Addressing global challenges such as sustainable development, climate justice, and the pandemic recovery requires coordinated systemic research. IIASA Deputy Director General for Science Leena Srivastava will discuss setting impactful and relevant research agendas in a constantly evolving global context, during the 4th IIASA Public Webinar.

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Through its research on the world’s most complex challenges, IIASA produces unique scientific insights and possible solutions to many of the critical challenges we face: What are the best ways to tackle the climate crisis? How can we protect biodiversity? What are the ways forward towards sustainable, resilient, just, and equitable societies?   

The IIASA public webinar series provides a virtual platform to get to know the experts at IIASA and to share research, opportunities, knowledge, and experiences, and foster new connections. 




To attend, please register and you will be sent a Zoom link.


Each webinar tackles an urgent sustainability issue, such as climate change, biodiversity loss, or increasing desertification. Together we will explore the challenges and possible solutions and look at how systems thinking can enable us to design more effective and efficient pathways to global and regional challenges.  

Kicking off 2022, this public webinar will feature IIASA Deputy Director General for Science Leena Srivastava. Drawing on her wealth of experience as a leader of scientific institutions and her role at IIASA, Srivastava will discuss setting research agendas that focus on creating impactful and relevant science in a fast-paced and rapidly changing world.     

The webinars aim to spark communication between presenters and participants and create a space for conversation. They are interactive and engage people from around the world, both within IIASA National Member Organization countries and beyond. 


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