Saturday 21 May
08.30-21.30: Registration
Sunday 22 May
08.30-13.30: Registration
08.30-10.30: Outgoing Executive Committee Meeting
10.30-11.00: Break
11.00-13.00: Outgoing Bureau Meeting
11.00-12.00: Orientation for General Assembly Participants
13.00-15.30: Lunch
15.30-17:00: Official opening and 1st Statutory Session
• Opening of the Assembly by Caritas Internationalis President H. Em. Cardinal Oscar Rodríguez Maradiaga, S.D.B. Presentation of invitees.
• Words of Welcome by H. Em. Cardinal Robert Sarah, President of Pontifical Council Cor Unum.
17.00-17.30: Break
17.30-18.00: 1st Statutory Session (contd.)
• Approval of Composition of Working Committees.
• Report of the Credentials and Supervisory Committee.
• Approval of Affiliation of New Members.
18.15-19.45: Holy Mass
• Main celebrant and homily: H. Em. Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, S.D.B., Secretary of State.
20.00-21.30: Welcome Dinner
Monday 23 May
08.30-09.00: Morning Prayer, led by Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa
09.00-10.30: 1st Plenary Session
 • Theological Reflection: Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa and H. Em. Cardinal Peter Turkson, President Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace.
10.30-11.00: Break
11.00-13.00: 2nd Statutory Session
• Report by Chair of Candidates Committee.
• Presentation of Candidates for President, Treasurer and Secretary General.
13.00-14.30: Lunch
14:30-16.30: 3rd Statutory Session
Chaired by CI President H. Em. Cardinal Oscar Rodríguez Maradiaga S.D.B.
• Report from Chair of Legal Affairs Commission (Msgr. Michael Landau) and Chair of the Bureau Working Party on Governance (Ms. Anne Dickinson).
• Caritas Internationalis: Public Juridical Person, Confederation and Part of the Universal Church – H.E. Bishop Prof. Juan Arrieta.
• Caritas Internationalis Statutes – Msgr. Osvaldo Neves de Almeida.
• Presentation and discussion on new Statutes.
• Panel discussion and plenary.
16.30-17.00: Break
17.00-18:00: 3rd Statutory Session
• Presentation and discussion on new Internal Rules.
• Presentation and discussion on Transitional Norms and Declarations.
• Decision and voting on process for approval and transition.
18.00-19.00: Mass
19.00-21.30: Dinner
Tuesday 24 May
08.30-09.00: Morning Prayer
09.00-10.30: 2nd Plenary Session
• Report of the CI President.
• Report of the CI Secretary General.
• Report of the CI Treasurer.
10.30-11.00: Break
11.00-13.00: 4th Statutory Session
• Presentation of Strategic Framework (2011 - 2015)
13.00-15.00: Lunch
15.00-16.30: 4th Statutory Session (contd.)
• Presentation and discussion on the Financial Framework.
16.30-17.00: Break
17.00-18.00: 5th Statutory Session
• Election of the President and Treasurer.
18.00-19.00: Mass
19.00-19.30: All participants transfer to Hotel Torre Rossa for dinner
19.30-21.30: Dinner and Social

Wednesday 25 May
08.30-09.00: Morning Prayer
09.00-10.30: Reflection and discussion on Strategic Framework
10.30-11.00: Break
11.00-13.00: Reflection on ‘One Human Family: Zero Poverty’ in Working Groups of Caritas member organisations
13.00-15.00: Lunch
15.00-16.30: Thematic Groups Led by Caritas Regional Coordinators and member organisations
16.30-17.00: Break
17.00-18.00: 6th Statutory Session
• Presentation and Ratification of Regional Presidents.
• Presentation and Ratification of the new Executive Committee.
18.00-19.00: Mass
19.00-21.30: Dinner and Social

Thursday 26 May
08.30-09.00: Morning Prayer
09.00-10.30: Regional Conferences
10.30-11.00: Break
11.00-13:00: Election of Secretary General; Bilateral meetings
• Incoming Executive Committee meeting to elect Secretary General. (Executive Committee and candidates transfer to Casa la Salle.)
• Bilateral members meetings among GA participants (other than ExCo and candidates).
13.00-15.00: Lunch
15.00-16.30: 7th Statutory Session (Part 1)
• Ratification of Secretary General by General Assembly.
• Presentation and discussion of Motions and Resolutions.
16.30-17.00: Break
17.00-18.00: 7th Statutory Session (Contd.)
• Adoption and Approval of Strategic Framework.
• Adoption and Approval of Financial Framework.
• Adoption of Motions and Resolutions.
18.00-19.00: Mass
19.00-19.30: All participants transfer to Hotel Torre Rossa for dinner
19.30-21.30: Farewell dinner and 60th Anniversary party

Friday 27 May
08.30-09.00: Morning Prayers
09.00-12.00: Papal Audience (Sala Clementina, Apostolic Palace)
13.00-15.00: Lunch
15.00-16.30: Closing ceremony
• Vote of Thanks and Acknowledgements.
• Addresses of President and Secretary General (incoming and outgoing).
• Presentation of Awards and Citations to Outgoing Officers.
• Adoption of Final Message.
• Formal Adjournment.
16.30-17.00: Break
17.00-18.00: Mass
18.00-19.00: Incoming Executive Committee meeting
19.00-20.00: Incoming Bureau meeting (with dinner)
19.00-20.00: Dinner Participating