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

Supported by, media partner, sponsors

Supported by:

DWLogoDeutsche Welle (DW)

The Deutsche Welle has been Germany's international broadcaster for more than 50 years. It produces television, radio and Internet programmes in German and many other languages and trains the journalists of the future in the DW academy. DW`s media offers are aimed at people throughout the world with an interest in Germany and Europe, and at so-called multipliers in particular.

Deutsche Welle was staging the reception on the first evening within the framework of the 2nd Bonn Conference on International Development Policy.

logo-eadiEuropean Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI)

EADI, European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes, is the leading network for development and regional studies in Europe. Its membership includes a large number of research institutes and organisations, think tanks, national bodies and researchers throughout Europe.

EADI supported the conference through its specialist expertise and its excellent network in the field of development policy.


The Landesbank NRW became the NRW.BANK in 2004. It is the state development bank of North Rhine-Westphalia and has been commissioned by the government to support the federal state and its municipal corporations in meeting their public tasks, particularly in the fields of structural, economic, social and housing policy and to carry out and administer development measures in line with the benefit regulations of the European Union. Its work is based on the principle of sustainability.

The NRW.BANK provided financial support to the conference.

Media partner:

brandeinsbrand eins

brand eins is the business magazine which addresses the issue of change. brand eins is not interested in the status quo, it is interested in the things that are developing. The magazine searches for signs of a new age in industry, society and culture, for people and companies who are facing up to the future. brand eins wants to understand the economy and make it comprehensible. brand eins wants to help its readers, not by means of tables and checklists - but with stories, which spark their imagination, which explain the background information and developments to them. And which shows them which things move people.

brand eins supported the 2nd Bonn Conference on International Development Policy by providing free advertising space.



The BMW Group is extensively committed to its claims to premium quality throughout all the relevant segments of the international automotive markets with its three brands BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce Motor Cars - and thus exploits the company's strengths with a sense of resolve, which is unique in the industry. Its uncompromising commitment towards premium demands applies from the development to production and extending to the marketing. A strategy, which clearly aims to achieve profitable growth.

BMW supported the conference by providing a fleet of vehicles.


GEPA is Europe`s largest fair trade organisation. It has been working to achieve a social and environmentally friendly form of trade for more than 33 years. GEPA's trading partners include some 160 cooperatives, marketing organisations and committed private enterprises in approx. 40 countries in Africa, Latin America and Asia.

GEPA provided the coffee bar during the conference.


In just a few years Solar World AG has grown from a solar trading house to a solar concern with an integrated solar value chain process - from raw materials to the solar wafer, the solar cell, the solar module right up to ready, high-quality solar power plants. Today, the company profits from the fact that it has set up the entire solar value chain at an early stage:  It has modern factories at all production levels to serve the expanding solar market comprehensively. In addition, the company controls the development of solar power technology at all levels at its own premises.

SolarWorld provided financial support to the conference.