April 14 will mark the inauguration of the International Project Office of the Earth System Governance Project at Lund University. The opening will be celebrated with guest lectures on earth system governance research followed by dinner.

The presentation will be held in Palestra Building, Lundagård, Lund, Sweden starting at 13:30.

Welcome Address
Per Eriksson, Vice-Chancellor, Lund University
Frank Biermann, Chair, Earth System Governance Scientific Steering Committee

The Impact Of Changing Governance Patterns On Developing Countries
Professor Joyeeta Gupta, VU University Amsterdam, NL

Transitioning To A Low Carbon Economy: What Role For Global Environmental Governance
Professor Peter Newell, University of East Anglia, UK

The Earth System Governance International Project Office
Ruben Zondervan, Executive Director, Earth System Governance Project

17.30 Official Opening Of The International Project Office And Dinner
LUCSUS, 4th floor Geocentrum 1, Sölvegatan 10, Lund

R.S.V.P. by 08 April to vasna.ramasar@lucid.lu.se (+46 46 222 3064)

Since January 2011, the International Project Office of the Earth System Governance Project is hosted by Lund University. Lund University is the highest ranked comprehensive research university in Scandinavia with a strong background in transdisciplinary environmental and global change research. The Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies (LUCSUS) and the Faculty of Social Sciences, represented by its Department of Political Science, lend vital support to the International Project Office and facilitate university-wide research collaboration.