4th Annual Massachusetts Sustainable Economy Conference Announced

Aug 15, 2013 No Comments by

On September 25, 2013, Integrative Sustainability & Environmental Solutions Planning (ISES), in partnership with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts House Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change, will host the 4th Annual Massachusetts Sustainable Economy Conference at the Massachusetts State House in Boston. The conference will address the theme “How Resilient is Massachusetts?” and hopes to [...]

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Bonn Climate Conference Ends With Mixed Results

Jun 19, 2013 No Comments by

From June 3 to June 14, 2013, delegates from various nations gathered at the Bonn Climate Change Conference for meetings of all three bodies of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change: the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI), the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), and the Ad Hoc Working Group on the [...]

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Third Rencontres Internationales de Reims to Meet

Jun 13, 2013 No Comments by

On June 19th and 20th, 2013, the University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne will host the Third Rencontres Internationales de Reims in Sustainability Studies to address the future of sustainable development after the expiration of the Millennium Development Goals in 2015. The conference, organized by the International Research Center on Sustainability, plans to present and to discuss [...]

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UMass Boston Delegation Participates in the Earth Systems Governance Conference

Jan 30, 2013 No Comments by

A delegation from UMass Boston‘s Center for Governance and Sustainability, home of the GEG Project, is taking part in the Earth Systems Governance Conference in Tokyo, Japan, between January 28th and 31st. Prof. Maria Ivanova, Co-Director of the Center, Harris Gleckman, Senior Fellow, and Research Associates Laurence Delina and Natalia Escobar-Pemberthy are attending the series [...]

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Call for Participants: 2013 Massachusetts Sustainable Comminities and Campuses Conference

Nov 24, 2012 No Comments by

The Massachusetts Sustainable Communities and Campuses Conferences has extended a call for sponsors, exhibitors, speakers, and posters to contribute and participate in this year’s conference. The conference can serve as a platform for showcasing community and campus sustainability initiatives to hundreds of stakeholders from government, business, communities, campuses, and non-profits. It is also an opportunity to network with leaders [...]

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UNECA Affirms Commitment to Support Implementation of RIO+20 Outcomes

Nov 23, 2012 No Comments by

At the  Eighth Session of the Committee on Food Security and Sustainable Development , held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from November 19th to 21st, 2012, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has assured stakeholders of its firm commitment to support member states in implementing the outcomes of the Rio+20 conference. According to Josue Dione, the UNECA [...]

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