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La Paz Conference – call for papers

GEOGRAPHIES FOR PEACE / GEOGRAFÍAS PARA LA PAZ 2017 IGU-UGI Thematic Conference 23-25 April 2017 La Paz - Bolivia Call for papers: click here to download the list of session proposals PRESENTATION OF ABSTRACTS Abstracts, in Castilian or English, should be written on a blank page, which should only contain the following elements: Name Institutional [...]

By |octobre 16th, 2016|French, News, Other IGU Events|Commentaires fermés sur La Paz Conference – call for papers

OURSUS activities at the Beijing Congress

Report about the OURSUS activities and debates in Beijing; and Plan for the near future. On 18 August OURSUS Chair Ton Dietz and OURSUS secretary Qiu Li participated in the jury of the poster competition of the iGEO Olympiad and selected the best posters out of 45 country posters highlighting one or more sustainable city [...]

By |septembre 9th, 2016|French, Meetings, Miscellaneous, News|Commentaires fermés sur OURSUS activities at the Beijing Congress

Professor Yukio Himiyama is new IGU President

The International Geographical Union (IGU) recently convened in Beijing for its 33rd International Geographical Congress. In accordance with IGU Statutes, we hold a General Assembly as part of Congress proceedings to elect, inter alia, the leadership of the organization. As a result of a ballot held at the Beijing General Assembly, Professor Yukio Himiyama, Hokkaido [...]

By |août 30th, 2016|French, News|Commentaires fermés sur Professor Yukio Himiyama is new IGU President

Carl Folke receives IGU Planet and Humanity Award

At the closing ceremony of the 33rd International Geographical Congress, Professor Carl Folke was awarded the IGU's most prestigious Planet and Humanity Medal.  Previous recipients have included Al Gore and Nelson Mandela.  Professor Carl Folke, of the University of Stockholm and the Beijer Institute, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, has made an outstanding contribution [...]

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33rd International Geographical Congress Opening Ceremony

The 33rd IGU Congress opening ceremony, attended by some 5000 geographers from more than 100 countries got underway at the China National Convention Centre in Beijing. The event was introduced by a charming performance of folk music by students of the Beijing College of Music. This was followed by introductory speeches welcoming the world of [...]

By |août 22nd, 2016|French, Meetings, News|Commentaires fermés sur 33rd International Geographical Congress Opening Ceremony

Gearing up for the 33rd International Geographical Congress, Beijing, China

The IGU Executive Committee (see photograph) is meeting in Tianjin, some 120k south-east of Beijing, in preparation for the upcoming International Geographical Congress which kicks off on 22nd August at the China National Convention Centre in Beijing (see: http://www.igc2016.org).  The Congress, which will include a General Assembly during which a new IGU President and four IGU [...]

By |août 19th, 2016|French, Meetings, News|Commentaires fermés sur Gearing up for the 33rd International Geographical Congress, Beijing, China

Latest IGU newsletter available – NS19 July 2016

Download the latest IGU newsletter today. Click here: NS19 July 2016. Don't forget to keep an eye on the news tab for the latest newsletters from the IGU, the IGU Commissions and other relevant organisations.

By |août 4th, 2016|French, News, News|Commentaires fermés sur Latest IGU newsletter available – NS19 July 2016

GEOGRAPHIES FOR PEACE / GEOGRAFÍAS PARA LA PAZ IGU-UGI Thematic Conference 23-25 April 2017

In 2017 the International Geographical Union (IGU-UGI) will organize two Thematic Conferences, instead of a large Regional : one about “Energy, Geography & Balanced Development” in Baku (Azerbaijan), and one about “Geographies for Peace” in La Paz (Bolivia). The Thematic Conference in La Paz will be focused on peace and the contribution of geography to [...]

By |juillet 15th, 2016|French, Meetings, News, News, Non classifié(e)|Commentaires fermés sur GEOGRAPHIES FOR PEACE / GEOGRAFÍAS PARA LA PAZ IGU-UGI Thematic Conference 23-25 April 2017

Mediterranean sustainability conference report

IGU COMB Annual 2016 Conference 'Mediterranean sustainability between climate change and human mobility' Report. Maria Paradiso, Chair of the IGU Commission on the Mediterranean Basin (COMB) reports. 'The annual COMB conference 'Mediterranean sustainability between climate change and human mobility' has just taken place in Antalya Turkey 1-4 June 2016. It was a very successful Conference [...]

By |juillet 15th, 2016|French, News, News|Commentaires fermés sur Mediterranean sustainability conference report

Abstract Submission Deadline extended for the Krakow Regional Conference 2014

The deadline for submission of abstracts for the upcoming IGU Regional Conference in Krakow, Poland, has now been extended to 27th January 2014. Please note the following important dates and visit the conference website for further informationwww.igu2014.org    27 January 2014 - Deadline for submitting abstracts for papers and posters 25 February 2014 ? Notification of results of abstract [...]

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