About DSDS
    - 22 Jan. 2007
    - 23 Jan. 2007
    - 24 Jan. 2007
Summit bulletin
Special Events
Steering Committee


HE Mr Ahmed Abdullah
Minister of Environment, Energy and Water, Republic of Maldives

Dr Alok Adholeya
Director, Biotechnology and Management of Bioresources Division, TERI

Mr Ashok Alexander
Director – India, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

HE Mr Malik Amin Aslam
Minister of State for Environment, Pakistan

HE Mr Svend Auken
Member of Parliament, Vice President of The Danish Parliament and Dy. Speaker, Government of Denmark

HE Mr Anil Kumar Bachoo
Minister of Environment and National Development Unit, Government of Mauritius

Mr Howard Bamsey
Deputy Secretary, Australian Department of Environment and Heritage, Australia

Dr James Baker
Former Administrator, US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration & Consultant, UNESCO & The H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and Environment, USA

Mr R K Batra
Distinguished Fellow, TERI

Ms Monique Barbut
CEO & Chairman, Global Environment Facility, USA

Prof. Ralph J Begleiter
Rosenberg Professor of Communication, University of Delaware and Distinguished Journalist in Residence, USA

Ms Preety Bhandari
Director, Policy Analysis Division, TERI

Mr Francois Binder
Country Director, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, India

HE Mr Kjell Magne Bondevik
Former Prime Minister of Norway

Mr Jean-Paul Bouttes
Director, Prospective and International Relations, Electricite de France (EDF), France & CEO, Sherpa, France

Mr Yvo de Boer
Executive Secretary, UNFCCC

Mr Yves Cabana
Special Advisor to the Chairman, Executive Committee Secretary & Vice President - Sustainable Development, Veolia Environment, France

Mr Raj Chengappa
Managing Editor, India Today, Delhi

Nobel Laureate Prof. Paul Crutzen
Director Emeritus, Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Germany

Mrs Vibha Puri Das
Principal Secretary & Commissioner - Forest & Rural Development, Government of Uttaranchal, India

Mr C. Dasgupta
Distinguished Fellow, TERI

Dr Nitin Desai
former Under Secretary General of the United Nations

Mr Murli S Deora
Hon'ble Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India

Smt Sheila Dikshit
Hon’ble Chief Minister of Delhi, India

Ms JoAnne Disano
Director, Division for Sustainable Development, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations, USA

HE Mr Dasho Paljor J Dorji
Advisor, National Environment Commission, Royal Government of Bhutan

Dr Adnan A Shihab-Eldin
Former Acting Secretary General and Director of Research at OPEC as well as Advisor to Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, Austria

Mr Warren Evans
Director of Environment, The World Bank, USA

Mr Pieter van Geel
Cabinet level, State Secretary, Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment, The Netherlands

Ms Meenakshi Dutta Ghosh
Secretary, Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Government of India

Dr Prodipto Ghosh
Secretary, Ministry of Environment & Forests, Government of India

Mr Gourishankar Ghosh

Ms Sharwaree Gokhale
Principal Secretary, Environment, Government of Maharashtra, India

Mr Guy de Jonquieres
Asia Columnist and Commentator, The Financial Times

HE Mr Olafur Ragnar Grimsson
President of Iceland

HE Ms Tarja Halonen
President of Finland

Mr Roger Harrabin
Senior Environment Analyst, BBC, UK

Prof. Michael von Hauff
University of Kaislerlautern, Germany

Prof. Peter Hennicke
President, Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy, Germany

Mr Ashok Jaitly
Distinguished Fellow, TERI

HE Mr Alain Juppe
Former Prime Minister of France and Mayor of Bordeaux

HE Mr Petr J Kalas
Minister of Environment of the Czech Republic

Dr Ganesh M Kishore
Vice President, Science & Technology and Chief Biotechnology Officer, DuPont Research & Development, USA

Dr Klaus S Lackner
Ewing-Worzel Professor of Geophysics, Earth & Environmental Engineering, Columbia University, USA

HE Mr Mamadou Lamine Loum
Former Prime Minister of Senegal

HE Prof Ruud F M Lubbers
Former Prime Minister of the Netherlands

Prof. Charles Kolstad
Department of Economics, University of California, USA

Dr Arun Kumar
President- Business Initiatives, Development Alternatives, India

HE Mr Brice Lalonde
Former French Minister and Chair of the OECD Round Table on Sustainable Development, France

Mr James Leape
Director-General, WWF International, Switzerland

Dr Alan C Lloyd
President, International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), USA

Ms Frannie Leautier
Vice President, World Bank Institute, USA

HE Mr Mamadou Lamine Loum
former Prime Minister of Senegal

Dr Bindu N Lohani
Director General - Regional and Sustainable Development Department, Asian Development Bank

HE Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi
Deputy Minister for Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

Mr John A Manzoni
Group Managing Director, BP Plc, UK

Mr Tsutomu Makino
Chairman, New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization, Japan

Rt. Hon. David Miliband
MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, UK

Mr Claude Mandil
Executive Director, International Energy Agency, France

Mr Nick Mabey

Ms Tiahoga Ruge Scheffer
Director-General, Centre for Education and Training for Sustainable Development, Mexico

Mr Vikram Singh Mehta
Chairman, Shell Group of Companies in India

Mr Rakesh Mehta, IAS
Principal Secretary (Power), Government of NCT of Delhi

Dr Lutz Mez
Executive Director, Environmental Policy Research Centre, University of Berlin, Germany

Prof. Akio Morishima
Chair of the Board of Directors, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Japan

Mr Denis McDonough
Senior Fellow and Senior Adviser to Distinguished Senior Fellow Tom Daschle at the Center for American Progress, USA

Mr Herman Mulder
Senior Advisor to the UN Global Compact and WBCSD

Mr Hideaki Oda
Councillor to the President, Japan Water Forum & Member of the UN Secretary General's Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation

Ms Khempheng Pholsena
Vice-President (Finance and Administration), Asian Development Bank, The Philippines

Dr Pal Prestrud
Director, Center for International Climate and Environmental Research-Oslo, Norway

Dr R K Pachauri
Director-General, TERI

Mr Pekka Plathan
Director General, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finland

Dr Arcot Ramachandran
Chairman, TERI, New Delhi

Mr A Raja
Hon'ble Minister for Environment & Forests, Ministry of Environment & Forests, India

Mr Anil Razdan
Additional Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India

Mr Vivek Rae
Principal Secretary – Urban Development, Government of NCT of Delhi

Ms Cornelia Richter
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH, Germany

Prof. Jeffrey D Sachs
Director – The Earth Institute & Special Advisor to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, USA

Mr Richard Sandor
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Chicago Climate Exchange, USA

Mr Michael P Schulhof
Chairman, Global Technology Investments, LLC, USA

Mr Anand Sharma
Hon'ble Minister of State, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India

Hon'ble Mr Digvijay Singh
Former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh & General Secretary, All India Congress Committee, India

Prof. Saif-ud-Din Soz
Hon’ble Minister of Water Resources, Government of India

Dr Leena Srivastava
Executive Director, TERI, New Delhi

Mr Björn Stigson
President, World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Switzerland

Mr Achim Steiner
Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme, Kenya

Mr V Subramanian
Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India

Prof. Akimasa Sumi
Director, Transdisciplinary Initiative for Global Sustainability (TIGS) in Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science (IR3S) & Head of AGS Promotion Office, University of Tokyo, Japan

Mr S Sundar
Distinguished Fellow, TERI

Mr Patrick Verhagen
Senior Vice President, Holcim, Zurich

Ms Pearl Tiwari
Director, Ambuja Cement Foundation, India

Dr Camilla Toulmin
International Institute for Environment and Development, UK