The Berlin Demography Forum was held for the second time from January 9 to 10, 2013. The 290 high-profile participants in the BDF included Federal Minister of Family Affairs Dr. Kristina Schröder, OECD Deputy Secretary-General Yves Leterme, Allianz CEO Michael Diekmann, Dr. Dominique Bertinotti, French Minister for Families and Prof. Elsa Fornero, Italian Minister for Labour and Social Policies…
The focus of this year’s Berlin Demography Forum was “Generations – Learning – Prosperity”. The subject was probed in depth, focusing on the interdisciplinary, intergenerational and international facets of demography today. The forum achieved to not only debate these issues, but to identify “best practices” and develop specific recommendations for action.
German Government Strategy on Demography
In the coming decades demographic developments will deeply change the face of Germany. The central question is not if something will change, but what we will make of it. What does demographic developments mean for the individual as well as for the society as a whole?