Newsletter No. 1 • May 2017


IVM at the Bonn Climate Change Conference in May 2017

Philipp Pattberg and Oscar Widerberg are organizing a side-event during the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) intersessional in May in Bonn. The event is titled ‘New approaches for analysing and visualizing the integrity of the global climate governance regime’ and include speakers from Transparency International, Griffith University, The Austrian Environment Agency and the University of Melbourne.

PhD defence Marthe Derkzen

On Friday 12 May Marthe Derkzen will defend her PhD thesis ‘Changing roles of urban green space: spatial and temporal dynamics’. The ceremony will start at 13.45h in the Aula of the Vrije Universiteit.

Sustainable universities

sustanabulOn 19 May 2017 the annual ‘Sustainabul’ will be awarded to the Dutch higher education institution that has the best sustainability performance. The award is organised by students and will this year take place at the Vrije Universiteit.

See (in Dutch).