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March 2017

Transforming Innovation: Addressing Nexus Challenges with Radical Change

17th March 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

What kind of innovations are needed to address the interconnected 'nexus' of challenges related to water, food, energy and other resources in a changing world? This event in central London is organised by the Nexus Network, an ESRC funded initiative to support thinking about the interdependencies, tensions and trade-offs between nexus resources and issues. It is also linked to the STEPS Centre's series of Transformations events (see below for details). The final workshop for the Nexus Network, this event will…

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Sustainability in Turbulent Times

16th March 2017

‘Sustainability in turbulent times: How can research, policy and business meet global challenges?’ CUSP/Nexus Network/CECAN conference Venue: Central London Twitter: Follow the conference at #SITT2017 Over the next few years, the British exit from the EU, a new US administration, and unpredictable waves of populism and authoritarianism are likely to recast key environmental and social policies and to have profound effects on the prospects for sustainable prosperity. International frameworks of governance and collaboration will need to be redesigned, and the legitimacy…

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June 2016

Reimagining development in Least Developed Countries: what role for the SDGs?

13th June 2016

The challenges and opportunities that the Sustainable Development Goals create for least developed countries will be discussed at an event in London next month. The Least Developed Countries Independent Expert Group, the International Institute for Environment and Development and the ESRC STEPS Centre will host a dialogue on Monday, 13 June to discuss the challenges and opportunities that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) create for LDCs and seek ways forward above and beyond the current implementation debate. The one-day event in London,…

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