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SDC TRANSFORM
  • 17.02.2020
  • News

Call for Proposals: Research and innovation for sustainable development

SDC is looking for promising research and innovation initiatives, which engage researchers from Switzerland and from the Global South and East and implementation partners from other sectors (government, civil society, private sector).
KFPE Newsletter, February 2020
  • 10.02.2020
  • News

KFPE Newsletter, February 2020

The new KFPE Newsletter is published
Participants of the Lucerne Summer School 2019
  • 31.01.2020
  • News

Ethics in a Global Context - Summer School of University of Luzern

The third edition of the international summer academy "Ethics in a Global Context" will start at the beginning of June 2020. Lecturers from various countries and disciplines have confirmed their participation, including the president of the ICRC Peter Maurer.
From left to right: Peter Messerli (Main project leader and Director of the Centre for Development and Environment CDE at the University of Bern), Christian Leumann (Rector University of Bern), Hansjörg Wyss (Entrepreneur and patron, Wyss Foundation), Christoph Ammann (President of the Government of the Canton of Bern), André Nietlisbach (Project leader of the Canton of Bern and Secretary General of the head office of economy of the canton Bern).
  • 13.12.2019
  • News

Wyss Academy for Nature founded at the University of Bern

How can the necessary nature conservation be reconciled with human well-being? The coming decade will be decisive in terms of whether and how we come up with forward-looking solutions on a global scale.
Sudac - KFPE conference 2019: Opening statements by Laurent Goetschel
  • 14.11.2019
  • News

Research networks as a pathway to achieving sustainability

International Conference of SUDAC – swissuniversities Development and Cooperation Network and KFPE. The focus was placed on research partnerships in and with the Global South. With its programmes Consortia for Education and Research (COFERs) and Clusters of Cooperation in the Global South (CLOC), swissuniversities provides important instruments to foster these research partnerships.
ProClim-Präsident Reto Knutti
  • 22.10.2019
  • ProClim
  • News

Wie wir die Klimawende schaffen – Die sechs wichtigsten Fragen zur Klimawende

Der Klimawandel lässt sich nur dann in den Griff kriegen, wenn die Welt möglichst bald unter dem Strich keine Treibhausgase mehr produziert. Was aber bedeutet «netto null» für die Schweiz? Diese und weitere Fragen hat ProClim-Präsident Reto Knutti in einem Artikel in der NZZ am Sonntag vom 20. Oktober 2019 diskutiert.
IPCC
  • 11.06.2019
  • IPCC
  • Job advertisement

IPCC Job Offer: Working Group III: Senior Scientist (Research Fellow)

The Centre for Environmental Policy wishes to appoint a Research Fellow as a Senior Scientist within the Technical Support Unit (TSU) of Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). WG III is concerned with the mitigation of climate change and the TSU will be based at the South Kensington Campus.
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  • 23.04.2019
  • UBA
  • News

Die vergangenen fünf Jahre waren weltweit die wärmsten

Der weltweite Trend zu weiter steigenden Durchschnittstemperaturen hält an: 2018 war global das viertwärmste Jahr seit Beginn der regelmäßigen Wetteraufzeichnungen im 19. Jahrhundert. Damit sind die vergangenen fünf die wärmsten verzeichneten Jahre.
Flavia Schlegel
  • 11.04.2019
  • ISC
  • News

Swiss woman becomes Special Envoy for Science in Global Policy

Flavia Schlegel has been appointed by the International Science Council (ISC) as its inaugural Special Envoy for Science in Global Policy. Her tasks are to amplify the visibility and voice of the international scientific community within the UN and other global policy fora, such as the G20, by building the Council’s identity and presence at the highest political levels.
UKRI-KFPE Workshop
  • 28.03.2019
  • News

Working in Effective Partnerships to Address Sustainable Development Goals

In September 2018, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the KFPE held a joint workshop in Tanzania. The purpose of which was to bring together researchers and stakeholders from the Global South to identify: (1) What constitutes best practice in research partnerships (2) How to engage researchers and governments from the Global South in research programme agenda setting (3) How to translate research outputs into development impact.
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
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