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2017
Mar 28
2017
Mar 29
  • CDE-GIUB
  • University of Bern
  • Education/Training
  • Bern

Think global, teach local: Bildung für Nachhaltige Entwicklung in die eigene Lehre integrieren

Die Uni Bern will das Thema Nachhaltige Entwicklung verstärkt in die Lehre integrieren, um Studierende besser auf die globalen Probleme vorzubereiten.
2017
Apr 6
  • conference
  • Bern

Vernetzen und Synergien schaffen – Nachhaltigkeitstag der 3 Berner Hochschulen

Am 6. April 2017 führen PHBern, die Universität Bern und die Berner Fachhochschule den ersten gemeinsamen Nachhaltigkeitstag durch.
2017
Apr 6
  • conference
  • Basel

Evidence Meets Decisions Makers - Better Use of Evidence for Better Health

The Swiss TPH Spring Symposium 2017 invites public health policy makers, statisticians, and global health specialists and students to review and discuss the current evidence on how the use of data and information by decision makers can be improved in the health sector.
2017
Apr 7
Sustainable University Day logo
  • td-net
  • University of Basel
  • symposium
  • Basel

Sustainable University Day 2017

Focusing on how and what universities can contribute to the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the Sustainable University Day 2017 will bring the sd-universities programme to a close.
2017
Apr 26
  • Discussion
  • Zürich

Book launch: How Change Happens by Duncan Green

Duncan Green, Senior Strategic Adviser at Oxfam GB and currently visiting fellow at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK will present his book "How Change Happens."
2017
May 2
2017
May 7
  • conference
  • ON

Migration in a world of turmoil

Global economic recession and political turmoil in countries such as Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan, Egypt, Pakistan, Zimbabwe, Malawi, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, among others, have over the last two decades brought about significant instability at all three major boundary levels: nationally, regionally, and globally.
2017
May 11
2017
May 12
  • conference
  • Bern

Language and language use in Africa: issues in research and everyday situations

Interdisciplinary Congress at the Walter Benjamin Kolleg, University of Berne
In association with the Swiss Society for African Studies, the Walter Benjamin Kolleg of the University of Berne will host this interdisciplinary Congress.
2017
May 12
2017
May 13
  • conference
  • Bonn

Interconnections between the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Climate Agreement: Exploring the role of state, non-state and subnational actors

The adoption of the 2030 Agenda (including 17 Sustainable Development Goals and the Financing for Development Process) and the Paris Climate Agreement offers a unique opportunity to move towards more integrated and balanced development.
2017
May 17
2017
May 19
  • conference
  • Dresden

Sustainable Development Goals and the Nexus Approach: Monitoring and Implementation

The Dresden Nexus Conference is a platform developed to advance the sustainable development agenda by bringing actors together who apply a Nexus Approach to resource management.
2017
May 29
2017
Jun 2
  • PSC
  • Education/Training
  • Einsiedeln

PSC Summer School 2017

With humankind exceeding the planetary boundaries and the safe operating space, systemic risks have become frequent: our climate system is approaching a new state; biodiversity losses are endangering ecosystem services; pests are globally spreading and are threatening our food security.
2017
Jun 28
  • conference
  • Basel

Clinical Research in Resource Limited Settings - Mission Impossible or Role Model for Future Drug Development?

The Swiss TPH Summer Symposium 2017 invites clinical research and drug development specialists and students to review and discuss future approaches to drug development.
2017
Jun 29
2017
Jul 1
  • conference
  • Basel

Urban Africans: New encounters of the rural and the urban

African urbanization trends raise several issues that are of interest to scholars.
2017
Jul 10
2017
Jul 14
  • IAHS/AISH
  • conference
  • Port Elizabeth

Water and Development: scientific challenges in addressing societal issues

South Africa has a rich and varied hydrological history and has been a research leader in many aspects of hydrology through years of paired catchment and process hydrology research, model development and in the inclusion of scientific knowledge as exemplified by the South African National Water of 1998.
2017
Jul 10
2017
Jul 14
  • conference
  • Port Elizabeth

IAHS 2017 scientific assembly

The South African National Committee of the International Association of Hydrological Scientists (SANCIAHS) invites you to participate in the 2017 IAHS Scientific Assembly to be held from July 10-14in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
2017
Jul 20
2017
Jul 21
  • conference
  • London

Imagining Africa’s Future: Language, Culture, Governance, Development

Imagining Africa’s Future marks SOAS’ centenary, and in order to celebrate a century of African studies we look forward to examine future key trends, changes and debates that are likely to shape the African continent over the coming century, drawing from a broad range of disciplines and perspectives in a truly inter-disciplinary conference.
2017
Aug 21
2017
Aug 23
  • conference
  • Bergen

Globalisation at the Crossroads – Rethinking Inequalities and Boundaries

The EADI General Conference is organized every third year. It serves as the association’s public forum for academic exchange, reflection and debate on pressing global and developmental questions.
2017
Aug 21
2017
Aug 23
  • conference
  • Stockholm

Resilience 2017 - Resilience Frontiers for Global Sustainability

Resilience 2017 will discuss resilience as a key lens for biosphere-based sustainability science. It will reflect back on the scientific progress made, and aim to set out exciting future directions for research.
2017
Aug 24
2017
Aug 26
  • conference
  • Stockholm

International Conference on Sustainability Science 2017

The 7th ICSS will focus on innovation, new knowledge generation and integration to support the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through 1. Future Earth’s Knowledge Action Networks, 2. SDG Labs.
2017
Aug 30
2017
Sep 1
  • conference
  • Dundee DD1

Transformations 2017

Transformations 2017 is the third in a biennial series of international interdisciplinary conferences that focuses on transformations towards sustainability: addressing contemporary challenges and creating conditions for enhancing people’s wellbeing, today and in the future, while strengthening the Earth’s support system.
2017
Sep 5
2017
Sep 8
ICRD 2017
  • conference
  • Bern

Evidence. Engagement. Policies

The conference offers a platform for researchers, policymakers, civil society, and others to come together and engage in creative dialogue and concerted action. ICRD 2017 will focus on research for sustainable development, in particular on improving our understanding of how evidence can support policies for transformation in countries of Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
2017
Sep 11
2017
Sep 12
  • conference
  • Zürich

PEGNet Conference 2017: Understanding national inequalities and how to address them

The PEGNet Conference 2017 will be held in Zürich, Switzerland in cooperation with the NADEL – Center for Development and Cooperation, ETH Zürich on September, 11-12 2017.
2017
Oct 6
  • Workshop
  • Fribourg

Public service and community interpreting in plurilingual Africa

Linguistic diversity in societies involves a wide range of translating and interpreting practices among speakers for mutual understanding. In many cases, daily social interactions, rather than formal training, provide the context and basis to act as interpreter or translator.
2017
Oct 24
2017
Oct 25
  • conference
  • Geneva

World Resources Forum 2017

Accelerating the resource revolution
2017
Dec 7
2017
Dec 8
  • conference
  • Basel

Helminth Infection: from Transmission to Control

The Swiss TPH Winter Symposium 2017 invites medical parasitologists, infection biologists, epidemiologists and public health specialists and students to review and discuss progress in research, control and elimination and eradiation of helminth infections.