advocacy for consensus, action and success. The support of the Cities Alliance and the Global Campaign on Urban Governance.
9:30-10:30
The View From The City – Three Experiences with CDS:
  • Mr. Roland Hunter - Chief, Financial Officer, City of Johannesburg
  • Mr. Fahmy Ismail - Municipal Commissioner of the City of Colombo
  • Mr. Hector Silva - Mayor of San Salvador
10:30-11:00
Questions and Answers
11:00–11:20
Coffee Break
Session 2 - Urban Community Upgrading
11:20–11:40
Political Support and Advocacy for Upgrading - William Cobbett/George Gattoni
The politics of upgrading and security – foundations for upgrading to scale. The Cities Alliance and the Global Campaign on Secure Tenure – vehicles for transforming the lives of the urban poor.
11:40–12:45
Building Political Support from the Community up:
  • Ms. Celine D'Cruz - Society for the Promotion of Area Resource Centers (SPARC), Mumbai
  • Ms. Ruth McLeod - Executive Director, Homeless International
12:45–13:00
Questions and Answers
13:00–14:15
Lunch hosted by the City of Montreal.
14:15–14:45
Montreal and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM)– partnerships for city development.
Mr. Brock Carlton - Director, International Office, FCM
14:45–15:45
Panel to discuss and draw conclusions on key principles for CDS and scaling-up upgrading:
  • Ms. Celine D'Cruz
  • Mr. Roland Hunter
  • Mr. Fahmy Ismail
  • Ms. Ruth McLeod
  • Mr. Hector Silva
15:45-16:00
Coffee Break
16:00–17:00
Interactive Dialogue with Panel: Exchange of views on key principles for CDS and scaling-up upgrading.
17:00–17:30
Summary, Conclusions
17:30-18:00
Closing Remarks - The Honorable Maria Minna, Minister of International Cooperation of Canada
19:00-20:00
Cocktail hosted by Mayor Bourque at the City Hall.
20:00
Dinner hosted by Mayor Bourque.
 
 

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