Best Sustainable Development Practices

The Call of Best Practices on Food Security, launched by Expo Milano 2015, collected 749 initiatives: a significant heritage throwing lights on scientific solutions, services and products.The Best Practices of Expo represent an important opportunity to share information on how International Organizations, Local Governments, Civil Society, Enterprises, Institutions and Academia, both in developed and developing Countries, face future challenges.

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february, 2nd

Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth

The Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth was launched at UN headquarters on February 1st, at the opening of the UN’s annual Youth Forum. It is a unique partnership with governments, the UN system, businesses, academic institutions, youth organizations and other groups to scale-up action to create new opportunities and avenues for quality employment in the global economy and “assist young people in developing the skills needed to compete in today’s job market”.
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January, 21st

Call for papers for special issue on Sustainable Cities

The global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), adopted by the UN General Assembly in September 2015, include SDG 11, which calls upon countries to make cities more inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.
To promote understanding and global awareness of critical urban issues, as well as to contribute to the intergovernmental debate on cities and sustainable urban development, Natural Resources Forum, a United Nations Sustainable Development Journal calls for papers for a Special Issue on Sustainable Cities, to be published in 2016.
Articles should contain original material and should be between 6,000 and 8,000 words in length. Contributions to the journal are accepted at the NRF manuscript submission site here.
Author guidelines may be consulted here.
Deadline for submission: 15 February 2016.

January, 18th

Management of Water, Soil and Waste

The United Nations University (UNU-FLORES) and the Technische Universität Dresden invite applications from graduates in engineering, social sciences and natural sciences for their joint PhD Programme in Integrated Management of Water, Soil and Waste.
Current Application Window: 1- 28 February 2016

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