31st January 1st February 2nd February
 
 
Day 1 : 31st January 2013
 
Inauguration by Dr Manmohan Singh, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India

In the presence of:
  • H.E. Mr Donald Ramotar, President of Guyana
  • H.E. Mr Anote Tong, President of Kiribati
  • Dr Farooq Abdullah, Hon'ble Minister of New and Renewable Energy, India
  • Ms Jayanthi Natarajan, Hon’ble Minister of State (I/C) for Environment and Forests, India
 
Leadership Panel 1: Defining the Future We Want

Chair: Ambassador C. Dasgupta, Distinguished Fellow, TERI, India

Setting the Theme:
Dr R. K. Pachauri, Director-General, TERI, India
  • H.E. Mr Donald Ramotar, President of Guyana
  • H.E. Mr Anote Tong, President of Kiribati
 
Ministerial Session 1: Ensuring Energy, Water & Food Security

Chair: Mr Nitin Desai, Distinguished Fellow, TERI & Former Under-Secretary General of the United Nations, India

  • H.E. Dr Mariyam Shakeela, Minister of Environment and Energy, Ministry of Housing and Environment, Maldives
  • Mr Arvinn Eikeland Gadgil, Hon’ble Deputy Minister for International Development, Norway
  • H.E. Mr Marcin Korolec, Minister of the Environment, Poland
  • The Hon’ble Jean-François Lisée, Minister of International Relations, La Francophonie and External Trade, Québec
  • H.E. Prof. Rolph Payet, Minister for Environment and Energy, Seychelles
  • H.E. Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs & Special Envoy for Energy and Climate Change, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, UAE
 
Leadership Panel 2: Defining the Future We Want

Chair: Ambassador C. Dasgupta, Distinguished Fellow, TERI, India

  • H.E. Ms Tarja Halonen, Former President of Finland
  • H.E. Mr Bharrat Jagdeo, Former President of Guyana
  • The Hon’ble Jean Charest, Former Premier of Quebec
  • The Rt. Hon’ble Lord John Prescott, Former Deputy Prime Minister & Member of Parliament, House of Lords, U.K.
  • The Hon’ble Charles Crist, Former Governor of Florida, USA
 
Corporate Perspectives on Resource-Efficient Growth and Development

Moderator: Ms Bahar Dutt, Environment Editor, CNN-IBN, India

  • Mr Michael Christiansen, Chairman of the Board, Danish Cultural Institute, Denmark
  • Mr Krishan Dhawan, Chief Executive Officer, Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, India
  • Mr William Hammink, Mission Director, USAID, India
  • Mr Zubin Irani, Senior Managing Director – Commercial Companies, United Technologies Corporation (UTC), India
  • Mr Mahesh Makhija, Director, Business Development (Renewables), CLP India Pvt. Limited, India
  • Mr Peter Bakker, President, World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Switzerland
  • Prof. Godfrey Boyle, Professor of Renewable Energy, The Open University, U.K.
 
Accelerating the Transition to a Sustainable Economy

Chair: Mr Roland Lance Ignon, Co-Director, New York Office, Sitrick and Company, USA

Keynote Addresses:
  • Mr Haruhiko Kuroda, President, Asian Development Bank, Philippines
  • Mr Donald Kaberuka, President, African Development Bank, Tunisia

Panelists:
  • Mr Rémi Genevey, Executive Director, Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD), France
  • Mr Dipak Dasgupta, Principal Economic Adviser, Ministry of Finance, Government of India
  • Mr Seethapathy Chander, Director General, Regional and Sustainable Development Department concurrently Chief Compliance Officer, Asian Development Bank, Philippines
  • Ms Mary Barton-Dock, Director, Climate Policy and Finance, The World Bank, USA
 
Creating a Sustainable Asia through Disaster Resilience & Green Growth

  • Mr Haruhiko Kuroda, President, Asian Development Bank, Philippines
  • Dr Bindu N. Lohani, Vice President, Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development, Asian Development Bank, Philippines
 
 
Day 2 : 1st February 2013
 
Sustainability Challenges Across Sectors

Chair: Mr Roland Lance Ignon, Co-Director, New York Office, Sitrick and Company, USA

  • Mr Finn Andersen, Secretary General, Danish Cultural Institute, Denmark
  • Mr Glenn Schmidt, Head of Steering Government Affairs, BMW AG, Germany
  • Mr Bittu Sahgal, Editor, Sanctuary Asia and Sanctuary Cub Magazines, India
  • Mr Venkatesh Valluri, Chairman & President, Ingersoll Rand, India
  • Mr Darrel Webber, Secretary General, Round Table on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), Malaysia
  • Mr Ali Tauqeer Sheikh, Director Asia, Climate and Development Knowledge Network, Pakistan
  • Sir Jonathon Porritt, Co-Founder, Forum for the Future, U.K.
 
‘In Conversation’ with Mr Thomas L. Friedman

Chair: Mr Nitin Desai, Distinguished Fellow, TERI & Former Under-Secretary General of the United Nations, India

  • Mr Thomas L. Friedman, Foreign Affairs Columnist, The New York Times, USA
 
Ministerial Session 2: Ensuring Energy, Water & Food Security

Moderator: Mr Siddharth Varadarajan, Editor, The Hindu, India

  • Lyonpo Dr Pema Gyamtsho, Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture & Forests, Bhutan
  • The Hon’ble Marie-Hélène Aubert, Adviser to the President of French Republic for International Negotiations on Climate and Environment, France
  • Dr Ryutaro Yatsu, Hon’ble Vice-Minister for Global Environment Affairs, Ministry of the Environment, Japan
  • The Hon’ble Marcelo Ebrard Casaubón, Former Mayor, Mexico City Government, Mexico
  • Mr Jean-Paul Adam, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Seychelles
  • Ms Annika Markovic, Environment Ambassador, Ministry of the Environment, Sweden
 
Employment and Growth Benefits of a Green Economy

Moderator: Mr Mik Aidt, Journalist, Danish Centre for Arts & Interculture, Denmark

  • Mr Martin Hiller, Director General, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP), Austria
  • Mr Dirk Fransaer, Managing Director, VITO, Belgium
  • Ms Lise Grande, UN Resident Coordinator & UNDP Resident Representative, India
  • Mr Asim Buksh, Chairman, Buksh Foundation, Pakistan
  • Mr Heherson T. Alvarez, Commissioner, Climate Change Commission, Office of the President, Philippines
  • Dr Bindu N. Lohani, Vice President, Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development, Asian Development Bank, Philippines
  • H.E. Mr Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, Currently UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations and Formerly President of the Sixty-Sixth session of the United Nations General Assembly, USA
  • Dr Richard L. Sandor, Chairman & CEO, Environmental Financial Products LLC, USA
 
Launch Reducing Inequalities: A Sustainable Development Challenge A Planet for Life Series
 
Keynote Addresses:

Moderator: Mr Chetan Sharma, Senior Journalist and Consultant, India

Title: Regional Climate Security Dr Larry Brilliant, President & CEO, Skoll Global Threats Fund, USA

Title: A Global Framework for Sustainable Development Prof. Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, Earth Institute & Special Advisor to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, USA
 
Danish Cultural Institute Award Ceremony

Guest of Honour: Dr Najma A. Heptulla, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, India
 
 
 
Day 3 : 2nd February 2013
 
Adapting to the Impacts of Climate Change & Mitigating Emissions of Greenhouse Gases and Associated Co-benefits

Moderator: Mr John Vidal, Environment Editor, The Guardian, U.K.

Keynote Address: The Hon’ble Greg Selinger, Premier of Manitoba, Canada
  • Dr Subho Banerjee, Deputy Secretary , Adaptation, International & Regulatory Group, Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Australia
  • Dr Ugyen Tshewang, Secretary, National Environment Commission, Bhutan
  • Dr Shuzo Nishioka, Senior Research Advisor, IGES & Secretary-General, LoCARNet /LCS-RNet Secretariat, Japan
  • Dr Naoko Ishii, CEO & Chairperson, Global Environment Facility, USA
  • Mr Carl Pope, Senior Strategic Advisor, The Sierra Club, USA
 
Choices before the BRICS and a New Economic Construct

Moderator: Ms Suhasini Haidar, Senior Editor, CNN-IBN, India

  • Prof. François Mancebo, Full Professor (Planning & Sustainability), Rheims University and Head of the International Research Center on Sustainability (IRCS) of Rheims, Rheims University, France
  • Dr Anindya Chatterjee, Regional Director, Asia, International Development Research Centre (IDRC), India
  • Dr Prodipto Ghosh, Distinguished Fellow, TERI, India
  • Mr Peter Kenmore, Representative in India, Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), India
  • Ms Amina Mohamed, Deputy Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme, Kenya
  • Mr Adam Koniuszewski, Chief Operating Officer, Green Cross International, Switzerland
  • Mr Khalid Malik, Director, Human Development Report Office, United Nations Development Programme, USA
  • Mr Walter Vergara, Chief, Climate Change and Sustainability Division, Inter-American Development Bank, USA
 
Sustainable Development and a New Knowledge Economy

Chair: Dr Leena Srivastava, Vice-Chancellor, TERI University & Executive Director (Operations), TERI, India

  • H.E. Dasho Paljor Jigmie Dorji, Special Advisor, National Environment Commission, Bhutan
  • Ms Helen Mountford, Deputy Director, Environment Directorate, OECD, France
  • Prof. Hironori Hamanaka, Chair of the Board of Directors, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan
  • Dr S. Wasaka, Executive Director, New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), Japan
  • Dr Lee Yee Cheong, Chairman, UNESCO International Science, Technology and Innovation Centre, Malaysia
  • Mr Brice Lalonde, Executive Coordinator of United Nations Conference Rio+20, USA
  • Prof. Stephen Mulkey, President, Unity College, USA
 
‘In Conversation’ with Nobel Laureate Prof. Carlo Rubbia

Chair: Dr R. K. Pachauri, Director-General, TERI, India

  • Prof. Carlo Rubbia, Scientific Director, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, Germany
 
Chalking the Resource-Efficient Path for Africa

Chair: Dr Ligia Noronha, Executive Director (Research Coordination), TERI, India

  • Dr Pradeep Monga, Director, Energy and Climate Change Branch, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Austria
  • H.E. Prof. Daniel Samba Mukoko, Vice Prime Minister & Minister of Budget, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Mr Mahama Kappiah, Executive Director, ECOWAS Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), Cape Verde
  • H.E. Dr Fouad Ahmed Aye, Minister for Energy, Water and Natural Resources, Djibouti
  • Dr Adeyemi Dipeolu, Chief of Staff of the Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Ethiopia
  • Hajia Ms Zainab Ibrahim Kuchi, Hon’ble Minister of State for Power, Nigeria
  • Mr Ebrima Njie, Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commissioner for Infrastructure, Nigeria
 
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)-TERI Initiative for Green Growth and Development in India

Guest of Honour: H.E. Mr Bharrat Jagdeo, Former President of Guyana

Chair: Dr R. K. Pachauri, Director-General, TERI, India

  • Mr Suresh Kumar, Principal Secretary, Department of Science, Technology and Environment, Government of Punjab, India
  • Dr Sudripta Roy, Chief Secretary, Government of Himachal Pradesh, India
  • Dr Bharathi S. Sihag, Principal Secretary, Forests, Environment and Scientific Technology, Government of Himachal Pradesh, India
  • Dr Karan Avtar Singh, Principal Secretary, Department of Industries and Commerce, Government of Punjab, India
  • Dr Jason Eis, Deputy Director – London Office, Global Green Growth Institute, U.K.
 
Valedictory Session & Presentation of the First Georgescu-Roegen Awards

Chair: Dr V. Rajagopalan, Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forests, India

Special Address: Mr Salman Khurshid, Hon’ble Minister of External Affairs, India

Valedictory Address: Mr Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Hon’ble Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, Government of India

Vote of Thanks: Dr R. K. Pachauri, Director-General, TERI, India
 

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