CDLS 2016: Programme

 An overview of Caux Dialogue on Land and Security is available here.

Download detailed programme here, updated 26 June 2016

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Wednesday 29 June: Opening Session: Global issues, local solutions

Time Session Venue
1645 Keynote speech: Land use: a key to human development, climate change, migration and peace by Dr. Martin Lees, former Secretary General of Club of Rome and Member of Gorbachev High Level task Force on Climate Change

Response

–       Mathew Tuitoek, Deputy Governor, Baringo County, Kenya (via Skype)

Moderator 

–       Peter Rundell, Steering Group, Initiatives for Land, Lives and Peace

Main Hall
1830 Dinner Dining Room
2030 Conference Briefing Main Hall
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Thursday 30 June: Land degradation and migration pressure: current research, experience from North Rift Valley, Kenya

Time Session Venue
0730 Morning Reflection, led by… Bay Window
0800 Breakfast Dining Room
0900 Dialogue Groups
1015 Plenary: Land degradation, migration, and conflict: assessing the evidence, understanding the nuances and contexts

Keynote speech by Dina Ionesco, Head of Migration, Environment and Climate Change, International Organization for Migration

Panellists

–       Grammenos Mastrojeni, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

–       Louise van Schaik,  Coordinator EU in the World/ Senior Research Fellow, The Clingendael Institute (via Skype)

–       Adam Koniuszewski, Executive Director, Green Cross International

–       Andrea Staeritz, Land Justice 4 West Africa

Moderator

–       Martin Frick, Chairman – Steering Group, Initiatives for Land, Lives and Peace

Main Hall
1230 Lunch Dining Hall
1500 Launching the CDLS 2016 Fellowship 

Participants from the CDLS Fellowship will present their projects in ‘PechaKucha’ style.

Main Hall
1600 Tea break Tea Room
1700

 

Workshops

2.1.           International legal norms governing forcible displacement due to land degradation by Grant Dawson, Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

2.2.            What next, after North Rift Dialogue on Land and Security? led by Prof. Muhammad Swazuri, Chair, National Land Commission of Kenya

2.3.            Enabling collaboration between pastoralists, farmers and other land users in Nigeria with Andrea Staeritz, independent journalist and Mohammed Bello Tukur, Acting Secretary General of Confederation of Traditional Herders Organization in Africa (CORET) (via Skype).

 

300D

 

 

 

300E

 

 

400

 

1830 Dinner Dining Hall
2030 “Fireside conversation” between young participants and environmental leaders including Dr. Martin Lees, and Geoffrey Lean,  Environmental Journalist Main Hall
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Friday 01 July: Book launch and Caux Official Opening Session

Time Session Venue
0730 Morning Reflection, led by… Bay Window
0800 Breakfast Dining Room
0900 Dialogue Groups
1015 Launch of Land Restoration: Reclaiming Land for Sustainable Future by Martin Frick and Jennifer Helgeson Main Hall
1100

 

Workshops

3.1.            Research requirements for links between land degradation and migration led by Initiatives for Land, Lives and Peace

3.2.            Gender perspectives in land restoration, peace and security with Ednah Kang’ee, Fellow, Institute for Global Engagement. Centre for Women, Faith and Leadership.

3.3.            Agrimonde-Terra foresight- Land use and food security in 2050: scenarios and lessons for land restoration by Marie de Lattre-Gasquet, CIRAD Coordinator of Agrimonde-Terra

300D

 

 

300E

 

400

1230 Lunch Dining Hall
1345 – 1645 Caux Official Opening

Official welcomes

–       Mr Laurent Wehrli, Mayor of the Montreux Municipality

–       Ms Barbara Hintermann, Secretary General of the CAUX-Initiatives of Change Foundation

Keynote speeches

–       Mr Mario Gattiker, State Secretary of the Swiss State Secretariat for Migration

–       Ambassador William Lacy Swing, Director General of the International Organisation for Migration

Panel conversation and interaction with participants led by Mr Serge Michel, Journalist at Le Monde:

–       Abo Hawi: restoring land in Ethiopia to mitigate migration

–       Carlos Vasquez: building trust between migrants and the local population

–       Prof. Ladislaus Löb: finding refuge in the Caux Palace after escaping a concentration camp in WWII

–       A representative from a local governmental organisation: working with new arrivals

Closing Remarks

–       Ms. Omnia Marzouk, President of the International Association of Initiatives of Change

Main Hall
1645 Apero/tea with music Main Hall or Terrace
1730 Guided Tour of the Caux Palace Tea Salon
1830 Dinner Dining Hall
2015 Concert by Noam Vazana, pianist and singer Main Hall
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Saturday 02 July: Land restoration and trust building for addressing migration, resilience and peace

Time Session Venue
0730 Morning Reflection, led by… Bay Window
0800 Breakfast Dining Hall
0900 Dialogue Groups
1015 Plenary

Keynote speech by Barbara Bendandi, Policy Officer – Migration, UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)

Panellists

–       Joseph Simcox, The Botanical Explorer

–       Dr. Antje Herrberg, Co-founder and CEO of mediatEUr, and Adjunct Professor, International Peace Mediation, College of Europe

Moderator 

–       Patrick WormsSenior Science Policy Advisor, World Agroforestry Centre

Main Hall
1230 Lunch Dining Hall
1500 Workshops

4.1.            Invest in Peace by Rishabh Khanna of IofC Sweden, and Stephen Hinton of Water and Food Award

4.2.            Narrative building: unifying stories to inspire action on restoration by Virgin Earth Challenge

4.3.            Knowledge development and sharing in land restoration: experiences from Congo and Burkina Faso by Manus Mccaffery, Cambridge University; and Ougalab, Burkina Faso.

 300D

 

300E

 

400

1600 Tea Break  Tea Room
1700 Workshops

5.1.           Land, Conflict, Migration and Mediation: From Process to Practice by Antje Herrberg, Co-founder and CEO of mediatEUr

5.2.            Research requirements for links between land degradation and migration led by Initiatives for Land, Lives and Peace

5.3.            Scaling up land restoration, poverty alleviation and climate change mitigation by World Vision Australia, Earth Systems, BioCarbon Engineering, Permaculture Research Institute

 

300E

 

300D

 

 

400

1830 Dinner Dining Room
2030 Initiatives Fair – a marketplace for ideas and action on land management and trust building. Bay Window
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Sunday 03 July: Closing Session

Time Session  Venue
0730 Morning Reflection, led by… Bay Window
0800 Breakfast Dining Room
0900 Closing Plenary and feedback from Dialogue Groups

Keynote speech: Luc Gnacadja, Executive Secretary, UNCCD, 2007 – 13; former Minister for the Environment, Benin (tbc)

Moderator

–       Peter Rundell, Initiatives for Land, Lives and Peace

Main Hall
 1230 Lunch  Dining Room

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