Fourth Laos-Cambodia Exchange Programme

December 4, 2014 to December 5, 2014 — Luangprabang, Lao PDR

Agenda

Fourth Laos-Cambodia Exchange Programme

Luangprabang, Lao PDR

4-5 December 2014  

Date and Time

Description

Day 1: December 3, 2014

 

16:40

Arrival of Cambodia Delegations to Luanprabang from Bangkok

 

Day 2: December 4, 2015

 

08:00 – 08:30

Registration

08:30 – 08:40

Welcome Remarks

by H.E. Somchith Inthamith, Vice Minister of Industry and Commerce, Lao PDR

08:40 – 08:50

Opening Remarks

by H.E. Tekreth Kamrang, Secretary of State/EIF Focal Point, Ministry of Commerce, Cambodia

08:50 – 09:10

Team introduction and group photo

 

 

Good Practices in Aid for Trade:

Resouce Mobilization and AfT Governance Framework Strengthening

 

09:10 – 09:40

Update on the Implementation of the Trade and PSD Roadmap

by Mr. Sengphanomchone Inthasane, Director of Foreign Aid Division (FAD)/EIF-NIU Coordinator, DPC, MOIC

 

09:40 – 10:10

Presentation by Cambodia Team

 

10:10 – 10:30

Q & A

 

10:30 – 10:45

Coffee break

 

 

10:45 - 11:15

  • Aid for Trade Governance Structure (including NIU) – Evolution and Challenges
  • by Ms. Pinphakone Xayavong, Trade Analyst, NIU/FAD, DPC, MOIC

 

11:15 – 11:45

Presentation by Cambodia Team

 

11:45 – 12:00

Q & A

 

12:00 – 13:30

Lunch

 

13:30 – 15:00

Group discussions. Facilitated by Mr. Sengxay Phousinghoa, PSD Advisor, NIU, DPC, MoIC.

  • Group I: Resource mobilization;
  • Group II: AfT Framework Strengthening.

 

15:00 – 15:20

Cofee break

 

15:20 – 16:30

  • Presentations on the results of group discussions

 

18:30 – 20:30

  • Welcome dinner hosted by Vice Minister of MOIC, Lao PDR

 

 

Day 3: December 5, 2014

 

Best Practices in Aid for Trade Management:

Managing for Results - Monitoring and Evaluation

08:30 – 08:45

  • M&E Framework for Lao Trade and PSD Program
  • by Ms. Pakou Va, Trade Official, FAD, DPC, MOIC

 

08:45 – 09:00

  • Result 1:
  • The 5 year Sector Development Plan 2016-2020 (EIF Tier-1)

by Ms. Vilayvanh Bounleuth, Deputy Director of FAD, DPC, MOIC

 

09:00 – 09:15

Result 2: The Lao Trade Portal (TDF-1)

by Mr. Sonemala Nouanthasing, Deputy Director, Trade Facilitation Division, Department of Import and Export, MOIC

 

09:15 – 09:30

Result 3: The Business Assistance Facility (TDF-2)

by Mr. Sa Siriphong, Deputy Director General, Department of SME Promotion, MoIC

 

09:30 – 10:00

Q&A

 

10:00 – 10:20

Coffee break

 

10:20 – 11:20

Presentation by Cambodia Team

 

11:20 – 11:40

  • Q&A

 

11:40 – 12:00

Conclusion and Closing Remarks by:

  • H.E. Tekreth Kamrang, Secretary of State, MOC, Cambodia
  • H.E. Somchith Inthamith, Vice Minister, MOIC, Lao PDR

 

12:00 – 13:30

Lunch

 

 

Handicraft and Historical Site Visits

13:30 – 14:15

14:30 – 16:00

- The Royal Palace

- Ock Pop Tok, the Living Craft Centre

 

Day 4: December 6, 2014

12:20

Departure from Luangprabang to Bangkok