Upcoming Events

  • Eventi

2016
ago 28
2016
set 1
  • Conferenza pubblica
  • Davos

Integrative Risk Management - towards resilient cities

Addressed to researchers from the various disciplines, experts and practitioners, policy and decision makers, representatives from UN, IGOs, NGOs and the private sector. IDRC Davos 2016 contributes to the post-Sendai process and will cover different risk and disaster areas andcross cutting themes such as resilience, urban risks, mega catastrophes, sustainable development, climate change adaptation, underlying risks, and more.
2016
ago 28
2016
set 2
  • SIWI
  • Conferenza pubblica
  • Congresso per specialisti
  • Escursione
  • Esposizione
  • Laboratorio didattico
  • 36 Stockholm

World Water Week

World Water Week in Stockholm is the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues. It is organized by SIWI. This year, the theme is Water for Sustainable Growth. It is also the 20th jubilee of the Stockholm Junior Water Prize. In 2015, over 3,000 individuals and close to 300 convening organizations from 130 countries participated in the Week.
2016
set 2
  • Conferenza pubblica
  • Spiez

Trade policy and labour market outcomes

The r4d programme invites representatives from development policy and practice to learn, discuss and debate about research from eleven countries towards more and better jobs.
2016
set 5
2016
set 9
  • Conferenza pubblica
  • Shanghai

Urban Transitions Global Summit 2016

Urban Transitions 2016 will bring together researchers, policy-makers, government representatives and practitioners to review these themes.
2016
set 5
2016
set 6
  • Conferenza pubblica
  • Norfolk NR4

PhD Conference in International Development

The 5th Annual International PhD Conference in International Development will take place on Monday 5 and Tuesday 6 September 2016 at the School of International Development (DEV) at the University of East Anglia (UEA).
2016
set 6
2016
set 9
  • Conferenza pubblica
  • Wuppertal

International Sustainability Transitions Conference

The 7th International Sustainability Transitions (IST) Conference will take place in Wuppertal from 6-9 September 2016. The IST Conference will be hosted by the Wuppertal Institute, in cooperation with the Center for Transformation Research and Sustainability (TransZent) at the University of Wuppertal. The conference is the annual opportunity to share theoretical, empirical and practical advances in the field of sustainability transitions. The conference is part of the activities of the Sustainability Transitions Research Network (STRN) and is linked to the journal Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions (EIST).
2016
set 7
  • Conferenza pubblica
  • Genève

Is Social Progress Around the Corner?

The International Panel on Social Progress releases the first draft of its report in Aug. 2016 and opens a wide debate with experts and stakeholders about the perspectives for social progress in the coming decades. The lack of such perspectives is often incriminated for worrisome trends in policy and in global cooperation.
2016
set 9
Biodiversity conservation
  • Conferenza pubblica
  • Bern

Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing: Rights and duties in scientific research

Goals
- Participants are informed about the ABS system, the Nagoya Protocol and its implementation in Switzerland
- Participants know the consequences of the Nagoya Protocol for scientific research
- Participants are aware of the rights and duties relating to Nagoya Protocol
- Participants are informed about the supporting tools and know how to proceed
2016
set 15
  • Conferenza pubblica
  • Bern

Ökologische Landwirtschaft in Afrika

Ziel ist es, interessierte und engagierte Schweizer Entwicklungsorganisationen im Bereich Ökologische Landwirtschaft, Agroökologie und Biolandbau in Afrika zu vernetzen.
2016
set 20
Rohstoff-Handel Genf
  • Accademie svizzere delle scienze
  • Conferenza pubblica
  • Bern

Transparenz im Rohstoffhandel: Internationale und nationale Lösungsansätze

Diese Veranstaltung der Akademien zeigt Hintergründe, präsentiert nationale und internationale Lösungsansätze und diskutiert brennende Fragen.
2016
set 21
  • Discorso
  • Basel

Ästhetik der Gewaltlosigkeit?

Gibt es eine Ästhetik der Gewaltlosigkeit? Anlässlich des Internationalen Tags des Friedens widmen sich drei Kenner der Kunstszene und der Konfliktforschung dieser Frage in einer Diskussion an der Universität Basel.
2016
set 23
  • Conferenza pubblica
  • Zürich

Forced Migration: Research and Policy - Science & Development Forum

Organised by ETH Global and NADEL- Center for Development and Cooperation
The Science and Development Forum brings together scholars from different disciplines to discuss current academic research on the topic, from the ethics of migration to evidence-based policy research and managerial improvements in refugee camps. In a second part, representatives from different international and governmental policy organisations and NGOs will challenge the scientific presentations based on their experiences in the field. The regional focus of the conference is on the Syrian crisis and the refugee movements to Turkey and Europe.
Renowned international key note speakers.
2016
set 26
  • Conferenza pubblica
  • Bern

Cutting Edges in Conflict Transformation Research

Critically discuss and rethink new empirical evidence on the mitigation and avoidance of social conflicts.
2016
set 28
2016
set 30
  • Conferenza pubblica
  • Frankfurt

African-Asian Encounters (III): Afrasian Transformations: Beyond Grand Narratives?

This interdisciplinary conference is part of a series of international conferences on African-Asian Encounters that started with “New Cooperations – New Dependencies?” (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, March 2014) and continued with “Re-Thinking African-Asian Relationships: Changing Realities – New Concepts” (Cape Town, South Africa, March 2015).
2016
set 29
  • Conferenza pubblica
  • Paris

Making Africa’s Cities Sustainable

The OECD Development Centre and the African Union Commission are pleased to announce that the International Economic Forum on Africa will take place next 29 September, at the OECD Headquarters in Paris.
2016
ott 5
2016
ott 7
  • Conferenza pubblica
  • Accra

Partnerships for knowledge generation and sustainable development

The 7th ANIE Conference follows up on the outcomes of the 3rd and 6th ANIE Conference held in Abuja, Nigeria in 2010 and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in 2015, respectively. In these conferences emphasis was put on university partnerships for knowledge generation and development, and also as an important strategy for realizing the global Sustainable Development Goals that were promulgated in 2015.
2016
ott 6
  • Seminario
  • Zürich

The Anthropocene and its Politics of Knowledge: A View from the South

Prof. Dr. Amita Baviskar, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi, India

Universität Zürich, Zentrum, Karl Schmid-Strasse 4, 8006 Zürich
Raum: KO2 F 180
2016
ott 7
  • Corso di formazione/aggiornamento
  • Dübendorf

Water Supply in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Course participants acquire knowledge and tools for monitoring and evaluating water supply projects in urban and rural settings.
2016
ott 12
2016
ott 14
  • Conferenza pubblica
  • Riobamba

EcoMaterials 5

Architects, urban planners, economists, specialists in shelter and settlement, solar energy and recycling, are already packing their bags.
2016
ott 24
2016
ott 27
  • Conferenza pubblica
  • Beijing

Future Earth: Land system science: understanding realities and developing solutions

The Global Land Project (GLP) is an interdisciplinary community of science and practice fostering the study of land systems and the co-design of solutions for global sustainability. It represents the largest international research network in this field.
2016
nov 4
2016
nov 5
  • Conferenza pubblica
  • Bern

Swiss Researching Africa Days

The 4th edition of the Swiss Researching Africa Days will take place on Friday and Saturday November 4–5, 2016 at the Institute for Social Anthropology, University of Bern.
2016
nov 7
  • td-net
  • Universität Luzern
  • Conferenza pubblica
  • Luzern

Swiss Inter- and Transdisciplinarity Day 2016

The Swiss Inter- and Transdisciplinarity Day 2016 addresses the framing phase of inter- and transdisciplinary projects. This very important phase includes elaborating the life-world and scientific goals, analysing context and actors in the field of the project, involving representatives from the disciplines and stakeholders in the respective field, defining the scientific work plan and stakeholder engagement concept, finding potential funding bodies and writing a proposal.
2016
nov 9
Research Fair - Overview 2
  • Conferenza pubblica
  • Bern

Research Fair on the Agenda 2030 - Pathways to Transformation

SDC and KFPE are jointly organising a 2nd Research Fair to provide an opportunity for exchange and dialogue between science, policy, and practice on implementation of the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development.
2016
nov 15
  • salute pubblica svizzera
  • Conferenza pubblica
  • Bern

Les réfugiés et personnes déplacées – un défi pour le système de santé suisse

Le thème des réfugiés nous concerne tous et toutes et selon l’avis des experts, il gagnera encore en actualité et en importance. Près de 40’000 personnes ont déposé une demande d’asile en Suisse au cours de l’année dernière. D’après les estimations de la Confédération, ce nombre sera au moins aussi élevé cette année.
2016
nov 30
2016
dic 2
  • Conferenza pubblica
  • Berlin

The global, cross-sector conference on technology supported learning and training

Tomorrow’s learning is about ownership. We will own our learning. We will control what, where, when and how we learn. We will access, link, combine, interpret and interact with knowledge. We will be empowered as never before. We will make learning work for us.
2016
dic 2
  • Conferenza pubblica
  • Bern

The Human Fingerprint on the Earth System

How can human influence on the climate system be observed, detected and quantified? What is ‘dangerous climate change’, and what are the social, political and ethical implications? The full day symposium at UniS will feature top-class invited speakers and leading scholars, including the keynote lecture by the Hans Sigrist Prize Winner 2016. The Hans Sigrist Prize is one of the most prestigious international science prizes in Switzerland, and a major award for ground breaking academic research. The prize field changes annually, based upon proposals from the faculties of the University of Bern. For the 2016 award, the foundation has accepted a proposition by the Oeschger Centre.
2016
dic 8
2016
dic 9
  • Conferenza pubblica
  • Basel

Building on Success – Malaria Control and Elimination

The Swiss TPH Winter Symposium 2016 invites medical and health sector specialists to review and discuss the history, successes and future of Malaria Control and Elimination.
2017
gen 26
2017
gen 27
We Scientists Shape Science (teaser)
  • SCNAT
  • Swiss Science and Innovation Council
  • Laboratorio didattico
  • Porte aperte
  • Bern

We Scientists Shape Science

We want science to be creative, solid, open, helpful for society and a good career opportunity for the talented youth. Let’s start to change what it means to be a scientist and the way and the framework in which science is conducted. It is us scientists who need to change science. Researchers and key players in the Swiss science landscape will decide upon first steps at the meeting. It is time for doing science better.