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New Joint IGU-IAG Commission/Working Group gets underway

April 8th, 2018|Comments Off on New Joint IGU-IAG Commission/Working Group gets underway

In 2017, both the IGU and the International Association of Geomorphologists agreed to establish a joint Commission/Working Group to give effect to the Memorandum of Understanding that both organisations signed at the 33rd IGC in [...]

UNESCO honours Geography and establishes the UNESCO Chair in Global Understanding for Sustainability

March 24th, 2018|Comments Off on UNESCO honours Geography and establishes the UNESCO Chair in Global Understanding for Sustainability

UNESCO honours the discipline of Geography with a Chair in Global Understanding for Sustainability. It will form part of worldwide network of over 700 UNESCO chairs to support the teaching and research goals of the [...]

Death of IGU stalwart Prof Christian Wichmann Matthiessen

March 24th, 2018|Comments Off on Death of IGU stalwart Prof Christian Wichmann Matthiessen

The International Geographical Union regrets to announce the death of one of its most prominent colleagues, Professor Christian Wichmann Matthiessen, who passed away on Thursday 8 March 2018.  Professor Matthiessen was Danish delegate to the [...]

Geography for Sustainable Development- Vision 2030

March 19th, 2018|Comments Off on Geography for Sustainable Development- Vision 2030

The first conference on Education for Sustainable Development in Saudi Arabia: "Geography for Sustainable Development- Vision 2030” will be held in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. Dates: 27-29 March 2018 More information: download the programme

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