BON: 15th Annual Symposium Programme

September 25, 2013, 12:20 pm

Programme

Director of Ceremonies:

Ms. Florette Nakusera

07:30 – 08:15 Registration

08:30 – 08:35 Welcoming Remarks Mr. Ipumbu Shiimi, Governor Bank of Namibia

08:35 – 09:00 Keynote Address and official opening: Hon Dr. Hage Geingob Prime Minister

09:00 – 09:30 Overview of Social Safety Nets in Namibia: Facts and Results Dr. Blessing Chiripanhura  Polytechnic of Namibia

09:30 – 10:00 Social Safety Nets: International Experience and Lessons from other Countries Prof. Karl Widerquist

10:00 - 10:30 TEA BREAK

10:30 – 11:00 The World Bank’s Perspective on Social Safety Nets: Policy Options for Namibia Dr. Arup Bannerji – World Bank

11:00 - 12:30 Panel Discussion and the Way Forward: Moderated by Mr. Kazembire Zemburuka

12:30-13:00 Vote of Thanks

Mr. Ebson Uanguta, Deputy Governor Bank of Namibia

13:00-14:00 Luncheon

Promoting Policy Dialogue Supportive of Sustainable Economic Development in Namibia