9
nov
2007
On the occasion of the European Development Days.
Lisbon, Portugal

As part of its ongoing dialogue with civil society, the European Investment Bank will hold its Autumn 2007 Workshop for CSOs in Lisbon on Friday 9th November 2007.

EIB-CSO Workshops bring together CSO delegates, specialised EIB staff, and Members of the Bank’s Management Committee and Board of Directors to discuss topics of common interest. Observers from other EU and international financing institutions can also participate. The Autumn 2007 Workshop in Lisbon will be chaired by EIB Vice-President Philippe de Fontaine Vive.

The Workshop’s working languages will be English and Portuguese (interpretation facilities  Portuguese-English will be available). EIB and CSOs together set the programme for the Workshop.

Program

Place
Lisbon
Feira Internacional de Lisboa, Rua do Bojador, Parque das Nações, 1998-010
Date 9 November 2007
08:15 Registration & Coffee
08:40 Welcome & opening of the workshop by EIB Vice-President de Fontaine Vive
08:45-
10:30
1st session on the Bank’s ESIAF (ex-DIAF), 3 short EIB presentations – chaired by Vice-President de Fontaine Vive
  1. B. Ziller, general approach/framework - introduction & institutional background,
  2. D. Marsden, social assessment , supported by ‘ project evidence’
  3. C. Arnould, common experience of IFIs in development indicators for equity funds,
  4. Invited speakers: Mr. Uchita de Zoysa (Centre for Environment & Development - D&D Strategic Solutions Sri Lanka) & Dr Christopher Wright (visiting researcher at the Centre for Development and the Environment at the University of Oslo).
10:30-
11:00
Coffee break
11:00-
12:00
2nd session on standardisation of indicators chaired by Vice-President de Fontaine Vive
  1. W. Schmidt, introduction.
  2. C. Collin – general Ops B, 3rd pillar, project monitoring etc.
  3. Invited speaker: Mr. Miguel Coutinho (APAI - Portuguese Association of Impact Assessment)
12:00-
12:45
Aggregated discussion on issues common to, and linking, both sessions, chaired by Vice-President de Fontaine Vive
12:45-
13:00
Wrap-up by the chair, followed by an informal finger food lunch for participants.

Interested CSOs are invited to comment or suggest speakers and/or other development topics for the agenda until 19 October.