Events

Asia Leadership Program 2013: Executive Level Session

02 February 2013 to 10 February 2013
New Delhi
India

The Asia Leadership Program 2013 focused on leadership for sustainability and global sustainable development governance, among other concerns.

The first face-to-face program offering was organized in 2013 and held in New Delhi, India. The Asia Leadership Program partnered with The Energy and Resources Institute to deliver the various key topics and learnings on sustainable development and climate change.

The executive-level sessions were held on 2-4 February, while the senior- and technical-level sessions were conducted on 5-17 February. The program focused on leadership for sustainability, global sustainable development governance, the food-energy-water-climate nexus, and systems thinking for sustainable development. It also provided the audience with updated information on the climate change challenges in Asia-Pacific.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
02 Feb 2013 Executive Dinner Opening Remarks Bindu Lohani
02 Feb 2013 Executive Dinner Opening Remarks R.K. Pachauri
02 Feb 2013 Executive Dinner Keynote Speech Carlo Rubbia
02 Feb 2013 Executive Dinner Follow-Up Remarks The Rt. Hon. The Lord John Prescott
02 Feb 2013 Executive Dinner Follow-Up Remarks Ryutaro Yatsu
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
03 Feb 2013 Welcome and Introduction to the Program Welcome and Introduction Bindu Lohani and R.K. Pachauri
03 Feb 2013 Leadership for Sustainability Keynote Speech Catherine Cameron
03 Feb 2013 Leadership for Sustainability Keynote Speech Nitin Desai
03 Feb 2013 Systems Thinking for Sustainable Development Keynote Speech Catherine Cameron
03 Feb 2013 Systems Thinking for Sustainable Development Keynote Speech Pronab Sen
03 Feb 2013 Addressing the Challenge of Climate Change in Asia-Pacific Keynote Speech Hoesung Lee
03 Feb 2013 Addressing the Challenge of Climate Change in Asia-Pacific Keynote Speech Seethapathy Chander
03 Feb 2013 Addressing the Challenge of Climate Change in Asia-Pacific Keynote Speech Kazuhisa Koakutsu
03 Feb 2013 Addressing the Challenge of Climate Change in Asia-Pacific Keynote Speech Prodipto Ghosh
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
04 Feb 2013 The Food-Energy-Water-Climate Nexus and the Challenge to Sustainability Keynote Speech Peter Rogers
04 Feb 2013 Global Sustainable Development Governance Post Rio+20 Keynote Speech Nay Htun
04 Feb 2013 Global Sustainable Development Governance Post Rio+20 Keynote Speech Mark Halle
04 Feb 2013 Global Sustainable Development Governance Post Rio+20 Panel Discussion Ambassador C. Dasgupta and Brice Lalonde
04 Feb 2013 Panel Discussion Discussion H.E. Anote Tong and Hon. Tuilaepa Fatialofa Lupesoliai Sailele Malilegaoi
04 Feb 2013 Conclusion Keynote Speech Bindu Lohani
04 Feb 2013 Conclusion Keynote Speech R.K. Pachauri
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
05 Feb 2013 Field Lecture on Natural Capital Interactive session with local scientists and researchers from Forest Research Institute P.P. Bhojvaid
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
06 Feb 2013 Field Lecture on Natural Capital Meeting with district magistrate, dam officials, local panchayat (village government) and NGO representatives
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
07 Feb 2013 Field Lecture on Natural Capital Interactions with Government of India’s civil service (IAS) trainees at the LBSNAA Kush Verma
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
08 Feb 2013 Field Lecture on Community-Driven Development Lecture Rajendra Singh
08 Feb 2013 Field Lecture on Community-Driven Development Interaction with Community Leaders Swami Tattwajnanananda and Tushar Kanjilal
08 Feb 2013 Field Lecture on Community-Driven Development Interaction with officials of Government of West Bengal Shri Manish Gupta
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
09 Feb 2013 Field Lecture on Ecosystem-Based Adaptation Lecture Atanu Raha
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
10 Feb 2013 Departure Leave for villages affected by Cyclone Aila for field discussions

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