08.10.2012 | UNU-ViE: 12th Bonn Dialogues event "Climate change, social vulnerability and resilience"

The panel discussion will address the methods and tools available for assessing impacts and climate risks (weather-related) at different levels and for a broad range of sectors and social-ecological systems. This Bonn Dialogues is an official event of the „Keystone Conference: From Social Vulnerability to Building” taking place from 8 until 10 October 2012 in Bonn, Germany. The conference is organized by the United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) and the Munich Re Foundation (MRF).



Helmut Joisten, Mayor, Federal City of Bonn

Prof. Dr. Jakob Rhyner, Vice Rector in Europe/UNU-EHS Director, United Nations University


Richard Kinley, Deputy Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) (confirmed)

H. E. Mosud Mannan, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of  Bangladesh to the Federal Republic of Germany (confirmed)

Dr. Saleemul Huq, Director, International Centre for Climate Change and Development at the Independent University (ICCCAD), Bangladesh; Senior Fellow, Climate Change Group, International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), London (confirmed)

Thomas Loster, Chairman, Munich Re Foundation (confirmed)

Prof. Úrsula Oswald Spring, Professor, Regional Multidisciplinary Research Centre (CRIM), National University of Mexico; Former Minister of Ecological Development in the State of Morelos, México (tbc)


Anke Rasper, Deutsche Welle

Reception hosted by the Federal City of Bonn

Participation is free of charge. For organizational purposes, please register via info(AT)bonn-dialogues.org until  5 October 2012.

When: Monday, 8 October 2012, 6.30 p.m

Where: Deutsche Welle, Kurt-Schumacher-Str. 3, 53113 Bonn

For further information please click here.