Civil Society Advisory Group in Nairobi Discussing International Environmental Governance

Feb 18, 2011 1 Comment by

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 [...]

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Daniel Esty Appointed Commissioner of Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

Feb 10, 2011 No Comments by

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 [...]

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UNEP Sasakawa Prize 2011 – Nominations Now Open

Aug 07, 2010 1 Comment by

Do you know of an innovative and groundbreaking grassroots project with socio-environmental impacts in emerging or developing countries, which fits in under the theme ‘Forests for People, Forests for Green Growth’?

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Kenya Honored for Environmental Management

Jun 10, 2010 1 Comment by

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.

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New Class of Catto Fellows at the Aspen Institute Includes two GEG Forum Participants

Jun 08, 2010 No Comments by

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.

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GEG Project Director Maria Ivanova Receives 2010 Goddess Artemis Award

Jun 04, 2010 No Comments by

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 [...]

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