HC Deb 31 October 2002 vol 391 cc953-4W
Mr. Randall

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what organisations she met on her recent visit to Yugoslavia; and with whom she had discussions. [77295]

Clare Short

I visited Belgrade on 7 October 2002, to meet with various Republic of Serbia and Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY) representatives; I then flew to Pristina to have meetings with Kosovo and UN representatives, returning to the UK on 9 October. Meetings held were as follows:

Separate meetings Roundtable discussions
Vojislav Kostunica, FRY Gordana Matkovic, Serbian
President Minister of Social Affairs
Miroljub Labus, FRY Deputy Dragan Milovanovic, Serbian
Prime Minister Minister of Labour and
Goran Svilanovic, FRY Foreign Employment
Minister Aleksandar Vlahovic, Serbian
Goran Pitic, Serbian Minister for Minister of Economy and
International Economic Privatisation
Relations Dejan Popovic, Serbian Deputy
Rory O'Sullivan, Head of the Minister of Finance
World Bank Office, Belgrade Gordana Lazarevic, Assistant
Richard Zink, Director Minister, Serbian Ministry of
European Agency for International Economic
Reconstuction Relations
Discussion with DFID funded consultants on Privatisation, Banking, Social Policy an Justice projects
Ibrahim Rugova, President of Jean-Christian Cady, Deputy
Kosovo Special Representative for
Bajram Rexhepi, Prime Minister UNMIK Pillar One (Police and
of Kosovo Justice)
Charles Brayshaw, Principal Gerard Fischer, UNMIK Pillar
Deputy Senior Representative of Two (Civil Administration)
the Secretary General, United Friedhelm Frischenschlager
Nations Interim Administration UNMIK Pillar Three
Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) (Institution-Building)
Richard Zink (Director), Andy Bearpark, Deputy Special
Michael Doyle (Head of Representative for UNMIK
Programming) and Thierry Pillar Four (Reconstruction)
Bernard-Guele (Head of
Operations), European agency
for Reconstruction
Other donors:
Sidi Boubacar (World Bank), Earl Gast (USAID),Robert Piper (UNDP), Peter Rondorf (German Office), Anna Maria Madsen (Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Tamara Sorger (CIDA), Christoffer Sjoholm (SIDA) and Valerie Sluitjer (Netherlands Office)
Young Kosovar Representatives: Arianit Shehu (National Democracy Insitute), Jetemir Balaj (Forum(NGO), Arieta Emra (British Council), Leon Malazogu (Kosovo Civil Society Foundation), Albin Kurti (student leader) Jehona Gjurgjeala (KACI(NGO), Fisnik Abrashi (Chevening Scholar),

Separate meetings Roundtable discussions
Tanja Martic (OSCE) and Vladimir Josifovic ('Just Do It'(NGO)