Archive for February, 2010

Children & Youth Address 11th Special Session of the UNEP Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum

Feb 27, 2010 No Comments by

“Climate change is the greatest threat to the survival of humankind in our modern history. It is both the clearest example of where younger and unborn generations’ needs are compromised by the lifestyles of older and current generations’.” YouthClimate.org, an international youth climate movement established during the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, is [...]

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GEG Project Director Analyzes UNEP in Global Environmental Politics Journal

Feb 25, 2010 2 Comments by

Global Environmental Politics, the pioneering journal on the relationship between global political forces and environmental change, published Global Environmental Governance Project Director, Maria Ivanova, in its February 2010 issue. The article analyzes the United Nations Environment Programme’s performance and the key factors which have determined its track record. According to Dr. Ivanova, the “organization’s mixed [...]

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GEG Project Newsletters Now Online!

Feb 17, 2010 No Comments by

Please visit our updated Publications Page to view all GEG Project Newsletters.  As an avenue for current events and announcements concerning the GEG Project Team and Network, the newsletters also provide discussions of the latest developments in the political debates on global environmental governance.

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GEG Project Director Receives Mary Lyon Award

Feb 10, 2010 No Comments by

Global Environmental Governance Project Director, Maria Ivanova, received the prestigious Mary Lyon Award from Mount Holyoke College. The award is given to a young alumna who has been out of College fifteen years or less for promised or sustained achievement in her life, profession, and community, consistent with the humane values exemplified by Mary Lyon, [...]

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GEG Project Director, Dr. Maria Ivanova, Discusses Global Environmental Governance with the Academic Council on the United Nations System

Feb 03, 2010 No Comments by

In a podcast interview with the Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS), a professional association that actively studies multilateral relations, global governance, and international cooperation, Global Environmental Governance Project Director, Dr. Maria Ivanova, examines the international environmental system, highlighting six necessary functions for good environmental policy making. To effectively enact environmental policy, Dr. [...]

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University of South Florida, School of Global Sustainability Search for Founding Director

Feb 02, 2010 1 Comment by

The University of South Florida invites nominations or applications for the position of founding Director of the USF School of Global Sustainability. This is a full-time, 12-month tenured Full Professor position with benefits. USF’s newly established School of Global Sustainability was created in response to overwhelming student and faculty interest, and is central to the [...]

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