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Launch of the AIWF  2006 Programme
(English)
(Size:712Kb)    (Arabic) (Size:2000Kb)
 

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CHAIRMAN'S REPORTS

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GLOBALISATION, TRADE and ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Powering the Future: Arab Business Women in a Modern Economy
The Dubai International Financial Centre, Dubai
9 – 11 December 2007

Conference Opening Session

Welcome Address and Introduction to the Conference
Mrs Haifa Fahoum Al Kaylani. Chairman, AIWF
(Size:127Kb)

Special Address
HE Dr Omar Bin Sulaiman. Governor, Dubai International Financial Centre
(Size:27Kb)

Keynote Address
HE Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi. Minister of Economy UAE
(Size:664Kb)

Special Address
HE Mrs Suhair Al Ali. Minster of Planning & International Cooperation, Jordan
(Size:547Kb)

World Bank Message
Ms Daniela Gressani. Vice President, MENA, The World Bank


Plenary Session I
Entrepreneurship in the Arab World

Ms Daniela Gressani, Vice President, MENA, The World Bank (Size:38Kb)

HRH Princess Mashael bint Faisal. President of the Board of the Business Women Forum in the Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
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Mrs Raja Al Gurg. Managing Director, Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group and President DBWC
(Size:1260Kb)

Professor Aicha Belarbi. Former Ambassador to the European Union & Professor and Researcher University Mohammed V. Rabat 
(Size:70Kb)


Plenary Session II
Financing and Promoting Female Entrepreneurship

Dr Zara Khatib. Manager Technology Marketing & Deployment for Middle East Region, Caspian and South Asia Regions Shell

Ms Sahar Mohamed Ali El Sallab. Managing Director, Commercial International Bank, Egypt

Mr Saad Benhimi. Director Investment Banking Merrill Lynch MENA


Plenary Session III
Global Networks and Partnerships: Sharing Experiences

Alderman Alison Gowman. Partner. DLA Piper (Size:292Kb)

Dr Cristina Molinari. Cabinet Adviser, Ministry of International Trade, Italy
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Mrs Kalliopi Boudara. Special Counsellor to the Foreign Minister of Greece
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Ms Sung – Joo Kim. Chairperson & CEO, MCM Products AG/Sungjoo Group
(Size:15Kb)


The Value of Good Corporate Governance for Women’s Entrepreneurship in the MENA Region
Workshop in cooperation with Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance

Introductory Remarks
Mrs Haifa Al Kaylani, Chairman, Arab International Women’s Forum
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Dr Nasser Saidi, Executive Director, Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance
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Mrs Nadereh Chamlou, Senior Advisor (Economic & Sector Work), Office of the Chief Economist, Middle East and North Africa Region
(Size:293Kb)

Dr Celia de Anca, Merrill Lynch External Diversity Adviser
(Size:1280Kb)

Mrs Neveen El Tahri, Chairperson Delta Securities, Egypt
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Ms Ruth Martin, Managing Director, Securities & Investment Institute UK

Ms Dania Mchaourab, Vice President, Forsa


Conference Gala Dinner at Al Falak Ballroom, JUMEIRAH BURG AL ARAB

Conference Dinner Welcome - Mrs Al Kaylani, Chairman AIWF (Size:56Kb)

Keynote Address by
Mr Saad Abdul – Latif
President, SouthAsia, Middle East and Africa (SAMEA) Region of the
PepsiCo International (PI) Division of PepsiCo, Inc
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2007 Programme Conference Booklet
(Size:568Kb)

2007 Programme Conference Booklet Cover
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LAUNCH of the AIWF 2007 PROGRAMME
Globalisation, Trade and Entrepreneurship

AIWF DINNER
Globalisation, Trade and Entrepreneurship: Enhancing Business Opportunities between the City of London, the Arab World and the International Community

Welcome and Address by Mrs Haifa Al Kaylani, Chairman Arab International Women’s Forum (Size:115Kb)

Address by The Rt Hon The Lord Mayor, Alderman John Stuttard
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Address by H H Sheikha Hanadi bint Nasser bin Khaled Al Thani
Vice Chairperson & Managing Director Amwal
(Size:227Kb)

Address by Mr Hamid Jafar, Chairman Crescent Petroleum & Chairman Dana Gas
(Size:105Kb)

Address by Mr Willem LJ Bröcker, Senior Global Advisor, PricewaterhouseCoopers
(Size:97Kb)

AIWF Dinner Programme Booklet
(Size:132Kb)



INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY CONFERENCE
Globalisation, Trade and Entrepreneurship: Women’s Entrepreneurship as a Driver for Growth and Stability

Welcome and Address by Mrs Haifa Al Kaylani, Chairman Arab International Women’s Forum (Size:135Kb)


Panel 1

The Role of the Public and Private Sectors in Stimulating Entrepreneurship - Creating the Climate, Providing Support Initiatives and Policies.
Presentations in order of participation

Presentation by Ms Laura Baeza, Head of Unit for the Barcelona Process Directorate for External Affairs European Commission (Size:152Kb)

Presentation by Ms Roxanne Decyk, Corporate Affairs Director, Royal Dutch Shell plc
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Presentation by Dr Florence Eid, Middle East Economist and Advisor to Pantera Capital Management LP
(Size:206Kb)

Ms Roxanne Mankin Cason, President, Women’s Leadership Board at Harvard
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Panel 2
Women Making an Impact in Trade in SMEs and Corporate Business on a National, Regional and International Basis.
Presentations in order of participation

Ms Helena Samaha, Partner, Technology, Media and Commercial, DLA Piper UK LPP (Size:148Kb)

Ms Rania Rizk, International Legal Counsel, Pepsi – Cola International Ltd

Dr Lamia Al – Sulaiman, Board of Directors, Jeddah Chamber of Commerce
(Size:54Kb)

Dr Jean – Pierre Lehmann, Professor of International Political Economy, IMD & Founding Director of the Evian Group
(Size:151Kb)

Ms Stephanie MacKendrick, President, The International Alliance of Women
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International Women’s Day Conference Programme Booklet
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WOMEN AS ENGINES OF ECONOMIC GROWTH -  MOVING FORWARD
AIWF Roundtable Meeting at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, London
Thursday 25 January 2007

Women as Engines of Economic Growth in the Arab World – Moving Forward Cover (Size:1046Kb)

Women as Engines of Economic Growth in the Arab World – Moving Forward Report (Size:1088Kb)


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LAUNCH of the AIWF 2006 PROGRAMME
5TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION DINNE
R 19 APRIL 2006

Building Bridges, Building Business Between the City of London, the Arab World and the International Community

Welcome and Address by Mrs Haifa Al Kaylani, Chairman AIWF (Size:36Kb)

Address by The Rt. Hon. The Lord Mayor of the City of London. Alderman David Brewer CMG
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Address by HH Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, Minister of the Economy and Planning, United Arab Emirates
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Concluding Remarks by Dr Gavin Graham, Vice President New Business Development, Middle East Shell (Size:20Kb)

5th Anniversary Commemorative Booklet (Size:212Kb)


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AIWF 2005 Programme Report & Recommendations
Women as Engines of Economic Growth in the Arab World

LAUNCH OF THE REPORT & RECOMMENDATIONS, 29 SEPTEMBER 2005,
FOREIGN & COMMONWEALTH OFFICE, LONDON


Special Address Launch of the AIWF 2005 Report by the Chairman of AIWF
(English)
(Size:86Kb)    (Arabic) (Size:2445Kb)

Special Message by the Secretary General of the League of Arab States (Size:39Kb)

Special Address by Dominique Dellicour, European Commission (Size:25Kb)

Press Release
(English)
(Size:43Kb)    (Arabic) (Size:154Kb)

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CAIRO CONFERENCE 12-13 JUNE 2005

Conference Executive Summary – Women and Integrated Rural Development, 12-13 June 2005, at the League of Arab States, Cairo (to follow)

Official Conference Opening

Plenary Sessions (Guest Speakers in alphabetical order)

PRESENTATIONS BY: (in alphabetical order)



BRUSSELS CONFERENCE 7-8 APRIL 2005

Conference Executive Summary - Ten Years After Barcelona: Empowering Women as Catalysts for Economic Development, 7-8 April 2005, at the European Parliament, Brussels (Size:72Kb)

Official Conference Opening

Plenary Sessions (Guest Speakers in alphabetical order)

PRESENTATIONS BY: (in alphabetical order)

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CONFERENCE PROGRAMMES

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THIRD Annual Conference -- Women in the Arab World:  PARTNERS IN THE COMMUNITY AND ON THE WORLD STAGE,  6-9 JUNE 2004


SPEAKERS PRESENTATIONS


PRESENTATIONS BY: (in alphabetical order)


OTHER CONFERENCE MATERIALS:


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Second Annual Conference -- Women in the Arab World: Windows of Opportunity Opening Wider in Business & Public Life, 22-24 October, 2003
 

SPEAKERS PRESENTATIONS


PRESENTATIONS BY:

POST CONFERENCE MESSAGE

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COMMEMORATIVE BOOKLETS

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SPEECHES

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PRESS RELEASES

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