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Opening H.E. Abdoullie Janneh, Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
  H.E. Elham M.A. Ibrahim, Commissionner for Infrastructure and Energy, African Union Commission (AUC)
  H.E. Alemayehu Tegenu, Minister of Water and Energy, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
  H.E. Meles Zenawi, Prime Minister, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia


Theme 1 Mr. Hussein Elhag, Executive Director, African Energy Commission (AFREC)
  Mr. Jasper Oduor, Executive Secretary, Eastern African Power Pool (EAPP)
  Mr. Mihiret Debebe, CEO, Ethiopian Electrical Power Corporation (EEPCo)
  H.E. Kamal Ali Mohamed, Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources, Sudan
Theme 2 Overviews from Africa 
  Mr. Philippe Niyongabo, Head of Energy Division, AUC 
  Prof. Mosad Elmissiry, Energy Lead, NEPAD 
  Mr. Vika di Panzu, Directeur de Cabinet, Ministry of Energy, DR Congo 
  Perspectives on regional cooperation: Power systems 
  Mr. Nils Ole Kristensen, Senior Advisor, Statnett (experience from Europe) 
  Perspectives on regional cooperation: River basins 
  Dr. Ahmed Khalid, Executive Director, Nile Basin / ENTRO 
  Ms. Grania Rosette Rubomboras, Regional Project Manager, Nile Basin / NELSAP
  Mr. Miguel Augusto Zydan Soria, Ombudsman, Itaipu Binacional, Brazil / Paraguay 
  Mr. William Sam-Appiah, Director, Engineering Services, Volta River Authority
Theme 3 Climate change and sustainability 

Dr. Seleshi Bekele Awulachew, Senior Water Resources & Climate Specialist,

African Climate Policy Center

  The Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol
  Mr. Roger Gill, Vice-President, International Hydropower Association (IHA)
  Experiences in sustainability assessment
  Mr. Erik Knive, Vice-President, SN Power (Magat, Philippines)
  Mr. Cameron Ironside, Programme Director, IHA, (Shardara, Kazakhstan)
  Mrs. Matseliso Moremoholo, Environmental Sub-committee, SAPP
Theme 4 Financing for a sustainable development 
  Mr. Solomon Asfaw, Senior Energy Officer, African Development Bank 
  Financing a Regional Hydropower Project as a PPP
  Mr. Claude Kayitenkore, Energy Director of EGL
  Benefit-sharing of hydropower development in the Great Lakes region
  Mr. Kurt Simonsen, Head of Regional Representation, European Investment Bank
  EU-Africa Infrastructure Trust Fund (ITF)
  Mr. Kurt Simonsen, Head of Regional Representation, European Investment Bank
  Private financing: public-private partnerships and build-operate-transfer schemes
  Mr. Huang Baodong, Vice President of Sinohydro Group Limited
  Multilateral financing
  Mr. Raihan Elahi, Energy Specialist, World Bank, Ethiopia



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