Published 2011-03-16 | Updated 2011-08-01
On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Right Livelihood Award, the City of Bonn invited all Award Laureates in September 2010. Helmy Abouleish, Managing Director of the Egyptian SEKEM initiative and one of the keynote speakers in September, now discusses with UNU-ViE about major challenges for the world´s population, sustainable agriculture, social entrepreneurship and SEKEM. |Read more
Published 2010-11-10 | Updated 2011-09-02
From 11 to 12 November 2010 the first international scoping workshop on the establishment of the United Nations University Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and of Resources (UNU-FLORES) and its Twin Institute in Mozambique took place in Dresden, Germany. Prof. Dr. Konrad Osterwalder, Rector of UNU, attended the workshop among other high-ranking delegates. |Read more
Published 2010-10-14 | Updated 2011-05-26
Published 2010-08-27 | Updated 2011-05-26
Is e-learning only a buzz word? What actually classifies as e-learning? And what does the United Nations University Vice Rectorate in Europe (UNU-ViE) have to do with e-learning?
With the production of this video UNU-ViE launches an explanatory series for complex ideas and concepts using graphic facilitation.
14 October 2011. The German Foreign Minister, Mr. Guido Westerwelle, visited the UN campus in Bonn today. He was welcomed by the Chair of the Consultative Forum of the Heads of United Nations Agencies in Germany, Ms. Flavia Pansieri, together with the Heads of the United Nations Agencies in Bonn. Professor Jakob Rhyner, United Nations University Vice Rector in Europe and Director of UNU-EHS, also attended the meeting. |Read more
Published 2011-08-30 | Updated 2011-09-02
The publication documents the state of the art concerning the establishment of the United Nations University Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and of Resources ( UNU-FLORES) in Dresden and its envisaged Twin in Mozambique. It keeps up and manifests the momentum gained during the 1st International Scoping Workshop that took place in November 2010 in Dresden.
Innovation for Sustainability in a Changing World: Proceedings of the 2nd South African-German Conference on Research for Sustainability
Published 2011-03-08 | Updated 2011-03-10
The proceedings from the 2nd South African-German Dialogue on Science for Sustainability, which took place in October 2009 in Pretoria, have been published. Apart from editing the publication, UNU-ViE wrote the chapter "Multilateral Approaches to Science and Technology Cooperation for Sustainability" and contributed to the introduction. |Read more
An invitation-only inauguration ceremony for the students of the new UNU Institute for Sustainability and Peace postgraduate programme was held at UNU Headquarters,Tokyo, on 13 September 2010 with master of ceremonies Professor John Clammer welcoming students to “a unique moment in UNU’s history.” |Read more
Published 2010-06-02 | Updated 2011-05-26
Published 2010-03-01 | Updated 2010-03-20