12:15 - 13:20

Plenary 2

Topic: International Partnerships for Sustainable Development: 12:15pm-1:20pm


Muhammad Sani Abdullahi
Commissioner of Budget & Planning to Moderate

Preamble: This session discusses the role of development partners in supporting Kaduna State meet its development goals. Specifically, it will discuss how their support has helped the state implement its planning and policies over the past year.

i. Mr. Rachid Benmessaoud – Country Director, Nigeria- World Bank
ii. Mr. Ben Mellor- Country Director, Nigeria Development (DFID)
iii. Mr. Thomas Kirsch- Country Director, Nigeria German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ)
iv. Julie Koenen – Acting Mission Director, Nigeria – USAID
v. Mr. Stuart W. Symington IV- US Ambassador to Nigeria, US Embassy
vi. Harriett Thompson – Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, UK Embassy
vii. Mr. Michel Arrion – EU Ambassador, EU Delegation to Nigeria

Signing of Donor Coordination Framework: 1:20pm – 1:25pm

Goodwill Messages: 1:25pm-1:30pm