News Archive 2014: IIASA Director General and CEO, Professor Dr. Kabat

Information on selected events and activities involving IIASA Director General and Chief Executive Officer Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat

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05 December 2014
Systems Science and Israel

The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs has invited IIASA Director General and CEO Professor Dr Pavel Kabat to speak about the benefits of systems science. During the visit Kabat also met with the Director of the National Economic Council in the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office and the President of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities to discuss possible future collaboration with Israel.  More

01 December 2014
Climate Change: The necessary, the possible, and the desirable

In a new article published just prior to the UNFCC meeting in Lima, prominent scientists, including IIASA leaders, explore the key elements for climate change action.  More

24 November 2014
Arctic Futures Initiative - Advisory Group Meeting

The second meeting for advising the planning phase of the AFI.The objective of the meeting is to draft an AFI strategy document for collaboration with the Arctic Council andnationally, plan the next steps for AFI, and establishment ofAdvisory Group memberships.  More

25 October 2014
IIASA intensifies relationships with Korea

In October, IIASA Director General and CEO, Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat and Special Advisor to the Director General, Prof. Chin-Min Lee made an official visit to the Republic of Korea.  More

08 October 2014
Strengthening connections with China

During the October 2014 trip to China, IIASA leadership participated in high-level meetings.  More

03 October 2014
Exploring future collaboration with the Japanese research community

The Japan Committee for IIASA, together with the United Nations University Institute for Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS), and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) have organized a seminar to publicize IIASA’s recent research activities and to discuss the possibility to expand collaboration with the Japanese research community.  More

26 September 2014
IIASA at the Climate Summit 2014

IIASA made a substantial contribution to this week’s United Nations Secretary-General’s Climate Summit through the Leadership Council of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), the Sustainable Energy For All (SE4ALL) initiative, and contributions to various reports.  More

28 August 2014
Dr. Petra Bohuslav, Lower Austrian Commissioner for Economics, in a working dialog with IIASA in Alpbach

Last week IIASA Director General and CEO Professor Dr Kabat met with Dr Petra Bohuslav to discuss how to strengthen cooperation between IIASA and the Province of Lower Austria  More

26 August 2014
Alpbach-Laxenburg Group: Tackling inequality is key to sustainable development

Inequality must be a primary focus for the post 2015 sustainable development goals, according to a declaration released today by the newly formed Alpbach-Laxenburg Group.  More

22 August 2014
IIASA and UNIDO strengthen collaborations

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Director General, Mr. Li Yong, met with IIASA Director General and CEO Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat this week at IIASA to enhance collaborations between their two organizations.  More

21 July 2014
IIASA enhances collaboration with Korea and Malaysia

Research collaborations into global problems ranging from air pollution to tropical deforestation have been strengthened following the official visit of IIASA’s Director General and CEO Professor Dr Pavel Kabat and his special advisor Chin Min Lee, to the Republic of Korea and Malaysia in June and July 2014.  More

04 July 2014
IIASA ranked as a top global think tank

The International Center for Climate Governance has named IIASA in the top five think tanks for climate change economics and policy worldwide.  More

25 June 2014
Global Carbon Project names IIASA co-chair

IIASA Deputy Director General Nebojsa Nakicenovic has been named co-chair of the Global Carbon Project, an international research project aimed at better understanding the carbon cycle.  More

16 June 2014
Mexico joins IIASA

Mexico joined IIASA on 16 June 2014 , becoming the 22nd member of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA).  More

13 May 2014
A better forest model for Bolivia

A new study from researchers at IIASA, Wageningen University in the Netherlands, and Foundation Friends of Nature in Bolivia provides a better understanding of the carbon dynamics in the tropical forests of Bolivia.  More

15 April 2014
IIASA’s Science Advisory Committee

On 14-15 April IIASA’s Science Advisory Committee (SAC) meet for the first time under the leadership of Professor Mary Scholes of Witwatersrand University in Pretoria.  More

31 March 2014
Impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability to climate change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released the second part of its 5th Assessment Report (AR5), “Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability.” IIASA research provides an important input to the report.  More

11 March 2014
Modeling the future of the Eurasian economic space

Researchers from Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, and the European Union met at IIASA last week to discuss and propose new methods to understand the challenges and potential benefits of economic cooperation and integration “from Lisbon to Vladivostok.”  More

18 February 2014
Tropical Flagship Initiative launched in Indonesia

IIASA and Indonesian partner institutions signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the kickoff meeting for the Tropical Flagship Initiative in Jakarta this week.  More

04 February 2014
IIASA and India Collaborations

IIASA Director General and CEO Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat, and Deputy Director General Nebojsa Nakicenovic travel to India to take part in the 14th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS), and meet with key representatives to discuss and expand IIASA’s collaborations in India.  More

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