News Archive 2015: 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


14 December 2015
IIASA signs a Memorandum of Understanding with IACA

IIASA today entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA).  More

04 December 2015
South African Science Forum

IIASA Director General and CEO Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat is making an extended visit to South Africa from 4-11 December to take part in an international review of the South African National Research Foundation, to speak at the South African Science Forum, and to meet South African Minister of Science and Technology Naledi Pandor among other activities.  More

03 December 2015
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, HE Gennadiy Gatilov, visits IIASA

IIASA Director General & CEO, Professor Dr Pavel Kabat welcomed Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, HE Gennadiy Gatilov, to IIASA yesterday to explore ways to strengthen cooperation between the Russian Federation and the Institute.  More

30 November 2015
Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development Forum

IIASA Director General and CEO Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat, IIASA Deputy Director General Nebojsa Nakicenovic, and Special Advisor to the Director General Chin-Min Lee, participated in the fourth United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Inclusive and Sustainable Development (ISID) Forum and the UNIDO General Conference.  More

17 November 2015
Exploration. Production. Processing 2015

IIASA Director General and CEO Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat visited Russia to meet with high-level representatives fromGovernment, academia, and the private sector,including the Russian National Member Organization (NMO). Kabat also gave a keynotepresentationat the international exhibition and forum - Exploration.Production. Processing.  More

12 November 2015
Building bridges between science and policy

In a public lecture, renowned physicist Robbert Dijkgraaf speaks about the paradox of modern science: While research digs into deeper layers of understanding, it creates more distance between the scientific community and the general public.  More

30 October 2015
Earth League launches social media movement

The Earth league has launched a new social media campaign aimed at building engagement in the lead-up to the Paris climate talks.  More

23 October 2015
US Ambassador to Austria visits IIASA

Ambassador Henry S. Ensher visited Laxenburg to meet with Director General and CEO Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat to discuss IIASA's research and ongoing collaborations with the US.  More

22 October 2015
ICA Forum: Educating young professionals to feed the planet and provide for a sustainable bioeconomy

The annual forum of the Association for European life science universities (ICA) brings together academic leaders to discuss current issues in the bioeconomy.  More

19 October 2015
World Science and Technology Forum

The World Science & Technology Forum will take place this year in Daejeon, Republic of Korea, providing a valuable opportunity for academic experts and business leaders to exchange insights regarding sustainable growth through science, technology, and innovation.  More

12 October 2015
Strengthening collaboration between Finland and IIASA

Finland’s Strategic Research Council along with the Finnish National Member Organization for IIASA meet to discuss further collaboration between Finland and IIASA on 12-13 October 2015.  More

12 October 2015
Earth League Annual Meeting 2015

The Earth League hosts its second annual workshop, focused on science policy support in the lead up to the Paris climate summit and beyond.  More

07 October 2015
IIASA congratulates new IPCC chair

IIASA welcomes the election of Hoesung Lee, of the Republic of Korea, as the new chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).  More

03 October 2015
Science and Technology in Society Forum

Science and technology has brought enriched quality of life across much of the globe, however, some developments raise important ethical, safety and environmental issues. How can we harness science and technology for the benefit of all, while avoiding the pitfalls?  More

29 September 2015
UN General Assembly: Austrian president announces nomination of IIASA Deputy Director General for IPCC chair

On Sunday at the plenary session of the United Nations General Assembly, the Federal President of Austria, Heinz Fischer announced Austria’s nomination of IIASA Deputy Director General Nebojsa Nakicenovic as the next chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and called on other countries to support this nomination.  More

23 September 2015
The Arctic Circle Assembly

The Arctic Circle is an open assembly that takes place annually in mid-October in Reykjavík, Iceland, hosted by H.E. Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, President of Iceland. Director General and CEO of IIASA, Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat gavean invited keynote presentation during the opening day on Friday 16 October.  More

22 September 2015
Tenth Belmont Forum Meeting

IIASA leaders will take part in a high-level meeting of the Belmont Forum focused on sustainability, development, and climate change.  More

21 September 2015
Building a Resilient Europe in a Globalised World

IIASA Director General and CEO, Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat will participate in the annual conference of the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the European Political Strategy Centre (EPSC) of the European Commission.  More

20 September 2015
UN Sustainable Development Summit and related events

IIASA, in collaboration with the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) will be involved in a series of important events in and around the United Nations Summit on Sustainable Development Goals.  More

04 September 2015
IIASA and the JRC embark on an era of greater collaboration

IIASA and the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) entered into an important agreement this week, pledging to enhance collaboration between the two organizations. Together, they kicked off this new era with a jointly organized workshop for EU scientists and policymakers to explore innovative strategies and methods for working at the science-policy interface.  More

01 September 2015
Alpbach-Laxenburg Group: Making the Sustainable Development Goals a reality

Recommendations from the Alpbach-Laxenburg Group (ALG) identify the key issues—challenges and barriers, outcomes and next steps—to support the effective implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  More

23 July 2015
Vice President of Iran visits IIASA

A high-level delegation led by HE Professor Dr Sorena Sattari, Vice President of the Islamic Republic of Iran for Science and Technology, visited IIASA on 23 July to discuss future collaboration.  More

16 July 2015
The United Kingdom joins IIASA

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) announced today that the United Kingdom (UK) has become its newest member country. The UK has joined 22 other countries that guide and support IIASA’s research into the critical issues of global environmental, economic, technological, and social change that we face in the twenty-first century.  More

09 July 2015
IIASA Deputy Director General nominated for IPCC chair

IIASA welcomes the nomination by the Austrian government of the Institute’s Deputy Director General Nebojsa Nakicenovic to serve as Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).  More

02 July 2015
Iran delegation visits IIASA

On 2-3 July the IIASA Director General and CEO, Program Directors, and other senior officials will meet a delegation from the Iran National Science Foundation (INSF).  More

25 June 2015
IIASA ranked as a top global think tank for third consecutive year

The International Center for Climate Governance has again named IIASA as one of the top think tanks for climate change economics and policy worldwide.  More

21 June 2015
Strengthening IIASA-South Africa research collaborations

Relations between the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and South Africa are being enhanced through the visit of South Africa’s Minister for Science and Technology to IIASA and the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Institute and South Africa’s National Research Foundation (NRF).  More

18 June 2015
Sustainable energy crucial for development, climate action

Sustainable energy is crucial for inclusive development and action on climate change, said participants of the Vienna Energy Forum, which opened today in the capital of Austria.  More

17 June 2015
26th IUGG General Assembly 2015

The IUGG General Assembly is held every four years, bringing together the eight associations of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) for a range of inter-disciplinary, cross-disciplinary and association-specific symposia. IIASA Director General and CEO Pavel Kabat will participate in the next IUGG General Assembly, which will be based around the theme ‘Earth and Environmental Sciences for Future Generations’.  More

03 June 2015
IIASA leadership meets Indonesian delegation

On 3 June IIASA representatives met with the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources of Indonesia, Mr Sudirman Said, and his delegation to discuss IIASA collaborative projects and future partnership opportunities.  More

18 May 2015
IPCC Expert Meeting: Climate research community looks into future scenarios

IIASA plays host to climate experts this week, who are meeting to discuss and further develop new socioeconomic scenarios for climate research.  More

12 May 2015
IIASA and Toyota Central R&D Labs explore areas of further collaboration

Toyota Central R&D Labs Executive Chairman, Mr Yoshihiko Masuda, visited IIASA to discuss closer collaboration with IIASA Director General & CEO, Professor Dr Pavel Kabat, and IIASA Deputy Director General, Professor Dr Nebojsa Nakicenovic.  More

01 May 2015
IIASA Visit to Brazil

In May 2015, IIASA Deputy Director General and Deputy CEO, Professor Dr Nebojsa Nakicenovic, visited Brasília to strengthen relations between IIASA and its member country.  More

29 April 2015
IIASA leadership joins call for action at the Vatican

On 28 April a high level event at the Vatican co-sponsored by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) called for an increase in awareness of the implications of climate change and the need for sustainable development.  More

27 April 2015
Nature Comment: How can science support sustainable development?

Monitoring, data gathering, and evaluation processes are vital for the successful implementation of the multiple aims of the Sustainable Development Goals, argue leading researchers in a commentary in Nature.  More

22 April 2015
Earth League Statement: The year of opportunity for a sustainable future

A statement today by the Earth League highlights the key role of 2015 events on the path to a sustainable future, and provides essential elements for climate action at the Paris climate meeting in December.  More

20 April 2015
IIASA’s Science Advisory Committee

IIASA’s Science Advisory Committee brings together fifteen leading scientists from across the globe to IIASA this April to advise the Institute's Governing Council and Director General.  More

13 April 2015
IIASA visit to Korea

A delegation from IIASA visited the Republic of Korea in April 2015 to participate in the 7th World Water Forum and discuss joint activities between IIASA and Korea with the National Research Foundation of Korea  More

30 March 2015
IIASA to collaborate closely with Jordan

Following a visit by IIASA Director General and CEO Pavel Kabat to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in March 2015, both IIASA and Jordan agree to closer cooperation.  More

17 March 2015
IIASA visit to Pakistan in 2015

IIASA will increase its cooperation with Pakistani government agencies and leading Universities as the result of a series of meetings between Director General and CEO, Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat and high level officials in Pakistan during a visit to Islamabad, Lahore, and Faisalabad in March.  More

12 March 2015
The World in 2050: Pathways towards a sustainable future

A new research project, announced today, will develop pathways to achieve sustainable development within a safe and just operating space of a stable planet.  More

11 March 2015
New partnership to bring integrated solutions for sustainability

A new collaboration between research, development, and finance organizations will provide integrative research and solutions connecting energy, water, food, and ecosystem security.  More

05 March 2015
The big questions in climate impact science

A workshop at IIASA brought together international researchers to examine the big picture of climate change impacts around the world, and make a new research plan to hone in on the major remaining questions.  More

19 February 2015
IIASA Director General visits Iran

IIASA Director General and CEO Professor Pavel Kabat visited Iran in February 2015 to explore areas of future research collaboration.  More

16 February 2015
IIASA, Mexico and USA

IIASA joins the first joint meeting of the Mexican and US National Member Committees to discuss areas of common research interests.  More

10 February 2015
IIASA leadership visits Finland to intensify collaborations

Following the Finnish Government’s reform of state research institutions and research funding, an IIASA delegation visits Finland to enhance joint research activities.  More

09 February 2015
Understanding complexity: Offering solutions to problems of the 21st century

Leading scientists in complex systems will present their research at a unique event organized by theComplexity Science Hub Vienna.  More

05 February 2015
Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2015

The 15th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit will focus on the Sustainable Development Goals and dealing with climate change.  More

02 February 2015
Strengthening partnership with India

A high-level visit to strengthen IIASA’s partnership with India and participate in the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit.  More

29 January 2015
KlimaCampus Colloquium: Lecture by Pavel Kabat

IIASA Director General and CEO Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat heads to Germany to give a public lecture and discussions with colleagues at research institutes in Hamburg.  More

05 January 2015
IIASA strengthens links with Mexico

A visit to Mexico by an IIASA delegation led by the institute’s Director General and CEO Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat, has opened doors to expanded collaborations with Mexican scientists and policy makers. A newly launched CONACYT-IIASA program will bring 5 Mexican Postdoctoral Fellows to IIASA each year.  More

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