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
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 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.
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.
The 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