On 25 November 2020, Sciences Po launched its European Chair for Sustainable Development and Climate Transition. The inaugural conference gathered experts from around the world and key environmental policy-makers.
► Watch the inaugural conference : panel 1 (Europe’s Role in the World to Advance Climate Neutrality) – panel 2 (Territorial Inclusion for a Stronger Resilient Europe)
This new transdisciplinary Chair, built in alignment with the European Green Deal which prioritizes sustainable development for Europe focusing on climate neutrality, centers on the need for multilateral consensus and the close intertwining of environmental, social and economic policies.
This is the first Sciences Po Chair affiliated to two of the university’s Graduate Schools. Co-hosted by the School of Public Affairs and the Paris School of International Affairs, the Chair is directed by Dr. Shiv Someshwar, a specialist in environmental issues. Someshwar is Professor at Sciences Po and a visiting professor at Columbia University.
The Chair is endorsed by three corporate sponsors:
We are deeply grateful to the Chair’s sponsors for their support and their contribution to this project.
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