In Pursuit of Hope: A Guide for the Seeker
The latest book by IEF President Arthur Dahl was published on 13 June 2019.
IEF member Joachim Monkelbaan and his partners in the Sustainability Leadership Lab were one of the winners of the Educator's Challenge of the Global Challenges Foundation on 16 May 2019. This is the second time that IEF members have won prizes from the Global Challenges Foundation.
IEF and Biodiversity
Launch of a new thematic issue
Global Assessment on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
Biodiversity is in Crisis
Nature’s Dangerous Decline ‘Unprecedented’
Species Extinction Rates ‘Accelerating’
‘Transformative changes’ needed to restore and protect nature
Opposition from vested interests can be overcome for public good
1,000,000 species threatened with extinction
The headlines are frightening but true
IEF in the Netherlands
The International Environment Forum organized a lecture at Wageningen University in the Netherlands on 24 April 2019 with IEF President Arthur Dahl speaking on "Global Governance for the 21st Century". The lecture was arranged by Sylvia Karlsson-Vinkhuyzen, who teaches at the university, and who also held a seminar on science and religion, and organized a workshop on quantifying the unquantifiable looking at how to measure people's relationship to nature and biodiversity.
23rd Annual Conference of the
International Environment Forum
Planetary Health and Sustainable Development
Auckland and Rotorua, Aotearoa New Zealand
5-14 April 2019
Human Rights and Environment
Arthur Lyon Dahl
(based in part on official sources)
UNECE Regional Forum on Sustainable Development
The IEF participated in the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Regional Forum on Sustainable Development in Geneva on 21-22 March 2019, and in the Civil Society Pre-Meeting to the Forum on 20-21 March. Both Victoria Thoresen and Arthur Dahl attended the Pre-Meeting, and Arthur was accredited for IEF as one of 800 participants in the UNECE Regional Forum.
International Environment Forum Annual Report
August 2018 – April 2019
This 23st Annual Report of the International Environment Forum summarizes the events and activities from August 2018 to April 2019 between two annual General Assemblies. The General Assembly in 2019 is being held during the IEF 23rd Conference in New Zealand on Planetary Health and Sustainable Development in Auckland and Rotorua, New Zealand, 5-14 April 2019