Investing For Future Generations

European Green Week 2016The European Commission, UNEP Europe and the Austrian Ministry of the Environment will organize the Conference “Sustainable Development Goals for a Green Future: Investing for Future Generations”.
The aim of the event is to foster a dialogue between high ranking policymakers and European Youth representatives about the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The event will take place in the Vienna International Centre (VIC) of the UN Headquarters in Vienna, Austria on 3 June 2016. The Conference will focus on exploring political processes, challenges and mechanisms on how young people can get more actively involved in bringing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to life.

BUP Small Research Grant 2016

Baltic University ProgrammeThe 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.

BUP Award for Best PhD Thesis 2015

Baltic University ProgrammeThe Baltic University Programme (BUP) award for the best PhD thesis supports high quality research promoting sustainable development.
The BUP award is a distinction given to the author of what is judged to be the best PhD work defended at any of the universities belonging to the Baltic University Programme during the previous calendar year. Each submitted thesis will be assessed based on its novelty, value for promoting sustainable development and its quality within the context of the author’s own specific field. PhD theses in all research fields, from humanities to technology, are welcome.
Deadline for applications: 1 July 2016

EURENSSA 2016: Sustainable Tomorrow Starts Today

Eurenssa 2016
The 10th EURopean ENvironmental Sciences Student Association meeting EURENSSA 2016 will take place near Minsk, Belarus 23 - 31 July. The topic of the meeting is
Energy - Sustainable Tomorrow Starts Today
and comprises of several subtopics:
  • Energy sources and alternative energy;
  • Energy saving technologies;
  • Energy storage;
  • Economics of energy systems
For more information please see the EURENSSA 2016 web site and facebook page.
Deadline for applications: 20 May 2016.

The Energy‐Water‐Sustainable Development Nexus in the BSR

The Energy-Water-Sustainable Development Nexus in the BSRBUP Summer Course 2016
The Energy‐Water‐Sustainable Development Nexus in the Baltic Sea Region
27th September ‐ 1st October 2016
Wroclaw, Poland
The Summer Course is organised by the Baltic University Programme´s offices in Germany, in cooperation with the projects Baltic Flows and “Baltic Energy Net” and Wroclaw School of Banking. It will be held in Wroclaw, Poland, from 27th September to 1st October 2016.
Registrations are free of charges and selected students will have free accommodation and lodging during the period of the summer course. Since places are limited, an early registration is strongly recommended.
For further details please contact the local organisers, as per the details in the course flyer.