Towards open, fair and prosperous societies 

Monday, 28 May 2018, Pierre Mendès France Conference Centre, French Ministry for the Economy and Finance

Paris, France

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13:15 – 14:15

Registrations and coffee

14:30 – 15:15

Opening Session

Welcome addresses

Bruno Le Maire, Minister of Economy and Finance, France

Ángel Gurría, Secretary-General, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Santiago Levy, Vice-President for Sectors and Knowledge, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)



15:15 – 16:30

Session 1 - Rethinking institutions for greater well-being: modern states and renewed social contract


Alicia Bárcena, Executive-Secretary, UN-Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UN-ECLAC)

David Tuesta, Minister of Economy and Finances, Peru 

Isidoro Santana, Minister of Economy, Planning and Development, Dominican Republic 

Delia Ferreira, President, Transparency International




Mario Pezzini, Director, OECD Development Centre and Special Advisor to the OECD Secretary General on Development



16:30 – 17:00

Coffee break

17:00 – 18:15

Session 2 - Nurturing economic growth by promoting a more inclusive and sustainable globalisation


Lea Giménez, Minister of Finances, Paraguay

Jolita Butkeviciene, Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development, European Commission

Rebecca Grynspan, Secretary-General, Ibero-American General Secretariat (SEGIB)

Enrique Medina Malo, Chief Policy Officer, Telefonica




Mauricio Mesquita Moreira, Chief Economist and Research Coordinator of the Integration and Trade Sector, IDB



18:15 – 18:45

Closing Session               

Closing addresses

Mónica Aspe, Chair of the Development Centre’s Governing Board and Ambassador of Mexico to the OECD


Odile Renaud-Basso, General Director of the French Treasury, France


18:15 – 20:00