Tackling the Causes of Pollution and Promoting Sustainable Solutions
Thon Hotel Brussels City Centre, Brussels
Thursday 7th June 2018

 

Access to clean water is an important 2030 Sustainable Development Goal (SDG), as its role in reducing poverty and disease and promoting sustainable growth is paramount. Water, as a common good, is also protected by European environmental law. The Blueprint framework consists of many initiatives, related to the EU's 2020 Strategy, covering even a longer timeline until 2050. The package includes the Water Framework Directive (2000), amendments to the Directive of Drinking Water (2015), Groundwater Directive (2006), Bathing Water Directive (2006), and River Basin Management plans.

RECOMS (Building Resourceful and Resilient Communities through Adaptive and Transformative Environmental Practice) is a Marie Sklodowska Curie (MSCA) Innovative Training Network funded by the European Commission (2018-2022). RECOMS is comprised of a transdisciplinary consortium of scientists, practitioners and change agents from eleven public, private and non-profit organisations, located in six European Union countries: Austria, Belgium, England, Finland, Germany and The Netherlands.
 
The purpose of RECOMS is to train 15 Early Stage Research (ESR) Fellows in innovative, transdisciplinary and transformative approaches to promoting and facilitating resourceful and resilient community environmental practice.

The 15 Early Stage Researcher vacancies are now open for applications.

The EU-funded eLTER H2020 project operates a Transnational Access programme, providing successful applicants with fund to access European long-term ecosystem research sites. There are nine sites included in the 3rd call.

The deadline for applications is 11th March 2018.

OPEN CALL

for the 10th Rosa Barba Landscape Prize, sponsored by Fundación Banc Sabadell framed within the 10th International Biennale of Landscape Architecture under the motto: "Perfomative nature" , to be held on 26 - 29 September 2018 in Barcelona.

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