Hermann Gmeiner Day 2013

Travelling around the world time and again I see that the world is not lacking of beneficence
but lacking of suiting the action to the word.

Helmut Kutin

State of (He)Art in Development Cooperation Development Cooperation
and which challenges are taken on by SOS Children´s Villages

The Hermann Gmeiner Day 2013 took place on Friday, April 26, 2013 in the SOS Children's Village Hermann Gmeiner Academy in Innsbruck.

What was to expected?

  • Insight into development cooperation
  • Opinions of experts
  • Your questions will be discussed with the podium


  • 08:45 am Opening and Introduction to the topic by Christian Honold
  • 09:00 am Karin Demuth (KDI/IO): SOS Kinderdorf: Island of bliss or part of the community?
  • 09:15 am Peter Hesse (Peter Hesse Stiftung; consul and graduate in commercial studies):
    Contemporary Dimensions in Development Cooperation
  • 10:00 am Hartwig Fischer member of German parliament about Development Cooperation
  • 10:10 am David Katzlinger (KDI/IO): SOS Kinderdorf in Development Cooperation and as Social Developer
  • 10:20 am Exchange among participants and formulating questions (including coffee and tea)
  • 11:10 am Open questions addressed to podium
  • 11:45 am Sofia Garcia-Garcia (KDI N.Y.): About the Post-2015 Agenda
  • 12:00 pm "What take I with me from this morning?" short summary
  • 12:30 pm Lunch
  • 14:00 pm Departure to the SOS Children's Village Imst
  • 15:00 pm Hermann Gmeiner memorial divine service; music by Mrs Krabichler following coffee and tea
  • 17:00 pm Departure to Innsbruck

Thank you for joining us!


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For more information please contact:

Dr. Christian Honold
+43 512 3316 5682