European Report on Development 2013: Post-2015 – Global Action for an Inclusive and Sustainable Future

Dr Stephan Klingebiel

The South African Institute of International Affairs hosts a Speaker’s Meeting addressed by Dr Stephan Klingebiel from the  Department of Bi- and Multilateral Development Cooperation of the German Development Institute (DIE) on 'European Report on Development 2013: Post-2015 – Global Action for an Inclusive and Sustainable Future'

The ERD 2013 focuses on how global collective action can best support the efforts of developing countries in achieving development. Based on an assessment of the MDG experience and on an analysis of the changing international context and likely trends for the next 20-30 years, the ERD 2013 attempts to identify key potential drivers of a global partnership for development post 2015. Three such drivers are highlighted:

  • Money: Development Finance
  • Goods: Trade and Investment
  • People: Labour Migration

Date: Wednesday, 24 April 2013
Time: 18h00 for 18h15 to conclude by 19h30 (to be followed by light refreshments)
Venue: Jan Smuts House, East Campus, Wits University, Johannesburg

Speaker Biography

Dr Stephan Klingebiel is Department Head (Bilateral and Multilateral Development Policy) at the German Development Institute (Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik / DIE). Before he joined DIE in 1993 he was researcher at the University of Duisburg (Institute for Development and Peace).

From 2007 to 2011 he was director of KfW Development Bank office in Kigali, Rwanda, dealing with development cooperation issues.

His research and university teaching focuses on political economy of aid, aid & development effectiveness, political economy and governance issues in sub-Saharan Africa, and crisis prevention and conflict management. Currently he is co-leading the European Report on Development (ERD) 2013 on the Post-2015 Global Agenda.

Stephan Klingebiel is a regular Visiting Professor at Stanford University (Bing Overseas Studies Program, Cape Town).

25 Apr 2013