16.09.2010 | DIE: Changing Course – Towards a Sustainable World Economy

This cluster-event will bring together Right Livelihood Award Laureates with experts of the German Development Institute to discuss issues of globalisation, sustainable economic development, and global economic governance with the aim to identify possible pathways towards a sustainable world economy.

The following questions will be raised:

  • Bottom up or top down: How to ensure a transition to a sustainable world economy
  • The Future of Global Economic Governance
  • National strategies for sustainable development and the world economy
  • South-South Cooperation – New Perspectives for Sustainable Development?
  • The contribution of social entrepreneurs to a sustainable world economy

When: 16.09.2010, 10:00 -17:00 h
Where: Location: Bonn, German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

Organiser:
German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) in cooperation with the “Right Livelihood Award Foundation”

Programme:

Panel Discussion:

  • Tony Clarke (Right Livelihood Award Laureate, Director of the Polaris Institute of Canada)
  • Manfred Max-Neef (Right Livelihood Award Laureate, Founder of CEPAUR – Centro de Estudio y Promoción de Asuntos Urbanos)

Keynote Speech: “Social Entrepreneurship – A New Business Model for Corporations?”

  • Helmy Abouleish (Right Livelihood Award Laureate, Managing Director of the SEKEM Group in Egypt)

Parallel Working Group Sessions

Working Group I: “Privatization and Profits – Prospects for the Human Right to Water?”

  • Maude Barlow (Right Livelihood Award Laureate, Director of the Council of Canadians, Founding Member of the Blue Planet Project)
  • Tony Clarke (Right Livelihood Award Laureate, Director of the Polaris Institute of Canada)

Working Group II: “Civil Society – Shaping Globalization?”

  • Nicanor Perlas (Right Livelihood Award Laureate,President of the Center for Alternative Development Initiatives)

Working Group III: “How to Ensure a Sustainable World Economy – Economic Growth versus Qualitative Development?”

  • Manfred Max-Neef (Right Livelihood Award Laureate, Founder of CEPAUR – Centro de Estudio y Promoción de Asuntos Urbanos)

Participation by registration only. Please contact: Clara Brandi, Clara.Brandi@die-gdi.de, +49 (0)228 94927-175

Here, you will find further information on the Changing Course-Conference.

Contact:
Christa Ottersbach
Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
German Development Institute
Tulpenfeld 6
D-53113 Bonn

Tel.: +49 0228-94927-191
Fax: 0228-94 927-130
E-Mail: Christa.Ottersbach@die-gdi.de
http://www.die-gdi.de