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

Programme


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Programme


Thursday, 27th August 2009

From 11.30
Registration of the participants

Chair of the first conference day: Peter Frey, Director ZDF Capital Studio Berlin

13.00
Official Opening
Armin Laschet
Minister for Intergenerational Affairs, Family, Women and Integration of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia

13.10
Welcome address by the Federal President of Germany
Prof. Dr. Horst Köhler

13.25
Welcome address by the King of Ashanti (Ghana)

H.M. Otumfuo Nana Osei Tutu II

13.40
"New structure of development policy: perspectives of the sub-national development cooperation"

Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul MP
Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development

14.00
"Development cooperation - a benefit for Africa?"
Helen Zille
Premier of Western Cape Province, South Africa

14.20
"Municipalities as central developmental actors: approaches to promoting communal development"

Wolfgang Kroh
Member of the Managing Board of KfW Bankengruppe

14.45
Coffee break

15.15
Opening of the Photo Exhibition "Onipa Aduro ne Nnipa - Man is Man's Medicine"
Welcome address by Minister
 Armin Laschet
Welcome address by the King of Ashanti (Ghana)
H.M. Otumfuo Nana Osei Tutu II

15.30
Parallel panels

Panel I 

Partnerships for development with African local authorities

Jean Baptiste Bizimana
Senator, Member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Security, Rwanda
Sandra Ceciarini
Director, "Citizenship and International Cooperation" of the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR), France
Jürgen Linden
Mayor of the City of Aachen
Bernd Schleich
Managing Director of Capacity Building International (InWEnt)
Bruno Wenn
Senior Vice President of the Sub-Saharan Africa Unit, KfW Entwicklungsbank
Helen Zille
Premier of Western Cape Province, South Africa

Chair:
Astrid Prange de Oliveira
Journalist, Rheinischer Merkur


Panel II 
Paris Declaration: a challenge for sub-national development cooperation?

Emmanuel Akwetey
Executive Director of the Institute for Democratic Governance, Ghana
Eckhard Deutscher
Chair of the Development Assistance Committee, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), France
George W. Matovu
Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa of Municipal Development Partnership (MDP), Zimbabwe
Pierre Schapira
Mayor of Paris for International Relations, former Member of the European Parliament, France
Wolfgang Schuster
Mayor of the State Capital Stuttgart

Chair:
Hans Jessen
Journalist, Radio Bremen


18.00
Workshop on financing development cooperation

The territorial approach on development -
ART GOLD Programme et al.

Christophe Nuttall
Director of the Hub for Innovative Partnerships, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Switzerland
Oikocredit
Brigitta Herrmann
Director Oikocredit Germany
develoPPP.de
Susanne Dorasil
Head of the Division "Economic Policy; Financial Sector", Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
Non state actors and local authorities (NSA-LA) programme
Joseph Schermesser
EuropeAid, France

19.30
Reception at Deutsche Welle Bonn
Addresses by
Christian Gramsch
Programme Director Deutsche Welle
Bärbel Dieckmann
Mayor of the Federal City of Bonn



Friday, 28th August 2009

Chair of the second conference day: Michael Kolz, Anchorman, Phoenix

9.00
Welcome and video impressions of the first conference day
Ulrich Post
Vice-Chairperson of VENRO, the association of German development non-governmental organisations

9.15
"Cooperation between state and regions in the field of development cooperation in Europe: the example of Spain"
Percival Manglano
General Director of Cooperation for Development at the Immigration and Development Department of the Madrid Autonomous Community, Spain

9.30
"Fighting poverty through international development cooperation and solidarity - perspectives on the Mpumalanga-NRW cooperation experience"
Jabulani Lukas Mahlangu
Minister, Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa

9.45
"Development education as a challenging task for the civil society and municipalities"

Olivier Consolo
Director of the European NGO Confederation for Relief and Development (CONCORD), Belgium

10.00
"Integration of the African diaspora in development cooperation"
Mariama Awumbila
Head of the Centre for Migration Studies, University of Ghana

10.15
Coffee break

10.45
Parallel panels

Panel III

Cooperation between states and regions in the field of development cooperation: a comparison

Percival Manglano
General Director of Cooperation for Development at the Immigration and Development Department of the Madrid Autonomous Community, Spain
Winfried Mengelkamp
Head of the Unit International Cooperation, Ministry for Intergenerational Affairs, Family, Women and Integration of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia
Lerumo Morule
Senior Manager, National Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, South Africa
Pierre Pougnaud
Technical Adviser at the Delegation for International Action of Local Authorities, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, France
Jürgen Wiemann
Head of the programme "Development Cooperation and the World Trade System" of the German Association for Technical Cooperation (GTZ)

Chair:
Michael Kolz
Anchorman, Phoenix


Panel IV
Cooperation of the civil society and municipalities in the field of development education

Olivier Consolo
Director of  the European NGO Confederation for Relief and Development (CONCORD), Belgium
Monika Dülge
Head of the climate campaign of Eine Welt Netz NRW, Board Member of VENRO, the association of German development non-governmental organisations
Naheed Haque
Deputy Executive Coordinator, United Nations Volunteers
Denis Huber
Executive Director of the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe, Portugal
Rudith King
Development Planner and Gender Poicy Analyst, Ghana

Chair:
Christa Henze
University of Duisburg-Essen, campaign "Aktion Zukunft Lernen"



Panel V
Migration and development: the role of migrants in sub-national development cooperation

Mariama Awumbila
Head of the Centre for Migration Studies, University of Ghana
Titilola Banjoko
Director of AfricaRecruit/Findajobinafrica.com, United Kingdom
Armin Laschet
Minister for Intergenerational Affairs, Family, Women and Integration of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia
Leila Rispens-Noel
International Alternative Financial Institutions (INAFI), Senegal
Peter von Bethlenfalvy
Director of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Germany

Chair:
Peter Croll
Director, Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC)


12.45
Break and transition to the plenary session

13.00
Concluding remarks
Minister Armin Laschet

13.30
End of the conference and snack

14.00
Workshop on financing development cooperation

The territorial approach on development -
ART GOLD Programme et al.

Christophe Nuttall
Director of the Hub for Innovative Partnerships, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Switzerland

Oikocredit
Brigitta Herrmann
Director Oikocredit Germany

develoPPP.de
Susanne Dorasil
Head of the Division "Economic Policy; Financial Sector", Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

Non state actors and local authorities (NSA-LA) programme
Joseph Schermesser
EuropeAid, France