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22 November 2018
Research
“There is a tendency to focus on the green or environmental aspects of green growth, and when people do think about gender it is frequently peripheral to the central economic challenges,” said Annaka Peterson, GGGI’s Senior Officer in Lao PDR, “But we want people to see that gender equality is a core economic issue.”
21 November 2018
Jobs
The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) is looking for a dynamic Research Intern to support the GGKP Expert Working Groups. The deadline to apply is 30 November 2018.
21 November 2018
Jobs
The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) is looking for a dynamic Communications Intern to support its communications and outreach. The deadline to apply is 30 November 2018.
14 November 2018
Events
Robert C. Brears, author of Urban Water Security and The Green Economy and the Water-Energy-Food Nexus, held the Our Future Water Berlin Event on 7 November 2018 at the InterContinental Hotel Berlin as part of the Berlin Science Week. A selection of topics on achieving water security was discussed by leading experts in the field.
14 November 2018
Events
On 13 November 2018, Drawdown Switzerland held an event to raise awareness about existing science-based solutions that can help reverse global warming. The event featured Nobel laureate Jacques Dubochet, Emeritus Professor of biophysics at the University of Lausanne.
14 November 2018
Call for Papers
From 26-29 June 2019, the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE) is holding the 24th Annual Conference of the EAERE in Manchester, UK (EAERE 2019). Proposals are invited for pre-organised Thematic and Policy Sessions. The deadline for the submission of proposals is 23 December 2018.
13 November 2018
Events
The Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED) launched its annual report, Financing Sustainable Development in Arab Countries, during its 11th Annual Conference on 8 November 2018. The report takes note of the Arab region’s immense funding gap towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and highlights the detrimental effects of long-lasting war and conflict on sustainable development and the region’s economy.
12 November 2018
Jobs
The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) is seeking for the Head of the Technical Support Unit of the IPCC Task Force on National Greenhouse Gas Inventories to manage the programme under the guidance of the TFB with the responsibility to the TFI co-chairs and in accordance with administrative advice provided by a TSU senior advisor of the IGES.
12 November 2018
Jobs
The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies is looking for a policy researcher to support the implementation of the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) and developing and updating JCM and climate-related databases in climate and energy area.
8 November 2018
Research
A new report from UN Environment shows that investing in coral reefs to prevent their current rate of decline could net $37b for Indonesia, $35b for Mesoamerican Reef by 2030. Without urgent intervention, the world is on track to lose up to 90 per cent of its coral reefs within the next 30 years. Private sector investment is urgently needed to close the funding gaps in one of the world’s vital ecosystems.

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