Launch Event | Sustainable Global Supply Chains Report 2022

Apr 6, 2022 10:00 AM - Apr 6, 2022 12:30 PM
CET | Virtual
#Trade and FDI
#Social and working conditions
#Sustainability standards
#Corporate responsibility and lead firms
Time: 6th April, 2022, 10.00 AM – 12.30PM CET


10.00: The importance of policies for promoting the sustainability of global supply chains for the German government

  • Dr. Bärbel Kofler, State Secretary, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

10.10: Research informing policymaking: Key messages of the Sustainable Global Supply Chains Report 2022

  • Dr. Tilman Altenburg and Dr. Gideon Ndubuisi, German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

10.35 Comments on the Annual Report, the role of the research network and relevant issues for policy-relevant supply chain research

  • Prof. Gary Gereffi, Emeritus Professor of Sociology and Director of the Global Value Chains Center at Duke University

  • Mavis Owusu-Gyamfi, Executive Vice President of the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET)

  • Dr. Arquebe Oqubay, Senior Minister and Special Adviser to the Prime Minister of Ethiopia

  • Dr. Fatima Denton, Director, United Nations University Institute of Natural Resource in Africa (UNU-INRA)

  • Anna Cavazzini, Head of the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection, European Parliament

Moderator: Frauke Steglich, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW)

11.50: Open discussion

  • Moderator: Frauke Steglich, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW)

12:20: Conclusions: What do we take away from the workshop?

  • Prof. Jann Lay, German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

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