- Bhutan - 1907, governed in present form. History dates back to 17th century
- Afghanistan - 1919, recognised year (formed around 1709)
- India - 1947, formed after dissolution of East India Company
- Pakistan - 1947, formed after dissolution of East India Company
- Sri lanka - 1948, Independence from Britain
- Maldives, 1965, Independence from Britain
- Bangladesh - 1971, constituted as a new country (separated from Pakistan)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Please find below an announcement from CCLFI - Online mentored Knowledge Management Practitioner Certification Course. CCLFI is a Manila based non-profit organization that specializes in organizational learning and change, and knowledge management (KM). Team of CCLFI are long associated with use of KM tools are approaches to address environmental issues, climate change being the latest trend and their clients include big names such as ADB among others. More about them at http://www.cclfi.org/about_us/
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Mark your calendars and join us at Vienna Energy Forum 2017 in Vienna, Austria on 9 - 12 May 2017 , to engage in a dynamic and critical debate that will shape the future energy landscape.
With the theme "Sustainable energy for the implementation of the SDGs and the Paris Agreement", VEF 2017 will highlight the multiplier effects of integrated approaches for sustainable development at the national, regional and global levels. The Forum will also accentuate the potentials of the sustainable energy NEXUS - linking energy to water, food and health - as well as INNOVATION as a global driver for accelerated sustainable growth. The Forum will continue to be the global high level platform for discussing the pivotal sustainability challenges of our age, and the catalytic role of energy in achieving inclusive and sustainable development.
We look forward to welcoming you to the Vienna Energy Forum.
VEF 2017 Secretariat
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Norwegian University of Life Sciences has an opening for a fully funded PhD fellowship in 'Norms and knowledge in global environmental politics': https://www.jobbnorge.no/
Please feel free to share this call with interested candidates.
Many thanks and best regards,
Dr. Katharina Glaab
Associate Professor, Global Change and International Relations
Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Noragric
Norwegian University of Life Sciences, NMBU
PO. Box 5003, NO-1432 Ås, Norway
Last Call: Sustainability and Social Science Research Symposium - Registration deadline: March 30, 2017
The final deadline for registration is March 30, 2017.
A preliminary program has been posted to the conference website and includes a wide range of symposium papers and plenary sessions including a panel of sustainability program officers from 5 foundations. Please direct program questions to John Callewaert, email@example.com. While the deadline for abstracts/papers has passed, conference organizers are still receiving expressions of interest for posters through the registration deadline – simply complete the registration and select "Display" when prompted to answer about intended participation.
Housing options can be found on the conference website. To receive hotel symposium rates, rooms must be reserved by the dates noted on the website. Also, a limited number of rooms are still available through University Housing at a rate of US$58.50 per night.
Use the following link to access the symposium website for registration, program information, and accommodations: https://www.haw-hamburg.de/