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National Conference on Mechanism for Private Sector Development:
Synergy, Growth and ASEAN Economic Community
Date: March 03, 2015 Venue: Hotel Cambodiana,
Phnom Penh Tentative Program


Time Description/Activity Remark/Responsibility
08:00-08:30 Registration and arrival of guests  
08:30-08:35 Cambodian National Anthem All participants
08:35-08:45 Welcoming address Oknha Kith Meng, President of Cambodia Chamber
of Commerce (to view Click Here)
08:45-08:55 Keynote opening remark H.E Sun Chanthol, Senior Minister of Ministry of Commerce
08:55-09:25 Networking Tea Order of the day by MC
09:25-09:40 G-PSF – What we have done? Presentation by Cambodia Chamber of Commerce
(CCC) (to view Click Here)
09:40-09:55 Result of the Survey and in-depth study of priority
issue identified by private sector
Presentation by CCC
09:55-10:10 The element for Sub-national or Provincial
Public-Private Dialogue Framework
Presentation by CCC (to view Click Here)
10:10-10:25 Question and Answer All Participants
10:25-11:30 Session 1: Systematic Approach to G-PSF Improving Quality of the Consultation Process for
Better Business Environment
  G-PSF – Moving beyond conventional dialogue into strategic
policy consultation
Keynote by H.E Sok Chenda Sophea, Minister attached to the
Prime Minister and Secretary General of Council for Development of Cambodia
  Improving investment and business environment through structured
dialogue and cooperation
Presentation by Dr. Enrique Aldaz-Carroll, Senior Country Economist of
the World Bank (to view Click Here)
  Evident based consultative process Presentation by Mr. Blaise Kilian, Advocacy Manager of EuroCham (to view Click Here)
  Experience of the PSWG/other PPD mechanism (the experience of leading PSWG,
roles of champion and representation)
Presentation by Mr. Bretton Sciaroni, Co-chair of Working Group on Law,
Tax and Governance (to view Click Here)
11:30-12:00 Panel Discussion Moderator: H.E Sok Siphana Panel:
- H.E Sok Chenda Sophea
- Dr. Enrique Aldaz-Carroll
- Mr. Blaise Kilian
- Mr. Bretton Sciaroni
12:00-13:30 Lunch  
13:30-14:45 Session 2: G-PSF – Synergy for Private Sector Development Discussion on Private Sector (PS) development initiatives
from various institutions (Government, PS, Development Partners);
possible linkages between them.
13:30-13:45 Progress of MoC’s reforms and PS Development initiatives
(update of the MoC-PS Consultation held in November 2013)
and the Expectation from MoC on the role of PS
Intervention by H.E Pen Sovicheat,
Director General of MoC (to view Click Here)
13:45-14:00 Linking G-PSF/PSWGs to Trade Sector-Wide Approach (Trade SWAp) Presentation by Mr. Chhieng Pich, Director
of DICo/MoC (to view Click Here)
14:00-14:15 Creating Synergy – PS and Development Partners (DPs) Dr. Enrique Aldaz-Carroll, Senior Country Economist
of the World Bank (to view Click Here)
14:15-14:305 Country development strategy of DP: Focus on PS development Presentation by Mr. Jan Hansen, Senior Country Economist
of Asian Development Bank (to view Click Here)
14:30-14:45 Harmonization of PS strategic decision with Government’s
development policies/strategies (case study: rice/paddy)
Intervention by H.E Sok Puthyvuth, Chairman of
Cambodia Rice Federation (to view Click Here)
14:45-15:10 Panel Discussion Moderator: H.E Pen Sovicheat Panel:
- Mr. Chhieng Pich
- Dr. Enrique Aldaz-Carroll
- Mr. Jan Hansen
- Mr. Sok Puthyvuth
15:10-15:20 Tea Break  
15:20-16-20 Session 3: G-PSF and ASEAN Economic Community G-PSF – A Role in Cambodia’s Integration in AEC
  Capitalize on Cambodia’s potentials: Focus on AEC 2015 and beyond Keynote introduction by H.E Sok Siphana
  AEC: Opportunities and Challenges for Cambodia Presentation by H.E Heng Sokkung, Secretary of
State of Ministry of Industry of Handicraft (to view Click Here)
  In the context of ASEAN Economic Community and
the role of the Private Sector?
Presentation by Dr. Pich Rithi, Director General of
Ministry of Commerce (to view Click Here))
  How public private dialogue and advocacy shapes policy preparation
and Private Sector’s readiness for AEC and
other regionalization initiatives?
Presentation by Mr. David Van, Managing Director-Cambodia
of Bower Group Asia) (to view Click Here))
16:20-16:50 Panel discussion Moderator: H.E Sok Siphana Panel:
- H.E Heng Sokkung
- Dr. Pich Rithi
- Mr. David Van
16:50-17:00 Wrap up H.E Sok Siphana
17:00-17:30 Handover Token of Appreciations Distinguish Moderators,
Panelists, Speakers Closing Remark
H.E Sun Chanthol