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

Programme


On this page you may find the current programme of the 3rd Bonn Conference on International Development Policy 2012. Due to the fact that the programme is undergoing a process of development and is constantly changing, we recommend that you regularly take a look at this website.

The official conference language is German; the entire conference will be translated simultaneously into English.

Download the current programme as PDF-file here.


Programme
(version as of 2012/01/26)

Conference chair: Melinda Crane, DW-TV


Monday, 30th January 2012

From 09.00 a.m.
Registration of the participants


09.40 a.m.
Official Opening
Angelica Schwall-Düren
Minister for Federal Affairs, Europe and the Media of North Rhine-Westphalia

09.55 a.m.
Welcome Address
Mayor Jürgen Nimptsch
City of Bonn

10.00 a.m.
Keynote
Rio+20: the role of development policy in the preparation process
Brice Lalonde
Executive Coordinator Rio+20, UNCSD 2012, France 

10.20 a.m.
Keynote
Food security – also a question of consumption habits and global lifestyles

Joachim von Braun
Director, Center for Development Research (ZEF) at the University of Bonn

10.45 a.m.
Keynote and introduction to forum 1
Effective development policy – the relevance of sustainable consumption and production patterns

Fanny Demassieux
UNEP Resource Efficiency Coordinator, France

11.10 a.m.
Debate and introduction to forum 2
Economic growth – a successful strategy for a sustainable global development?
Brice Lalonde
Executive Coordinator Rio+20, UNCSD 2012, France
Stephan Opitz
Head of Department, KfW Entwicklungsbank
Vandana Shiva
Navdanya International, India


12.00
Lunch break

01.00 p.m.
Parallel forums 1 and 2

Forum 1

Relevance of consumption habits and lifestyles for development policy

Cheryl D. Hicks
SPREAD Sustainable Lifestyles 2050, UNEP/Wuppertal Institute Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP)
Mohan Munasinghe
Chairman, Munasinghe Institute for Development (MIND), Colombo, Sri Lanka and Professor of Sustainable Development, Univ. of Manchester, United Kingdom
Bernd Nilles
General Secretary, CIDSE – international alliance of Catholic development agencies, Belgium
Imme Scholz
Deputy Director, German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

Chair: Christiane Grefe, German weekly "DIE ZEIT"


Forum 2
Political responsibility: Strategies for sustainable development policy

Alfredo Benjamin Candia Torrico
Chargé d'affaires of the Plurinational State of Bolivia in Germany
Yoke Ling Chee
Programme Director, Third World Network (TWN), Malaysia
Manfred Konukiewitz
Deputy Director General Global and Sectoral Policies, German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
Klaus Rudischhauser
Director DEVCO B "Quality and Impact", European Commission

Chair: Conny Czymoch, TV presenter

03.00 p.m. 
Discussion
The new NRW One-World Strategy - Results and perspectives of implementation


Input:
Angelica Schwall-Düren
Minister for Federal Affairs, Europe and the Media of North Rhine-Westphalia

Statements
Hartmut Ihne
President of the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences
Udo Schlüter
Managing Director of the Eine-Welt-Netz NRW


04.00 p.m.
Coffee break

04.15 p.m. – 06.30 p.m.
Workshop session
Particular aspects of the general subject will be discussed in 16 parallel workshops.

The following organisations and institutions will host different workshops:
BICC/Misereor, Bread for the World, Church Development Service/Global Policy Forum, CSCP, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development/GIZ, endeva, Fairtrade International, German-African Business Association, The German Commission for UNESCO, German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklung (DIE), Germanwatch, GNF/ Südwind, Kindernothilfe, Ecosocial Forum/Senat der Wirtschaft/Vineta, SKEW, "Stiftung Umwelt und Entwicklung NRW".

The workshops will be carried out on the partners' self-responsibility in terms of content.

07.00 p.m.
Reception at Deutsche Welle Bonn
wth music by Batida Diferente


Tuesday, 31st January 2012


09.00 a.m.
Welcome Address
Ulrich Post
Chairman of VENRO, the association of German development non-governmental organisations

09.10 a.m.
Video impressions of the first conference day

09.20 a.m.
Discussion and Introduction to forum 3
The next billion consumers: a challenge for sustainable responsible business
Hans W. Meier-Ewert
Vice President, German-African Business Association
Peder Michael Pruzan-Jorgensen
Managing Director, Europe, Middle East, and Africa of BSR - The Business of a Better World, France


9.40 a.m.
Introduction to forum 4
Education in the area of development policy for sustainable lifestyles
Kartikeya V. Sarabhai
Director, Centre for Environmental Education, India

10.00 a.m.
Coffee break

10.20 a.m. 
Parallel forums 3 and 4

Forum 3

The next billion consumers: a challenge for sustainable responsible business

Charles Dickinson
Senior Vice President Head of Global Quality Management & Sustaionability, ESPRIT
Christina Gradl
Director, endeva – enterprise solutions for development
Nicola Oppermann
Manager Corporate and Government Affairs, Kraft Foods Germany
Vandana Shiva
Navdanya International, India

Chair: Heike Leitschuh, author & moderator

Forum 4
Education in the area of development policy for sustainable lifestyles

Christel Adick
Chair of Comparative Educational Studies, Ruhr-University Bochum
Selina Juul
Founder, "Stop Wasting Food"-movement, Denmark
Ibimina Kakulu
African Round Table on Sustainable Consumption and Production(ARSCP), Nigeria
Klaus Seitz
Head of Policy and Campaign Department, "Brot für die Welt" ("Bread for the World")

Chair: Achim Schmitz-Forte, WDR


12.20 p.m.
Result of the conference and prospects
Rio+20 and the perspectives of the MDGs
Dirk Messner
Director, German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

12.45 p.m.
Conclusion and lunch snack in the foyer