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  • First ever Annual Report Earth System Governance Project released

    May 21, 2020 - The Earth System Governance Project is delighted to share its first ever Annual Report.

  • 2020 Bratislava Conference on Earth System Governance postponed until 2021

    Apr 14, 2020 - The theme of the annual Conference on Earth System Governance has seldom seemed more apt - we find ourselves in truly turbulent times. In light of the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, we are saddened to announce that the 2020 Bratislava Conference on Earth System Governance has been postponed until September 2021.

  • Meet LO-ACT: the latest ESG endorsed research project!

    Mar 20, 2020 - The Earth System Governance Project is delighted to announce its endorsement of the research project LO-ACT, which focuses on enabling low carbon urban development in medium and small cities in rapidly urbanising areas in East, Central and West Africa, South Asia and South East Asia.

  • New Managing Director appointed for the International Project Office

    Feb 20, 2020 - Following an international open call and selection procedure, Mr Gustav Thungren has been appointed as the Managing Director of the Earth System Governance International Project Office.

  • International Workshop - The Sustainability Governance of Inter-Regional Linkages: Lessons from the Brazil-Europe Soy Complex

    Feb 17, 2020 - This workshop will discuss diverse public and private governance arrangements that are in place and interact at different scales along the Brazil-Europe soy commodity chain.

  • 2020 Bratislava Conference on Earth System Governance: Call for Papers closed - 478 Abstracts Submitted

    Jan 23, 2020 - In total, the Earth System Governance Project community submitted 478 abstracts, 19 pre-organized panels and 11 Innovative Session proposals!

  • Call for Papers - 2020 Bratislava Conference on Earth System Governance

    Nov 19, 2019 - We are delighted to invite you to the 2020 Bratislava Conference on Earth System Governance. The Call for Papers is now open!

  • Janina Grabs receives the Oran R. Young Prize 2019

    Nov 11, 2019 - We congratulate Janina Grabs for winning the Oran R. Young Prize 2019

  • 2019 Mexico Conference on Earth System Governance - Full Conference Programme Released

    Oct 29, 2019 - The team of the 2019 Mexico Conference on Earth System Governance are proud to present the Full Conference programme

  • The first issue of EARTH SYSTEM GOVERNANCE is now available online

    Sep 09, 2019 - The Earth System Governance Project is proud to announce the availability of the first issue of the peer-reviewed Earth System Governance Journal.

  • Call for Nominations: Oran R. Young Prize

    Aug 29, 2019 - The Oran R. Young Prize will be awarded for the seventh time at the 2019 Mexico Conference on Earth System Governance. Submission deadline is 4 October. Welcome with your nomination!

  • Law and Sustainability Summer School

    Jul 15, 2019 -

  • Ruben Zondervan to step down as Executive Director

    Jul 09, 2019 - After more than 12 years with the Earth System Governance Project, Ruben Zondervan steps down as Executive Director of its International Project Office by 1 August 2019.

  • The 3rd Workshop on Archetype Analysis in Sustainability Research

    Jun 25, 2019 - Invitation to a workshop aimed at strengthening archetype analysis in sustainability research. Hosted by the Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic.

  • Exploring global and transnational governance of climate change adaptation

    Jun 13, 2019 - A new Special Issue of International Environmental Agreements adressing issues such as whether adaptation constitutes a regional/global public good, adaptation cooperation from an IR lens, traditional framings of adaptation, and the patterns and effectiveness of existing transnational governance initiatives on adaptation.

  • New Affiliate Project: GOVTRAN

    Jun 03, 2019 - GOVTRAN focuses on two key aspects of recent EU climate and energy policy: the EU climate and energy policy framework for 2030, and the impact of the European Union’s climate and energy policy/governance on, and contribution to, the longer-term future of Europe, European integration, and the EU.

  • Conference on Loss and Damage 2019

    May 20, 2019 -

  • Call for Book Chapter Proposals: Earth System Law

    May 07, 2019 - This book will explore the emerging concept of earth system law, an emerging area populated by multiple disciplines including law, science, and ethics. Abstracts Due: 15 November 2019

  • Webinar Series on Science Diplomacy

    Apr 04, 2019 - Webinar series to explore the role of science diplomacy in environmental peacebuilding and to examine the interlinkages between science diplomacy and environmental peacebuilding through empirical cases from various regions.

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