IPBES Plan on Capacity Building Well Under Way For 2017/2018

The fifth Meeting of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystems Services (IPBES) Task Force on Capacity-building, was held at the Norwegian Environment Agency, in Trondheim, Norway, on 26-28 April 2017. Naoya Tsukamoto and Unnikrishnan Payyappallimana represented UNU-IAS at the…

ProSPER.Net: Community-Based Research Highly Relevant for SDG Implementation

Photo: Chulalongkorn University – taken by Kantapat Phutthamkul At the 4th Annual Asia Research Intelligence Conference on ‘Universities and the Power of Data – Science for a Sustainable Society’, ProSPER.Net delivered a session on ‘International Collaboration: Community-based Research in the Context…

Strengthening the link between Biodiversity and Health

     Photo: BaCH Initiative The 1st meeting of the Interagency Liaison Group on Biodiversity and Health (organized by the CBD Secretariat and the WHO) in May 2017 aimed to strengthen collaboration and policy coherence at the intersection of human…

​Decolonising Sustainable Development

by Dzulkifli Abdul Razak, Former IAU President (2012-2016) Photo: Rio Dulce by Daniel John Buchanan It has been three decades now since the Brundtland Report also known officially as World Commission on Environment and Development, entitled “Our Common Future” was launched…

UNU-IAS Continues to Forge Partnership with ASEAN on ESD

In an effort to continue engaging with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Member States in the area of Environmental Education (EE) and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), UNU-IAS participated in the 9th Meeting of the ASEAN Working Group…

UNESCO and TERI organise ESD Youth Leadership Training

UNESCO in collaboration with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) successfully conducted the “Young ESD Leaders Capacity Building Training Workshop” from 15-16 February, 2017 in New Delhi. The programme was designed for young people aged 18-35 who are active leaders in sustainable development…