Conference 2017

Below you will find the programme, speakers and workshops of the December 12th and 13th 2017 Planetary Security Conference.

A list of the attendees to our 2017 conference can be found here.

Programme 2017

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08:30 - 11:00
Registration and coffee
10:00 - 11:00
Press conference (press only)
12:30 - 14:30
15:30 - 16:00
Coffee break
17:00 - 18:00
Network Meetings
18:00 - 19:00
Walk to Municipality Museum and Reception
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08:30 - 09:00
Registration and coffee
11:15 - 11:45
Coffee break
13:00 - 14:45
17:30 - 18:30


Founder, Institute for Planetary Security
Director General Political Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Senior Advisor, Post-Conflict and Disaster Management Branch, UN Environment
Environmental conservation manager
Program Officer Water skoll global threats fund
Policy Adviser - E3G
Visiting Associate Professor - University of Johannesburg
Vice Chief of Defence Force Group, Australia
Senior Conflict Advisor, Civil Society - Maiduguri
Senior Strategy Director, Carnegie Climate Geoengineering Initiative (C2G2)
Director, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Executive Director, UN Environment
Environment Correspondent/moderator
Deputy Director-General of the National Environmental Protection Agency of Afghanistan
Minister of Environment, Climate Change and Green Economy, Burkina Faso
Director General PBL
Minister of Water Resources Iraq
Deputy Executive Director, UN Environment
Deputy Assistant Secretary General
Senior Advisor, Climate Change & Peacebuilding - Adelphi
Lead Environmental Specialist, Climate Change Group, The World Bank
Senior Research Fellow - Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
Professor of International Relations at American University
Director-General EU Military Staff
Deputy Managing Director Human Rights, Global and Multilateral Issues, EEAS
Head of Centre for Non-Traditional Security Studies
Representative of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC), Lake Chad Basin Observatory
General Director, the Clingendael Institute
Director of Disaster and Crisis Prevention, Response and Recovery International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Deputy Director General for Energy and Climate Policy and Export Control, German Federal Foreign Office
Senior Strategist
Senior Programme Officer: Environment, Climate Change and Security
Research Fellow - Clingendael-Netherlands Institute of International Relations
Lecturer in Law and Water Diplomacy - IHE Delft