Joint Colloquium: Towards Reforming the Financial System

Am 19. September 2012 fand in der Bundesbank Haupt- verwaltung Frankfurt das Joint Colloquium zur Note des Pontifical Councils for Justice and Peace "Towards Reforming the Financial System in the Context of a Global Authority" statt. Eingeladen hatten neben dem Pontifical Council UNIAPAC Europa, Justitia et Pax Deutschland, der BKU, das Wittenberg Zentrum für globale Ethik sowie das Nell-Breuning Institut.

09.00 h Begrüßung: Carl Ludwig Thiele, Executive Board Member of Deutsche Bundesbank; Burkhard Leffers, President of UNIAPAC Europe

09.15 h "Towards the Global Common Good": Key note H.E. Cardinal Peter K. A. Turkson, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace

Panel: Georg Fahrenschon, President of the German Savings Banks Association (DSGV), Prof. Leonardo Becchetti, University of Rome "Tor Vergata"; Prof. Dr. Andreas Suchanek, Wittenberg-Center for Global Ethics; Hans Pfeifer, President of the Co-operatives Association of North Rhine-Westphalia. Chair: Klaus-Peter Müller, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Commerzbank AG/Frankfurt

11.15 h Panel I: "International Financial Markets - Serving the Common Good?!"
Nicolaus von Bomhard, CEO of Munich Re; Michael Reuther, Member of the Executive Board Commerzbank AG/Frankfurt; Dr. Thomas Steffen, State Secretary, Ministry of Finance/Germany; Onno Ruding, Former Dutch Minister of Finance; Prof. Paul Dembinski, Director Fondation Observatoire de la Finance/Geneva. Chair: Pierre de Lauzun, Deputy Director General, Federation Bancaire Francaise

14.30 h: Panel II. "What form of global monetary management do we need?"
Prof. Dr. Ottmar Issing, President Center for Financial Studies Frankfurt; Prof. Dr. Angelo Caloia, Catholic University Sacro Cuore, Milan; Prof. Thorsten Polleit, Chief economist of Degussa Goldhandel GmbH; Dr. Stephan Schulmeister, Austrian Institute of Economic Research; Chair: Dr. Ulrich Klüh, Managing director Accademy of the Savings Banks Association Hesse-Thuringia

Panel III. "Which rules to manage the global financial market do we need?"
Dr. Andreas R. Dombret, Executive Board Member of Deutsche Bundesbank; Lord Brian Griffiths, Vice-Chairman of Goldmann Sachs International; Prof. Franz-Josef Radermacher, Member of the Club of Rome; P. Dr. Gael Giraud S.J., École d'Économie de Paris; Dr. Bernd Thiemann, Chairman Supervisory Board Hypo Real Estate Holding AG/Munich; Chair: Dr. Hans Reckers, Managing Director of the Association of German Public Banks

16.30 h Panel IV: "Which institutions do we need for Good Global Financial Governance?"
Eduardo Aninat, former Minister of Finance/Chile and Deputy Managing director of the IMF; Prof. Dr. Dr. Dr. h.c. Christian Kirchner LL.M., Wittenberg-Center for Global Ethics; Jan Krahnen, Director of the Center for Financial Studies Frankfurt; Dr. Ludger Schuknecht, Director, German Ministry of Finance
Chair: Prof. Dr. Beatrice Weder di Mauro, University of Mainz