1st Swedish International Global Action Programme on ESD Conference
9th Biennial Meeting of the International Network of Teacher Education Institutions associated with the UNESCO Chair on Reorienting Teacher Education to Address Sustainability
21 – 24 August 2016
Campus Gotland, Visby, Sweden
Hosted by SWEDESD, Campus Gotland, in collaboration with Learning Teacher Network (LTN) and Swedish National Commission for UNESCO.
There is a limited number of seats. Deadline for registration is 30th June 2016. Please register here
During the European Maritime Day (EMD) in Turku, Finland a workshop was organised by BUP Finland. The workshop with the title "Capacity Development in Maritime Spatial Planning
" drew some 80 participants. The introductory lecture was held by Prof. Jacek Zaucha, Maritime Institute in Gdansk and followed by lively group discussions with many active participants. The result of the group discussions will be compiled and published in a report on this web site. Please see some photos from this event on this link
Some of the student participants in the meeting sailed from Szczecin with the training and research vessel Nawigator XXI of the Maritime University of Szczecin, a BUP member university. In total the EMD had more than 1,200 participants.
European Maritime Day
is the annual meeting point for Europe’s maritime community to network, discuss, and forge joint action. Its 9th edition will take place in Turku, Finland with a conference on 18-19 May 2016 and an attractive lineup of activities for the general public on 20-22 May 2016.
The aim of the workshop is to produce a set of recommendations for a future oriented MSP-education, with the regional or sea basin aspects, the core contents of MSP education, the cross-border/international nature of it and the organization including cooperation, format and level.
The speakers include Professor Jacek Zaucha, Maritime Institute in Gdansk and Department of Economics, University of Gdansk, Poland.
The Small Research Grant 2016
within the Baltic University Programme is intended to support and promote sustainability research and innovation among students and young scholars from BUP member universities.
The Small Grants Programme intends to strengthen BUP profile as a platform for promoting innovative ideas in environmental research, with a special focus on creative implementations of sustainable development. The grant winners will be invited to present their projects at a BUP conference, as an opportunity to disseminate their ideas and create intra-network cooperation.
Deadline for applications: 4 July 2016.