Lorant Czaran of UNOOSA Gives ISEPEI Public Broadcast

September 29, 2015

As part of ISEPEI's latest activities, Lorant Czaran of UNOOSA delivered a presentation on "Space Technologies and SDGs" at Central European University in Budapest. His presentation is available at: ISEPEI will be broadcasting a series of lectures by Eye on Earth members which will be made available for the public, Central European University students and faculty, and Eye on Earth communities through the ISEPEI website. See details of the first broadcast below.

ISEPEI Contributes to Arab States Green University Network Meeting in Jordan

September 15, 2015

Under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Taher Shakhshir, the Jordanian Minister of Environmnet, UNEP, in partnership with the Arabic Universities Union, is conducting an Arab States Green University Network (ASGUN) consultative stakeholder dialogue in Amman, Jordan from 15-16 September 2015. The meeting was opened this morning by H.E. Dr. Taher Shakhashir and Dr. Iyad Abumoghli, Director and Regional Representative for UNEP Regional Office of West Asia (UNEP ROWA).

ISEPEI and UNDP Run Joint ICTs for DRR Workshop

July 16, 2015

Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) professionals from all over the world have gathered at Central European University (CEU) in Budapest this week for a joint ISEPEI and UNDP "Innovations in Disaster Risk Management" workshop. Rastislav Vrbensky, the Director of the UNDP Istanbul Regional Hub for Europe and the CIS opened the workshop on Monday July 13th along with Margaret Bolter of CEU and course directors Viktor Lagutov (CEU) and Armen Grigoryan (UNDP).

Water Professionals Convene at CEU for "Bridging ICTs and Environment" Course

July 6, 2015

Thirty-three water practitioners, academics, and decision-makers from 20 countries including Iran, Jamaica, Nigeria, Egypt, Uzbekistan, Nepal, and beyond are convening at CEU in Budapest for the ISEPEI "Making Information Talk and Technologies Work for Water Security" workshop this week, July 6-10.

Viktor Lagutov contributes to Eye on Earth Summit preparations in Abu Dhabi

June 26, 2015

With the Eye on Earth Summit ( quickly approaching, Viktor Lagutov recently attended the Fourth Summit Organizing Committee in Abu Dhabi from June 23-24, 2015 to contribute to Summit preparations and deliberate post-Summit plans and strategies.

Dr. Viktor Lagutov Appointed Facilitator to Eye on Earth Working Group

March 30, 2015

Dr. Viktor Lagutov, head of the Environmental Systems Laboratory at the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy at CEU, has recently been appointed the Facilitator of the Eye on Water Security Special Initiative. This timely appointment coincides with UN’s World Water Day, a worldwide event showcasing the importance of this vital resource.

UNOOSA / UN-SPIDER Announces Support of ISEPEI Summer Courses

March 14, 2015

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and their UN-SPIDER Programme (Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response) have announced their support of the two summer university courses being run by the ISEPEI Project:

Viktor Lagutov has been appointed to be the Chair of the Eye on Environmental Education Special Initiative

March 1, 2015

Viktor Lagutov has been appointed to be the Chair of the Eye on Environmental Education Special Initiative, one of the major programs of work within the Eye on Earth Community.

ISEPEI Represented at Eye on Earth Expert Group Meeting in Bonn, Germany

February 9, 2015
ISEPEI (“In Service ICT Training for Environmental Professionals”), the joint project of CEU and UNEP’s Global Universities Partnership on Environment and Sustainability (GUPES) led by Dr. Viktor Lagutov, is being represented by Emily Nilson, Project Manager, at the “Eye on Earth expert group and Special Initiatives stakeholder meeting on informed decision making for sustainable development” from 3-5 February at the United Nations Centre in Bonn, Germany.

The Summer University program of the Central European University, Budapest is accepting applications!

December 9, 2014

Bridging ICTs and Environment - Innovations in Disaster Risk Management    (13 July - 17 July, 2015)

Course directors: Viktor Lagutov, Systems Laboratory, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary; Armen Grigoryan, UNDP Bureau for Policy and Programme Support (BPPS), New York, USA