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State of the World 2013 Launch and Seminar in Copenhagen


13:00 Welcome by Michael Jarlner, International Editor at Politiken (moderator)

Session 1 - The Concept of Sustainability

13:10 From Sustainababble to True Sustainability: State of the World 2013 Report
Robert Engelman, President, Worldwatch Institute (U.S. office)

13:30 Keynote: Christian Friis Bach, Danish Minister for Development Cooperation

13:40 Nordic Response to the Global Sustainability Challenge
Dagfinn Høybråten, General Secretary, Nordic Council of Ministers

14:00 Questions from the audience

26 April: State of the World 2013 Seminar in Stockholm

Seminar: Is Sustainability Still Possible?

24 February 2013: 'Sustainable Childhood' Symposium in Athens

When: Sunday 24th February 2013, from 10 am
Where: Ecological Cultural Centre Leof. Ionias 315, Ano Patissia, Athens, Greece (very close to the electric railway station).
Hosted by: Worldwatch Institute Europe and the Green Party of Greece
Supported by: The Velux Foundation

15 November 2012: 'Sustainable Childhood' Symposium in Berlin

When: Thursday 15th November 2012, from 13:00 to 17:30 hours
Where: The New Malthouse, Friedenstrasse 91, Berlin (near Underground Station U5 Strausberger Platz).
Hosted by: Worldwatch Institute, Ecologic Institute and Germanwatch
Supported by: The Velux Foundation

New: See highlights from the symposium!

19 June 2012: Voices from Europe - Side Event in Rio

Title: Voices from Europe: Build a Living Economy
Date: 19 Jun 2012, 19:30 - 21:00
Venue: Room T-6 at RioCentro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (official side event at the Rio+20 Earth Summit)

5 June 2012: Living Economy Seminar at the European Parliament

Public Hearing: Worldwatch's State of the World Report 2012
Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 12.00 - 14.00
European Parliament, Brussels, building Paul Henri Spaak (PHS), 4th floor, room P4B001

Celebrating the World Environment Day on June 5, Worldwatch will be at the European Parliament to present our latest research on building a living and green economy.

29 May 2012: State of the World 2012 Launch in Italy

On the 29th May, the Worldwatch Institute will join Edizioni Ambiente in launching State of the World 2012: Moving Toward Sustainable Prosperity. The event, which begins at 9:30 am at the Museo della Scienza e della Tecnica Leonardo da Vinci will feature:

- Michael Renner, Senior Reseacher, Worldwatch Institute

- Gianfranco Bologna, Scientific Director, Edizioni Ambiente

- Andrea Segrè, Dean Faculty of Agraria, Director Science and Technology Agro-Food Department, Università di Bologna

15 and 16 May 2012: State of the World 2012 Launch in Germany

Worldwatch Senior Researcher Michael Renner will be in Germany to launch State of the World 2012: Moving Toward Sustainable Prosperity. Along with meetings with various political and civil society groups, he will attend the following events:

Tuesday, 15th of May - Berlin

10:00 am - Press conference at the federal government's press conference center, with German Minister for Education and Research Annette Schavan and leader of the Green Party parliamentary faction Renate Künast

25 April 2012: State of the World 2012 Launch and Symposium in Copenhagen

The Worldwatch Institute is proud to launch State of the World 2012: Moving Toward Sustainable Prosperity in Copenhagen, Denmark. Worldwatch experts and invited keynote speakers will be in Copenhagen for this event.

Date: 25 April 2012 at 1 pm - 5 pm

24 April 2012: Oil Springs Gaming Event in Copenhagen

Worldwatch's Erik Assadourian has helped develop ‘Catan: Oil Springs’, an eco-educational scenario for the award-winning board game that integrates a new resource into the mix – oil. It brings with it the opportunity for players to develop significantly faster, but not without risking industrial pollution and disasters such as coastal flooding triggered by climate change.