The organizing committee of theÂ International Graduate ConferenceÂ inÂ Hamburg, Germany invites you to the conferenceÂ taking place fromÂ 22nd till 25th of November.
The theme of the conference isÂ A survey on Latin-American perspectives after Rio+20, focusing on the Latin America continent, in the context of sustainable development and the role civil society can have in it. Examples like the Water War in Bolivia or the EcuadorianÂ YasunÃ-Initiative, have shown, that Latin America can be an innovative region in forming civil responses to sustainability issues.
Keynote speakers will beÂ Gian Carlo DelgadoÂ PhD. (UNAM) â€“ author of several books dealing with the relationship among political ecology, imperialism and climate change â€“ andÂ Juanita CastaÃ±oÂ PhD. (UNEP) â€“ former member of the UN Secretary-Generalâ€™s advisory board on water and sanitation and former Chief of the UNEP, who was present at the Rio +20 conference.
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Cultura21â€²s international network, launched in April 2007, offers the online and offline platform for exchanges and mutual learning among its members.
– Sacha Kagan (based in LÃ¼neburg, Germany) and Rana Ã–ztÃ¼rk (based in Berlin, Germany)
– Oleg Koefoed and Kajsa Paludan (both based in Copenhagen, Denmark)
– Hans Dieleman (based in Mexico-City, Mexico)
– Francesca Cozzolino and David Knaute (both based in Paris, France)
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