Minster for Federal Affairs, Europe and the Media of North Rhine-Westphalia

Off-site Workshops

As part of the 3rd Bonn Conference on International Development Policy a range of off-site workshops will be held, which will take place on 30 January 2012, between 04:15 and 06:30 pm. Most of the workshops will take place in the WCCB, some of them in rooms available within walking distance of the WCCB (no more than ten minutes away by foot).

The workshops demonstrate various facets of the conference topic "Global lifestyles – new pathways for development policy". Thus organisations, that are active in the area of development cooperation and sustainability, is given the opportunity to make their own contribution to the conference and explore the general topic in depth. The actual workshop content is the responsibility of the party that organises it.

The following organisations and institutions will present workshops:

BICC / Misereor:
‚One man’s curse, the other’s blessing?’ Interaction between consumer attitude and conflicts around natural resources in developing countries (German without translation)

Brot für die Welt ("Bread for the World”):
Landraub für Teller, Tank und Trog. Was können wir tun? (German without translation)

Church Development Service/Global Policy Forum:
From Buen Vivir to Gross National Happiness. The debate around alternative models of well-being and development goals in the run-up to the Rio+20 conference. (English without translation)

Technical and Social Innovations in Developing Countries: Envisioning living in a Green Economy (English without translation)

Ecosocial Forum/ Senat der Wirtschaft/ VINETA:
Kooperative Innovationsstrategien in der Green Economy - CANCELLED

Innovating sustainable business solutions with people living in poverty (English without translation)

Fairtrade International:
The role of certification schemes in creating sustainable societies/shaping sustainable lifestyles (English without translation)

Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development/GIZ:
Deutsche Entwicklungszusammenarbeit zu "Nachhaltigem Konsum": Möglichkeiten, Perspektiven, Grenzen (German without translation)

German-African Business Association:
Nachhaltiger Auf- und Ausbau der Privatwirtschaft – gelebte Corporate Social Responsibility (German without translation)

German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE):
The rise of a new global middle class: implications for sustainable consumption (English without translation)

Germanwatch e.V.:
Climate Expedition - Resource Expedition - Food Expedition. Steps towards education for the great transformation (English without translation)

Global Nature Fund / Südwind e.V.:
Smartphone oder Bloodphone? Mobiltelefone und die sozialen und ökologischen Folgen in Ländern des Südens (German without translation)

Umweltschutz ist Kinderrecht (German without translation)

SKEW (Servicestelle Kommunen in der Einen Welt):
Verschwenden und vernichten? Lebensmittel- und Energiekonsum lokal nachhaltig gestalten (German without translation)

Stiftung Umwelt und Entwicklung NRW:
Südafrika im 3. Jahrzehnt nach der Apartheid: Entwicklung zwischen Nachhaltigkeit und sozialer Spaltung (English without translation)

The German Commission for UNESCO:
Designing Global Lifestyles with Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) (English without translation)

If you would like to register for one of the Workshops, please register first for the 3rd Bonn Conference on International Development Policy here. You will then be asked to transfer the Conerence Fee and after receiving the binding confirmation of your participation, the Conference Management will send you a personal Link for the registration to one of the Workshops.

The conference management is happy to answer any questions that you may have at bonncode@lab-conference.de

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