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See the full WEF Special Meeting schedule here.
Schedule for Livestream Sessions, Saturday, October 22, 2011:
14:00-15:30: Debate, Trust through Accountability

How can improvements in transparency and accountability be achieved across sectors?

The following dimensions will be addressed:
- Building trust in institutions
- Corporate governance challenges
- The role of media

· Richard A. Boucher, Deputy Secretary-General, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Paris
· Jamal Dajani, Vice-President, Middle East and North Africa/LAC, Internews, USA
· Salam Fayyad, Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority · Ahmad El Zubi, Global Shaper, Jordan Investment Board, Jordan
Moderated by · Ashraf Ghani, Chairman, Institute for State Effectiveness, USA; Global
Agenda Council on Fragile States

3:45 - 4:45pm: Renewing Partnerships for Development

How can international and regional stakeholders best support Arab economic and social development?
The following dimensions will be addressed:
- G8 proposal for the Arab world
- International partnerships for human development
- Lessons from transition economies

· Madeleine K. Albright, Chair, Albright Stonebridge Group, USA
· Edouard Balladur, G8 Special Envoy to Support Arab Countries
· Salam Fayyad, Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority
· Yasmin Galal, Global Shaper, Cairo Hub, Egypt; Co-Chairs of the World Economic Forum Special Meeting on Economic Growth and Job Creation in the Arab World
· Muhtar A. Kent, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, The
Coca-Cola Company, USA; Co-Chairs of the World Economic Forum Special Meeting on Economic Growth and Job Creation in the Arab World

Chaired by · Nik Gowing, Main Presenter, BBC World News, United Kingdom
4:45-5:00pm: Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award Arab World
Simultaneous interpretation in Arabic, English and French This session is on the record and webcast live.
Presented by · Hilde Schwab, Chairperson and Co-Founder, Schwab Foundation for Social
Entrepreneurship, Switzerland
5:15-5:45pm: A Conversation with Asif Ali Zardari, President of Pakistan

· Asif Ali Zardari, President of Pakistan

Chaired by · Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum
6:00-7:15pm: Linking Trade to Development

How can Arab economies better leverage regional and global trade to restart growth and drive economic and social development?

The following dimensions will be addressed:
- Global growth markets
- Relations with developed economies
- Diversification of economic output for high value trade

· Uri Dadush, Senior Associate and Director, International Economics Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, USA; Global Agenda Council on the Global Trade System
· Salem Ben Nasser Al Ismaily, Chairman, Public Authority for Investment Promotion and Exports Development, Oman; Global Agenda Council on India
· Mahmoud Abdel Al-Rahman Al Said Eissa, Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade of Egypt
· Francisco J. Sánchez, US Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade
· Nemat Shafik, Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington DC

Moderated by · Louisa K. Bojesen, Anchor, CNBC, United Kingdom
Schedule for Livestream Sessions, Saturday, October 23, 2011:

10:30-11:30: Addressing the Employment Challenge
How can the region deliver the jobs critically needed in the immediate future while ensuring quality and long-term positive impact?

The following dimensions will be addressed:
- Education for employment
- Redesigning labour markets
- Role of major employers

· Sharan Burrow, General Secretary, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), Brussels; Global Agenda Council on Employment & Social Protection
· Habib Haddad, Chief Executive Officer, Wamda, United Arab Emirates; Co-Chairs of the World Economic Forum Special Meeting on Economic Growth and Job Creation in the Arab World; Young Global Leader

· Mohammed H. Al Mady, Vice-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), Saudi Arabia; Co-Chairs of the World Economic Forum Special Meeting on Economic Growth and Job Creation in the Arab World
· Soraya Salti, Senior Vice-President, Middle East and North Africa, INJAZ Al Arab - JA Worldwide, Jordan; Co-Chairs of the World Economic Forum Special Meeting on Economic Growth and Job Creation in the Arab World; Social Entrepreneur

Opening Remarks by · H.M. Queen Rania Al Abdullah of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan,
Member of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum

Chaired by · John K. Defterios, Anchor and Emerging Markets Editor, CNN International,
United Arab Emirates; Global Agenda Council on the Arab World
1:30-1:45pm: US Foreign Policy Priorities, Perspective from John McCain

Introduced by · Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum

Remarks by · John McCain, Senator from Arizona (Republican), USA

1:45-2:30: US-Arab Relations: An Outlook


In light of its mounting fiscal challenges, how can the US best support the future of the region?

The following dimensions will be addressed:
- Development assistance
- Investment and trade
- Security cooperation

· Anwar M. Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates
· Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, Chief Executive Officer, Mashreqbank, United Arab Emirates; Chair, Arab Business Council
· Robert D. Hormats, US Undersecretary of State for Economic, Energy and Agricultural Affairs
· Amre Moussa, Secretary-General of the League of Arab States, Cairo (2001- 2011)
· Miriam Sapiro, Deputy US Trade Representative

Chaired by · Raghida Dergham, Senior Diplomatic Correspondent and Columnist, Al Hayat,
USA; Global Agenda Council on Conflict Prevention
2:30-2:45: Keynote Address- Libya

Keynote Address by · Mahmoud Jibril, Chairman, Executive Office, National Transitional Council
(NTC) of Libya, Libya Introduced by

· Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum

3:00-4:15pm: Insights on the Future of Libya
What is required to achieve short-term stability and medium-term reforms while building the new Libyan state?

The following dimensions will be addressed:
- Resumption of oil revenues and jump-starting the domestic economy
- Management of international assets and repairing the banking system
- Safeguarding the political transition and establishing trust in public institutions

· Naaman El Bouri, Deputy Chairman, Saraya Bank, Libya
· Hatim Gheriani, Member, Steering Committee, Temporary Financing
Mechanism, Libya
· Tarik M. Yousef, Chief Executive Officer, Silatech, Qatar; Global Agenda
Council on the Arab World

Opening Remarks by · Mahmoud Jibril, Chairman, Executive Office, National Transitional Council
(NTC) of Libya, Libya

Moderated by · David Kennedy, Director, Institute for Global Law and Policy, Harvard Law
School, USA; Global Agenda Council on Institutional Governance Systems

4:30-5:45pm: An Action Plan for 2012
The Co-Chairs of the Special Meeting set key imperatives for accelerating economic growth and job creation in the Arab world.

· Nabil Elaraby, Secretary-General, League of Arab States, Cairo
· Yasmin Galal, Global Shaper, Cairo Hub, Egypt; Co-Chairs of the World Economic Forum Special Meeting on Economic Growth and Job Creation in the Arab World
· Habib Haddad, Chief Executive Officer, Wamda, United Arab Emirates; Co-Chairs of the World Economic Forum Special Meeting on Economic Growth and Job Creation in the Arab World; Young Global Leader
· Muhtar A. Kent, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, The Coca-Cola Company, USA; Co-Chairs of the World Economic Forum Special Meeting on Economic Growth and Job Creation in the Arab World
· Maurice Lévy, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Publicis Groupe, France; Member of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum; Co-Chairs of the World Economic Forum Special Meeting on Economic Growth and Job Creation in the Arab World
· Mohammed H. Al Mady, Vice-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), Saudi Arabia; Co-Chairs of the World Economic Forum Special Meeting on Economic Growth and Job Creation in the Arab World
· Soraya Salti, Senior Vice-President, Middle East and North Africa, INJAZ Al Arab - JA Worldwide, Jordan; Co-Chairs of the World Economic Forum Special Meeting on Economic Growth and Job Creation in the Arab World; Social Entrepreneur

Chaired by · Børge Brende, Managing Director, Government Relations and Constituents
Engagement, World Economic Forum

5:15-5:30pm: Closing
Featuring the King Abdullah II Award for Youth Innovation and Achievement.

In the presence of
· H.M. King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein, King of the Hashemite Kingdom of
Jordan
Closing Remarks by
· Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum

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