General Conference, 10th Session - Industrial Development Forum - Inaugural Session
|Inaugural Session|| General Conference |
Monday, 1 December 2003, 14:30
| The Role of Industrial Development in the |
Achievement of the Millennium Development Goals
The Industrial Development Forum on The Role of Industrial Development in the Achievement of the MDGs, was held on the first day of the General Conference, with addresses by three leading development thinkers:
The issues raised were discussed at length in the first Round Table on the same subject held later in the evening of that day.
A number of experts and practitioners in development participated as panelists, and the discussion focused on various aspects of structural change and industrialization, particularly from the perspective of the least developed countries and with special emphasis on sub-Saharan Africa.