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

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Sustainability
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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?

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

Array Lamberto ZANNIER

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

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

Array Rudolf MÜLLER

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

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

Dr. Jakob RHYNER

Vice-Rector Europe, United Nations University, Bonn

PhD in Theoretical Physic, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich. Project and team leader at ABB Corporate Research, industrial physics. 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.
1987
1988-2001
 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

Array Atle SOLBERG

Head of Coordination Unit, The Nansen Initiative, Geneva

Mag. Robert STOCKER

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

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

Dr. Koko WARNER

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

Researcher, Swiss Federal Institute for Snow & Avalanche Research (SLF, Davos), ETH Zurich, Davos Section Head, United Nations University - Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS), Bonn Executive Director, Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII), Bonn
2003-2006
2006-2016
2006-2016

Political Symposium

show timetable

28.08.2016

13:00 - 14:00 Opening Plenary
14:30 - 16:30 The EU Global Strategy on Foreign and Security Policy: Can It Deliver? Plenary
15:00 - 19:00 Resilience: A “Situation Room” Experiment Partner
17:00 - 18:30 Democracy Gone Astray? Plenary
18:30 - 19:30 Europe State Award Ceremony Partner

29.08.2016

06:00 - 07:00 Editors’ Breakfast Plenary
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 01: Digitalisation and Politics Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 03: Act Digital, Think Real: Is the Internet a Democratic Space for Everyone? Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 07: Stuck in the Middle: Eastern European States and their Relations with the EU and Russia Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 06: Impact & Collaboration: New Paradigms of Governance Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 08: Enlightenment in Europe: A New Social Contract for the Digital Age? Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 05: Liberté – Égalité – Solidarité: Changing Value Systems in the 21st Century Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 04: Promoting the Entrepreneurial Spirit Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 02: Resilience: Leadership in Crisis Situations Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 09: Why Do We Need a Common European Cultural Diplomacy? Breakout
10:00 - 11:30 Lunch Reception Social
10:30 - 11:30 Fireside Talk with Hanan Ashrawi Partner
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 22: Together or Torn Apart: Which Values Will Build our Future? Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 13: The Future City: Inclusive, Connected, Resilient Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 19: Overcoming the Credibility Gap Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 14: Climate Change, Disasters, Migration: Preparing for Emerging Risks Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 16: Redesigning European Welfare States: Rebalancing the Roles of EU and Member States Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 18: And what do WE get out of it? Implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals in Europe Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 17: The EU’s Cooperation with Southern Neighbours in Response to the Refugee Crisis Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 12: Towards a Circular Economy: Saving Raw Materials for the Planet’s Global Future Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 15: Innovative Solutions to the “New” Challenge of Integration Breakout
14:00 - 16:00 Reception Social
16:00 - 17:30 Turkey between Regional Aspirations and Challenges Plenary
18:00 - 19:00 Brexit and the Future of Europe Plenary

30.08.2016

06:00 - 07:00 Breakfast Club: Strategies of Influence Plenary
06:30 - 07:30 Sustainable Development Goals: What Big Companies Must Do to Get Things Going Plenary
07:30 - 08:00 COURAGE in Times of Multiple Interconnected Crises: A Bold Attempt to Integrate Art and Science Plenary
08:30 - 10:30 Sustainable Development Goals: Which Social Entrepreneurs Are Already One Step Ahead? Plenary