THE ONGOING CHALLENGES FACING THE REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA
ON ITS PATH
TO POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC STABILITY
New or Restored Democracies - the Case of the Republic of Moldova
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 14th, 2016:
Arrival of participants
6:00 – 8:00 pm WELCOME HAPPY HOUR with NETWORKING & SOCIALIZING IN MANHATTAN
FRIDAY, JANUARY 15th, 2016 (MAIN PROGRAM)
9:00 – 10:00 am Meeting outside the UN
building and REGISTRATION
10:00–10:15 am OFFICIAL OPENING
The National Anthem of the Republic of Moldova performed by Mihaela
Belous, New York
Vlad Lupan, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Moldova to the United Nations.
10:30 -12:30pm THEMATIC PANEL
Effective Institutions, Growth-based Economy, and Responsible Citizenship
Invited speaker: Maia Sandu, Economist, previously Minister of Education of the Republic of Moldova.
Moderator: Stela Mocan, Governance and Information Technologies Professional
§ Dorin Parasca, Founder and Principal, FLUX LLC Trading Company, Chicago, IL
§ Anatol Vizitiu, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley, Summit, NJ
§ Vadim Brinzan, Private Equity Investments, Boca Raton, FL
§ Violeta Sacara, Senior Analyst, Barclays Capital, New York, NY
§ Alla Rosca, Adjunct Professor, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
§ Mark Meyer, Honorary Consul of the Republic of Moldova in New York, New York, NY
12:30 - 1:30 pm LUNCH
1:30 - 3:00 pm PLENARY
The Homeland and the Diaspora. How to do better?
§ Elena Dragalin, Founder and Chairperson of Moldova AID, Philadelphia, PA
§ Argentina Parasca, Founder and Chairperson of Backpacks for Hope, Chicago, IL
§ Irina Basarabeanu, Founder and Chairperson of Love is Kind, Boston, MA
§ Veaceslav Cretu, Founder and Chairperson of Digikidz Project, Delegate at Youth Assembly at UN, and Resolution Project Fellow, Atlanta, GA
§ Victor Vintu, Co-founder of AMMB (Asociatia Moldovenilor in Marea Britanie) and of Romanian Speaking Professionals Group in New York, New York, NY
§ Victoria Dunford, Founder and Chairperson of MADAID, Great Britain
3:30-4:00 pm How to make better use of UN expertise
Statement by Ion Botnaru and Alexander Lomaia, senior UN Officials
4:00-4:30 pm OFFICIAL CLOSING of the Third Moldovan-American convention
Sergiu Gherman, Honorary Consul of the Republic of Moldova in Florida
6:30 - 9:30 pm CONVENTION CLOSING DINNER
SATURDAY, JANUARY 16th, 2016:
Departure of participants
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