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Pacific CSO's Dialogue with FEMM

April 25, 2018 @ 8:00 am - April 27, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Preparatory Workshop for the
Joint CSO Private Sector Dialogue with Forum Economic Ministers
24th April and 26th April 2018
Koror, Palau
The expected outcomes of the CSO Preparatory workshop are:

  • Presentation of Pacific CSO statement to be issued to Officials and Economic Ministers (by cob Wednesday 24th April) to the Micronesian and Palau local CSOs.
  • Election of CSO rep for the drafting committee.
  • Collective advice and positions around regional policy priorities presented to FEMM
  • Identified strategies by CSOs to strengthen and sustain high level policy engagements and dialogue with Forum Economic Officials and Forum Economic Ministers into the future
  • Relationship and network development amongst civil society groups

DAY 1: Tuesday 24th April
Ministry for Sports Conference Room

9.00 – 9.05 Prayer
Facilitator/ Local FBO rep
9:05 – 9:30 Opening Address SG Dame Meg Taylor
9:30 – 10:00 Overview of the FEMM Agenda and purpose of the Joint Dialogue Raymond Prasad – Economic Adviser, PIFS
10:00 – 11:30 Aspirations
–          What do CSOs aim to get out of this dialogue
11:30 – 12:30 Discussion on topics to raise at the Dialogue
–       CSO- FEMM Delegate Leader to cover key issues proposed to present to FEMM 2018.
–       Provide updates on outcomes from FEMM 2017
–       Plenary discussion and feedback on topics
CSO FEMM Delegates
12:30- 1:30 Lunch break  
1:30 – 3:00 Discussion of Private Sector Statement
–          Seek common topics/ issues for support and advocacy
–          Further discussion around linkages with Private Sector
Palau Chamber rep/ PIPSO rep
3:00 – 3:30 Tea break  
3.30 – 5.00 Further workshop on key issues
–          Key points to raise
–          Pitch and messaging to Officials and Ministers
–          Call to action
–          Finess statement
Sports Minister Hon Baklai

Day 2 26 April 2018

11.00- 12.00pm Consideration of advise from FEOM
Further amendments and darfting of CSO statement
CSO-FEMM delegates
2.00 – 3.00pm Finalise statement drafting
Discussion on statement delivery, order of any interventions
Discussion on strategy for future engagement with Economic Ministers (integrate into statement)
3.00-3.30pm Rehearsal/Role play of statement delivery Facilitator
3:30- 5:00pm Discussion and/or Joint rehearsal with Private Sector on statement delivery Facilitator
Private Sector Chair


April 25, 2018 @ 8:00 am
April 27, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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