2011 Agenda

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15:00 – 16:00

Opening session
Thierry de Montbrial, President and founder of the WPC

Opening speeches
Heinz Fischer, President of the Republic of Austria;
Abdullah Gül, President of the Republic of Turkey, Guest of honor of the 4th edition of the WPC

16:00 – 16:15

Coffee-break 

16:15 – 17:00

Plenary session 1: The ECB and the sustainability of the Euro
Chair: Thierry de Montbrial
Speaker: Peter Praet, Member of the ECB’s Executive Board

17:00 – 19:00

Plenary session 2: “Arab spring and global governance”
Chair: Volker Perthes, Chairman and Director of Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP)
Speakers: Amr Moussa, former Secretary General of the League of Arab States, candidate to the Egyptian presidential elections;
HRH Prince Turki al-Faisal, Chairman of King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies;
Edward Djerejian, Founding Director of James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, former US Ambassador to Syria;
Christophe de Margerie, Chairman & CEO of Total

19:00 – 20:15

Plenary session 3: “Major catastrophes and global governance”
Chair: Jim Hoagland, Associate Editor, Chief Foreign Correspondent of the Washington Post
Speakers: Yukiya Amano, Director General of the IAEA;
Scott Charney, Corporate Vice President, Trustworthy Computing of Microsoft

20:15 – 21:15

Welcome cocktail

21:15 – 23:00

Dinner at the Hofburg Palace (Conference Center)
Herbert Stepic, CEO of Raiffeisen Bank International

09:00 – 10:15

Plenary session 4: “Corporate social responsibility and global governance”
Chair: Bruno Lafont, Chairman and CEO of Lafarge Group
Speakers: Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland, President of Mary Robinson Foundation;
Narayana Murthy, President and founder of Infosys Technologies Limited

10:15 – 10:45

Coffee-break

10:45 – 12:15

Plenary session 5: “The future of the G8 and G20: challenges and prospects for the economic and financial systems”
Chair: Kemal Dervis, Vice-President for Global Economy at the Brookings Institution and Senior Advisor at the Sabanci University; former Minister of Economic Affairs of Turkey
Speakers: Jacob A. Frenkel, Chairman of JPMorgan Chase International, former Governor of the Bank of Israel;
Il Sakong, Presidential Envoy of the Republic of Korea;
Jean-David Levitte, Diplomatic Advisor and Sherpa of President Nicolas Sarkozy;
Lourdes Aranda, Sherpa of Mexico to the G20, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mexico

12:30 – 14:30

Lunch debate
Kishore Mahbubani, Dean and Professor in the Practice of Public Policy of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore

14:45 – 15:30

Plenary session 6: “Debriefing of the European Council”
Jean-David Levitte, Diplomatic Advisor and Sherpa of President Nicolas Sarkozy

15:30 – 17:00

Plenary session 7: “Europe as a laboratory for global governance”
Chair: Charles Kupchan, DProfessor in international relations at the Georgetown University
Speakers: Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of the Republic of Estonia;
Bartholomew 1st, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople;
Fu Ying, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China;
Kemal Dervis, Vice-President for Global Economy at the Brookings Institution and Senior Advisor at the Sabanci University; former Minister of Economic Affairs of Turkey

17:00 – 17:30

Coffee-break

17:30 – 19:30

Parallel workshops
1. Energy and environment
Chair: William Ramsay: Senior Advisor of the Center for Energy at Ifri
Speakers: Manoëlle Lepoutre, Executive Vice President, Sustainable Development and Environment of Total;
Paal Frisvold, Chairman of the Board of Bellona Europa asbl;
Kristina Rüter, Research Director of OEKOM research AG

2. Food security
Chair: Mostafa Terrab, Chairman and CEO of OCP Group
Speakers: Louise Fresco, Professor at the University of Amsterdam;
Yashwant Thorat, CEO of the Rajiv Gandhi Trust;
Qu Xing, President of China Institute of International Studies (CIIS)

3. Health
Chair: Jérôme Contamine, Executive Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer, and Member of the Executive Committee of Sanofi-Aventis
Speakers: Petra Laux, Head of Global Public Affairs at Novartis;
Steve Howard, Founding Secretary General of The Global Foundation

4. Global Governance and its current state
Chair: Stewart Patrick, Senior fellow and director of the program on international institutions and global governance at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
Speakers: Sean Cleary, Chairman of Strategic Concepts (Pty) Ltd;
Bruno Lafont, Chairman and CEO of Lafarge Group

20:30

Gala dinner at the Rathaus
Martti Ahtisaari, former President of the Republic of Finland, Nobel Peace Prize 2008


09:00 – 10:00

Reports from parallel workshops

10:00 – 11:15

Plenary session 8: “Development and security”
Chair: Jim Hoagland, Associate Editor, Chief Foreign Correspondent of the Washington Post
Speakers: M.K. Narayanan, Former National Security Advisor of the Prime Minister; Governor of West Bengal of India;
Yury Fedotov, Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

11:15 – 11:30

Coffee-break

11:30 – 12:30

Plenary session 9: “Africa”
Chair: Christopher Dickey, Newsweek Magazine
Speakers: Lionel Zinsou, Chairman of PAI Partners;
Jean-Michel Severino, Chairman of Investisseur et Partenaire, member of the French Academy of Technology

12:30 – 14:30

Lunch debate: “Lesson learned: an experience of the Polish-Russian rapprochement”
Anatoly Torkunov, Rector of the Moscow State Institute of International relations, Co-Chairman of the Polish-Russian Group on Difficult Matters;
Adam Daniel Rotfeld, former Foreign Minister of Poland, Co-Chairman of the Polish-Russian Group on Difficult Matters

14:45 – 15:45

Plenary session 10: “Middle East”
Chair: Steven Erlanger, Paris Bureau Chief of the New York Times
Speaker: Ehud Barak, former Prime Minister; Minister of Defense and Deputy Prime Minister of Israel

16:00 – 18:00

Plenary session 11: “General debate”
Chair: Dominique Moïsi, Special Advisor at Ifri
Speakers: Nambaryn Enkhbayar, former President of Mongolia;
Hubert Védrine, former French Minister of Foreign Affairs;
Igor Ivanov, former Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs;
Joschka Fischer, former German Minister of Foreign Affairs;
Robert Badinter, former French Minister of Justice, former President of the Constitutional Council

18:00 – 18:15

Envoi

20:30

Closing dinner