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Former IGU V-P, Academician QIN Dahe appointed as co-chair of the new EARTH COMMISSION

Earth Commission to Identify Risks, Guardrails, and Targets for the Planet Three of the world’s foremost scientists will co-chair a commission of leading international experts to identify risks and develop a coherent suite of scientific targets to protect Earth’s life support systems. Johan Rockström, Joyeeta Gupta, and Dahe Qin will co-chair the Earth Commission https://futureearth.org/2019/09/19/earth-commission/ [...]

By |2019-09-27T00:39:38+00:00September 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Former IGU V-P, Academician QIN Dahe appointed as co-chair of the new EARTH COMMISSION

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 International Geographical Union (1998-2012), and member of the steering committee  - and subsequently Chair - of the IGU Commission on [...]

By |2018-03-24T07:45:32+00:00March 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Death of IGU stalwart Prof Christian Wichmann Matthiessen

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

To view the information in Spanish, please click here. 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 [...]

By |2017-05-19T08:08:26+00:00July 7th, 2016|Meetings, News, Other IGU Events, Uncategorized|Comments Off on GEOGRAPHIES FOR PEACE / GEOGRAFÍAS PARA LA PAZ IGU-UGI Thematic Conference 23-25 April 2017