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.
As Special Advisor to the Renewables in Cities 2019 Global Status Report (REC-GSR), Peter Droege welcomes the first Preliminary Findings that has just been released.
The REC-GSR will map out the current trends and developments of renewable energy in cities. The report series aims to accelerate transformations to renewables in cities, support city commitments and inspire innovation in policy, financing and technology development. The preliminary findings serve as the basis for the first full report, to be released in September 2019.
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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Showcase your city’s renewable energy action, share your insights and be featured in the First Edition REN21 Renewables in Cities Global Status Report!
Does your city have a target, policy or innovative business model integrating renewable energy in buildings, industry, transport or power grids? How is your city mobilizing finance and involving citizens in renewable energy projects? REN21 invites you to share your renewable energy stories and actions and be part of the collaborative effort to create the first global report on renewable energy in cities.
There are two ways to get involved: fill in the questionnaire, available on (in English); or send REN21 any relevant data you might have (e.g. pdf, excel, webpage) directly via email to (in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish). Deadline is 18 March 2019.
Thanks for your contribution – your city will be featured on the REN21 web portal and your contribution will be acknowledged in the final report!
Peter Droege has been appointed as Special Advisor to the Paris-based organisation REN21 (www.ren21.net). It issues the Renewable Energy Global Status Report each year, and, from this year, the Renewables in Cities Global Status Report.
LISD has been chosen by the United Nations Center for Rgional Development (UNCRD) in Nagoya, Japan, to co-organize a daylong event on the Economic Benefits of Sustainable Transport, held at the beginning of the 12th Intergovernmental Regional Environmentally Sustainable Transport Forum in Asia (EST 12), 28-31 October 2019 in Hanoi. For this special event LISD and its director Peter Droege will contribute a keynote paper and guide the programming, with and on behalf of UNCRD. Peter Droege will also present on the topic of Renewable Transport Systems for Cities and Communities.
EST 12 will be jointly held by Ministry of Transport, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, the Hanoi People’s Committee, Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT), and the United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD).
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.
Peter Droege joins the Scientific Committee of the Conference “Protection and Restoration of the Environment”. This well-known series of international conferences began in 1992. Since then they have been organized jointly by one American and one Greek University every two years. In 2018, the fourteenth Conference of the series, will take place in Thessaloniki, Greece, from July 3th to 6th, 2018.
Call for papers: http://pre14.civil.auth.gr