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Sixty-fourth session of the Commission

Sixty-fourth session of the Commission

29 - 31 March 2011
Palais des Nations, Geneva Switzerland

Documents

Document Title    
English
French
Russian
Biennial Report (1 April 2009-31 March 2011)   E/ECE/1462 PDF PDF PDF
Decision adopted by the sixty-fourth session of the Economic Commission for Europe        
           
Provisional agenda for the sixty-fourth session  
E/ECE/1454
    E/ECE/1454 corr.1    
 
Item 2 of the provisional agenda          
Economic integration in the ECE region: developments and new challenges in light of the economic crisis
Note by the secretariat
  E/ECE/1455
 
 
Item 3          
 
Item 4 of the provisional agenda          
New directions and initiatives in the Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia and in the field of innovation
Note by the secretariat
  E/ECE/1456
           
Global road safety and inland water transport
Note by the secretariat
  E/ECE/1457
           
New directions and initiatives in the fields of forests and housing
Note by the secretariat
  E/ECE/1458
           
Seventh “Environment for Europe” Ministerial Conference, the Environment and Health Process, Measuring sustainable development
Note by the secretariat
  E/ECE/1459
    E/ECE/1459 corr.1    
 
Item 5 of the provisional agenda          
Issues calling for decision by the Commission
Note by the secretariat
  E/ECE/1460
 
Item 6 of the provisional agenda          
Report on the activities of the Executive Committee
Note by the secretariat
  E/ECE/1461
           
Informal documents          
           
ECE global outreach: a summary of ECE activities involving non-ECE member States
 
No. 1    
           
Empowering women for sustainable development
 
No. 2    

 

Document Title    
English
French
Russian
Biennial Report (1 April 2009-31 March 2011)   E/ECE/1462 PDF PDF PDF
Decision adopted by the sixty-fourth session of the Economic Commission for Europe        
           
Provisional agenda for the sixty-fourth session  
E/ECE/1454
    E/ECE/1454 corr.1    
 
Item 2 of the provisional agenda          
Economic integration in the ECE region: developments and new challenges in light of the economic crisis
Note by the secretariat
  E/ECE/1455
 
 
Item 3          
 
Item 4 of the provisional agenda          
New directions and initiatives in the Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia and in the field of innovation
Note by the secretariat
  E/ECE/1456
           
Global road safety and inland water transport
Note by the secretariat
  E/ECE/1457
           
New directions and initiatives in the fields of forests and housing
Note by the secretariat
  E/ECE/1458
           
Seventh “Environment for Europe” Ministerial Conference, the Environment and Health Process, Measuring sustainable development
Note by the secretariat
  E/ECE/1459
    E/ECE/1459 corr.1    
 
Item 5 of the provisional agenda          
Issues calling for decision by the Commission
Note by the secretariat
  E/ECE/1460
 
Item 6 of the provisional agenda          
Report on the activities of the Executive Committee
Note by the secretariat
  E/ECE/1461
           
Informal documents          
           
ECE global outreach: a summary of ECE activities involving non-ECE member States
 
No. 1    
           
Empowering women for sustainable development
 
No. 2    

 

High-level segment, Day 1

Document title ENG RUS

29 March 2011

CHAIRED BY:  Mr. Herman De Croo, Minister of State, Belgium
 

10.00 - 10.45

Item 1: Opening and adoption of the agenda

 

 

OPENING SESSION

Opening remarks

   

Mr. Herman De Croo, Minister of State, Belgium

 

 

Mr. Ján Kubiš, Executive Secretary, Economic Commission for Europe

 
 

Mr. Sergei Ordzhonikidze, Director-General, United Nations Office at Geneva

   
 

10.45 – 13.00

Item 2: Economic integration in the ECE region: developments and new challenges in light of the economic crisis

 

 

Issues note

 
 

 

PANEL – PROMOTING ECONOMIC INTEGRATION AND GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS IN THE ECE REGION: ADDRESSING THE CHALLENGES CREATED BY THE GLOBAL CRISIS AND GLOBALIZATION

Keynote speeches
Presentations
Mr. Francis Gurry, Director General, World Intellectual Property Organization
Innovation and intellectual property
   

 

   
Mr. Igor Finogenov, Chairman, Eurasian Development Bank
The role of the Eurasian Development Bank in the integration process in the Eurasian area
 
 

 

   
Mr. Gennady Gatilov, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Russian Federation
Importance of integration and the role of the ECE
 

 

   
Mr. Jirí Hlavácek, Vice-Chair of the Bureau of the Preparatory Committee for UNCSD and Director of Department of Multilateral Relations, Ministry of Environment, Czech Republic
Preparatory process for Rio+20
 
 

 

Panel discussion    

Mr. Michael Landesmann, Scientific Director, Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies
The crisis and recovery from the crisis: heterogeneity across the ECE region and comparisons with other emerging regions

 
Document title ENG RUS

29 March 2011

CHAIRED BY:  Mr. Herman De Croo, Minister of State, Belgium
 

10.00 - 10.45

Item 1: Opening and adoption of the agenda

 

 

OPENING SESSION

Opening remarks

   

Mr. Herman De Croo, Minister of State, Belgium

 

 

Mr. Ján Kubiš, Executive Secretary, Economic Commission for Europe

 
 

Mr. Sergei Ordzhonikidze, Director-General, United Nations Office at Geneva

   
 

10.45 – 13.00

Item 2: Economic integration in the ECE region: developments and new challenges in light of the economic crisis

 

 

Issues note

 
 

 

PANEL – PROMOTING ECONOMIC INTEGRATION AND GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS IN THE ECE REGION: ADDRESSING THE CHALLENGES CREATED BY THE GLOBAL CRISIS AND GLOBALIZATION

Keynote speeches
Presentations
Mr. Francis Gurry, Director General, World Intellectual Property Organization
Innovation and intellectual property
   

 

   
Mr. Igor Finogenov, Chairman, Eurasian Development Bank
The role of the Eurasian Development Bank in the integration process in the Eurasian area
 
 

 

   
Mr. Gennady Gatilov, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Russian Federation
Importance of integration and the role of the ECE
 

 

   
Mr. Jirí Hlavácek, Vice-Chair of the Bureau of the Preparatory Committee for UNCSD and Director of Department of Multilateral Relations, Ministry of Environment, Czech Republic
Preparatory process for Rio+20
 
 

 

Panel discussion    

Mr. Michael Landesmann, Scientific Director, Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies
The crisis and recovery from the crisis: heterogeneity across the ECE region and comparisons with other emerging regions

 

High-level segment, Day 2

30 March 2011

CHAIRED BY:  Mr. Herman De Croo, Minister of State, Belgium
 

10:00 - 13:00

Item 3 - The role of regional integration and cooperation for promoting sustainable development in the ECE region
: Energy cooperation
 

Document title ENG
 

Issues note

 

Keynote speeches

Mr. Hamrokhon Zarifi, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Tajikistan

Mr. Fabrizio Barbaso, Deputy Director General Energy, European Commission

Mr. Yoshiteru Uramoto, Deputy to the Director-General, UNIDO

Mr. Anatoly Yanovsky, Deputy Minister of Energy, Russian Federation

 
 

10:45-11:45

PANEL 1: IMPROVING ENERGY NETWORKS

   

Mr. Hans Riddervold, Director, International Gas Union
Gas supply networks

 

Mr. Dimitrios Chaniotis, System Development Manager, European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity
Electricity networks

 

Mr. Nicola Pochettino, Senior Energy Economist, European Investment Bank
Financing of energy projects

 

11:50-13:00

PANEL 2:  ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND DIVERSIFICATION OF ENERGY SOURCES

   

Mr. Reid Detchon, Vice-President for Energy and Climate, United Nations Foundation
Consumer energy efficiency

   

Mr. Nick Otter, CEO, Global CCS Institute
Strategies for diversification of energy sources

   

Mr. Patrice Dreiski, Senior Expert, Energy Charter Secretariat
The Energy Charter Treaty: a multilateral tool for energy cooperation, energy security and investor confidence

 

30 March 2011

CHAIRED BY:  Mr. Herman De Croo, Minister of State, Belgium
 

10:00 - 13:00

Item 3 - The role of regional integration and cooperation for promoting sustainable development in the ECE region
: Energy cooperation
 

Document title ENG
 

Issues note

 

Keynote speeches

Mr. Hamrokhon Zarifi, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Tajikistan

Mr. Fabrizio Barbaso, Deputy Director General Energy, European Commission

Mr. Yoshiteru Uramoto, Deputy to the Director-General, UNIDO

Mr. Anatoly Yanovsky, Deputy Minister of Energy, Russian Federation

 
 

10:45-11:45

PANEL 1: IMPROVING ENERGY NETWORKS

   

Mr. Hans Riddervold, Director, International Gas Union
Gas supply networks

 

Mr. Dimitrios Chaniotis, System Development Manager, European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity
Electricity networks

 

Mr. Nicola Pochettino, Senior Energy Economist, European Investment Bank
Financing of energy projects

 

11:50-13:00

PANEL 2:  ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND DIVERSIFICATION OF ENERGY SOURCES

   

Mr. Reid Detchon, Vice-President for Energy and Climate, United Nations Foundation
Consumer energy efficiency

   

Mr. Nick Otter, CEO, Global CCS Institute
Strategies for diversification of energy sources

   

Mr. Patrice Dreiski, Senior Expert, Energy Charter Secretariat
The Energy Charter Treaty: a multilateral tool for energy cooperation, energy security and investor confidence

 

Gender roundtable

Document Title          ENG
Programme
   
Gender Roundtable Info
   
Empowering women for sustainable development
Informal Document No. 2
 
   
 
Presentations
Mr. Jean-François Kammer
Ambassador, Council of Europe
   
Ms. Irene Dankelman
Director, IRDANA Advice
   
Ms. Saniye Gülser Corat
Director, Division for Gender Equality, UNESCO
   
Ms. Maryna Saprykina
Director, Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility Development, Ukraine  
Document Title          ENG
Programme
   
Gender Roundtable Info
   
Empowering women for sustainable development
Informal Document No. 2
 
   
 
Presentations
Mr. Jean-François Kammer
Ambassador, Council of Europe
   
Ms. Irene Dankelman
Director, IRDANA Advice
   
Ms. Saniye Gülser Corat
Director, Division for Gender Equality, UNESCO
   
Ms. Maryna Saprykina
Director, Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility Development, Ukraine