Time Programme
9:00 Reception, coffee
9:15 Welcome by EIB Vice-President, Philippe de FONTAINE VIVE CURTAZ
9:25 HE Ambassador Aristide AGATHOCLES, Permanent Representative for Greece
9:30 HE Ambassador Umberto VATTANI, Permanent Representative for Italy
9:35 Mr Antonello PUGLIESE, Director, European Investment Bank
  Round tables led by Mr Marc PAOLONI
Permanent correspondent of "La Tribune" and "Europe Information Service" Adviser
9:45 First round table: SMEs and private-sector development
  Chair: Mr François PERIGOT, Honorary President of UNICE and
Special Representative for Mediterranean Affairs (to be confirmed)
  Mr Hassan CHAMI, President of CGEM (General Confederation of Moroccan Enterprises) and UMCE (Mediterranean Union of Confederations of Enterprises)
  Mr Massimo D'AIUTO, Managing Director, SIMEST, Italy
  Mr Richard WEBER, Director, European Commission,
EuropeAid DG
  Mr Alain SÈVE, Head of Division, European Investment
10:45 Questions and answers
11:15 Coffee break
11:45 Second round table: Promoting foreign direct investment
  Chair: Mr Philippe de FONTAINE VIVE CURTAZ, Vice-President, European Investment Bank
  o Mr Hassine DOGHRI, Member of the Executive Committee of UTICA
(Tunisian Union of Industry, Commerce and Crafts), responsible for the European Union
  Mr José GASSET, Chairman, COFIDES, Spain
  Mr Mohamed Rachid LARBI, Director, Sofinance, Algeria
  Mr Christian LEFFLER, Director, European Commission,
External Relations DG
  Mr Daniel OTTOLENGHI, Associate Director,
European Investment Bank
12:45 Questions and answers
13:15 Concluding remarks: Mr Philippe de FONTAINE VIVE CURTAZ, Vice-President, European Investment Bank
13:30 Buffet lunch