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

Speeches


Here, we would like to offer you the opportunity to download the speeches that were held during the 2nd Bonn Conference on International Development Policy.

First conference day, 27th August 2009

Official opening (pdf)
Armin Laschet
Minister for Intergenerational Affairs, Family, Women and Integration of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia

Welcome address by the Federal President of Germany (pdf) - German
Prof. Dr. Horst Köhler

Welcome address by the King of Ashanti (Ghana) (pdf)
H.M. Otumfuo Nana Osei Tutu II

"New structure of development policy: perspectives of the sub-national development cooperation" (pdf)
Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul MP
Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development

"Development cooperation - a benefit for Africa?" (pdf)
Helen Zille
Premier of Western Cape Province, South Africa

"Municipalities as central developmental actors: approaches to promoting communal development" (pdf)
Wolfgang Kroh
Member of the Managing Board of KfW Bankengruppe


Second conference day, 28th August 2009

Welcome (pdf)
Ulrich Post
Vice-Chairperson of VENRO, the association of German development non-governmental organisations

"Cooperation between state and regions in the field of development cooperation in Europe: the example of Spain" (pdf)
Percival Manglano
General Director of Cooperation for Development at the Immigration and Development Department of the Madrid Autonomous Community, Spain

"Fighting poverty through international cooperation and solidarity - perspectives on the Mpumalanga-NRW cooperation experience" (pdf)
Jabulani Lucas Mahlangu
Minister, Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa

"Development education as a challenging task for the civil society and municipalities" (pdf)
Original french version of the speech (pdf)
Olivier Consolo
Director of the European NGO Confederation for Relief and Development (CONCORD), Belgium

"Integration of the African diaspora in development cooperation"
Mariama Awumbila
Head of the Center for Migration Studies, University of Ghana

An Appraisal of the Conference (pdf)
Armin Laschet
Minister for Intergenerational Affairs, Family, Women and Integration of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia