Sustainable Development: Labour Market Policy and Social Aspects for ‘Sustainable Development’ in the Pacific Region

Friday, 19.05.1995

    • 4 p.m.: Arrival & Registration
    • 5 p.m.: Welcoming Address and Introduction
Prof. Dr. U.A. Michelsen, Pro-Decan, Faculty of Philosophy
Prof. Dr. Werner Kreisel, President of the APSA
Dr. Christel Fensterseifer, Secretary of the APSA
    • 5.45 p.m.: Migration Processes and Labour Markets – Necessity of a Sustainable Development Policy

Min. Dir. a. D. Winfried Böll, Bonn

    • 6.15 p.m.: Discussion
    • 6.45 p.m.: Generating Sustainable Sources of Income through Forest Management by Church Organisations

Jaap Schep, Advisor, Integrated Resources Development Programme (IRDP) of the United Church in the Solomon Islands, Brumen, Netherlands

  • 7.15 p.m.: Discussion
  • 8 p.m.: Dinner, Taverna Limburger Hof, Templergraben Informal Meeting and Exchange of Ideas

Saturday, 20.05.1995

    • 9 a.m.: The Sustainability of MIRAB Economies – A Critical Review

Prof. Dr. Richard D. Bedford, Waikato University, Hamilton, New Zealand

  • 9.30 a.m.: Discussion

9.50 a.m.: Grassroots Participation and Sustainable Development in Papua New Guinea: the European Union Experience

Francesco Affinito, Pacific Division, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium

  • 10.20 a.m.: Discussion
  • 10.40 a.m.: Coffee break
    • 11.00 a.m.: Migration versus Sustainable Development in the Context of an Island Economy – the Case of Western Samoa

Hon. Afamasaga Toleafoa, Ambassador of Western Samoa, Brussels, Belgium

  • 11.30 a.m.: Discussion
    • 12.00 a.m.: Does migration help the development of the Islands – the case of West Papua (Irian Jaya)

Victor Kaisiepo, “West Papua People´s Front”, Delft, Netherlands

    • 12.30 a.m.: Discussion
    • 12.45 a.m.: Lunch
    • 2 p.m.: Reception at the Cityhall of Aachen, by Mayor Dr. Ulrich Daldrup
    • 3.00 – 5.00 p.m.: Workshops
        • Workshop I: Opportunities for Socially Acceptable Sources of Income in Rural Areas – the Role of the Churches


          • Bernhard Küpper, MISEREOR, Aachen, Germany
          • Jaap Schep, (IRDP), Brumen, Netherlands
        • Workshop II: Establishment of Light Industry versus Stimulation of Small-Scale Business Promotion


          • Prof. Dr. Hanns Jürgen Buchholz, Department of Geography, University of Hannover, Germany
          • Min. Dir. Winfried Böll
        • Workshop III: Economic, Social and Political Consequences of Migration Processes


          • Prof. Dr. Richard D. Bedford
          • Victor Kaisiepo, Delft, Netherlands
  • 7.00 p.m.: Dinner at the “Lombard-Saal”/Technical University – Aachen

Sunday, 21.05.1995

  • 9.00 a.m.: Presentation of the Workshops Results to the Plenary
  • 10.30 a.m.: Final Panel Discussion
  • 1 p.m.: End of conference

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