Conference: "Democratizing Global Governance: Perspectives of Emerging Powers and G8 on Summit Reform and the United Nations"

Thursday, May 31, 2007 - 9:00 AM
Hertie School of Governance, Germany
May 31

9:30Welcome and Introduction:

* NN (German UN Association)
* Andrew Cooper (CIGI, Canada; confirmed)

9:50 Keynote addresses:Democratizing Global Governance: Major Challenges & Main Actors:

* Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul (German Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development; invitation by DGVN)
* Michael Zürn (HSoG; confirmed)

10:45 Tea/coffee

11:15 First panel:The role of Emerging Powers in Global Governance

* Sachin Chaturvedi (Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), New Delhi; confirmed)
* Song Hong (Institute of World Economics and Politics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing; confirmed)
* NN, Brazil (invitation by DGVN/hbs)
* NN, Mexico (invitation by DGVN/hbs)
* Chair: Elizabeth Sidiropoulos (SAIIA; confirmed)

12:45 Lunch

13:45Germany’s Position on Global Governance Innovation

* Bernd Pfaffenbach, German Sherpa (State Secretary, Economics Ministry;invitation by HSoG)

14:15 Second panel:Summit Architecture and the United Nations: Impetus for Reform

* Yash Tandon (Executive Director, South Centre, Geneva; invitation by DIE)
* NN, scholar from Africa (invitation by DGVN/hbs)
* Olivier Giscard d’Estaing (France, Chair of Comité pour un Parlement Mondial as well as INSEAD Foundation; invitation by CIGI)
* Inge Kaul (formerly UNDP; invitation by DGVN)
* Barbara Unmuessig (Heinrich Boell Foundation)
* Chair: Johannes Linn, Brookings Institution (Washington, D.C.; confirmed)

16:00 Tea/coffee

16:30The Way Forward and Good-bye
Dirk Messner (DIE; confirmed)

17:00 End

(DRAFT AS OF APRIL 30, 2007)

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