Paris Conference: “Towards new global governance for the environment”

Jan 24, 2012 1 Comment by

The French Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development, Transportation and Housing and the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs will host the conference, “Towards New Global Governance for the Environment,” which will take place in Paris, France on January 30-31, 2012.  The conference is organized in conjunction with the Economic, Social and Environmental Council and the Strategic [...]

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Free Summer Course on Global Environmental Governance in Norway

Jan 24, 2012 No Comments by

The Thor Heyerdahl Summer School at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences in Aas, Norway will be offering a free summer course called Global Environmental Governance from June 25th until July 6th, 2012. The course is open to PhD candidates and young researches in the field. The intensive course will focus on the developing field [...]

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Dialogue on “Cures for Climate Confusion: Breaking Through in Our Neighborhoods and the Nation”

Jan 19, 2012 No Comments by

On Friday, January 20, 2011, the Union of Concerned Scientists and the Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan will co-host a dialogue on “Cures for Climate Confusion: Breaking Through in Our Neighborhoods and the Nation” at an internet-based national town hall meeting broadcast live from the University of Michigan in [...]

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World Federation of UN Associations Suggests a Specialized Agency for the Global Environment

Jan 18, 2012 No Comments by

On January 4th, 2012, Bonian Golmohammadi, Secretary General of the World Federation of United Nations Association, and thirteen of his colleagues co-signed an editorial in the Huffington Post calling for a comprehensive, global framework for environmental governance. It has been 20 years since the landmark 1992 Rio Earth Summit.  However, the task of  implementing the goals of [...]

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Rio+20 Zero Draft Released

Jan 16, 2012 No Comments by

On January 10th, 2012, the United Nations released the outline of what will become the final outcome document of the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development. The ‘zero draft’, as it is called, will serve as the foundation for the climate negotiations that will happen between the 20th and the 22nd of June, 2012. In its [...]

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Global Environmental Governance Project Updates from the Field: Jason Morris-Jung

Jan 10, 2012 No Comments by

In 2009, the GEG Project held an international competition for emerging leaders to participate in the Global Environmental Governance Forum: Reflecting on the Past, Moving into the Future. An international Advisory Board selected thirteen young people as Emerging Leaders. Jason Morris-Jung, PhD candidate at the University of California Berkley, was one of them. In 2011, Jason, [...]

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