A discussion on science-policy interfaces with Sir Robert Watson

I am honoured to announce that on May 29th, starting from 8am EDT, I will moderate a webinar with Professor Sir Robert (Bob) Watson CMG FRS on the role of science-policy interfaces in the areas of biodiversity and climate change. An atmospheric chemist by formation, Sir Bob Watson is rightly recognised as one of theContinue reading “A discussion on science-policy interfaces with Sir Robert Watson”

New book chapter in ‘Achieving the SDGs through sustainable food systems’

It is now possible to buy the edited volume ‘Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals Through Sustainable Food Systems‘, published by Springer Nature and edited by Riccardo Valentini, John Sievenpiper, Marta Antonelli and Katarzyna Dembska. Through an interdisciplinary and multi-stakeholder approach, this book tries to offer a comprehensive analysis of the main challenges in delivering sustainableContinue reading “New book chapter in ‘Achieving the SDGs through sustainable food systems’”

Editor of the 2019 Youth Solutions Report

For the third (and unfortunately last) time, I had the privilege of serving as the editor of the 2019 Youth Solutions Report, the flagship publication of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network‘s global youth initiative (SDSN Youth). The Report, which identifies 50 innovations that are accelerating global progress on the achievement of the Sustainable DevelopmentContinue reading “Editor of the 2019 Youth Solutions Report”

EULawSD Webinar with Guido Schmidt-Traub

On March 1st, in my position of Programme Manager for the the Jean Monnet Module on European Union Law and Sustainable Development (EULawSD), I had the pleasure of hosting the first session of our EULawSD Webinar Series 2018 on YouTube. The EULawSD Webinar Series complements the activities of the EULawSD Jean Monnet Module, which is coordinatedContinue reading “EULawSD Webinar with Guido Schmidt-Traub”

SDSN Youth launches Youth Solutions Report

This article is adapted from the preface of first edition of the Youth Solutions Report. It was also published in SDSN Youth’s blog. Dario Piselli is the Project Leader for Solutions Initiatives of SDSN Youth and the editor-in-chief of the Youth Solutions Report. On 31 January 2017, SDSN Youth, the global youth division of theContinue reading “SDSN Youth launches Youth Solutions Report”

Youth, the SDGs and the Food Sustainability Index

On December 1, I was honored to be invited to take part in the 7th International Forum on Food and Nutrition, hosted by the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition (BFCN) at Universit√† Bocconi in Milan, Italy. There, I had the opportunity to join Peter Bakker (CEO of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development), Hilal ElverContinue reading “Youth, the SDGs and the Food Sustainability Index”