Published on Aug 20, 2020

2020 Virtual Forum on Earth System Governance – Between precarity and possibility: Implications of disruption for Earth System Governance

The 2020 Virtual Forum will explore challenging questions about the current and ongoing nature of disruption in multiple domains of sustainability governance. This encompasses not only the impacts of the global COVID19 crisis, but also the ongoing climate and biodiversity crises, as well as broader issues of political polarization, economic downturn, and technological change, among others. The implications of this unprecedented confluence of forces for sustainability and justice are largely unknown, and deeply puzzling.

Guided by the five analytical lenses structuring the Earth System Governance Science and Implementation Plan, the 2020 Virtual Forum will interrogate the interplay of precarity and possibility that arises at this historical moment, and the implications for sustainability governance.

The programme encompasses 2 Plenary Sessions, 6 Semi-Plenary Sessions and 8 parallel Innovative Sessions, as well as room for informal networking and breaks. In addition side-events will also be held, such as the early career World Café on the 14th September and the Earth System Governance Taskforce & Meeting Day on the 18th September.

We invite you join the conversation!

More details about the event are available at our website.

 

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