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Equity within Limits – Principles, Practices and Policies Workshop | 27th June, 2012

Venue: Gödöllő Cultural Centre (Művészetek Háza), 2100 Gödöllő, Szabadság út 6.
9.30       Registration and Coffee
10.00     Workshop Opening: Dr. György Gémesi  (mayor of Gödöllő)
10.15     Morning session - Setting the Scene

  • CONVERGE project introduction – Ian Roderick (Director of Schumacher Institute, Co-founder of The Converging World Charity, UK)
  • Bio-physical limits and Human development – Dr. Kristín Vala Ragnarsdóttir (Reykjavík University, Iceland, member of The Balaton Group)
  • CONVERGE initiatives – Edina Vadovics and Simon Milton (GreenDependent Institute)

11.15     Poster presentation session

12.30 – 13.30   Lunch - local vegetarian food from Gödöllő
13.30     Afternoon session

  • Dr. Sándor Fülöp, Deputy-Commissioner for Fundamental Rights, responsible for the protection of the interests of future generations
  • Dr. Benedek Jávor, MP, Chairman of Parliamentary Committee for Sustainable Development
  • Veronika Kiss, Programme Coordinator, Resource Cap Coalition, CEEweb for Biodiversity
  • Dr. Tamás Pálvölgyi - Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences, Department of Environmental Economics
  • Dr. László Pintér – Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy, Central European University and Senior Fellow, International Institute for Sustainable Development 
  • Deborah S. Rogers - PhD, Director, IfE (Initiative for Equality), Affiliated Researcher, IRiSS (Stanford University Institute for Research in the Social Sciences)
  • Questions and Answers

15.00     Workshop Closing

  • Conclusions: Ian Roderick and Kristín Vala Ragnarsdóttir
  • Counting and offsetting the carbon footprint of the workshop - Edina Vadovics

15.20     Reception and space for small group discussions  (with wine, truffles, cheese, and desserts from Gödöllő)
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