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Working Out of Poverty: A Decent Work Approach to Development and Growth in

Monrovia, September 8-9, 2008 Participant List

Version 2 September

Rose Karikari Anang Mannis Barclay Executive Director Chairman Employers Association of GCAP

Chris Anderson Irina Bazarya Director Corporate & External Affairs in Program Officer Africa Realizing Rights: The Ethical Newmont Mining Globalization Initiative Accra New York

Folasade Ayonrinde Guebray Berhane Senior Program Officer Communications Specialist ILO Office for Ghana, , Liberia ILO and Victor Bernardo Anders Ostman Vice Minister Representative Ministry of Planning Swedish International Development Agency Monrovia Michelle Bologna Associate Director J. Cole Bangalu Women Leaders Intercultural Forum Assistant Minister for Statistics Realizing Rights: The Ethical Ministry of Labor Globalization Initiative Monrovia New York

1 Simon Kapilima Loseni Donzo Assistant Deputy Commissioner, and Minister Coordinator of the Decent Ministry of Education Work Country Monrovia Programme Ezzat Eid Executive Director Rozanne Chorlton International Aluminum & Paint Representative Industries UNICEF Monrovia Monrovia Vabah Gayflor Sina Chuma-Mkandawire Minister Director Ministry of Gender and Development ILO Office for Ghana, Nigeria, Liberia Monrovia and Sierra Leone Abuja Kehleboe Gongloe Assistant Minister for Statistics Claudia Coenjarts Ministry of Labor Employment Sector Specialist Monrovia ILO Geneva Heather Grady Director of Policy and Strategy and the Barsee Cooper Trade and Decent Work Program Country Director Realizing Rights: The Ethical Mercy Corps Globalization Initiative Monrovia New York

Gillian Dare Errol G. Graham Political Counselor Senior Economist for Liberia Embassy of the United Kingdom The Monrovia Washington, D. C.

Natty B. Davis Linda Greenfield National Coordinator Ambassador Liberia Reconstruction and Embassy of the of Development Committee America Monrovia Monrovia

Ishac Diwan Hakon A. Gulbrandsen Regional Director Vice Minister The World Bank Office for Ghana, Ministry of International Development Liberia, Sierra Leone, , Cote Oslo d’Ivoire Accra

2 Peter Hall Lwopu Kandakai Chief Technical Advisor Deputy Minister ILO Ministry of Agriculture Monrovia Monrovia

Dr. Winfred N. O. Hammond Annette Kiawu Director Deputy Minister FAO Ministry of Gender and Development Monrovia Monrovia

Sam Hare Olubanke King-Akerele Deputy Minister Minister Ministry of Youth and Sports Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia Monrovia

James Heintz Sekou W. Konneh Professor Project Manager Political Economy Research Institute Sirleaf Market Women’s Fund University of Massaschusetts Monrovia Amherst Arnold Kanyangarara Pat Horn Workplace Accountability Manager Country Representative Coca-Cola WEIGO Accra Johannesburg Stuart Kyle Hamish Jenkins Director of Workplace Accountability Program Officer Coca-Cola UN-NGLS Accra Geneva Kamil Kamaluddeen John F. Josiah Country Economist Deputy Minister UNDP Ministry of Labor Monrovia Monrovia Joseph Katende Laurence Jourdan Regional Secretary of the International Independent Filmmaker working with Transport Federation for Africa Article Z Films Paris Ladis C. Komba Mpenga Kabundi Permanent Secretary Deputy Regional Director Ministry of Labour, Employment and ILO Youth Development Addis Ababa Dar es Salaam

3 Moazam Mahmood Esther Ofei-Aboagye Policy Integration and Statistics Director Department Institute of Local Government Studies ILO Accra Geneva Kyle O’Sullivan Lancedell Matthews Ambassador Country Representative Embassy of the Republic of Ireland NARDA Abuja Monrovia Ohene Owusu Nyanin Tarhue Mawolo Country Director Acting Minister The World Bank Ministry of Finance Monrovia Monrovia Gerald Padmore Vida Mensah Regional Vice President Arcelor Mittal Newmont Mining Monrovia Accra

Frances Johnson Morris Aurelio Parisotto Minister Policy Integration and Statistics Ministry of Commerce and Industry Department Monrovia ILO Geneva Felix Mulenga Director Amorim Remigio Manuel Pery Zambia Federation of Employers Board Economist Lusaka Ministry of Planning Maputo Rosetta C. Nagbe-Jackollie Assistant Minister Peter Rademaker Ministry of Labor Chief, Programme Development and Monrovia Regional Cooperation Services ILO International Training Centre Eugene Nindorera Turin Human Rights Section UNMIL/OHCHR James Roberts Monrovia Deputy Minister Ministry of Education John Odah Monrovia General Secretary of the Nigeria Labour Congress and Moses Roberts Vice President of ITUC-Africa Trade Assistant Minister for SMEs Unions Ministry of Commerce and Industry Abuja Monrovia

4 Mary Robinson Katja Swensson Founder and President International Colloquium on Women’s Realizing Rights: The Ethical Leadership, Empowerment, Peace and Globalization Initiative Development New York Monrovia

Jordan Ryan Andrea Tamagnini UNDP Resident Representative and Director, Reintegration, Rehabilitation Deputy SRSG for Recovery and and Recovery Governance UNMIL UNMIL & UNDP Monrovia Monrovia Etmonia Tarpeh George Saah Minister Acting National Coordinator for the Ministry of Youth and Sports National Bureau for Employment Monrovia Ministry of Labor Monrovia Michael Tharkur Resident Representative Dominic Sam IMF Country Director Monrovia UNDP Monrovia Chris Toe Minister Alfred Sayon Ministry of Agriculture Special Assistant to the Minister Monrovia Ministry of Labor Monrovia D. K. Twerefou Department of Jan Sithole University of Ghana General Secretary Accra Swaziland Federation of Trade Unions Kene Umeasiegbu Cadbury Schweppes Eugene Shannon Accra Minister Ministry of Land, Mines and Energy Cardinal Uwishaka Monrovia Acting Programme Manager UNIFEM Monrovia President Republic of Liberia Faustina Vanaperen Monrovia Specialist on Workers’ Activities ILO

5 Jackson Wonde Deputy Minister Ministry of Labor Monrovia

Samuel Kofi Woods Minister Ministry of Labor Monrovia

Zhou Yuxiao Ambassador Embassy of the People’s Republic of China Monrovia

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