For the first time since its composition in October 2010, the Civil Society Advisory Group on International Environmental Governance (IEG) had a full-day meeting in person in the UNEP headquarters in Nairobi on 18 February. The Advisory Group, co-chaired by Negusu Aklilu from Ethiopia (GEG Forum Emerging Leader) and Arthur Dahl from Switzerland, includes several GEG [...]
Daniel Esty Appointed Commissioner of Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Professor Daniel Esty, Director of the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy, has been appointed by the Governor of Connecticut to be the commissioner of the newly-formed Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP). The role of the agency is to consolidate Connecticut’s various energy branches, including the Department of Public Utility Control and the Department of [...]
Kenya’s Minister for Environment and Mineral Resources, John Michuki, has been re-elected to co-chair the first meeting of the Consultative Group of Ministers or High Level Representatives on International Environmental Governance with Finnish Minister for Environment, Paula Letohmäki, which will be held in July 2010 in Nairobi, Kenya.
The Global Environmental Governance Project is proud to announce that Joe Ageyo who was selected as one of 13 “emerging leaders” to participate in the 2009 Global Environmental Governance Forum in Glion, Switzerland and GEG Forum participant Jacob Duer, have been selected for the prestigious Catto Fellowship at the Aspen Institute.
Since 1996, the Euro-American Women’s Council (EAWC) annually awards the Goddess Artemis Award to celebrate entrepreneurial values. The theme of the 14th annual awards program, from 6-14 July 2010, is “Women Lead the Way on Green Energy and Environment: Making Their Impact on the Economy and Culture.” EAWC aims to strengthen the status of women [...]