Tag Archives: Sustainable Development

Jóvenes y el cambio climático

OPINION Los jóvenes no se encuentran ajenos a la situación del cambio climático, saben al menos de qué se trata, de sus implicancias y tratan de explicarlo. Los conocimientos en la temática son vivenciados, y de acuerdo a esta experiencia  han generado una desconfianza hacia las instituciones, no es casualidad que se culpe a las […]
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Latin American Perspectives on the Sustainable Development Goals

A Public Lecture by the Institute of Advanced Sustainability Studies On the 15th of December 2012 the Institute of Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) in Potsdam held a public lecture on the Latin American Perspectives on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Present speakers were Dr. Isabel Cavelier (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Colombia), Ana Bozena Sabogal (Ministry […]
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Writing stories & the ‚Day of the Dead‘

This morning continued with the Scenario Work 2052, discussed and tried to rank the issues associated with sustainable development and continued work on the Cultural project & National Workshops.   After initially deciding on an actor for their story, the 4 groups developed these ideas, working on describing the characteristics of their actors, the location […]
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The Leadership Journey begins…

Along with the Leadership and Education for Sustainable Development aspects of learning, participants also get the chance to document and examine their personal development, on what is known as the ‚Leadership Journey.‘ For two days each month, the guides Sonja, Martina & Renate will help the group to evaluate how far they have come, and […]
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The Planning begins…

    As part of their time here on the course, participants will have the chance to plan ‚National Workshops‚ together. These will take the form of an event, held in their home countries, that will allow them to show what they have learnt during their time away, as well as present their ‚Innovation Projects‘ […]
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Learning from the experts..

Tuesday saw a slightly later start for the group, but with good reason; to accommodate two expert speakers on the subject of Education for Sustainable Development.   Dr. Fritz Reusswig works as a sociologist at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. He shared with us his thoughts on how changes in society have seen […]
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