SDSN Campus Coordinator

SDSN Youth - Campus CoordinatorThe youth initiative of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) is seeking young, talented and passionate individuals for the role of ‘Campus Coordinator’.
As a student based at one SDSN's Member Institutions, you have the chance to become Campus Coordinator for your university/institution. By joining our team, you will become a part of the global SDSN Youth team working with a diverse and exceptional group of individuals with a variety of cultural, religious and political backgrounds, committed to sustainable development and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). You will work closely together with the Network Coordinator and the youth team of SDSN Youth in your country/region.
Your local experiences will become central to our network’s efforts and legacy in empowering youth globally to make sustainable solutions.
The deadline for application is Tuesday, 31 January, 2017.
For further information please see: SDSN Campus Coordinator.

Aleksanteri Institute Visiting Fellows Programme: Call for Applications

Aleksanteri Institute visting fellowshipsThe call for Aleksanteri Visiting Fellowships for the academic year 2017–2018 is open from 9 January until 10 February 2017.
Applications are invited from highly qualified scholars conducting research in a field relevant to the Aleksanteri Institute's research agenda. Applicants at different stages of their academic career, from junior researchers to established scholars, are welcome to apply. Applicants must hold a PhD degree or equivalent (granted no later than 10 February 2017). In addition to academic excellence, a key factor in the selection process is the potential for a mutually beneficial research visit, both for the visitor and for the research community of the Aleksanteri Institute. Visiting Fellows are expected to work on themes related to the Aleksanteri Institute’s research agenda and are encouraged to participate actively in the academic life of the Aleksanteri Institute.
For further information please see: Aleksanteri Visiting Fellowships.

BUP Teachers' Conference: Sustainable Tourism for Development

BUP Teachers' Conference 2017: Sustainable Tourism for Development BUP Teachers' Conference
Sustainable Tourism for Development
19 - 22 March, 2017
Zhovkva, Ukraine
The topics of the conference will embrace methodological approaches and ways of introducing elements of sustainable development in tourism and the recreational sphere. European and world experiences of sustainable tourism development, and contribution of the tourism sector to the three pillars of sustainability – economic, social, and environmental will be covered. The conference will also deal with sustainable transboundary tourism, its main tendencies, especially the development in the Ukrainian-Polish border zone.
The deadline for applications and theses submission is 26th February 2017.

Baltic Rim Economies Review 6 - 2016

Baltic Rin Economies Review 6 - 2016In BRE 6/2016 pdf you may read about:
  • Jean-Claude Juncker (President of the European Commission): Standing by Ukraine
  • Tarja Halonen (President of Finland 2000–2012): The future we want for the Baltic Sea region
  • Aleksi Randell (Major, City of Turku): Thinking and acting internationally is in the DNA of Turku
  • Guðmundur Árni Stefánsson (Ambassador and Chair of the CBSS Committee of Senior Officials Ministry for Foreign Affairs Iceland): 25 years of cooperation
and much more
The journal is published by Turku School of Economics. Editor-in-Chief: Kari Liuhto.

Environmental Science Semester at Campus Gotland

Visby ringmurUppsala University – Campus Gotland is offering two international and interdisciplinary courses in Environmental science with focus on practical skills for critical sustainability challenges and opportunities. You can choose to take one of these courses or both of them in a block. We recommend that you take them both and spend the whole autumn semester at Campus Gotland.
The courses are:
  • Management and Governance of Ecosystem Services, 15 ECTS
  • Integrated Coastal Zone Planning, 15 ECTS
Last day for application: 15 April 2017.
For further information please see the course information leaflet pdf.