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Particulars, Program & Downloads



Particulars 2008

The world sought solutions in Plön!

Location: Plön Castle, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

Date: 4-5 September 2008

Duration: 2 full days

Participants: A select group of about 300 people.




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Global Economic Solutions

The Global Economic Solutions summarize some prominent, innovative proposals generated by the GES 2009. The proposals achieved sizable agreement from the GES panelists and the wider GES community.


GES 2008 Essentials & Program

The main guidelines for all GES Participants are summarized in the Essential Information. This includes the program, welcome addresses, a list of all speakers, and more.

GES Essentials

GES Review



GES Brochure



GES 2008 - Session Handouts

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The Global Economy
The Global Society
Tackling Systemic Financial Risk

Tackling Social Fragmentation

Globalization, Growth and Inclusiveness

Inequality and Globalization

Skills for the New Wave of Globalization

Designing Immigration Policy


Creating Employment

Tackling the Ageing Syndrome


Empowering the World’s Poor Countries Financing Health Care for the Poor
Enabling Poor Countries to Share Knowledge
Strengthening the Global Financial System

The Global Polity
The Global Environment

Reconsidering the International Trading System


Global Policy Responses to Climate Change


Dealing with Terrorism


Energy versus Climate Change


Fighting Corruption in Developing Countries


Securing Access to Energy


How Globalization Transforms the Welfare State

Food versus Fuel


Preventing Food Prices from Creating Poverty and Malnutrition

The Crisis of Water Management


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