Past Events

Responsibility for the Sustainable Management of the Global Commons

9 July 2018 to 12 July 2018
MCC-Definition von Globalen Gemeinschaftsgütern (CC, Wikimedia)

The sustainable development goals have set sustainability high on the international political agenda, especially with regard to the sustainable use of global commons such as climate, biodiversity, or the ocean. Trade-offs between different goals of sustainability, and inherent uncertainty about the future, raise the fundamental question of ‘What exactly is implied by, and required for, sustainability with regard to the global commons?’

SustEcon Conference – The contribution of a sustainable economy to achieving the SDGs

25 September 2017 to 26 September 2017

Background information

The international conference „SustEcon Conference – The contribution of a sustainable economy to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals” took place on 25 and 26 September 2017 at the Freie Universität in Berlin, Germany (organised by the NaWiKo project).

Conference: REFRESH Food Waste

18 May 2017
REFRESH Food Waste Conference logo

The conference that takes place in Berlin will feature a topic that is central for several NaWiKo projects: the reduction of food waste. REFRESH Food Waste 2017 will bring together diverse stakeholder groups from across Europe working on food waste. The main conference day on 18 May 2017 will include presentations, discussions and interactive sessions with REFRESH researchers, networking sessions, a presentation of the REFRESH Food Waste Solution Contest winners as well as a public food waste event together with REFRESH partner feedback.

Status conference for the funding programme "Sustainable Economy" and International Sustainable Transitions Conference

5 September 2016 to 9 September 2016

On the 5th and 6th of September 2016, a status conference for the funding programme “Sustainable Economy” (“NaWi”) will take place at the Bergischen Universität in Wuppertal.