Sustainable Development, Land use, impact assessment, Environmental governance, governance, Policy Assessment
Excerpt:The organisers of the panel "The Governance of Unsustainability" to be held at the 7th ECPR General Conference 2013 from 4-7 September, 2013 are calling for papers. The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 1 February, 2013.
Excerpt:This course provides an overview of leading industry practice of SIA consistent with IAIA's International Principles for Social Impact Assessment. The course addresses current issues and topics that are relevant to the business of managing the social impacts of planned interventions.
10th Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics on "Ecological Economics and Institutional Dynamics"
Excerpt:The 10th conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics (ESEE) on "Ecologcial Economics and Instiutional Dynamics" will be held from 18-21 June, 2013 in Lille, France. A pre-conference workshop for Master and PhD students will be organized in Reims, France. In addition, a related policy event will be held in Brussels on 18 June.
Excerpt:The International Health Impact Assessment Consortium (IMPACT) will be running its comprehensive HIA Training Course on 17 June, and again later in the year on 11 November, 2013.
Excerpt:The Global Water System Project and its International Project Office based in Bonn, Germany, is organizing an international conference on "Water in the Anthropocene: Challenges for Science and Governance. Indicators, Thresholds and Uncertainties of the Global Water System", to be held from 21-24 May, 2013 in Bonn, Germany.
Excerpt:The Institute of Geography at the University of Bern is now inviting for applications to fill a PhD position in the research group "Urban and Regional Planning". The deadline for application is 20 May, 2013.
Excerpt:The Forest Ecology Group at ETH Zürich is seeking to appoint a PhD student to examine the impact of land use change and temperature increase on mountain landscapes.
33rd Annual Conference of the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA): "The Next Generation"
Excerpt:The conference theme embraces the impact of current global change now and in the coming decades and how impact assessment (IA) itself will evolve as a result. The "next generation" refers to both a new generation of practitioners and new approaches to IA practice internationally to address issues of global concern. ...
Excerpt:This paper examines the potential impact of agricultural and trade policy reform on land-use across the EU focussing particularly on the issue of land abandonment. It estimates the extent of change across Europe under removal of Pillar 1 support payments and trade liberalisation. ...