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CIERP develops innovative approaches to sustainable, environmentally responsible global development.

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CIERP partners with Professors of Practice to bring real-world knowledge into the classroom

CIERP partners with Professors of Practice to bring real-world knowledge into the classroom.

Kartikeya Singh addressed the 2014 Arctic Circle Assembly

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CIERP, The Fletcher School

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Paul Polman is the inaugural speaker for CIERP's Global Speakers Series

CIERP's Global Speakers Series featured Paul Polman as its inaugural speaker.

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Paul Polman

Paul Polman Fletcher UnileverThe Center for International Environment and Resource Policy launched its Global Speaker Series on April 9, 2015, with inaugural speaker Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever, who also spoke at the IBGC's Inclusion, Inc. forum.


Honors and Awards

James L. Paddock Teaching Award

Jenny Aker

The Fletcher Student Council has just announced Professor Jenny Aker's selection as this year’s recipient of the James L. Paddock Teaching Award. The award honors a faculty member who best exemplifies excellence in teaching. We look forward to honoring Jenny's tremendous contributions to her students and to the communities to which she belongs on graduation day -- May 15, 2015.


Center Updates

Welcome Rebecca Pearl-Martinez

The Fletcher School welcomes Rebecca Pearl-Martinez, Head of Renewable Equity Project at CIERP. Pearl-Martinez has more than 18 years of experience working in international development, focusing on clean energy and climate change. She has already begun actively participating in the Fletcher community.

Muslim, Trader, Nomad, Spy

Muslim Trader Nomad SpyIn 1959, the Dalai Lama fled Lhasa, leaving the People's Republic of China with a crisis on its Tibetan frontier. Professor Khan tells the story of the PRC's response to that crisis and, in doing so, brings to life an extraordinary cast of characters: Chinese diplomats appalled by sky burials, Guomindang spies working with Tibetans in Nepal, traders carrying salt across the Himalayas, and Tibetan Muslims rioting in Lhasa.
Research and Education

Executive Education in South Africa

Mieke van der Wansem South Africa In February, CIERP's Associate Director Mieke van der Wansem lead an executive education training program, "Negotiation Skills for Sustainable Protected Areas," in South Africa.
Research and Education

Confronting Climate Change

Professor Emeritus Bill Moomaw and CIERP Predoctoral Fellow Kartikeya Singh travel with the Belfer Center's Environment and Natural Resources Program (ENRP) to Iceland to confront dangerous climate change. #ArcticCircle2014
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Fletcher Updates

Professors’ reading suggestions, #5

  • I’m coming to the end of the oh-so-optional summer reading list.  Here’s this week’s installment.

    Prof. Papa, F03, F10 (a graduate of Fletcher’s PhD program) wrote, “This is a super-exciting time for sustainable development and global governance because of major geopolitical and environmental challenges, which we will cover in my course Sustainable Development Diplomacy.  Two [...]

  • Walking “The Last Three Feet” with Fulbright

  • Yesterday you read an update from 2014 graduate Eirik Torsvoll.  I also wanted to share this article that he wrote for the U.S.-Norway Fulbright Foundation, which sponsored his studies.

    It was the journalist Edward R. Murrow who observed that in promoting international understandings, what matters most is “the last three feet.”  [...]

  • First-Year Alumni: Eirik resumes his career in Norway

  • Though our 2014 alumni graduated more than a year ago, I will continuing highlighting their work until the 2015 grads find theirs.  Today, Eirik Torsvoll tells us about his return to Norway and the start of his job.  Note that Eirik wrote his post earlier in the spring.

    Although I never would have [...]