Join us at a Sustainability Conference at the National Academies
May 19, 2014
The Veolia Institute is organizing an important conference at the National Academy of Science -Ecosystems, Economy and Society: How Large-Scale Restoration can Stimulate Sustainable Development on May 29-30 2014. The conference is an international platform for dialogue among scientists, policy-makers, private sector, NGOs and donors, the Conference will include influential leaders, Nobel Prize winners, outstanding scientists, practitioners. Some program highlights: A decision-makers segment to translate those experiences in inspiring ideas for the achievement of: CBD Aichi Target 15 (restoration of at least 15% of degraded ecosystems), with initiative such as the Bonn Challenge EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2020 UNFCCC REDD+ goal to slow, halt and reverse the loss of forest and carbon Other international objectives, including those on land degradation and food security WHEN - May 29-30, 2014 WHERE - National Academy of Sciences, Washington D.C., U.S.A. CONFERENCE WEBSITE - www.ecosystems-economy-society.org REGISTRATION - www.ecosystems-economy-society.org/registration
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