​Sustainability Science: A Response to Global Challenges

20.03.2018 12:00 - English

This open seminar aims to explore theoretical and methodological possibilities offered by recent developments in the field of sustainability science to respond to the major global challenges currently facing humanity.

​Sustainability Science: A Response to Global Challenges

08.30: Coffee and registration

Opening Remarks by
Annelin Eriksen, Vice-Rector for Global Relations at UiB and

Alberto Cimadamore, Director of CROP (ISSC/UiB)


John Crowley, Chief of Section for Research, Policy and Foresight in the UNESCO Division of Social Transformations and Intercultural Dialogue. “Broadening the application of Sustainability Science: UNESCO´s perspective”

Sustainability science: Applications at UiB and beyond

  • Peter Haugan, Chair of IOC/UNESCO and Research Director of the Institute of Marine Research. “The potential role of sustainability science in the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030″
  • Noel Keenlyside, Professor GFI / Bjerknes Centre, “Sustainable Science applications in the development of climate services”
  • Alberto D. Cimadamore, Director of CROP, ISSC/UiB: “Development and Sustainability Science: The challenge of social change”.

Q&A session

11.15 Break

Sustainability science and education for sustainable development

  • Maik Adomssent: Professor of Behaviour, Communication and Sustainable Development, Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany and UNESCO Chair on Higher Education for Sustainable Development
  • Lutz Möller (via Skype at 12.00): Deputy Secretary-General of the German National Commission for UNESCO.

Q&A Session

Organised by CROP and UNESCO Chair at The University of Bergen.

Event info.

Bergen Global
Jekteviksbakken 31, Bergen

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Bergen Global is a joint initiative between the University of Bergen and Chr. Michelsen Institute that addresses global challenges.