Presentation on theme: "Tanzania Preparatory regional and thematic Meetings Dhaka, January 2010 Addis Ababa, June/July 2010 Lisbon, December 2010 Geneva- July, 2010 and November,"— Presentation transcript:
Tanzania Preparatory regional and thematic Meetings Dhaka, January 2010 Addis Ababa, June/July 2010 Lisbon, December 2010 Geneva- July, 2010 and November, 2010 New York- January 2011, April 2011 New Delhi- South-South Cooperation Istanbul, Turkey, May 2011
Tanzania The Conference Heads of State and Government, Leaders of the International Organizations, Parliamentarians The civil Society Forum The Investment Forum
Tanzania Participation 8931 total - accredited to the Conference. 10,000 participants 36 Heads of State and Government, 96 Ministers and 66 Heads of International Organizations
Tanzania The plan’s main goal is to halve the number of LDCs by 2020, through: A combination of strong economic growth, Greater gender equality, Decreased vulnerability to economic shocks and natural disasters, and better governance.
Tanzania Outcome Istanbul Declaration and Istanbul Program of Action have been agreed upon.
Tanzania Turkey will be making available: 200 million USD annually to LDCs, starting in To be used for technical cooperation projects and programs as well as scholarships.
Tanzania Turkey is prepared to host an: “International Science, Technology and Innovation Center” and an “International Agriculture Center” dedicated to the LDCs.
Tanzania Implementation of the Istanbul Program of Action Turkey, on its part will contribute to this process by contributing 5 million USD that it will allocate for the monitoring of the implementation of the Istanbul Program of Action. Furthermore,
Tanzania Cont’d Turkey is also ready to host a Mid-Term Review Conference of the Istanbul Program of Action, in Istanbul, in Turkey is determined to work for the global common good and economic justice for all.
Tanzania On the road for graduation, Samoa, Tuvalu, Vanuatu Equatorial Guinea, Angola East Timor, Nepal and Bangladesh
Tanzania Trade The final plan of action calls only for a “timely implementation of: duty and quota free market access, on a lasting basis for all LDCs” In line with the Hong Kong Ministerial Declaration,
Tanzania Technology Transfer Remains vague, only calling for development partners to provide enterprises with incentives to encourage technology transfer
Tanzania Climate change: There was no new progress in Istanbul on mobilising finances for climate change adaptation. Nor did the plan of action feature any mention of commitments from developed countries to undertake greenhouse gas emissions cuts.
Tanzania Development Assistance (ODA) Donors which have met an Earlier 0.15 percent target will “undertake to reach 0.20 per cent expeditiously.”
Tanzania Cont’d All other donors committed to 0.15 percent target undertook to try to achieve the target by Developed countries highlighted the need for better governance and accountability for the use of the funds allocated to LDCs,
Tanzania South South Cooperation Is not a substitute to North-South cooperation”, but that support from developing countries to LDCs should play a “complementary role in the implementation of the plan”. About $9.6 billion in ODA was granted through South-South cooperation in 2008, according to the Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co- operation and Development