News - IIASA Director/CEO, Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat 


European Forum Alpbach and IIASA enter strategic partnership

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the European Forum Alpbach have entered into a strategic partnership aimed at fostering sustainable solutions to global problems.  More

Pavel Kabat receives high accolade from Her Majesty, Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands

IIASA Director and CEO Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat has been awarded one of the highest distinctions of the Kingdom of the Netherlands for his longstanding contribution to science and the science policy interface, both in the Netherlands and internationally. More

Mexican IIASA membership negotiations advance

On 10-12 April, IIASA Director and CEO, Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat, Deputy Director Nebojsa Nakicenovic and special advisor Mr. Chin Min Lee visited Mexico to discuss potential collaboration opportunities including membership opportunities and re-launching of a postdoctoral fellowship. More

China broadens collaboration with IIASA 

On 8 April, IIASA Director and CEO, Professor Dr Pavel Kabat, and his special advisor Mr Chin Min Lee travelled to China to have high level meetings to discuss future collaborations with IIASA. More

IIASA and CSIRO formalize cooperation

IIASA and the Australian national science organization, CSIRO, have established new areas for research collaboration in the fields of energy, water, and biodiversity and environmental research. More

IIASA consultations with US Governmental Agencies 

On 19 – 21 February, IIASA Director and CEO, Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat travelled to Washington DC, to hold discussions with US and international stakeholders and highlight IIASA's new flagship project on World Water Futures. More

Making Sense of Complexity in an Interdependent World

On 25 February, IIASA Director & CEO Prof. Dr Pavel Kabat will address leading UK scientists, engineers, and decision makers in the fields of complex systems and assessments at the Royal Society in London. More

IIASA discusses collaboration with OPEC

On 13 February, IIASA Director and CEO Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat and his special advisor Mr Chin-Min Lee met with Abdalla S. El-Badri, Secretary General of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), at OPEC’s headquarters in Vienna. More

EU Member Countries’ Ambassadors visit IIASA

European Union Heads of Mission accredited to the United Nations and Ambassador Mara Marinaki, Managing Director, Global and Multilateral Issues Department, European External Action Service, visited IIASA today to discuss European and international policies and to learn about IIASA’s policy-relevant research in climate, energy, food, water, and the environment. More

IIASA leaders at Earth League launch

On 7 February, IIASA leaders will join the inaugural meeting of the Earth League, a new group of scientists and institutions working together on global issues. More

World Water Scenarios Initiative launches at IIASA

Today, senior representatives from government and non-government organizations, business and academia gathered at IIASA in Laxenburg, Austria to discuss the launch of a new initiative to assess the current and future states of water resources around the world and the options that we have for managing water-related challenges. More

IIASA progresses negotiations about membership with Vietnam and Italy

Representatives from Vietnam and Italy have been involved in recent discussions on collaborating further with IIASA. More

Systems Science for Policy Support

At an event hosted by the Sustainability Science Centre at the University of Copenhagen, Prof Dr Pavel Kabat argued that only integrated and interdisciplinary research can adequately underpin policies and solutions to resolve major sustainability challenges..  More


New findings on sustainable development, energy, climate, food and water at IIASA conference

This week, international scientists, policymakers, and business leaders will come together to discuss our global future. More

IIASA and the UN: The water energy nexus

IIASA Director & CEO Prof. Pavel Kabat met on Monday, 15 October with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. More

Water likely to limit future food production

Current water supplies are not enough to support increased food production for a larger future population, according to new research conducted in collaboration with IIASA by Wageningen University researcher Hester Biemans, who defends her PhD thesis this week. More

Water as a global system: Kabat keynote at IWA

IIASA scientists are examining water problems from a new perspective – looking at a global resource from an interdisciplinary and international perspective. More

After 40 years, Russia remains leading partner in IIASA

IIASA Director and CEO Pavel Kabat visited Moscow from 9 to 15 September 2012, to meet with IIASA network members in the Russian Federation. More

Worlds Within Reach: Conference registration now open

The IIASA Worlds Within Reach: From Science to Policy Conference will analyze sustainability and development challenges. More

US and European energy supplies vulnerable to climate change – Nature Climate Change study

Laxenburg, Austria, Wageningen, The Netherlands 03 June 2012 – Higher water temperatures and reduced river flows in Europe and the United States in recent years have resulted in reduced production, or temporary shutdown, of several thermoelectric power plants, resulting in increased electricity prices and raising concerns about future energy security in a changing climate. More

IIASA at the 6th World Water Forum Marseille 2012

IIASA’s Pavel Kabat and Nebojsa Nakicenovic gave keynote presentations and participated in discussions at the 6th World Water Forum 12-17 March, Marseille, France. More

Austrian Science and Research Minister Töchterle visits IIASA

Laxenburg, Austria – 08 February: The Austrian Federal Minister for Science and Research, Dr. Karlheinz Töchterle, will today visit the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), at Schloss Laxenburg. More

Water and climate expert to lead global research institute

Laxenburg, Austria – 01 February: Water and climate expert Professor Pavel Kabat has been appointed Director of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Austria, effective today, February 1, 2012. More

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