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Call GDN 2019
  • 19.02.2019
  • News

Knowledge for Sustainable Development: The Research-Policy Nexus - Call for papers

The Global Development Network (GDN), the German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), the German Institute for Development Evaluation (DEval) and the United Nations University-Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) are jointly organizing GDN’s 2019 Global Development Conference in Bonn.
Foto: J. Pelikan, SwissTPH Basel
  • 04.02.2019
  • News

African Scientists are Sidelined by Parachute Research Teams

There’s growing condemnation of “parachute research” among the global scientific community.
UKRI-Research Hubs
  • 22.01.2019
  • News

Global Research Hubs tackle world's toughest challenges

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is pioneering an ambitious new approach to tackle some of the world’s most pressing challenges through a £200M investment across 12 global research Hubs.
Plenary - KFPE International Conference 2018
  • 12.12.2018
  • News

Stronger integration and dialogue between science and society for the SDGs

More than 70 high-level decision makers, scientists, NGO and funding agency representatives gathered to celebrate 20 years of KFPE Guidelines at the conference “Leveraging Research Partnerships for Global Challenges”. A series of talks presented in three separate sessions addressed the following topics: (i) new roles and tasks of science in general and research partnerships in particular; (ii) regional adaptation of scientific systems; and (iii) how science policies and funding systems can support transformative research. Participants were left with one clear conclusion at the end of the 22 November meeting: stronger integration and dialogue between science and society, including policy and business, is essential if we are to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Swiss Global Change Day
  • 12.12.2018
  • ProClim
  • News

Register now for the 20th Swiss Global Change Day

Registration for the 20th Swiss Global Change Day is now open. At this event well-known experts present challenges and highlights of climate and global change research covering a broad range of topics. It is also an opportunity to show research results by posters and to discuss them with colleagues. Please note that this year's event takes place earlier in the year than usual: On 7 February 2019
Paneldiskussion mit D. Reber, H. Binggeli, O. Dayer, R. Quadranti, T. Gass & T. Pletscher
  • 11.12.2018
  • News

«Nachhaltigkeit gehört in die Legislaturziele»

Die 20-Jahr-Jubiläumsfeierlichkeiten zum «Leitfaden für grenzüberschreitende Forschungspartnerschaften» der KFPE brachte Vertreterinnen und Vertreter aus Forschung, Politik, Verwaltung, Wirtschaft und Nicht-Regierungsorganisationen zusammen. Die Agenda 2030 müsse schnell und global vorangetrieben werden.
Halving greenhouse gas emissions
  • 24.09.2018
  • Future Earth
  • News

Halving greenhouse gas emissions by 2030: Roadmap shows what’s needed in each sector

The roadmap is based on the Carbon Law - a scientific paper published in 2017 that shows that halving carbon dioxide emissions every decade to 2050 is consistent with the Paris Agreement’s aim to keep global average temperatures well below +2°C and aim for +1.5°C. An international team of experts from research, technology, and NGOs synthesised over 60 reports and academic analyses assessing scenarios related to very low greenhouse gas emissions.
Meeting Report RFI - COHRED/KFPE Colloquium Geneva 2018
  • 25.07.2018
  • News

A focus on the Research Fairness Initiative

COHRED, in collaboration with the Swiss Commission for Partnerships with Developing Countries (KFPE) hosted COHRED Colloquium 5, an event that focused on the Research Fairness Initiative.
ISC General Assembly 2018
  • 06.07.2018
  • ISC
  • News

International Science Council established

The International Science Council (ISC) creates a single organisation that serves as the global voice for the sciences. The ISC is the result of the merger of International Council for Science (ICSU) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC). The founding General Assembly took place on 4 July in Paris.
Erneuerbare Energien Klimaportal
  • 27.06.2018
  • SFOE
  • Innosuisse - Swiss Innovation Agency
  • News

ERA-Net SES: Call for proposals on integrated regional energy systems

ERA-Net Smart Energy Systems (ERA-Net SES) is a transnational joint programming platform of 30 national and regional funding partners for initiating co-creation and promoting energy system innovation.
Keywan Riahi, Video Swiss Global Change Day
  • 14.06.2018
  • ProClim
  • News

Talks of the Swiss Global Change Day 2018 available on video

On 19 April 2018, the Swiss global change science community met for the 19th time on the annual Swiss Global Change Day. Distinguished researchers presented scientific highlights and the program provided enough time for discussions and networking. The talks are now available on video.
GMBA Survey
  • 03.05.2018
  • News

GMBA Mountain Biodiversity and Human Wellbeing Survey

GMBA launches a survey to assess the state of, trends in, and relations between biodiversity, ecosystem services, human wellbeing, and direct drivers in the world's mountains.
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