Conference programme

Conference languages German and English (simultaneous interpretation)

Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals
at the Local Level – Strategies and Mechanisms

17 to 18 November 2015
Deutsche Welle, Bonn
 

Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Day 1

10.30 hrs Registration
Conference chaired by
Patrick Leusch
Head International Relations, DW Akademie, Bonn
11.00 hrs WELCOME
11.15 hrs PART I: CONFERENCE OPPENING
Global goals, local implementation
in North-Rhine Westphalia
11.30 hrs PART II: KEYNOTES
The new agenda for sustainable development
12.30 hrs Lunch
14.00 hrs PART III: IN DIALOGUE
The municipalities’ responsibility
15.00 hrs Coffee break
15.30 hrs PART IV: DISCUSSION
Local sustainability strategies
17.00 hrs PART V: WORK IN SMALL GROUPS
Why does this matter to my local authority?
Defining goals and content
Group A: Local development policy
Group B: Climate protection
Group C: Sustainable consumption and production
Group D: Managing migration sustainably

Cultural Programme

18.45 hrs BUS SHUTTLE
Joint transfer to the Old Town Hall of Bonn
19.15 hrs RECEPTION AT THE OLD TOWN HALL
Hosted by the City of Bonn

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Day 2

08.30 hrs Registration
Conference chaired by
Patrick Leusch
Head Global Media Forum
Deutsche Welle, Bonn
09.00 hrs PART VI: INPUT
Setting up sustainability strategies coherently
09.30 hrs PART VII: WORK IN SMALL GROUPS
The challenge: writing a sustainability strategy
Group E: Review of local activities
Group F: Participation
Group G: Organisational structure
Group H: Developing indicators
11.00 hrs Coffee break
11.30 hrs PART VIII: DISCUSSION
The ressource issue
12.30 hrs PART IX: OUTLOOK
On the way to Habitat 3
13.00 hrs CLOSING REMARKS BY THE ORGANISERES
followed by Light refreshments

Detailed conference programme

You can download the programme (pdf) here.

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