Tag: United Nations
- UMass Boston’s McCormack Graduate School Experts Contribute to Path-Breaking United Nations Report
The world’s most pressing challenges -- whether climate change, population growth, infectious diseases or massive inequalities of resources – will only be met successfully if science is brought to the task far more effectively, according to a United Nations report drafted by a team at UMass Boston.
- International Gender Experts Convene in Norway to Develop Feminist Roadmap for Sustainable Peace
International Gender Experts Convene in Norway to Develop Feminist Roadmap for Sustainable Peace
- Christiana Figueres Returns to UMass Boston as Commencement Speaker
Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will be the keynote speaker at the 46th commencement ceremonies at the University of Massachusetts Boston on May 30.
- Professor Maria Ivanova Named to New United Nations Board
The co-director of the Center for Governance and Sustainability is one of 26 members of the new Scientific Advisory Board of the UN Secretary-General
- UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres Discusses the Good News About Climate Change
On September 27, Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), delivered a lecture at the Harvard Kennedy School about “The Good News on Climate Change.”
- UN Leaving Liberia: What’s Next?
Michael Keating discusses the continued presence of UN troops and increased presence of international police in addition to outlining actions Liberia could take to assist the United Nations military mission in Liberia (UNMIL) leave successfully.
- UMass Boston to Celebrate 44th Commencement on June 1
UMass Boston’s Campus Center lawn will be transformed into a stage for the largest event of the year, as more than 3,800 students receive their degrees.
- Working at the United Nations: An Insider’s Perspective on UN Careers
On April 12, Harris Gleckman, a retired UN official, will speak to the UMass Boston community about careers at the United Nations.
- UMass Boston Professor Discusses Governance at U.N. Global Ministerial Environment Forum in Nairobi
Center for Governance and Sustainability Co-director Maria Ivanova was invited to share her expertise at the 26th Session of the Governing Council of the UNEP.