Agenda

Moderation: Uwe Gehlen, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

8:00 am Registration
9:00 am

Opening
Speakers:
Mr. Hans-Peter Baur, Head of Directorate Democracy, Human Rights,
Social Development, Digital World
Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and  Development (BMZ)

Mr. Michal Rutkowski, Senior Director, Social Protection, Labor and Jobs,
World Bank Group

10:30 am Coffee Break
11:00 am

Shock-Responsive Social Protection Systems: Framing the Issues
Speaker:
Mr. Michal Rutkowski, Senior Director, Social Protection, Labor and Jobs
World Bank Group

12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm

Session 1a: Mitigating the Impact of Economic Crises through
Social Protection Systems [Plenary Session]

Introduction to the Session:
Mr. Ruslan Yemtsov, Lead Economist, Social Protection and Labor,
World Bank Group

Speakers:
Representatives from Indonesia, Mexico, Russia

3:00 pm Coffee Break
3:30 pm

Session 1b: Mitigating the Impact of Economic Crises through
Social Protection Systems [Global Café]
Speakers:
Representatives from Argentina, Peru, Indonesia, Mexico, Russia

5:00 –
5:15 pm

Introduction to the Field Trip
Speaker:
Mr. Christof Kersting, Program Director “Global Alliances for
Social Protection”, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale
Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

7:00 pm Gather in front of Hotel to depart to river cruise

7:30 –
10:30 pm

Social event: River cruise through Berlin

 

Thursday, 29 September 2016

7:00 am

Bus transfer from Scandic Hotel Berlin to the City of Leipzig
Background Briefing to the Field Trip:
Ms. Anja Gaentzsch, Consultant

10:00 am

Welcome by City of Leipzig
Speaker:
Mr. Ulrich Hörning, Deputy Mayor, Department for General Administration,
City of Leipzig

Session 2: Strengthening Social Protection Systems for Displaced People
[Plenary Session]
Introduction to the Session:
Mr. Nikos Nikolidakis, Advisor, “Global Alliances for Social Protection”,
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Presentation and Q&A: Core Processes of Social Benefits for Refugees -
Mastering the Humanitarian Challenge of the Reception and Integration of Refugees
Speaker:
Prof. Dr. Thomas Fabian, Deputy Mayor, Department for Youth, Social Affairs,
Health and Schools, City of Leipzig

Presentation and Q&A: Welcome Centers and Core Processes of
Labour Market Integration
Speakers:
Ms. Nadia Arndt, General Manager Operational,
Employment Agency Leipzig
Ms. Birgit Kleinert, Head of Division, Arrival Centre, Leipzig

11:15 am

1) Tour through Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) in Leipzig:
Social Benefit System

2a) Perspectives for Refugees: Identifying Potentials, Enabling Integration

2b) Joblinge: Joining Forces to Address Youth Unemployment

1:15 pm

Lunch

2:00 pm Reflections on the case of Leipzig
Speakers:
Participants
2:30 pm

Session 2a: Strengthening Social Protection Systems for Displaced People
[Global Café]
Speakers:
Representatives from Colombia, Lebanon and Pakistan

3:00 pm Coffee Break
3:15 pm

Session 2b: Strengthening Social Protection Systems for Displaced People
[Global Café continued]
Speakers:
Representatives from Colombia, Lebanon and Pakistan

4:15 –
5:00 pm

Session 2c: Strengthening Social Protection Systems for Displaced People
[Panel discussion]
Speakers:
Mr. Ulrich Hoerning, Deputy Mayor, Department for General Administration, City of Leipzig
Representatives from Colombia, Lebanon and Pakistan

5:30 pm Dinner at "Auerbachs Keller", Leipzig

7:00 pm

Bus transfer to Hotel Scandic Berlin

 

Friday, 30 September 2016

8:30 am Wrap-up of Day 2 and Introduction to Day 3
9:00 am

Session 3a: Adapting Social Protection Systems to Respond to
Natural Disasters [Plenary Session]
Introduction to the Session:
Mr. Jehan Arulpragasam, Practice Manager, Social Protection and Labor Global Practice,
World Bank Group

Speakers:
Representatives from Chile, Kenya, Philippines

10:30 am

Coffee Break

11:00 am

Session 3b: Adapting Social Protection Systems to Respond to
Natural Disasters [Global Café]
Speakers:
Representatives from Lesotho, Pakistan, Chile, Kenya, Philippines

12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm

Lessons Learned and Challenges Ahead for Countries and
South-South Learning Forum 2017
Speakers:
Participants with
Ms. Anush Bezhanyan, Practice Manager for Strategy, Operations,
Knowledge and Learning in Social Protection and Labor Global Practice, World Bank Group
Mr. Christof Kersting, Program Director, “Global Alliances for Social Protection”,
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

2:30 –
3:00 pm

Closing Remarks
Speaker:
Mr. Andreas Proksch, Head of Department Sector and Global Programmes,
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH