03 September, 2016

Invitation MARS workshop : Ecosystem Integrity and Policy coherence for Development

The Multidisciplinary Area of Research on Sustainability (MARS) invites you to the workshop :

Ecosystem Integrity and Policy Coherence for Development: Tools Aimed at Achieving Balance as the Basis for Transformative Development In response to criticisms of the Millennium Development Goals, the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda has focused more on development relationships than on development indicators. The SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) aim to establish development strategies that are transformative and universal in nature. While observers applaud the ambition of these goals, many development actors have questioned how they can be implemented. This presentation examines “balanced” development as a framework for transformative and universal strategies. Specifically, the discussion will examine the relationship between science and policy and by examining two concepts that have emerged as part of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda: Ecosystem Integrity and Policy Coherence for Development.

Speakers: Prof. Miguel Equihua (INECOL, Mexico), Prof. Octavio PĂ©rez-Maqueo (INECOL, Mexico), Prof. Carmen Maganda (INECOL, Mexico) and Prof. Harlan Koff (University of Luxembourg)

Moderator: Prof. Conchita D'Ambrosio (University of Luxembourg)

Monday, 5 September 2016
12:00 – 14:00
University of Luxembourg – BELVAL Campus
MSH Building, Room Black Box (Ground Floor)
11 Porte des Sciences
4366 Esch-sur Alzette

The workshop will be held in English and sandwiches/drinks will be served.

Please register by e-mailing: irsei@uni.lu
http://mars.uni.lu

Sabine DEMAZY
Project Coordinator
PEARL Institute for Research on Socio-Economic Inequality
Research Unit INSIDE
University of Luxembourg

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