I will devote all my energy to the fight for the planet and its people - said Erik Solnheim (Norway) after he had been elected Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Mr. Solheim - Norway's former Minister of Environment and International Development - will succeed Achim Steiner (Germany), who held this post for the past 10 years.
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At the end of April, the European Commission has launched a consultation proccess on future Space Strategy for Europe. The aim is to use the knowledge gained by the European Space Agency (ESA) and the EU countries for the implementation of the Europe 2020 Strategy. Maria Andrzejewska, director of the UNEP/GRID-Warsaw Centre and one of NEREUS exsperts, participated in the Copernicus Value Chain Workshop (Brussels, 26-27 April 2016) bringing the public end user perspective into the European Commission's stakeholder consultation process.
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We are proud to present our latest summary video of the 2nd Education Conference "Motivate and Attract Students to Science" which took place at the end of 2015 in Warsaw (Poland). This significant event was organized by UNEP/GRID-Warsaw Centre in collaboration with the MASS project team. The main goal of the meeting was to share best practices in the use of attractive and effective tools and methods of science education. Next conference will be held in Cologne (Germany) on September 2016.