Scales, conservation, global governance
Excerpt:The organisers of the "IUFRO 2013 Joint Conference - Future Directions of Small-scale and Community-based Forestry" are now calling for papers. The event is a joint conference of IUFRO 3.08 Research Group "Small-scale Forestry" and the IUFRO 6.08 Research Group "Gender and Forestry", which will take place from 8-12 September, 2013.
Excerpt:The workshop on "Global Environmental Justice" held from 26-27 April, 2013 at the University of Bremen, Germany focuses on political, philosophical and empirical social science research and the related current debate concerning global environmental justice and aims to bridge the gap between the different disciplines.
Scale in Environmental Governance: Power Reconfiguration, Democratic Legitimacy and Institutional (Mis-) Fit
Excerpt:The symposium on "Scale in Environmental Governance" aims to elaborate the wide range of perspectives from which scalar issues in environmental governance can be adressed. The event will take place from 7-8 March, 2013 at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities. The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 1 October, 2012.
Excerpt:The conference takes a broad interest in the area of resources, development and conservation, including but not limited to: plant genetic resources and food security issues, deforestation and development, fisheries and institutional adaptation, development and conservation, wildlife conservation and park pricing, and international trade. ...
Excerpt:The "Global Governance 2022: Designing the Future of International Institutions" (GG2022) program brings together young leaders for three 5-day dialogue sessions in Berlin, Beijing and Washington, DC., between August 2012 and May 2013. ...
Excerpt:The Norwegian University of Life Sciences is organizing a summer school series in Environmental Governance. The course in 2012 is titled 'Global Environmental Governance'. Key note speakers will be Frank Biermann, Clive Spash and Oran Young. The summer school is directed towards PhDs.
Excerpt:The University of Chicago and the French Development Agency announce a conference to be held in Paris on 14-15 June, 2012, devoted to exploring concerns about global impacts of local politics and power relations and helping scholars to exchange concepts, research designs, methods and professional networks. ...
Excerpt:The Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS) invites applications to its Ph.D. programme, including for the research-area "Global Governance and Regional Integration". The programme will commence on 1 September, 2012. ...
Excerpt:On 28 February, 2012, the German Federal Environmental agency is organizing a public discussion on the occasion of the upcoming Rio+20 conference. The discussion will deal with the prospects and future institutional design of global sustainability governance. It will take place in the agency's representation in Berlin.
Excerpt:This section of the 'International Encyclopaedia of Political Science' traces the historical evolution of environmental policy, then outlines its distinctive characteristics and finally identifies its underlying rationales. ...