12 March 2015
Palais Niederösterreich, Herrengasse 13, 1010 Vienna
In this context, IIASA and partners hosted an evening event that presented the ecological status of today’s planet Earth and analyzed the options available to humanity to meet economic development goals within a safe operating space of a stable and resilient planet.
The event was hosted by Professor Dr Pavel Kabat, Director General and CEO at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis; Professor Dr Jeffrey Sachs, Director at the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network; and Dr Franz Fischler, President at the European Forum Alpbach.
by Professor Dr Johan Rockström, Executive Director of Stockholm Resilience Centre. Click on more to read about the lecture and the speaker.
by Professor Dr Jeffrey Sachs, followed by the launch of a new research project to scientifically accompany the implementation of the sustainable development goals, under the auspices of the Leadership Council of the UN SDSN and the Alpbach-Laxenburg Group with a video message by HE Sam K. Kutesa (President of the UN General Assembly).
The event also included a cultural intermezzo in which dancer/choreographer, Gloria Benedikt, will connect the Arts, Economics, and global challenges; a panel debate on Transitions to Sustainability and the Critical Year of 2015: from Vienna to Addis Ababa, New York and Paris; and finish with a reception.
Date: Thursday, 12 March 2015 at 18:00
Venue: Palais Niederösterreich, Herrengasse 13, 1010 Vienna
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