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14: Climate Change, Disasters, Migration: Preparing for Emerging Risks

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Sustainability
english language

Around the world people are feeling compelled to leave their homes due to natural hazards and weather risks exacerbated by climate change. What direction will climate policy take after Paris? What are the solutions for managing the risks of climate change, including safe, dignified human mobility?

Speakers

Secretary General, OSCE - Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Vienna Introduction
Chief, Emergency Services Branch and Director a.i., OCHA - Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Geneva
Vice-Rector Europe, United Nations University, Bonn
Head of Coordination Unit, The Nansen Initiative, Geneva
Director, Operation, Crisis and Disaster Coordination, Federal Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Austria, Vienna
Manager, Adaptation Program for the Subprogramme on Impacts, Vulnerablility, and Risks, UNFCCC - United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Bonn

Lamberto ZANNIER

Secretary General, OSCE - Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Vienna

1991-1997 Head of Disarmament, Arms Control and Cooperative Security, NATO - North Atlantic Treaty Organization
1997-2000 Chairperson of the Negotiations on the Adaptation of the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe
2000-2002 Permanent Representative of Italy to the Executive Council of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, The Hague
2002-2006 Director, Conflict Prevention Centre, OSCE - Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
2008-2011 UN Special Representative for Kosovo and Head, UNMIK - United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo
since 2011 Secretary General, OSCE - Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Vienna

Rudolf MÜLLER

Chief, Emergency Services Branch and Director a.i., OCHA - Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Geneva

1997-2006 Disaster Expert and Desk Officer, DHA - Department of Humanitarian Affairs and later OCHA - Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
2006-2008 Chief, CERF - Central Emergency Response Fund Secretariat
2008-2010 Deputy Director, CRD - Coordination and Response Division, OCHA
since 2010 Chief, ESB - Emergency Services Branch, and Deputy Director, OCHA - Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Geneva
since 2016 Director a.i., OCHA - Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Geneva

Dr. Jakob RHYNER

Vice-Rector Europe, United Nations University, Bonn

1987 PhD in Theoretical Physic, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich.
1988-2001 Project and team leader at ABB Corporate Research, industrial physics.
 Since 2010 United Nations University, Vice Rector in Europe and Director of the Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS). Professor at the Agricultural Faculty of the University of Bonn. Research focus and responsibilities: Environmental risks research and capacity building.
2001-2011 Swiss Federal Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research (SLF) in Davos Switzerland. Until 2006 Division Leader Avalanche Warning and Risk Management. From 2006 Institute Leader. Responsibilities: Operational warning systems, risk management research and education.
2003-2010 Head of the Group of European Avalanche Warning Services.

Mag. Robert STOCKER

Director, Operation, Crisis and Disaster Coordination, Federal Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Austria, Vienna

1980-1982 Police Education, Police Department of Vienna
1983-1990 Law, University of Vienna
1991-2001 Police Jurist, Federal Police Directorate Vienna
2001-2002 Head of Unit I/A/1/a - Organization, MOI
2002-2005 Deputy Head, Department I/2 - Organization and Administrative Reform, MOI, Vienna
since 2004 Certified Human Resource Developer, IIR - Institute for International Research, Vienna
2005-2013 Head, Operations and Crisis Coordination Centre, MOI, Vienna
2007-2009 Studies of Socio-economic and Psycho-social Crisis and Disaster Management, UMIT - Private Universität für Gesundheitswissenschaften, Medizinische Informatik und Technik GmbH, Hall in Tyrol
2009-2012 MBA in General Administration
since 2013 Head of Department II/13 - Operational, Crisis and Disaster Coordination, Austrian Federal Ministry of the Interior, Vienna

Dr. Koko WARNER

Manager, Adaptation Program for the Subprogramme on Impacts, Vulnerablility, and Risks, UNFCCC - United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Bonn

2003-2006 Researcher, Swiss Federal Institute for Snow & Avalanche Research (SLF, Davos), ETH Zurich, Davos
2006-2016 Section Head, United Nations University - Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS), Bonn
2006-2016 Executive Director, Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII), Bonn
since 2016 Manager, Impacts, Vulnerability, and Risks Subprogramme, Adaptation Programme, UNFCCC - United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Bonn

Political Symposium

show timetable

28.08.2016

15:00 - 16:00OpeningPlenary
16:30 - 18:30The EU Global Strategy on Foreign and Security Policy: Can It Deliver?Plenary
17:00 - 21:00Resilience: A "Situation Room" ExperimentPartner
19:00 - 20:30Democracy Gone Astray?Plenary
20:30 - 21:30Europe State Award CeremonyPartner

29.08.2016

08:00 - 09:00Editors' BreakfastPlenary
09:30 - 12:00Breakout Session 01: Digitalisation and PoliticsBreakout
09:30 - 12:00Breakout Session 02: Resilience: Leadership in Crisis SituationsBreakout
09:30 - 12:00Breakout Session 03: Act Digital, Think Real: Is the Internet a Democratic Space for Everyone?Breakout
09:30 - 12:00Breakout Session 04: Promoting the Entrepreneurial SpiritBreakout
09:30 - 12:00Breakout Session 05: Liberté - Égalité - Solidarité: Changing Value Systems in the 21st CenturyBreakout
09:30 - 12:00Breakout Session 06: Impact & Collaboration: New Paradigms of GovernanceBreakout
09:30 - 12:00Breakout Session 07: Stuck in the Middle: Eastern European States and their Relations with the EU and RussiaBreakout
09:30 - 12:00Breakout Session 08: Enlightenment in Europe: A New Social Contract for the Digital Age?Breakout
09:30 - 12:00Breakout Session 09: Why Do We Need a Common European Cultural Diplomacy?Breakout
12:00 - 13:30Lunch ReceptionSocial
12:30 - 13:30Fireside Talk with Hanan AshrawiPartner
13:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 12: Towards a Circular Economy: Saving Raw Materials for the Planet's Global FutureBreakout
13:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 13: The Future City: Inclusive, Connected, ResilientBreakout
13:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 14: Climate Change, Disasters, Migration: Preparing for Emerging RisksBreakout
13:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 15: Innovative Solutions to the "New" Challenge of IntegrationBreakout
13:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 16: Redesigning European Welfare States: Rebalancing the Roles of EU and Member StatesBreakout
13:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 17: The EU's Cooperation with Southern Neighbours in Response to the Refugee CrisisBreakout
13:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 18: And what do WE get out of it? Implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals in EuropeBreakout
13:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 19: Overcoming the Credibility GapBreakout
13:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 22: Together or Torn Apart: Which Values Will Build our Future?Breakout
16:00 - 18:00ReceptionSocial
18:00 - 19:30Turkey between Regional Aspirations and ChallengesPlenary
20:00 - 21:00Brexit and the Future of EuropePlenary

30.08.2016

08:00 - 09:00Breakfast Club: Strategies of InfluencePlenary
08:30 - 09:30Sustainable Development Goals: What Big Companies Must Do to Get Things GoingPlenary
09:30 - 10:00COURAGE in Times of Multiple Interconnected Crises: A Bold Attempt to Integrate Art and SciencePlenary
10:30 - 12:30Sustainable Development Goals: Which Social Entrepreneurs Are Already One Step Ahead?Plenary