Korea-OECD/DAC Conference

International Efforts to Eradicate Poverty and Korea's ODA


9:00 - 9:30


Opening Session

9:30 - 10:00

Opening Remarks

Mr. Doo-ynn Hwang
Minister for Trade

Mr. Richard Manning
Chairman of OECD DAC

Congratulatory Remarks

Mr. Hiroshi Inomata
Minister, Embassy of Japan, Seoul
On behalf of:
Mr. Hajime Furuta
Director General, Economic Cooperation Bureau, MOFA, Japan

Session 1

Eradicating Poverty in Developing Countries: The Korean Experience and Lessons Learnt

Mr. Richard Manning  DAC



DAC Guidelines on Poverty Reduction
By Mr. Hunter McGill, Head of Division, Review and Evaluation, OECD

Poverty Eradication: Successful Cases and Main Issues
by Mr. Jan Vandemoortele, Principal Adviser and Leader of the Socio-economic Development Group, UNDP

Korea's ODA Policy Directions
by Mr. Rae-kwon Chung, Director-General, International Economic Affairs Bureau, MOFAT, Korea


Coffee Break


Panel Discussion

Ms. Izumi Ohno
Professor at National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Japan

Mr. Il-ha Yi
President of Korea NGO Council for Overseas Cooperation

Mr. Sung-soo Lim
Director General, Economic Development Cooperation Fund Dept.1, The EX-IM bank of Korea


Luncheon hosted by Mr. Doo-yun Hwang

Session 2

The Comparative Advantage of Korea's ODA:
A Differentiated Approach
Mr. Tae-ho Bark,
Professor at Seoul National University



Efforts of DAC Members to Eradicate Poverty and Korea's ODA Policy
by Mr. Richard Manning DAC

Korean Experience in Combating Poverty and its Application in Developing Countries
by Dr. Soon-won Kwon, Professor at Duksung University

Future Tasks to Upgrade Korea's ODA
by Mr. Sang-tae Kim, Executive Director, KOICA


Coffee Break


Panel Discussion

Mr. Demetri Dollis
General Secretary for International Economic Relations and Development Cooperation, MOFA, Greece

Ms. Hye-kyung Lee
Professor at Yonsei University

Mr. Sang-kyun Kim
Professor at Seoul National University


Closing Remarks
by Moderator