Ministry for Intergenerational Affairs, Family, Women and Integration of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia

Speeches


Monday, 5th November 2007

Written Greeting Address of the Federal President of the Republic of Germany Prof. Dr. Horst Köhler presented by
Armin Laschet, Minister for Intergenerational Affairs, Family, Women and Integration of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Openingspeech of the Bonn Conference on International Development Policy
Armin Laschet, Minister for Intergenerational Affairs, Family, Women and Integration of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Keynote Address
The Future of Africa in Light of Economic Progress and Extreme Poverty - Are the MDGs still Attainable?
Akwasi Osei-Adjei, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Regional Cooperation and NEPAD of the Republic of Ghana

Civil Society Commentary
Maria da Graca Samo, Women's Forum, Mozambique

Keynote Speech "Migration and Development"
Migration in an Interconnected World - Contribution or Obstacle to the MDGs?
Professor Dr. Dr. hc. mult. Rita Süssmuth, Former President of the German Bundestag and Member of the Global Commission on International Migration, Germany

Keynote Speech "Climate Change, Energy and Development"
Macht der Klimawandel die Armutsbekämpfung zunichte?
Marjory-Anne Bromhead, Sector Manager "Environment and Natural Resources", The World Bank



CEREMONIAL ACT on the new partnership between Ghana and North Rhine-Westphalia

Address by
Dr. Jürgen Rüttgers
State Premier of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Address by
Akwasi Osei-Adjei
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Regional Cooperation and NEPAD of the Republic of Ghana

Address by
H.E. Peter Cardinal Kodwo Appiah Turkson
Archbishop of Cape Coast, Ghana



Tuesday, 6th November 2007

Keynote Speech "Good Governance in Africa"
Dr. Francis Appiah, Executive Secretary, National African Peer Review Mechanism - Governing Council, Laureate of the German Africa Award 2007, Ghana

Keynote Speech "Economy and Development"
Johannes-Jürgen Bernsen, Member of the Board of Management, German Investment and Development Company (DEG) / KfW banking group

Germany – Partner for a Strong Africa
Karin Kortmann, Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Member of the German Bundestag, Germany

Perspectives for Achieving the Millennium Development Goals in Africa
Dr. Tadjudeen Abdul-Raheem, Coordinator for Africa, UN-Millennium Development Goals Campaign, Kenya

Concluding Remarks
Armin Laschet, Minister for Intergenerational Affairs, Family, Women and Integration of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany