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21 October 2016
Courage in times of crisis: A bold attempt to integrate art and science

COURAGE is an interdisciplinary performance, combining dance, theatre, and science. In a time of uncertainty, it aims to address issues, and raise crucial questions: how can we tackle the pressing problems of our time? Is there a way out? COURAGE premiered as part of the Political Symposium at the European Forum Alpbach in August 2016. The summary of this session is available on the IIASA YouTube channel.  More

30 August 2016
Making sustainability pay

The private sector has a major role to play in achieving the sustainable development goals, argue experts from the Alpbach Laxenburg Group.  More

28 August 2016
Alpbach-Laxenburg Group 2016: Summary

In August, IIASA leadership and researchers joined global business leaders, investors, and academics in Alpbach, Austria, to discuss the challenges of our time, including the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). How can the public, private, and social sector contribute? What are the fundamental changes that are required for sustainability?  More

01 September 2015
Alpbach-Laxenburg Group: Making the Sustainable Development Goals a reality

Recommendations from the Alpbach-Laxenburg Group (ALG) identify the key issues—challenges and barriers, outcomes and next steps—to support the effective implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  More

01 September 2015
Alpbach-Laxenburg Group: Retreat Outcomes

The Alpbach-Laxenburg Group (ALG), at its 2015 retreat, devoted its expertise to examining the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and, specifically, to meeting the challenges involved in making the transformation to sustainability a reality.  More

28 August 2014
Dr. Petra Bohuslav, Lower Austrian Commissioner for Economics, in a working dialog with IIASA in Alpbach

Last week IIASA Director General and CEO Professor Dr Kabat met with Dr Petra Bohuslav to discuss how to strengthen cooperation between IIASA and the Province of Lower Austria  More

26 August 2014
Alpbach-Laxenburg Group: Tackling inequality is key to sustainable development

Inequality must be a primary focus for the post 2015 sustainable development goals, according to a declaration released today by the newly formed Alpbach-Laxenburg Group.  More

26 August 2014
Declaration of the Alpbach-Laxenburg Group

Leaders from across many sectors of society–politics, business, science, civil society, and the arts –have increasingly recognized the unprecedented dangers and opportunities of our age.  More

28 July 2014
Energy Inequality

Inequalities are usually discussed and analyzed in terms of income or some related monetary measure. However, disparities in energy access and use both within and across countries mirror or are at times starker than inequalities in income.  More

23 July 2014
Inequality in Human Capacity

All policies aimed at improving human well-being need to be aware of the fact that there is inequality/heterogeneity within human populations. This population heterogeneity can be partly captured in terms of relevant observable characteristics such as age, gender, and level of education. But there always remains some hidden heterogeneity.  More

03 July 2014
Alpbach–Laxenburg Group

A new global think tank led by IIASA and the European Forum Alpbach argues that tackling inequality is key to sustainable development.  More

02 September 2013
New Ideas for a Fair globalization

High level speakers discussed the role of politics in globalization at the European Forum Alpbach, and added their support to a new global think tank launched by the International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the European Forum Alpbach.  More

31 August 2013
New Global Think Tank launched

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the European Forum Alpbach have today launched a new Global Think Tank to address the issues caused by the ongoing global transformation and aid in the creation of sustainable development paths.  More

26 August 2013
Alpbach session addresses stagnation of green growth

IIASA experts participated in panels at the European Forum Alpbach today focusing on the complex issues around green growth and global development.  More

06 May 2013
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


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