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Trajectories to Sustainability: Balancing People, Planet and Prosperity

The Center for Governance and Sustainability Hosts Round Table Discussion on

Trajectories to Sustainability: Balancing People, Planet and Prosperity

with authors of the Global Environmental Outlook (GEO-5) report

Welcoming Remarks by Provost Winston Langley 

Opening Remarks by the Co-Directors of the Center for Governance and Sustainability Maria Ivanova and Craig Murphy


Ivar Baste (Norway) – Former Director of the Environment Management Group (EMG), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Fatoumata Keita-Ouane (Mali) – Chief, Scientific Assessment Branch, Division of Early Warning and Assessment, UNEP, Nairobi, Kenya

Bernice Lee (Hong Kong) Research Director, Energy, Environment and Resource Governance, The Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, London, UK

Trista Patterson (United States) – Economist, Ecosystem Services, US Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Alaska

László Pintér (Hungary) Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary


When: Thursday, November 3, 2011from 5– 6:30 p.m.

Where: Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom A

Reception with hors d'oeuvres will follow.


Click here to RSVP by October 25, 2011

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit two weeks prior to the event.