LISD has proudly commenced to award the first round of Liechtenstein REED / TEA-LP Scholarships to three qualified candidates at the Ethiopian Institute of Technology-Mekelle (Mekelle University). The Scholarships were conceived and developed by the Liechtenstein Institute for Strategic Development during 2018-2020 and are provided through the generosity of the Liechtenstein Government, with additional support secured from UK Aid Direct, the British Department for International Development. The academic program development framework is provided by LISD’s partner, The Energy Access – Learning Program (TEA-LP) of the African Climate and Development Initiative (ACDI) at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.
16-17 September 2020, Bonn, Germany
Prof. Peter Droege, Director of LISD, presents at the United Nations Conventions to Combat Desertification Stakeholders virtual meeting, with Mr. Holger Johannes Schoenherr, SUN farming, on the topic of “People, Power, Water, Food and Land – Practical Solutions and New Policy Mandates for the Rural-Urban Nexus”.
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13-24 July 2020, Geneva, Switzerland
LISD is partnering with The Fondation Braillard Architectes to launch the Transition Workshop 2020 in Geneva, Switzerland, the world’s leading hub for climate change policy makers. Under the cultural Programme The Eco-Century Project®, the first international workshop addresses the professional interactions, scales and methods of the urgent ecological transition in the future urban realms.
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LISD is co-organising this year’s Sustainable Transport event of the United Nations Center for Regional Development (UNCRD / Intergovernmental 12th Regional Environmental Sustainable Transport Forum in Asia). It will take place on October 28, 2019, in Hanoi, Vietnam.
LISD participated in the Kick-Off Workshop of the Renewable Energy Business and Practice Educational Program in Africa (REd), which took place on 4-9 Augusta, in Nairobi, Kenya.
Prof. Peter Droege presents Key Note Speech entitled “Urban energy transition: renewable strategies for cities and regions” at the SBE19 conference, to be held on May 16-17, 2019 in Scilla, Italy.
SBE19 is focused on policies, programs and action plans targeted to improve the sustainability of the built environment.
The conference is organized under auspices of international conveners CIB, iiSBE, UN Environment and FIDIC and belongs to the Sustainable Built Environment regional conference series leading towards World Conference SBE20 Gothenburg.
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EUROSOLAR participates at the information exchange and brokerage event “Smart Solar Power in Europe”, organised by SOLAR-ERA.NET and Smart Energy Systems ERA-Net, to be held on 16 May 2019 at Intersolar Europe 2019 in Munich, Germany.
EUROSOLAR presents “Smart solar power – fast track to a renewable Europe: A policy and a technology view to revolutionizing energy infrastructure”, prepared by Peter Droege (President, EUROSOLAR e.V. Director, Liechtenstein Institute for Strategic Development), and presented by Wolfgang Hein (Chairman of EUROSOLAR Austria).
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LISD welcomes young Ghanaian renewable energy and climate scholar Sarpong Hammond Antwi as virtual internship beneficiary and African LEAP Fellow for 2018.
Sarpong is an MSc Energy Policy student of the Pan African University Institute of Water and Energy Sciences (PAUWES) in Algeria. He has experience in community development, facilitation and mobilization. In 2016 he was awarded the best volunteer by the National Youth Authority of Ghana-Upper West Region and now serves as the co-founder of PAUWES Climate Change and Environmental Community. This year, he will work with LISD on African Energy, Biodiversity Protection, Urban Energy Transition, and Research Program Development.
In November 2017 Liechtenstein Institute for Strategic Development commissioned, briefed, guided and coached the University of New South Wales Master of Urban Policy and Strategy to develop a what it originally calls CEMET – a Coal Exit Metropolitan Energy Transition program for Berlin and Brandenburg.
LISD bestows Senior Fellow status to Sherman Teichman, renowned US educator, academic activist and investigative research leader, founder of the Institute for Global Leadership (IGL) at Tufts University in Massachusetts. Mr. Teichman is LISD’s partner in charge of LEAP, the cutting edge LISD Embedded Practitioner and Action Program.