The CIERP 2016 - 2017 team and students.

The CIERP team with graduating IERP students.

SE4All

CIERP volunteers at the SEWALL forum, NYC, 2017.

KSG U.S. China Innovation Dialogue

CIERP faculty engage with international policy makers at the highest levels.

SS4all

CIERP PhD candidate Rishi Bhandary with GCF, UNDP at the south-south learning session

Fletcher delegation at COP22 in Marrakech, Morocco

Fletcher students at COP22 in Marrakech, Morocco.

Laura Honduras

PhD student Laura Kuhl’s fieldwork took her to Ethiopia and Honduras.

Greta Bull

Greta Bull speaks in the first CIERP Seminar of Spring 2017.

RPM wins C3E

CIERP Research Fellow Rebecca Pearl-Martinez received the 2016 Advocacy Award from C3E.

Demi Lune 2

Better understanding the adoption of agricultural technologies.

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Christiana Figueres

CIERP features speakers like the UNFCCC's Christiana Figueres.

Daniel Reifsnyder

CIERP hosts Fletcher alumni to speak on climate change and the global response.

Zaheer Fakir WRI

CIERP hosts climate finance experts to speak to students of environment and resource policy.

CIERP Students

CIERP students are challenged to think about contemporary policy issues.

CIERP, The Fletcher School

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.

CIERP, The Fletcher School

The Center partners with various organizations to host conferences, speakers and networking opportunities.

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Moving on...

Congratulations to all the CIERP students walking this year

Graduation image of caps being thrownTo all the students who are graduating from Fletcher this year, and especially those of you who took IERP courses, we look forward to watching you leave your mark on the world and doing your best to restore our environment for those coming behind you.

In the Media

WBUR - Boston's NPR news station

Here and Now logo imageProfessor Kelly Sims Gallagher discusses how the U.S. Election shifted international politics of climate change with Here & Now's Robin Young Robin Young

New Article

UNA-UK logoMihaela Papa's piece for the 2017 edition of SDG's: from promise to practice notes that  'the BRICS group is well positioned to reform development governance, to move beyond ideologies and produce policy innovation'. Read Can BRICS lead the way to sustainable development?

Climate Policy Lab

Climate Policy Lab logo

 The CPL website hosts information on current projects, publications, and the people involved.

In the Press

The Conversation LogoHow does the US President settle on his science policy? asks Kelly Sims Gallagher in The Conversation
New Appointments for Alumni

Christiana Pasca Palmer

Fletcher MALD and CIERP PhD Christiana Pasca Palmer, having been Romania's Minister of Environment, Water and Forests (2015-2016) is appointed Executive Secretary of the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity at the U.N.
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Fletcher Updates

Commencing a new chapter

  • I wanted to draw readers’ attention to a nice Q&A feature with graduating students that the Fletcher communications team pulled together this spring.  The pieces have the common theme of “commencing a new chapter,” and the posts come from:

    Ammar, MIB student who was active in Fletcher student governance and gave a wonderful introduction [...]

  • Summer to-do lists

  • With the academic year behind us and the September 2017 admissions cycle more or less wrapped up, it’s time for the Admissions staff to look ahead and turn our attention to summer projects and routine work.  Some of the items on our to-do lists are: Boston Summerfest at Fletcher; Coffee Hours around the [...]

  • Commencement + 1 day

  • What a beautiful Commencement weekend!  Two fabulous sunny days tucked between the Boston area’s first heat wave and a dreary rainy Monday — what more could we ask for?  As planned, I arrived yesterday in time to snag folks as they moved from the all-University graduation to the Fletcher ceremony.  I didn’t catch everyone (sadly) [...]