(Held)

SIDE EVENT:
Water and Sanitation: Message to G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit







Date: Monday,May 12th 2008
Time: 13:15-14:45
Venue: UN Delegates Room, Private Dining Room West Terrace (4th floor) in NY.
Organizers: Japan Water Forum, Asia-Pacific Water Forum, Asia Society, UNICEF,
   UN Secretary General's Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation (UNSGAB),
   WaterAid
Supporting organizations:Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations
Language: English


Focused themes:
 To gain significant momentum towards the G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit and support the Government of Japan's strong stand on water and sanitation issues, we invite you to attend the side-event for drafting the "Water and Sanitation: Message to G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit" in consultation with Major Groups that are active in the field of water and sanitation.


»Program(Word40KB)


Agenda:
13:15-13:30 Greetings and presentation on the Japanese Government's
                  activities in the water and sanitation sector
  Dr. Takahiro Shinyo, Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary /
  Deputy Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations


13:30-13:40 Presentation on the outcome of the 1st Asia-Pacific Water
                  Summit: focusing on its political impact
  Ms. Taeko Yokota, Chief Programme Officer, Japan Water Forum


13:40-13:50 Presentation on the "Major Groups' Message on Water and
                  Sanitation to the G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit"
  Mr. Oliver Cumming, Policy Officer, Sanitation & Environment, WaterAid


13:50-14:45 Interactive Panel on "Water and Sanitation: Message to G8
                  Hokkaido Toyako Summit"
  Panelists
   - Ms. Suzanne DiMaggio, Director, Asian Social Issues Program,Asia Society
   - Mr. Peregrine Swann, Senior Water Advisor, DFID
   - Ms. Noriko Yamaguchi, Chief Officer, Japan Water Forum
   - Ms. Clarissa Brocklehurst, Chief, Water and Environmental Sanitation,UNICEF
   - Mr. Oliver Cumming, Policy Officer, Sanitation & Environment, WaterAid


  Facilitator
   - Ms. Margaret Catley-Carlson, Member of UNSGAB / Former Chair of
     Global Water Partnership


14:45 Closing