Headline: Veranstaltungen nach Jahr

Potsdam Summer School 2021 (online)

Water: Our Global Common Good – The Hydrosphere across Land and Sea

From 9 to 18 August 2021 the seventh virtual Potsdam Summer School will explore the theme of “Water: Our Global Common Good – The Hydrosphere across Land and Sea”. Early-career scientists and young professionals from the private sector, governmental agencies, and non-governmental organisations are invited to apply till the end of March for an online-place at the Summer School 2021.

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Online Conference

Better Climate Governance Matters

As countries begin to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic and climate change continues to exacerbate, COP26 in Glasgow in 2021 seeks to move towards increased 2050 ambition, conclude negotiations of the Paris Rulebook and shine a spotlight on the importance of non-national actors. The 2020 Climate Dialogues moved discussions into a virtual space. These developments raise questions about the future shape of the UNFCCC meetings and how they can best facilitate the global implementation of the Paris Agreement.

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Launch of IASS-UBA Policy Brief entitled "A comprehensive approach to the payment mechanism for deep seabed mining”

The Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) and the German Environment Agency (UBA) would like to invite you to an online event to launch and discuss a new policy brief entitled "A comprehensive approach to the payment mechanism for deep seabed mining". In exercising its mandate to administer the mineral resources of the international seabed, which are the common heritage of humankind, the International Seabed Authority is required to act on behalf of and for the benefit of humankind as a whole.

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Event Series

IASS Tuesday Talks

Our Tuesday Talk Series provides a platform for international scientists, stakeholders and experts from policymaking and public administration as well as business, the arts and civil society. They will share their knowledge and insights and discuss frontier (research) questions on future sustainable development. Join us for the next event in this series:
Stephen Williams will talk about “Transdisciplinary Theory, Evaluation, and Culture”

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Rassismus im Wissenschaftssystem

Die Universität Potsdam und das Institut für transformative Nachhaltigkeitsforschung (IASS) laden herzlich ein zu einer gemeinsamen Veranstaltung zum Thema „Rassismus im Wissenschaftssystem“. Die „Black Lives Matter“ Bewegung hat die bereits lange Zeit geführte Debatte über Rassismus weltweit in die Mehrheitsgesellschaft gebracht. Wir meinen, dass sich auch das Wissenschaftssystem bei diesem Thema kritisch hinterfragen sollte.

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Launch of the report ‘Stronger together: The role of regional instruments in strengthening global governance of marine plastic pollution’

Millions of tonnes of plastic waste find their way into the ocean every year. A team of researchers from the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) in Potsdam has investigated the role of regional ocean governance in the fight against marine plastic pollution, highlighting why regional marine governance should be further strengthened as negotiations for a new global agreement continue.

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Digital event

Trade-Environment Nexus in the EU-Mercosur Association Agreement

After 20 years of on-and-off negotiations, the European Union and Mercosur states reached a political agreement for a trade deal. To become effective, it needs the ratification of all countries involved. Although the EU is implementing environmental provisions at the bilateral and regional level since the 2011 EU-Korea Free Trade Agreement, this is the first time that the Mercosur agree to such a Trade and Sustainable Development Chapter. At this event, experts will explain the recent developments and challenges ahead for both regions.

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