Climate Adaptation Leadership Awards

The nominations for the Climate Adaptation Leadership Awards, hosted by the Climate Adaptation Strategy group, are now available. Categories For the 2019 Award year, each Award nomination must identify the category that best describes the individual or organization being nominated. Awards and...

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ReThinking Democracy

This four day event is meant to bring together students, faculty, community of activists, worker and all stakeholders to evaluate, strategize, collaborate and consolidate efforts, towards social justice issues. We speak from various perspectives regarding the topics surrounding human rights,...

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Summer Job Opportunities with PP&R Environmental Education!

Are you responsible, silly, curious about the world, and interested in connecting children with nature? Are you hoping to hone your skills as an educator? Spend your summer working at Portland Parks and Recreation’s Nature Day Camp! Our summer camp staff is comprised of teens and young adults (16...

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Progressing National SDGs Implementations

What are Voluntary National Reviews? Voluntary National Reviews are one of the key mechanisms to track the implementation progress of the commitments enshrined in the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Presented annually at the UN High-Level Political Forum (HLPF), they aim to...

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City Hall Garden Manager

The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability is filling a part-time position to manage the garden in front of Portland City Hall. The City Hall Garden Manager will oversee operations of the Better Together Garden. This part-time position will have full responsibility for planning crop rotation;...

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Leadership in the Public Sector

Do you wish to strengthen your competences as a public sector leader for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals? Do you want to gain a comprehensive overview of the current and future challenges facing public leaders while also identifying the most important skills required for...

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Global Warming: What can we learn from the COP24 meeting?

Speakers: Prof. Dr. Reimund Schwarze, Dr. Oleksandr Sushchenko, Hannes Rassmann In December 2018, politicians and scientists from around the globe met in Katowice to evaluate the status of climate change, which is broadly considered to threatening sustainability and resilience of societies around...

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EcoDistricts Foundation Course

Co-hosted by Capitol Hill EcoDistrict, the EcoDistricts Foundation Course will immerse attendees in the approach and tools to create EcoDistricts, a unique standard for urban and community development that puts equity, resilience, and climate protection at the heart of every decision. This course...

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