UNEP and Achim Steiner Participate in the 7th World Environmental Education Congress

Jul 19, 2013 No Comments by

On June 12, 2013, Achim Steiner, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme, delivered an address to the opening plenary session of the 7th World Environmental Education Congress (WEEC) in Marrakesh, Morocco.  The Congress–a joint effort of the Mohamed VI Foundation for Environmental Protection, the WEEC Permanent Secretariat, and the Kingdom of Morocco–brought together [...]

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National Wildlife Federation Campus Ecology Fellowships Available

Jun 18, 2013 No Comments by

The National Wildlife Federation is currently accepting applications for graduate student fellows for their Campus Ecology Fellowships program. The program grants monetary fellowships to graduate students to work with their school communities to help address ecological impacts both on and off campus. The deadline for applying is July 14th, 2013. This year, the fellowships are organized around [...]

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Event: “America the Possible: Manifesto for a New Economy”

Oct 09, 2012 No Comments by

Prof. James Gustave Speth from the Vermont Law School and Former Dean of the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies will present his book “America the Possible: Manifesto for a New Economy” at the Harvard University Center for the Environment on October 10th, 2012. Prof. Speth’s latest book, the third volume of his American Crisis series, analyzes [...]

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Designing Global Governance for Sustainability: UMass Boston Brings Research to Policy

Sep 27, 2012 No Comments by

On September 21st, 2012, the Center for Governance and Sustainability at UMass Boston celebrated its flagship event, “Designing Global Governance for Sustainability: UMass Boston Brings Research to Policy.” The event brought together more than 70 representatives of academia, international organizations, national and local governments, civil society, and students, and included relevant presentations from experts in the [...]

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New Award for Prof. Craig Murphy, Co-Director of the Center for Governance and Sustainability

Sep 10, 2012 No Comments by

The International Political Economy (IPE) section of the International Studies Association (ISA) just announced that Professor Craig Murphy, Co-Director of the UMass Boston Center for Governance and Sustainability, has been selected to receive the Distinguished Scholar Award for 2013 in recognition for his dedication and excellence in contributing to the field of IPE. ISA will convene a [...]

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GEG Project launches new Rio+20 Responses section

Jul 16, 2012 No Comments by

The Global Environmental Governance Project at the Center for Governance and Sustainability at UMass Boston has launched a new Rio+20 Responses section as part of its main website. This new section features the main outcome document of the 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development – Rio+20 – and responses to the negotiations and the [...]

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