Ninth ECPD International Conference in Belgrade

Submitted by admin on 31. October 2013 - 1:07

Ninth ECPD International Conference

Belgrade, Serbia, 11-12 October 2013


The European Center for Peace and Development (ECPD), affiliated with the University for Peace established by the United Nations, celebrated the 30th anniversary of its creation by the UN General Assembly in 1983 at its Ninth ECPD International Conference in the City Hall in Belgrade, Serbia, on 11-12 October 2013. The IEF has been a partner of ECPD for a number of years and IEF President Arthur Dahl sits on its Academic Council. The 190 participants included many diplomats and professors from across the Western Balkans and around the world.

ECPD conference . Belgrade City Hall
ECPD Conference - Belgrade City Hall

Breaking Down the Silos: Integrating Environmental Sustainability in the Post-2015 Agenda

Submitted by admin on 12. September 2013 - 20:36

Breaking Down the Silos: Integrating Environmental Sustainability in the Post-2015 Agenda

Report quotes IEF


"Breaking Down the Silos: Integrating Environmental Sustainability in the Post-2015 Agenda", the final report of the Global Consultation on Environmental Sustainability in the Post-2015 Development Agenda led by UNDP and UNEP, was released on 9 September 2013.

IEF contributions to post-2015 dialogue

IEF contributions to post-2015 dialogue


International Environment Forum contributions to UN online consultations on the post-2015 development agenda and Sustainable Development Goals, January-July 2013

IEF comments on post-2015 reports to UN Secretary-General

Submitted by Arthur Dahl on 13. July 2013 - 2:02

The UN Non-Governmental Liaison Service facilitated a consultation up to 12 July to gather critical analysis from civil society on four post-2015 reports submitted to the Secretary-General:
1) High-level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda (Post-2015 HLP)
2) UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)
3) UN Global Compact (UNGC)
4) UN Development Group (UNDG): The Global Conversation Begins

Post-2015 contribution on Local Action

Submitted by admin on 27. May 2013 - 0:31

The continuing series of United Nations on-line consultations on the post-2015 development agenda for environmental responsibility included the theme of Local Action, Innovation and Empowerment. The IEF submitted the contribution below on "Building Community Resilience" on 26 May 2013. Parts of this text were also included in the contribution on poverty, but are relevant here as well.

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