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WORKSHOP

A global just transition? Systemic impacts of going low-carbon

This Research and Policy Workshop on the global energy transition brings together a select group of international experts from academia, think tanks, and policy to discuss the potential systemic risks arising with the energy transition, particularly with a view to the Global South. This will be the first in a series of annual workshops as part of the Investigating the Systemic Impacts of the Global Energy Transition (ISIGET) research project.

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Webinar

Marine Genetic Resources: Building Capacities for Ocean Governance

Negotiations for a legally binding instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction have been taking place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York since 2018. This webinar will give the opportunity to learn more about the topic of marine genetic resources in the context of the global negotiations: from in-situ sampling to digital sequences and the role of marine science and capacity building.

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COP 25 Side Event

Women Leaders for Planetary Health

The special event on Women Leaders for Planetary Health at the UN Climate Summit (COP25) in Madrid is the launch event for a new initiative of the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) focused on women’s empowerment as prerequisite for addressing our current climate crisis and effectively implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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COP25 Side Event

Strengthening climate promises: action on air quality to enhance NDCs

Global mitigation commitments are far from being sufficient, and countries are required to update their NDC in 2020. What is the potential for integrated action on air quality and climate to ratchet up climate mitigation efforts? How can inclusion of short-lived climate forcing pollutants (SLCPs) such as methane and black carbon in climate plans benefit near-term climate, air quality, and health? This event showcases activities of national and nongovernmental actors that tackle both climate and air quality challenges.

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WORKSHOP

Toward Democratic Transformation: A Lab on Labs

The purpose of this workshop is to explore and experiment with lab methods and principles to promote democracy and sustainability. We will be guided by the question: What can labs contribute to democracy and sustainability in the German governmental system? The workshop aims to design early prototypes for such labs.

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Conference

The IASS at the Madrid Climate Change Conference

The 25th UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) is due to take place in the Spanish capital Madrid from 2 to 13 December. At this year’s COP, minds will focus on concrete steps towards implementing the Paris Climate Agreement. A whole host of experts from the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) will be there.

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