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Berlin 2010: Climate Governance & Development (In preparation of WDR 2010)

September 28   |  September 29  |  September 30

 Conference Venue - InWEnt - Capacity Building International
Accommodation: Hotel Moevenpick Berlin - http://www.moevenpick-hotels.com

Sunday, September 28, 2008

06:00pm

 

 

Opening Address
Carola Donner-Reichle
, Director, Social Development - InWEnt-Capacity Building International, Germany

Keynote Address:
Marianne Fay/Rosina Bierbaum, Co Directors, World Development Report 2010, World Bank

 7.30pm

 Dinner Buffet at Hotel Moevenpick



 Monday, September 29, 2008

8:45am






9:00am

Opening Address:
Adolf Klorke-Lesch, Director-General; Global and sectoral policies; European and multilateral development policy; Africa; Middle East Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Develoopment (BMZ), Germany


Keynote Address:
Justin Yifu Lin
, Executive Vice President and Chief Economist, The World Bank, Washington DC

9:30am

Session I: " Climate Change as a Development Priority"

Chairs:
Boris Pleskovic, Research Manager, World Bank

Speakers:
Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, Director, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Germany
Lose-lose Risks and win-win options

Richard Klein, Co-Director, Climate and Energy Programme, Stockholm Einvironment Institute (SEI), Sweden
Mainstreaming Climate Adaption into Development

Shardul Agrawala, Principal Economist- Climate Change, Environment Directorate, Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Paris
Putting Climate Change in the Development Mainstream. Moving from Theory to Practice.

11:00 Coffee Break
11:30

Session II: "Energy and Development: Policies and Technologies

Chairs:
Marianne Fay/Rosina Bierbaum, Co-Directors, World Development Report 2010, World Bank

Speakers:
Claudia Kemfert, Professor of Energy Economics, Head of the Department of Energy, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW), Germany
Promoting Research, Innovation, and technology transfers for alternative energy sources.

Nebojsa Nakicenovic, Professor of Energy Economics and Leader of the Energy and Transitions to New Technologies Program, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASS), Austria
Modeling Sero-carbon growth: Assessing technological options and governance requirements at the national level

Judith Layzer, Professor of Environmental policy, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, Massachusetts institute of ?Technology (MIT), USA
Urbanization and Sustainable Cities: The role of governance, instracture, and new technologies

10:00 Lunch
14:30

Session III: "Natural Resource Governance for Adaptation, Mitigation, and Development"

Chair:
Imme Scholz, Head of the Department for Environmental Policy and Management of Natural Resources, German Development Innstitute (GDI) Germany

Speakers:
Sri Eriksen, Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo, Norway
Environmental stressor, natural resources, and resilient livelihoods

Joyashree Roy, Professor of Economics and Head of the Department of Economics, Jadavpur University, India
Governing Water scarcities and Variabilities

Andrzej Kedziora, Professor and Director of the Research Center for Agricultural and Forest Environment, Polish academy of Sciences, Poland
Climate change, forests, land use change

16:00 --Coffee Break

16:30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18:45pm

Session IV: "Business Round Table on: "Development, Non-state Actors, and climate governance: Private sector and NGOs"

Chair:
Carola Donner-Reichle
, Director, Social Development - InWEnt-Capacity Building International, Germany

Speakers:
Frank Nutter, President, Reinsurance Association of America, USA
David Rogers, President, Health and Climate foundation, Switzerland
Craig Bennet, EU Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change, UK

- Insuring against climate risks: The rold of public and private actors.
- Climate change and corporate social responsibility
- The role of NGOs in climate governance


Departure by bus followd by a boat tour and dinner ont he river spree

 19:30  

Dinner at MS Stralau (Boat)

Tuesday, September 30, 2008
09:10

Session V: "Financing Adaptation and Mitigation in an Unequal World"

Chairs:
Marianne Fay/Rosina Bierbaum, Co-Directors, World Development Report 2010, World Bank

Speakers:
Charlotte Streck, Director, Climate Focus, The Netherlands
Financing adaptation and development cooperation

Diwesh N. Sharan, Principal Economist, Infrastructure, Asian Development Bank (ADB), Manila
The role of regional financing arrangements

Ashwini Chhatre, Professor, Department of Geography, University of Illinois, USA
Institutional avenues for financing community-driven mitigation and adaptation

10:30 Coffee
11:00

Session VI:"Changing Climate, Changing Institutions of Governance"

Chair:
Dr. Jurgen Zattler, Deputy Director General Multilateral and Eropean Development policy, Federal ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Germany

Speakers:
John Scanlon, Principal Advisor, Policy and Program, United Nations Environment Program, (UNEP) Nairobi
Creating the capacity for decentralized, self governing adaptations to climate imparts.

Kevin Watkins, Global Economic Governance Program, Oxford University, UK (tbc)
Adaptive governance in a climate-challenged world

Arun Agrawal, School of Natual resources and Environment (SNRE), University of Michigan, USA
The Role of Social Capital in Addressing Climate Hazards

 12:30pm Coffee Break

12:45pm

 

 

Wrap-up discussions and implications for WDR 2010

Chair:
Carola Donner-Reichle
, Director, Social Development - InWEnt-Capacity Building International, Germany

Closing and Outlook
Ian Noble, Professor of Global Change Research and Senior climate change specialist, The World Bank, Washington DC.

Closing Words:
Marianne Fay/Rosina Bierbaum,
Co-Directors, World Development Report 2010, World Bank dc

 1:30opm Farewell Buffet
 

 




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