Sunday, March 5, 2017

Mar 6 Environmental Policy at UN: Leadership, Careers & Dialogue

STEP-FAR (Feedback-and-Research) Spring 2017 Seminar Series
Shaoyi Li, Fmr. Head, UN Environment Program (UNEP) Integrated Resource Management Unit Date: Monday, March 6
Time: 12 Noon CST
University of Minnesota: Humphrey School, Stassen Room 170 (Lunch Provided)

Environmental Policy at the United Nations: Leadership, Careers and Dialogue

Please join us for a conversation and refreshments with Mr. Shaoyi Li, former Head of the Integrated Resource Management Unit, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Mr. Li’s discussion and dialogue will revolve around his former IRP work on how science policy occurs and about careers in the United Nations.

Mr. Li will be available afterwards to talk directly to students and answer further questions.

About the Speaker
Until 2016, Shaoyi Li was head of the Secretariat of the International Resource Panel (IRP), a science-policy expert team engaged in scientific assessment of sustainable use of natural resources from a life-cycle perspective. With the IRP, Mr. Li led the development and implementation of UNEP policy and programmes for resource efficiency and environmental sustainability, and contributed to policy discourse at the global and regional levels on sustainable management of natural resources.

About the STEP-FAR Seminar Series
STEP FAR (Science Technology and Environmental Policy Feedback and Research) is designed for students, staff, faculty, and fellows to get together in an informal setting to discuss their projects, research-in-progress, opportunities, and a variety of other issues related to science, technology, environment, energy, and policy. It is a bi-weekly seminar taking place throughout the academic year.

 Learn more about STEP-FAR.
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