Day 1 : 6th February 2014
 
Inaugural Session

Welcome Address
  • Dr R K Pachauri, Director General, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)

  • Special Addresses
  • Dr Farooq Abdullah, Hon’ble Minister of New and Renewable Energy, India
  • HE Mr. Danny Faure, Vice President, Seychelles

  • Presentation of the 10th Sustainable Development Leadership Award

    Keynote Address
  • Mr. Kofi Annan, Chairman, Kofi Annan Foundation & Former Secretary-General, United Nations

  • Inaugural Address
  • Mr. Salman Khurshid, Hon’ble Minister of External Affairs, India

  • Vote of Thanks
  • Dr Annapurna Vancheswaran, Director, Sustainable Development Outreach Division, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)

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    Leadership Panel : The Demographic Challenge

    Chair: Mr. Nitin Desai, Distinguished Fellow, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)

  • HE Ms. Tarja Halonen, Former President, Finland
  • HE Dr Bharrat Jagdeo, Former President, Guyana
  • HE Mr. Göran Persson, Former Prime Minister, Sweden
  • Lord John Prescott, Former Deputy Prime Minister & Member of Parliament, House of Lords, UK
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    Keynote Address:
    The Role of Water Management in Addressing the Water-Food-Energy Nexus


    Chair: Mr. Howard Bamsey, Director General, Global Green Growth Institute
  • Mr. Takehiko Nakao, President, Asian Development Bank
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    Ministerial Session 1: Ensuring and Expanding Access to Energy, Water and Food

    Chair: Ambassador C Dasgupta, Distinguished Fellow, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)

  • HRH Prince Mostapha Zaher, Director-General, National Environmental Protection Agency, Afghanistan
  • HE Mr. Juhan Parts, Minister of Economic Affairs and Communications, Estonia
  • HE Mr. Belete Tafere Desta, Minister of Environment and Forest, Ethiopia
  • Mr. Heherson Alvarez, Commissioner, Climate Change Commission, Philippines
  • HE Mr. Marcin Korolec, Secretary of State, Government Plenipotentiary for Climate Policy &President of COP19/CMP9, Poland
  • Hon’ble Prof. Silas Lwakabamba, Minister of Infrastructure, Rwanda
  • RtHon’ble Gregory Barker, Minister of State for Energy and Climate Change, UK
  • Mr. John Bryson, Head, Bryson Climate Initiative, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars & Former Secretary of Commerce, USA
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    Keynote Address: Sustainable Transformation of Human Society

    Chair: Dr Fatima Denton, Officer In-Charge, African Climate Policy Center, Special Initiatives Division, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)
  • Dr YuanTseh Lee, Nobel Laureate & President, International Council for Science
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    India-California Air-Pollution Mitigation Program (ICAMP) Statement for DSDS
     
     
    Re-thinking Development

    Chair: Dr Ajay Mathur, Director-General, Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Government of India

    Keynote Addresses:
  • Mr. Achim Steiner, Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)& UN Under-Secretary-General
  • Dr Kandeh K Yumkella, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All & Chief Executive Officer of the Sustainable Energy for All Initiative

  • Panelists:
  • Dr Ines Dombrowsky, Head of Environment and Resource Policy, German Development Institute
  • Mr. Hideaki Domichi, Senior Vice President, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
  • Prof. Pavel Kabat, Director General & CEO, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
  • Dr Pradeep K Khosla, Chancellor, University of California, San Diego
  • Prof. Luigi Paganetto, President, Economics Foundation, University of Rome Tor Vergata
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    Launch of Planet for Life Series – Innovations for Sustainability
     
     
    How Can Businesses Help Attain Energy, Water, and Food Security?

    Chair: Mr. Vikram Singh Mehta, Chairman, Brookings India

  • Mr. John A Beed, Mission Director, USAIDIndia
  • Ms. Tomoyo Nonaka, Chairperson, NPO Gaia Initiative
  • Mr. AssaadRazzouk, Group Chief Executive Officer, Sindicatum Sustainable Resources
  • Mr. Onno Rühl, Country Director, India, The World Bank
  • Dr Shiv Someshwar, Director, Climate Policy, Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development, Earth Institute, Columbia University& Senior Advisor, UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network
  • Dr Zubin Varghese, Senior Director, Innovation and Advanced Engineering, Ingersoll Rand
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    The Role of MDBs in Attaining Energy, Water, and Food Security

    Chair: Mr. Howard Bamsey, Director General, Global Green Growth Institute

    Video Message: Dr Jim Yong Kim, President, The World Bank Group

  • Mr. Gyan Chandra Acharya, Under-Secretary-General & High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States
  • Dr Naoko Ishii, CEO & Chairperson, Global Environment Facility
  • Dr Bindu N Lohani, Vice President, Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development, Asian Development Bank
  • Ms. Anne Paugam, CEO, AgenceFrançaise de Développement(AFD)
  • Mr. Alexandre Meira da Rosa, Manager, Infrastructure and Environment Department, Inter-American Development Bank
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    ADB Perspectives – Thinking Differently About Water, Food and Energy
     
     
     
    Day 2 : 7th February 2014
     
    Dealing with the Energy, Water, and Food Security Challenge in Asia

    Chair: Dr Prodipto Ghosh, Distinguished Fellow, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)

    Announcement on South Asian Regional Hub for SDSN

    Keynote Address: Prof. Jeffrey DSachs, Director, Earth Institute & Special Advisor to the United Nations Secretary General(via Video)

  • Dr Anindya Chatterjee, AsiaRegional Director, International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
  • Ms. Lise Grande, UN Resident Coordinator & Resident Representative, United Nations Development ProgrammeIndia
  • Prof. Hironori Hamanaka, Chair, Board of Directors, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
  • Mr. Ajay Vir Jakhar, Chairman, Bharat KrishakSamaj(Farmers’ Forum, India)
  • Dr David Molden, Director General, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)
  • Dr Leena Srivastava, Vice Chancellor, TERI University
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    The Energy, Water, Food Triangle

    Chair: Dr Leena Srivastava, Vice Chancellor, TERI University

  • Prof. François Mancebo, Full Professor, IRCS (International Research Center on Sustainability)- IATEUR Rheims University
  • Prof. Nebojsa Nakicenovic, Deputy Director General, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis(IIASA)
  • Mr. Jake Schmidt, International Climate Policy Director, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
  • Prof. Petteri Taalas, Director General, Finnish Meteorological Institute
  • Dr Kazuhiko Takeuchi, Vice-Rector, United Nations University
  • Dr Georges Valentis, Managing Director, Veolia Environment Institute
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    TERI and the Royal Norwegian Embassy Initiatives on Climate Change
     
     
    Presentation by Mr. Jack Andraka, Inventor
     
     
    Tackling the Energy, Water, and Food Security Challenge in Africa

    Chair: Dr Fatima Denton, Officer In-Charge, African Climate Policy Center, Special Initiatives Division, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

    Keynote Address: Dr Carlos Lopes, Executive Secretary, UNECA & UN Under -Secretary-General

  • HE Dr Raphael Edou, Minister of Environment, Climate Change and Reforestation, Benin
  • HE Mr. Henri Djombo, Minister of Forestry Economy and Sustainable Development, Congo
  • Hon’ble Mass AxiGai, Minister of Fisheries and Water Resources, Gambia
  • HE Ms. Ana Paulo Samo Gudo Chichava, Deputy Minister for the Coordination of Environmental Affairs, Mozambique
  • Prof. Rolph Payet, Minister for Environment and Energy, Seychelles
  • HE Prof Ephraim Kamuntu, Minister of Water and Environment, Uganda
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    Communicating for Sustainability

    Chair: Mr. Lance Ignon, Managing Director, Public Relations, Citizen Group

  • Mr. Tim Nuthall, Media Manager, European Climate Foundation
  • Mr. Guido Schmidt-Traub, Executive Director, UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network
  • Mr. Nitin Sethi, Senior Assistant Editor, The Hindu
  • Mr. Ali Tauqeer Sheikh, CEO, LEAD Pakistan & National Program Director and Asia Regional Director, CDKN
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    Day 3 : 8th February 2014
     
    Ministerial Session 2: Dealing with the Impacts of Climate Change

    Chair:
    RtHon’ble John Gummer
    , Lord Deben, Former Secretary of State for Environment & Member of Parliament, House of Lords, UK

  • HE Mr. Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, Minister of Agriculture & Forests, Bhutan
  • HE Mr. Graco Ramírez Garrido Abreu, Governor of Morelos, Mexico
  • HE Dr Oyun Sanjaasuren, Minister of Environment and Green Development, Mongolia
  • HE Dr Thet Thet Zin, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry, Myanmar
  • HE Mr. Lars Andreas Lunde, State Secretary (Deputy Minister) of Climate and Environment, Norway
  • HE Mr. Jorge Moreira da Silva, Minister of Environment, Spatial Planning and Energy, Portugal
  • Lord John Prescott, Former Deputy Prime Minister & Member of Parliament, House of Lords, UK
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    Presentation of the 2nd GeorgescuRoegen Awards
     
     
    Signing of MoU with Jain Irrigation Systems Limited
     
     
    Centre-stage India: In-Conversation with Indian Officials

    Moderator: Mr. Karma Paljor, Business Editor and Senior Anchor, CNN-IBN

    Setting the Theme: Mr. B K Chaturvedi, Member, Planning Commission, Government of India

  • Mr. Amitabh Kant, CEO and Managing Director, Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation
  • Mr. Rajeev Kher, Secretary, Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, India
  • Mr. Surender Kumar, Secretary, Department of Science, Technology and Environment, Government of Tripura, India
  • Mr. Arunendra Kumar, Chairman, Railway Board, Ministry of Railways, India
  • Mr. Ajai Malhotra, Former Ambassador of India to Russia
  • Dr S K Sarkar, Secretary (Personnel), Department of Personnel and Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, India
  • Mr. Gireesh Pradhan, Chairperson, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission
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    Gender: The Core Issue in Sustainable Development

    Chair: Dr Ligia Noronha, Executive Director (Research Coordination), The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)

  • HE Mr. Dasho Paljor JDorji, Special Advisor, National Environment Commission, Bhutan
  • Mr. Muhammad Irfan Elahi, Chairman, Planning and Development Board, Government of Punjab, Pakistan
  • Mr. Adam Koniuszewski, Chief Operating Officer, Green Cross International
  • Sir Jonathon Porritt, Founder-Director, Forum for the Future
  • Dr Remi Quirion, Chief Scientist, Fonds de Recherche du Quebec
  • Prof Veena Sikri, Convener, South Asia Women's Network (SWAN) & Vice Chairperson, South Asia Foundation (SAF-India)
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    Valedictory Session

    Chair: RtHon’ble John Gummer, Lord Deben, Former Secretary of State for Environment & Member of Parliament, House of Lords, UK

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

  • Summary of DSDS 2014 Proceedings and Vote of Thanks
  • Dr R K Pachauri, Director General, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
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