Newsletter September 2003

Environmental Studies Section of the International Studies Association, Newsletter – August/September 2003 – “Back to School Issue”

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Your ISA Environmental Studies Section officers:

Chair: Ronnie Lipschutz, UC Santa Cruz.

Vice Chair, Carolyn Stephenson, University of Hawaii Manoa.

Executive Committee: Michele Betsill, Colorado State; Tamar Gutner, American University; and Paul Harris, Lingnan University of Taiwan and London Metropolitan University.

Nominations Committee: Ronald Mitchell, University of Oregon and Miranda Schreurs, University of Maryland.

Sprout Committee: William C.G. Burns, Colby College; Richard Matthew, University of California – Irvine; and Elizabeth DeSombre, Wellesley College.


W. Neil Adger, Katrina Brown, Emma L. Tompkins. Making Waves: Integrating Coastal Conservation and Development. Earthscan, 2003.

Afghanistan: Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment. UNEP, 2003. Also:

Julian Agyeman, Robert D. Bullard, and Bob Evans, eds. Just Sustainabilities: Development in an Unequal World. The MIT Press, 2003.

Stephen O. Anderson and K. Madhava Sarma. Protecting the Ozone Layer: The United Nations History. Earthscan, 2002.

T. Berg, M. Sayed, H. Opsahl Ferstad, B. Tsegaye and A. Waktola. Biotechnology in Developing Countries: Needs and Modes of Competence Building. Norwegian Centre for International Environment and Development Studies, Agricultural University of Norway, 2003.

Climate Change And American Foreign Policy. St. Martin’s Press/Palgrave, 2003.

Philippe Cullet. Differential Treatment in International Environmental Law. Ashgate Press, 2003.

Michael B. K. Darkoh and Apollo Rwomire, eds. Human Impact on Environment and Sustainable Development in Africa. Ashgate Press, 2003.

Depleted Uranium in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment. New York: UNEP, 2003.

Depleted Uranium in Serbia and Montenegro: Post-Conflict Assessment in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. UNEP, 2002.

Joseph DiMento. The Global Environment and International Law. University of Texas Press, 2003.

Nives Dolšak and Elinor Ostrom, eds. The Commons in the New Millennium: Challenges and Adaptation. The MIT Press, 2003.

David Downie and Terry Fenge, eds. Northern Lights Against POPs: Combating Toxic Threats in the Arctic. McGill-Queens University Press, 2003. (now available in paperback)

Barbara Eckstein and James A. Throgmorton, eds. Story and Sustainability: Planning, Practice, and Possibility for American Cities. The MIT Press, 2003.

Paul G. Harris, ed. The Environment, International Relations, and U.S. Foreign Policy. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2001.

Forest Certifications: A Policy Perspective. CIFOR, 2000.

GM Crops: Going Against the Grain. ActionAid, 2003.

Brian Groombridge and Martin D. Jenkins. World Atlas of Biodiversity: Living Resources in the 21st Century. University of California Press, 2002.

Jan Hancock. Environmental Human Rights: Power, Ethics and Law. Ashgate Press, 2003.

Paul Harris, ed. International Environmental Cooperation: Politics and Diplomacy In Pacific Asia. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2002.

Hubert Heinelt, ed. Sustainability, Innovation and Participatory Governance: A Cross-National Study of the EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme. Ashgate Press, 2003.

Eric Higgs. Nature by Design: People, Natural Process, and Ecological Restoration. The MIT Press, 2003.

Saleemul Huq, Atiq Rahman, Mama Konate, Youba Sokona, Hannah Reid. Mainstreaming Adaptation to Climate Change in Least Developed Countries. IIED Climate Change Programme, 2003.

International Migration Report 2002. United Nations Publications, 2003.

International Water Management Institute (IWMI) Water Resources Management Research Library. 2002.

A.J. Jordan, R. Wurzel, and A. Zito, eds. ‘New’ Instruments of Environmental Governance? National Experiences and Prospects. London: Frank Cass, 2003.

James Keeley and Ian Scoones. Understanding Environmental Policy Processes: Cases from Africa. EarthScan, 2003.

Mainstreaming Gender in Water Management – A Practical Journey to Sustainability: A Resource Guide. UNDP, 2003.

H. Michelsen, L.W. Zuidema, C.H. Hoste, D. Shapiro. Improving Agricultural Research at Universities in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Study Guide. ISNAR, 2003. Also:

Were Omamo. Policy Research on African Agriculture: Trends, Gaps, and Challenges. ISNAR, 2003.

Robert C. Paehlke. Democracy’s Dilemma: Environment, Social Equity, and the Global Economy. The MIT Press, 2003.

Maria Soledad Bos. The Impact of OECD Members’ Agricultural Subsidies on Welfare and Food Security in Sub-Saharan: The Case of Maize.

Switched On: Renewable Energy Opportunities in the Tourism Industry. UNEP, 2003.

Sonja Vermeulen and Izabella Koziell. Integrating Global and Local Biodiversity Values: A Review of Biodiversity Assessment. IIED, 2002.

Vital Graphics Package. UNEP/GRID-Arendal, 2003.

Edward P. Weber. Bringing Society Back In: Grassroots Ecosystem Management, Accountability, and Sustainable Communities. The MIT Press, 2003.

World Migration 2003: Managing Migration – Challenges and Responses for People on the Move. United Nations Publications, 2003.

WTO Doha Round – Trade and Development Briefs. IISD, 2003.

Radoslav Dimitrov, “Knowledge, Power and Interests in Environmental Regime Formation,” International Studies Quarterly, vol. 47, no. 1 (March 2003), pp. 123-150.

Radoslav Dimitrov, “Water, Conflict and Security: A Conceptual Minefield,” Society and Natural Resources, vol. 15, no. 8, pp. 677-691. (Special issue on water and conflict.)


Catalog of Federal Funding Sources for Watershed Protection. EPA. Searchable database of financial assistance sources (grants, loans, cost-sharing) available to fund a variety of watershed protection projects.

CMS Information Management System. The CMS Information Management System brings together the information provided by the Parties to CMS through their national reports, the knowledge generated within CMS and other biodiversity-related agreements, and the data from various expert organizations.

Know Your Watershed. Online Watershed Clearinghouse.

Stormwater Outreach. Stormwater Month outreach materials and reference documents from the U.S. EPA.

Tools and Technical Assistance for Strategic Conservation of Greenspace. U.S. EPA supports communities to develop strategic approaches to saving undeveloped greenspace.

USDA/NRCS New Plants Newsletter. A new full-color electronic newsletter, called Plant Solutions, is now online and features short articles and expert advice on plants’ role in accomplishing conservation.

U.S. Global Change Research Information Office (GCRIO): What’s New.

World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS): E-Flash. Updates readers on preparations underway for the WSIS. To be held in two phases – the first in Geneva in December 2003 and the second in Tunisia in November 2005 – the Summit aims to develop a better understanding of the information and communication technologies revolution and its impact on the international community.


Fourteenth North American Interdisciplinary Conference on Environment and Community: February 19 – 21, 2004. Saratoga Springs, NY, U.S.A. Organized and sponsored by Empire State College, State University of New York. We invite proposals for individual papers and group and panel sessions. Organizers encourage submissions from scholars, thinkers, artists, students and activists from all disciplines, perspectives and fields of endeavor, and from anywhere in Canada, the U.S., and Mexico. Paper topics may address any environmental issue/subject under the broad conference theme. Issues with wide-ranging North American importance are particularly apt, such as preservation, restoration, environmental themes in literature, wilderness, urban environmental issues, endangered species, ecosystem management, history, ecofeminism, regulation, environmental justice, environmental philosophy. Papers connecting environmental concerns with national security and/or patriotism are, of course, timely and appropriate. Reading time for papers at concurrent sessions will be 10-15 minutes, depending on number of conference participants. Send one page abstracts (preferably via email, Microsoft Word attachments) by NOVEMBER 1, 2003 to Contacts: Wayne Ouderkirk or Elaine Handley; Empire State College; 28 Union Ave.; Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. Tel: 518 255-5320; 518 587-2100 x386. Fax: 518 255-5809. Website:

Alliance for New Jersey for Environmental Education (ANJEE) Annual Conference: January 8-10, 2004. Call for Presenters. Building the Future: One Green Brick At a Time. Rider University, Lawrenceville, New Jersey. ANJEE is seeking presenters for New Jersey’s annual statewide environmental education conference. The focus of the conference is green schools (incorporating new designs/technology into environmental education lessons) and community resources. Natural history, best practices, and education and science research presentations are also desired. For more information please contact Rebecca Lesko, ANJEE conference chairperson at or 973-773-5509 (before 9 pm).

Ashgate’s Global Environmental Governance series welcome new manuscript submissions. Contact the editors, John Kirton (email: and Konrad von Moltke (email: The Global Environmental Governance series co-sponsored the ESS reception at ISA Portland in February 2003.

The Environmental Policy and Global Change section of the German Political Science Association (DVPW) and its partners invite papers for the 2003 Berlin Conference on the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change, to be held in Berlin on December 5-6, 2003. This year’s discussions will address the theme “Governance for Industrial Transformation.” The 2003 Berlin Conference has been endorsed by IHDP-IT and is organized by the Environmental Policy Research Centre of the Freie Universität Berlin. Additional support is provided by the SUSTIME Project of the University of Applied Sciences Lausitz and partners, the Global Governance Project of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, the Freie Universität Berlin and Oldenburg University, and the German Association for Ecological Economic Research. Further information about the 2003 Berlin Conference will be posted at

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The international project on the Institutional Dimensions of Global Environmental Change (IDGEC) seeks a highly qualified person to serve half-time as Executive Officer of the IDGEC International Project Office (IPO) and half-time as a postdoctoral fellow working on themes of interest to IDGEC. IDGEC is a long-term research project dealing with the roles that institutions play both in causing and confronting large-scale environmental changes. This project is one of a family of core projects operating under the auspices of the International Human Dimensions Program on Global Environmental Change. The IDGEC IPO is located at the Donald Bren School of Environmental Science and Management at the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB). It operates under the general direction of the IDGEC Scientific Steering Committee, which is chaired by Oran Young who is Professor of Environmental Science and Management at UCSB. The director of the IDGEC IPO must have scientific credentials (preferably a PhD in one of the relevant social sciences) and be able and willing to participate in the development and conduct of flagship research activities, to help in forging partnerships with other research programs, and to interact with members of the IDGEC Network. Computer skills and familiarity with the development and maintenance of web sites are essential. Experience with quantitative analysis or modeling would be helpful. The occupant of this position will be expected to conduct research on substantive matters of interest to IDGEC. Among the projects current interests are the institutional dimensions of carbon management, the performance of exclusive economic zones, and the political economy of boreal and tropical forests. Additional themes may emerge in the future. An interest in one of IDGECs priority regions Southeast Asia and the Circumpolar North would be helpful but not essential. Additional information on the project may be found at the IDGEC web site . The successful applicant will be appointed initially for a term of one year. But the appointment may be extended one year at a time for up to two additional years. Salary will be in the range of $35-45,000 USD plus benefits. The position is available from 1 September 2003. Consideration of applicants for this position will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit applications, consisting of a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, the names of three referees, and a letter explaining their interest in the position either by email to Maria Gordon ( or by fax to (805) 893-7064.

Brown University: Senior Search for Director of the Center for Environmental Studies and Environmental Change Initiative. Brown University seeks a distinguished senior scientist with broad interests in environmental issues to lead a major new academic initiative in Environmental Change and to serve as Director of the Center for Environmental Studies (CES). The goal of the Environmental Change Initiative (ECI) is to forge intellectual connections among academic units in the natural and social sciences to address the most compelling scientific and policy issues facing humanity today. Brown is making major investments in this Initiative, including additional faculty appointments, new resources for interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate training, and a new cooperative graduate program with the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole (MBL). The ECI will build on several existing strengths, including an established record of interdisciplinary environmental education in the CES, outstanding environmental science research groups in Geological Sciences and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology as well as at MBL, and environmentally relevant social science research spanning Economics, Sociology, and the Watson Institute for International Studies. The potential also exists to create new environmental research connections with other units in the natural and health sciences. The ECI will integrate and build on these multidisciplinary strengths to create new interdisciplinary research and training interactions and opportunities. The Director will report directly to the Provost and will receive the resources to build the ECI while leading and strengthening existing programs in the CES. S/he will coordinate recruitment of new faculty, build links among existing graduate programs to create interdisciplinary doctoral training opportunities, obtain external funding for environmental programs, maintain an active research and teaching program, and play a visible leadership role in addressing important environmental issues. The Director will also be responsible for overseeing CES faculty and programs, building on the CES’ record of innovative environmental education, promoting outreach and interaction between the CES and other units, and maintaining its active presence in the community. Requirements include an outstanding record of externally funded research and peer reviewed publication meriting a tenured appointment at the rank of Professor; commitment to excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching; demonstrated leadership, vision, and communication skills in environmentally-related areas; and potential for scholarly interaction with faculty in the CES and cooperating departments. To apply, please send a letter of interest, a current CV, and names of five references to: Search Committee, Environmental Change Initiative/CES Director; Office of the Provost; Box 1862; Brown University, Providence, RI 02912. For further inquiries, please contact Applications will be reviewed STARTING AUGUST 1, 2003 and accepted until the position is filled. Brown University is an EEO/AA employer.

IR Senior Search/Notre Dame. The Department of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame invites applications and nominations for an Associate or Full Professor in International Relations. The ideal candidate will have high visibility in the field, a significant research record, and an intellectual agenda and teaching commitment that will thrive in and make major contributions to a department that supports faculty research, graduate student mentoring, and teaching excellence. The position is open with respect to subfields and methodology. Notre Dame is an AA/EO employer. We particularly seek applications from minorities, women, and those who are attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. To assure full consideration, applications should be received by SEPTEMBER 15, 2003. Please send applications, including a CV, writing sample(s), three letters of recommendation, and teaching evaluations to: Chair, IR Senior Search Committee; Department of Political Science; 217 O’Shaughnessy; University of Notre Dame; Notre Dame, IN 46556.

Rotary Grants for University Teachers. The Rotary Foundation provides support for higher education faculty to teach in low-income countries (per capita GNP of U.S. $6,200 or less) other than their own. Eligible applicants must hold (or if retired, have held) a full-time college or university appointment for three or more years, but need not hold (or have held) a specific rank. Grants are available for up to ten months. Application is made through the applicant’s local Rotary Club. Application deadlines are set by individual Rotary Clubs. Applicants must contact their local club for information. Club deadlines will usually be set between April and August 2003 for 2004-05 award. Applications must be sent by Rotary Clubs to the Rotary Foundation by OCTOBER 1, 2003. Availability and types of scholarships are determined by each Rotary district and vary from year to year. Grants are made for a period of either three to five months (award amount: U.S. $12,500); or six to ten months (award amount: U.S. $22,500). Approximately forty grants were awarded worldwide for 2000-2001. Awards may be used at the discretion of the recipient for living expenses, transportation to and from the host country, teaching and research costs, and miscellaneous ambassadorial expenses. Program URL: Contact: One Rotary Center; 1560 Sherman Avenue; Evanston, IL 60201-3698, U.S.A. E-mail: Tel: 847-866-4459. The School of International Service at American University, seeks a tenure-track faculty member to teach international relations courses to begin academic year 2004-05. Preferred specializations are: International Politics and/or Global Environmental Policy. Responsibilities will include research; teaching, supervision of research, and mentoring students at both undergraduate and graduate levels; and participation in school and university governance. SIS faculty teach and conduct research on a broad range of substantive topics. Their work attracts undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students. Candidates should: Hold a Ph D or equivalent degree in a related discipline; Have a record of research excellence and commitment to an on-going, productive research program; Have proven teaching and mentoring ability; Specialize in an area of international relations and/or global environmental policy. Applications should include: a letter describing research and teaching interests and any relevant professional or field experience; a curriculum vitae; three letters of reference; evidence of teaching effectiveness; and copies of relevant publications. Send these materials to to: Chair, IP Faculty Search Committee, School of International Service, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016-8071. Consideration of nominations and applications will begin October 1, 2003 and continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Political Science at Virginia Tech invites applications for a tenure track appointment in International Relations at the level of Assistant Professor, beginning August 10, 2004. Required qualifications: Earned doctorate in political science/field of international relations at the time of application and demonstrated experience in both research and teaching. Desired qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates whose research specialization is International Relations Theory, with a focus on various aspects of globalization (political economy, democratization, terrorism, the environment, etc.) as demonstrated by the candidate’s research program. The candidate will be required to teach large lecture sections of ’’World Politics and Economy,’’ the department’’s introductory class in the International Relations field as well as upper-level courses in International Relations Theory, International Law, and International Organization. The teaching load is 2/2. A secondary field in political theory is preferred. Applicants will also be invited to participate in the department’s residential and on-line MA programs in Political Science as well as the PhD program within the School of Public and International Affairs. For additional information, see,, and Applicants must submit a cover letter, current CV, graduate transcripts, publications, teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation, no later than 1 October 2003. Send materials to: Mrs. Rhonda Owen, Dean’s Office, College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, 260 Wallace Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 24061. For information regarding the position contact Professor Timothy W. Luke, Chair-International Relations Search Committee, Department of Political Science (Phone: 540-231-6633; email:

Library of Congress: Scholar. Henry Alfred Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations at the Library of Congress. Library of Congress seeks Scholar for a distinguished senior research position in residence at the Library for a period of nine months. Using research facilities and services at the Library of Congress, the Scholar is expected to engage in research on foreign policy and international affairs that will lead to publication. The Scholar may be of any nationality. A stipend of $135,000 during the term of appointment supports the Scholar. Deadline for applications: OCTOBER 1, 2003. Program URL: Tel: 202-707-3302. E-mail: Address: Kissinger Scholar Selection Committee; Office of Scholarly Programs; 101 Independence Avenue, SE; Washington, D.C. 20540-4860; U.S.A.

IR/IPE – Notre Dame. The Department of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a position in the area of International Political Economy. The position begins August 2004. The Department welcomes applications at the beginning Assistant to Associate professor rank. Candidates for a tenure-track appointment should have excellent scholarly and teaching potential in the field of international political economy. For a tenured position, a record of demonstrated excellence in research and teaching is required. Notre Dame is an AA/EO employer. The Department particularly seeks applications from minorities, women, and those who are attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Applications should be received by OCTOBER 15, 2003. Please send applications, including a CV, writing sample(s), three letters of recommendation, and teaching evaluations, to Chair, IPE Search Committee, 217 O’’Shaughnessy, Department of Political Science, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556.

The Department of Political Science at the University of California, Davis, invites applications at all levels for a position in International Relations. We seek a candidate with broad expertise in International Relations, preferably with a focus on international institutions, broadly defined. This position is open to applicants at the ranks of Professor, Associate Professor, and tenure-track Assistant Professor. Strong senior applicants will have made significant scholarly contributions and have an active research agenda. Candidates for a position at the Assistant Professor level should forward three letters of recommendation and include transcripts, evidence of teaching ability, and an article-length writing sample. A Ph.D, or evidence that the degree is nearly completed, is required. All other applicants should forward a letter containing a description of their research (past and anticipated), a curriculum vitae, and the names and E-mail addresses of five references. Anticipated starting date: July 1, 2004. To guarantee full consideration, applications must be received by October 15, 2003; however, the position will remain open until filled. Send materials to International Relations Recruitment Committee, Department of Political Science, University of California, Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, California 95616-8682. This position is subject to final administrative approval. For questions, please contact Jeri Kemp at

The Pennsylvania State University, the Altoona College invites applications for a tenure track position in Environmental Policy and Political Science. The successful candidate will contribute to an interdisciplinary B.A. in Environmental Studies and a minor in Political Science, team teach introductory and intermediate courses in Environmental Studies, teach introductory courses in political science, the politics of ecological crisis, and upper-division policy courses in area of expertise, supervise internships and undergraduate research on environmental policy. Candidates interested in developing new courses in environmental policy will be given strong consideration. Expertise in comparative or international policy is desirable. Applicants should present a record of evidence and potential effectiveness in teaching, research, and service. Candidates with a commitment to undergraduate education, interest in undergraduate research, and/or experience in program development will be given strong consideration. Applicants should send a letter of application establishing their qualifications; a current vita; a description of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness; a statement of research interests; transcripts (official transcripts required at the time of an interview); and a minimum of three letters of reference. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their applications and accompanying materials electronically to in Word or PDF formats. Review of applications will begin the week of November 1, 2003, and continue until the position is filled. Non-electronic inquiries, applications, and additional materials should be sent to: Chair Search Committee for Environmental Policy, Penn State Altoona, Box APSANET, 3000 Ivyside Park, Altoona, PA 16601-3760. For additional information about Penn State Altoona, please visit our web page at

The University of Delaware invites applications and nominations for a senior international relations position. The successful applicant should be able to play a leadership role in a graduate program that specializes in global governance. ( A track record in attracting external funding would also be considered a strength. Other desired teaching areas and research interests include international relations theory, international organizations and international law. A letter expressing interest, a curriculum vita and a list of references should be received by November 15, 2003. Please address correspondence to: IR Search Committee, Department of Political Science and International Relations, 347 Smith Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716. The curriculum vitae and letters of reference shall be shared with department faculty.

The Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management ( invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, to start July 1, 2004. We seek a well-trained political scientist with a strong and demonstrated interest in environmental politics and policy. Preference will be given to candidates working in one of the Bren School’’s domains of special interest: freshwater, conservation planning, oceans and coasts, and pollution and pollution control. The successful candidate is likely to have demonstrated competence in statistical and quantitative methods. An interest in the links between public policy and corporate environmental management would be helpful but not essential. The Bren School is a graduate school providing rigorous, multi-disciplinary training in environmental science and management to Master’’s and PhD students. The faculty is drawn from the natural sciences, social sciences and management. Send applications to: Political Science Search Committee, Donald Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5131; e-mail; fax (805) 893-7612. Applications must include a curriculum vitae, names of three references, a statement of research interests and teaching experience, and copies of up to three publications or research papers. Applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to the Search Committee. For fullest consideration, all materials should be received by November 15, 2003, although the position will remain open until filled.

Earth Institute Fellows Program in Sustainable Development (granted for 24 months). Columbia University seeks candidates interested in enhancing their disciplinary research (in one of the core disciplines represented within the Earth Institute, i.e., any of the earth sciences, biological sciences, engineering sciences, social sciences, or health sciences), while at the same time acquiring the cross-disciplinary expertise and breadth needed to addresses critical issues related to sustainable development and reducing environmental degradation, poverty, hunger, and disease. Each Earth Institute postdoctoral *fellow will be guided by multi-disciplinary teams of two or more senior scholars. Applications are being accepted now for fellowships starting in the Summer of 2004. Information on the program and an application can be found at Information on the Earth Institute can be found at:

The Department of Political Science at Tulane University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in International Relations at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning in fall semester 2004. Candidates should have expertise or a teaching and research focus in international political economy, economic globalization, and/or transnational economic institutions. Ability to teach environmental politics courses is also desirable. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Political Science; teaching experience and a demonstrated potential for research productivity are preferred. The deadline for applications is November 15, 2003 To insure fullest consideration, applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, samples of written work, evidence of teaching performance, and three letters of recommendation to: International Relations Search Committee, Department of Political Science, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, 70118.

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Earth Institute Fellows Program in Sustainable Development (granted for 24 months). Columbia University seeks candidates interested in enhancing their disciplinary research (in one of the core disciplines represented within the Earth Institute, i.e., any of the earth sciences, biological sciences, engineering sciences, social sciences, or health sciences), while at the same time acquiring the cross-disciplinary expertise and breadth needed to addresses critical issues related to sustainable development and reducing environmental degradation, poverty, hunger, and disease. Each Earth Institute postdoctoral fellow will be guided by multi-disciplinary teams of two or more senior scholars. Applications are being accepted now for fellowships starting in the Summer of 2004. Information on the program and an application can be found at Information on the Earth Institute can be found at:

The National Exposure Research Laboratory (NERL) of the United States Environmental Protection Agency is seeking candidates to fill as many as 50 federal, four-year post-doctoral research positions during the coming year. NERL’s research encompasses areas such as environmental monitoring and characterization (physical, chemical, biological, and microbiological); computer modeling of the transport, transformation, and fate of pollutants in multiple media and at multiple scales; human and ecological exposure analysis (including the development of exposure biomarkers and bioindicators); remote sensing applications; and landscape ecology. Among NERL’s current priorities are exposure of humans to airborne particulate matter and emerging microbial pathogens (bacteria, protozoan parasites, and viruses) in water supplies; exposure of children to pesticides; multi-media, multi-pathway exposure modeling in humans; influence of landscape changes on surface water quality; development of integrated multimedia (atmospheric, terrestrial, and aquatic) transport and fate models; and assessment of the relative risk of exposure to stressors in regional ecosystems and large watersheds. The NERL post-doctoral positions will be located in one of the following locations: Research Triangle Park, North Carolina; Cincinnati, Ohio; Las Vegas, Nevada; Athens, Georgia; or Washington D.C. metropolitan area, depending on the particular disciplinary focus, and will be filled BEGINNING JUNE 2003. These accepted service appointments offer a salary range of $46,689 – $75,057 commensurate with qualifications and include a full benefits package. For specific job information and application instructions for the NERL post-doctoral program, you may access the National Exposure Research Laboratory’s Internet site at

Environmental Protection Agency: Research Associate Programs. National Research Council provides opportunities to outstanding scientists and engineers at recent postdoctoral and experienced senior levels for tenure as guest researchers at the participating laboratories. The objectives are to provide postdoctoral scientists and engineers of unusual promise and ability opportunities for research on problems, largely of their own choice, that are compatible with the interests of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and to contribute thereby to the overall efforts of the federal laboratories. Awardees must hold the Ph.D., ScD, or other earned research doctoral degree recognized in U.S. academic circles as equivalent to the Ph.D. An annual stipend is awarded. Deadline is NOVEMBER 1, 2003. Contact: Research Associate Programs; The National Academies; 2001 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, GR322A; Washington, D.C. 20007. E-mail: URL:

Population and Population-Environment Fellowships. The Population Fellows Programs offer two-year professional fellowships to individuals with a recent graduate degree and experience in areas related to population/reproductive health or population-environment. These fellowships involve providing technical assistance to international agencies, local NGOs, and government organizations in the developing world, and are not traditional research fellowships. Two types of fellowships are available. Population Fellows are placed with organizations working to improve family planning and reproductive health programs in the developing world. Population-Environment Fellows work on projects that combine assistance for threatened environments with attention to the population dynamics and reproductive health needs of the communities living within them. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and have expertise in reproductive health program design, implementation, and evaluation. Population-Environment applicants must also have expertise in areas such as environmental health, sustainable agriculture, land-use planning, or protected areas management. Application deadlines are APRIL 1 and NOVEMBER 1 each year. The Programs have a variety of fellowships available at any given time. Accepted applicants are offered scopes of work for consideration when the Programs identify a match between their skills and the requirements of an available position. Fellows receive a professional-level stipend and benefits. The Population Fellows Programs are funded by USAID and administered by the University of Michigan School of Public Health. For more information, please contact: The Population Fellows Programs; University of Michigan; 1214 South University, 2nd Floor; Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2548. Tel: 734-763-9456. Fax: 734-647-0643. E-mail: Web site:

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Washington Fellowships. The Institute for Experiential Learning (IEL)’s Faculty Fellows Internship Program is designed to allow mid-career faculty in all disciplines to spend a semester gaining in-depth and substantive practical experience in the relevant policy-making arena and establish linkages between academe and the policy world. IEL manages this program in cooperation with the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). Applications are considered on a rolling basis. For full descriptions of the guidelines and application instructions for each program, visit IEL’s website,, or contact IEL at: 1776 Massachusetts Ave., NW Suite 201 Washington, DC 20036. (800) 435-0770. E-mail:

Collaborative Linkage Grants. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization offers assistance to members of research teams in universities or research institutions in countries of the Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council, to collaborate on research projects. The collaboration must be between scientists in NATO countries and those in partner countries. Support offered differs depending on the scope of the project and may be offered for up to two years. Deadline dates for application are set according to the area of science, as follows: Physical and Engineering Sciences: March 1, August 1, November 1. Life Sciences and Environmental and Earth Sciences: April 1, September 1, December 1. Security Related Civil Science: February 1, May 1, October 1. Contact: NATO Scientific Affairs Division; Bd. Leopold III; B-1110 Brussels; Belgium. Tel: 32-2-707-4111. Fax: 32-2-707-4232. For information see:

Smithsonian Institution, (Woodrow) Wilson International Center for Scholars Fellowships in the Social Sciences and Humanities. Deadline: OCTOBER 1, 2003. E-mail: For information see: E-Forms:

The Tiffany and Co. Foundation supports organizations dedicated to conservation of natural resources, an area of vital concern because it is from the natural world that the company draws the raw materials and the inspiration that are at the heart of Tiffany. Partnering with environmental groups that study how to protect our natural resources around the globe will lead to better understanding of how to conserve them. In addition, the Foundation considers groups who concentrate on social responsibility in the area of urban growth and minimizing the negative effects on the environment. The Board of Directors of The Tiffany and Co. Foundation meets annually in January and July. Deadlines for submission of grant proposals are May 15 and NOVEMBER 15, 2003. CONTACT: Meghan Krell (212) 230-6569.

The Lady Davis Fellowship Trust Professorships provide support for full or associate professors to teach or conduct research for two to four months at the Hebrew University of Israel or three to nine months at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. Support includes a stipend of $2,400 for professors and $2,000 for associate professors, the cost of travel, and a housing allowance. Deadline: NOVEMBER 30, 2003. Program URL: E-mail: Contact: M. Mark Sopher; Hebrew University; Givat Ram, Jerusalem, 91904, Israel. Tel: 011-972-2-658-4723.

SEARCHES. The following sites allow you to conduct targeted keyword searches for Requests For Proposals (RFPs) and other funding opportunities in your specific research area. Each surveys and indexes grants and other support offered by foundations, federal agencies and corporations and places the information into a database. However, the opportunities they survey, the data they collect, the internal search engines they use, and the methods they use to present information can vary significantly.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA): A government-wide compendium of federal programs, projects, grants, services, and activities.

Community of Science (COS): Updated daily, COS Funding Opportunities includes more than 19,900 grants from around the world. However, it requires a fee-based subscription.

ePhilanthropy Foundation: Searches the ePhilanthropy Foundation website for the key words entered into the search engine.

Foundation Center: The Search Zone takes you to internal and external funding sources at This organization also offers several huge databases for sale (CD-ROM) or subscription (internet) that provide unparalleled abilities to search through the interests, locations, officers, and past grant activity of nearly all foundations and corporate grantmakers:

Funders Online: seeks to promote and strengthen philanthropy in Europe by facilitating access to online independent funding and information resources. The site’s fully searchable Funders Online Directory contains approximately 150 profiles of funder websites and areas of interests.

Fundraising Info: Searches the entire site by keyword and date.

Illinois Researcher Information Services (IRIS):

National Science Foundation:, and its internal search engine of NSF programs:

Sciencewise / FEDIX: This site provides information on education and research programs for potential grants from selected federal agencies.

Sonoron Institute: The Institute has a searchable grants database. While the focus is on North Western US, many of the grants mentioned are nation wide.

SPIN at InfoEd International:

TRAM Research Funding Opportunities and Administration: offers standard agreements for subcontracts, non-disclosures, licenses, and links to other servers related to research funding and administration. TRAM also contains a search engine,, for locating funding opportunities from many different federal agencies.

The following sites maintain lists of funding opportunities.

The National Science Foundation,, maintains the list: All [NSF] Funding Opportunities by Date, A great place to begin is, which details what funding is available and how to apply for it. For information on specific programs, one can go to the link for the appropriate program or office listed on the page. Information on all NSF programs is also available in the annual NSF Guide to Programs, on the Overview of Programs page. Projected deadline and target dates are published in the NSF E-Bulletin and are also available on the Deadline Dates pages on the web.

Federal Agency Solicitations and Program Announcements:

EPA Grants Information Site:

Catalog for Federal Domestic Assistance Programs, is a government-wide compendium of all 1,425 Federal programs, projects, services, and activities that provide assistance or benefits to the American public including grants, loans, loan guarantees, services, information, scholarships, training, insurance, etc.

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH):

Pollution Prevention Request for Proposal Clearinghouse: The Request for Proposal (RFP) Clearinghouse includes information on (relatively) current and pending RFPs related to pollution prevention, as well as archives of all past solicitations that have appeared on the site.

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences: Research on Environment-Related Disease with Grants and Contracts, studies. Deadlines vary.

Environmental Support Center: The Environmental Support Center empowers environmental groups by helping to improve their management, planning, funding and communications capabilities.

Many colleges and university have Office of Sponsored Research or a similar office that may maintain a list of external funding opportunities. For a list of OSR, see: or

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Columbia University Graduate Fellowships in Environmental Policy. Columbia University’s MPA Program in Earth Systems Science, Policy and Management is now accepting applications for admission and fellowships. This program, part of the Earth Institute and Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs, is completed over three semesters in 12 intensive months. The curriculum provides linkages between the social and physical sciences so that students gain an integrated understanding of earth systems and environmental policy. For information about the program visit the website at

Philadelphia University; Political Science; International Relations. Visiting Assistant Professor: One semester appointment for the Fall of 2003. Philadelphia University, School of General Studies, seeks faculty for a visiting position, fall semester only, to replace faculty on leave. PhD (or ABD) in history, political science, international relations or area studies and some teaching experience required. Teaching load is three sections of “Contemporary Perspectives.” In this capstone senior course, students address issues that face their particular major or future professional orientation in the context of a study of current international trends. Multidisciplinary and writing intensive, this course examines how economic, technological, historical, political and social factors have shaped the world since 1945, and how those factors have affected the world’’s political economy. Students read from a range of source material and write a substantial research paper. Submit a letter of application detailing experience, areas of academic expertise and teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and names and addresses of three referees to Dr. Marion Roydhouse, Dean, School of General Studies, Philadelphia University, School House Lane and Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144-5497. Phone (215) 951-2600; Fax (215) 951-6888; Email . An AA/EO institution. Position will be filled as soon as possible. Semester begins August 26.

EPA STAR Graduate Fellowships program has been restored, as provided by the 2003 Omnibus Appropriations Act. NCER is now contacting doctoral students whose applications were rated “excellent” in the most recent merit reviews, held January – March 2002, to determine their interest in receiving support for the 2003-2004 academic year. Awards may be made from this list using the following criteria: geographic distribution across states, distribution among universities, projected environmental workforce needs, relevance of their research proposal to EPA’s mission, and availability of funds. The next STAR graduate fellowship competition is expected to be announced in mid-summer 2003 and will provide funds for 50 fellowships during the 2004/2005 school year.

Schumacher College Scholarships. Schumacher College is pleased to announce a generous grant of $60,000 from the Educational Foundation of America (EFA), which will make it possible for the College to offer a new scholarship programme to suitable U.S. citizens. Schumacher College is a not-for-profit international centre for ecological studies that has run a programme of short residential courses (usually three weeks long) with leading environmental thinkers and activists such as Fritjof Capra, Vandana Shiva, David Orr, Frances Moore Lappé, Amory Lovins, Hazel Henderson, Terry Tempest Williams and Thomas Moore. The College provides a unique, holistic learning experience where intensive intellectual enquiry is combined with meditation, physical work, social activity and time spent outdoors. For more information contact: The Administrator, Schumacher College, The Old Postern, Dartington, Devon TQ9 6EA, UK – Tel: +44-1803-865934; Fax: +44-1803-866899;

Internships – Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme, United Nations Development Programme. The GEF Small Grants Programme SGP seeks three interns to assist in a review of its biodiversity portfolio, which includes almost 3,000 projects funded over the past 10 years. Examples of SGP biodiversity projects include community-based eco-tourism, the conservation and sustainable use of indigenous medicinal plants, and alternative livelihood strategies to reduce pressure on protected areas. The review process will make it possible to analyze this diverse set of project experiences and identify key lessons learned. Work on the review will begin as soon as possible in September. Interns will need to commit approximately 10 hours per week to the project for three months. The review will involve reading short profiles containing information (some of which are written in French or Spanish) and categorizing each project according to a set of indicators that will later be used to analyze and communicate SGP’s project experiences. Upon completion of the review process, interns may be involved in analyzing specific portions of the biodiversity portfolio in order to help SGP better focus its own work during its expansion, and communicate its experience to specific audiences. The internships are unpaid but offer an excellent opportunity to become familiar with the GEF-SGP and NGO and community-led efforts worldwide to protect biodiversity. It may also be possible to accommodate the particular regional interests of applicants in the division of responsibilities. Candidates should be graduate or advanced undergraduate students, or have recently received a degree in environmental science, international affairs or public policy. They should have a background and strong interest in environment and development issues, and should be familiar with international environmental treaties, especially the Convention on Biological Diversity. We are seeking at least one person with a particularly strong background in conservation biology. French and/or Spanish language reading ability is strongly preferred. Applicants must demonstrate a strong attention to detail, be able to work independently, and meet deadlines. Interns will also need access to computing facilities outside of UNDP offices. Please email résumés and a brief statement of interest to Esther Ebrahimian at as soon as possible, and no later than SEPTEMBER 5, 2003.

Population-Environment Fellowships. The Population-Environment Fellows Program offers two-year professional fellowships to individuals with a graduate degree (MA., M.S., PhD, etc) and expertise in population and environment. These fellowships involve providing technical assistance to international agencies, local NGOs, and government organizations in the developing world, and are not traditional research fellowships. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and have expertise in areas such as environmental health, sustainable agriculture, land-use planning, or protected areas management as well as in reproductive health program design, implementation, and evaluation. Application deadlines are APRIL 1 and NOVEMBER 1 each year. See our Web site for further details. For information, contact: The Population-Environment Fellows Program; University of Michigan; 1214 South University, 2nd Floor; Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2548; U.S.A. Tel. (734) 763-9456. Fax (734) 647-0643. Web site: Email:

ISA Washington Fellowships. The Embassy and Diplomatic Scholars Internship Program provides upper-level undergraduates and graduate students the opportunity for a carefully-supervised, substantive, academic-based internship at an embassy or foreign policy agency in Washington. This selective program includes instruction in diplomatic practice and international policymaking, as well as extensive meetings with senior policymakers. Application deadlines: Spring Semester: NOVEMBER 15. Fall Semester: JUNE 1. For full descriptions of the guidelines and application instructions, visit IEL’s website,, or contact IEL at: 1776 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Suite 201; Washington, D.C. 20036. Tel: 800-435-0770. E-mail:

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Environmental Education Partnership Becomes Law in Washington State. Passed into law on April 16, 2003, the Natural Science, Wildlife and Environmental Education Partnership Fund Act (HB 1466) creates an account in the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction to provide grants for proven and innovative environmental education programs across the state. Eligible grant recipients are not-for-profit organizations that partner with schools, agencies, businesses, and other organizations to provide quality, balanced natural science curricula and materials on Washington’s lands and waters, flora and fauna, and human use and impact. No appropriation to the fund was made this session.

Minority Environmental Leadership Development Initiative. MELDI is a new project being launched by the University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE). The project aims to enhance the leadership and career development opportunities available to minority students and minority environmental professionals. The project seeks to provide information that will help more minority students embark on careers in the environmental field. It is also designed to help minority students and professionals in the environmental field take advantage of networking and mentoring opportunities. See:

The Bellagio Study & Conference Center available for International Conferences. The Rockefeller Foundation provides support for groups to hold conferences at the Bellagio Study and Conference Center located in northern Italy on Lake Como. The sponsor provides opportunities for social and intellectual exchange among conferees, team participants and individual residents. There is a SEPTEMBER 5, 2003 deadline for stays November 2004 to March 2005; a JANUARY 10, 2004 deadline for April to June, 2005; and a MAY 10, 2004 deadline for July to October, 2005. Program URL: E-mail: Tel: 212-869-8500. Address: Bellagio Center Office; 420 Fifth Avenue; New York, NY 10018-2702.

Tyler Prize. The University of Southern California seeking nominations from any individual or university, research institution, and their members for the Tyler Prize, which is awarded for environmental science, energy and medicine conferring great benefit upon mankind. Living individuals or public or private institutions of any nation may be nominated. The annual award is $200,000. Deadline: SEPTEMBER 15, 2003. For information, e-mail or go to the program URL: Contact: Dr. Linda Duguay, Executive Director; The Tyler Prize; 3551 Trousdale Parkway; AHF 209; Los Angeles, CA 90089-0373; U.S.A. Tel: 213-740-9760.


UNCCD COP-6: August 25 – September 5, 2003. Havana, Cuba. For information contact: UNCCD Secretariat. Tel: +49-228-815-2802. Fax: +49-228-815-2898/99. Email: Internet:

American Political Science Association annual meeting: August 28-31, 2003. Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A. For information, see:

Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) ASIA/PACIFIC MEETING: August 28 – September 1, 2003. Christchurch, New Zealand.

5th World Parks Congress – Benefits Beyond Boundaries: September 8-17, 2003. Durban, South Africa. The congress occurs once each decade and is sponsored by the IUCN. For information contact: Peter Shadie, IUCN Programme on Protected Areas. Tel: +41-22-999-0159. Fax: +41-22-999-0025. Email: Internet:

6th Water Information Summit 2003: September 9-12, 2003. Delft, Netherlands. For information contact: Ingeborg Krukkert, IRC. Tel: +31-15-219-2985. Fax: +31-15-219-0955. Email: Internet:

WTO 5th Ministerial Conference: September 10-14, 2003. Cancun, Mexico. For information contact: WTO. Tel: +41-22-739-5111. Fax: +41-22-731-4206. Email: Internet:

International Conference on Tropical Savannas and Seasonally Dry Forests – Ecology, Environment and Development: September 14-20, 2003. Edinburgh, United Kingdom. For information, contact: Edinburgh Centre for Tropical Forests. Tel: +44-131-440-0400. Fax: +44-131-440-4141. Email: Internet:

International Conference on Earth System Modeling: September 15-19, 2003. Hamburg, Germany. The conference is held four years after the Fourth International Conference on Modelling of Global Climate Change and Variability. For information contact: Max Planck Institute for Meteorology. Tel: +49-40-41173-311. Fax: +49-40-41173-366. Email: Internet:

Air Pollution 2003 – 11th International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Air Pollution: September 17-19, 2003. Catania, Italy. For information, contact: Conference Secretariat. Tel: +44-0-238-029-3223. Fax: +44-0-238-029-2853. Email: Internet:

2nd International Conference on the Impact of Environmental Factors on Health: September 17-19, 2003. Catania, Italy. For information, contact: Tel: +44-0-238-029-3223. Email: Internet:

Arizona Association for Environmental Education (AAEE) Conference 2003. Senderos: Environmental Education in a Multicultural Society: September 18-21, 2003. Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A. See

Conference on World System History and Global Environmental Change: September 19-22, 2003. Lund, Sweden. Internet:

The Port Cros Symposium on Sustainable Fisheries and Biodiversity: September 21-23, 2003. Porquerolles, France.

Digital Earth Conference: September 21-25, 2003. Brno, Czech Republic. Internet:

12th World Forestry Congress: September 21-28, 2003. Quebec City, Canada. Organized by FAO, the congress is held every six years. For information, contact: World Forestry Congress 2003 Secretariat. Tel: +1-418-694-2424 Email: Internet:

13th International Conference on AIDS and STIS in Africa (ICASA): September 21-23, 2003. Nairobi, Kenya. Internet:

Workshop on Invasive Alien Species and the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC): September 22-26, 2003. Braunschweig, Germany.

3rd Meeting of the European Academy of Forensic Science: September 22-27, 2003. Istanbul, Turkey. For information contact: EAFS 2003 Istanbul Meeting Secretariat. Tel: +90-212-287-5800. Fax: +90-212-263-4581. Email: Internet:

2003 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund: September 23-24, 2003. Dubai, United Arab Emirates. For information contact: Tel: +971-4-222-5522. Fax: +971-4-222-6655. Email: Internet:

International Conference on Ecorestoration: September 23-30, 2003. Dehradun and New Delhi, India. For information contact: Brij Gopal, Professor; School of Environmental Sciences; Jawaharlal Nehru University. Tel: +91-11-610-7676 ext 2324. Fax: +91-11-616-9962 or 61. Email: Internet:

3rd World Conference on Climate Change: September 29 – October 3, 2003. Moscow, Russia. For information, contact: Conference Secretariat. Tel: +95-252-0708. Fax: +95-252-0708. Email: Executive Secretariat (scientific issues) email: Internet:

International Wildland Fire Conference and Exhibition: October 3-6, 2003. Sydney, Australia. For information contact: Conference and Exhibition Managers. Tel: +61-2-9248-0800. Fax: +61-2-9248-0894. Email: Internet:

XI World Water Congress – Water Resources Management in the 21st Century: October 5-9, 2003. Madrid, Spain. For information, contact: Manuel Martín Antón. Email: Internet:

International Conference on the Protection of the Environment from the Effects of Ionizing Radiation: October 6-10, 2003. Stockholm, Sweden. For information contact: Regina Perricos. Tel: +43-1-2600-21315. Fax: +43-1-26007. Email: Internet:

UNEP/ESOMAR Conference: “Responsible Marketing – Sustainability and Quality of Life. The Contribution of Research”: October 12-14, 2003. Berlin, Germany.

Eastern European Investment Summit – Expanding the European Investment Frontier: October 14-15, 2003. Bucharest, Romania. For information contact: Brenda Erdmann Hagerty, IHT. Tel: +44-20-7510-5707. Email: Internet:

Stockholm International Investment Conference with Focus on Africa: October 14-15, 2003. Stockholm, Sweden. For information contact: Africa Forum Publications, Malmo, Sweden. Tel: +46-73-907-4348. Fax: +46-73-907-4348. Email: Internet:

2003 Open Meeting of the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Research Community: October 16-18, 2003. Montreal, Canada. Internet:

6th Conference of the Parties to the Convention to Combat Desertification (CCD COP-6): October 19-30, 2003. Bonn, Germany. For information, contact: CCD Secretariat. Tel: +49-228-815-2800. Fax: +49-228-815-2898/99. Email: Internet:

2003 UNEP FI Global Roundtable: Sustaining Value – A Meeting on Finance and Sustainability: October 20-21, 2003. Tokyo, Japan. This meeting will focus on the emergence of new governance frameworks and the resulting opportunities to enhance sustainable finance. Contact: Trevor Bowden. Tel: +44-20-7249-2154. Email: Internet:

Congress on Globalisation, Localisation and Tropical Forest Management in the 21st Century: October 22-23. Roeterseiland, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Internet:

Expert Group Meeting on the Standard Material Transfer Agreement: October 27-31, 2003. Rome, Italy.

CGIAR Annual General Meeting: October 28-31, 2003. Nairobi, Kenya.

4th Session of the Intergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety (IFCS): November 1-7, 2003. Bangkok, Thailand. FORUM V will take place in Hungary in late 2005 or 2006. For information, contact: Judy Stober, IFCS Executive Secretary. Tel: +41-22-791-3650. Fax: +41-22-791-4875. Email: Internet:

2nd Session of the Open-Ended Working Group (OWEG 2) of the Basel Convention: November 3-7, 2003. Geneva, Switzerland. For information contact: Basel Secretariat. Tel: +41-22-917-8218. Fax: +41-22-797-3454. Email: Internet:

IPCC Plenary 21st Session: November 3-7, 2003. Vienna, Austria.

8th Circumpolar Universities Cooperation Conference: November 7-10 2003. Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada. Contact: Arts & Science Division, Yukon College, Box 2799, Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada, Y1A 7A2. Tel: 867-668-8770. Email: Internet:

9th Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD SBSTTA-9): November 10-14, 2003. Montreal, Canada.

15th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol (MOP-15): November 10-14, 2003. Nairobi, Kenya. For information contact: Secretariat for the Vienna Convention and the Montreal Protocol. Tel: +254-20-62-3850. Fax: +254-20-62-3601. Email: Internet:

30th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment: November 10-14, 2003. Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A. Internet:

Open-Ended Working Group on the Rules of Procedure, Financial Rules, and Compliance: November 10-14, 2003. Rome, Italy.

Prepcom 1 of the International Conference on Chemicals Management for Further Development of a Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM): November 10-14, 2003. Bangkok, Thailand.

4th International Symposium on Wastewater Reclamation and Reuse: November 12, 2003. Mexico City, Mexico. Internet:

Young Scientists 1st International Global Change Conference: November 16-19, 2003. Trieste, Italy. Internet:

Joint Ventures-Partners In Stewardship: November 17-20, 2003. Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A. Focused on building partnerships and networks, this conference will gather land management agencies and others with an interest in public lands and feature over 300 presentations on 22 different topic areas. Internet:

PIC INC-10: November 17-21, 2003. Geneva, Switzerland. The 10th session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC) for an international legally binding instrument for the application of the PIC procedure for certain hazardous chemicals and pesticides in international trade. For information contact: Interim Secretariat for the Rotterdam Convention, UNEP Chemicals Unit. Tel: +41-22-917-8183. Fax: +41-22-797-3460. Email: Internet:

The Association for Canadian Studies in the United States (ACSUS),17th Biennial Meeting: November 19-23, 2003. Hilton Portland, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. The Program Chair for ACSUS ’03 is George Sulzner, Department of Political Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst. Tel: 413-545-2761. E-mail: Special Assistant to the Section Chair is Diddy Hitchins, Department of Political Science, University of Alaska Anchorage. Tel: 907-786-1582. Email: Internet:

2nd World Wind Energy Conference – Renewable Energy Exhibition 2003: November 23-26, 2003. Cape Town, South Africa. For information contact: The Registrar. Tel: +27-21-914-2888. Fax: +27-21-914-2890. Email: Internet:

Harvard University Programme in Science, Technology and Innovation Policy: November 30 – December 12, 2003. Cambridge, MA, U.S.A. For information contact: Kathy Eckroad, Deputy Director of Executive Programs Operations, John F. Kennedy School of Government. Tel: +1-617-495-1101. Fax: +1-617-496-4474. Email: Internet:

Deep Sea 2003 Conference: December 1-4, 2003. Queenstown, New Zealand. For information contact: Ross Shotton. Email: Internet:

Second Meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-Ended Working Group on Access and Benefit-Sharing: December 1-5, 2003. Montreal, Canada.

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, 9th Session of the Conference of the Parties (UNFCCC COP-9): December 1-12, 2003. Milan, Italy. Internet:

2003 Berlin Conference on the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change – “Governance for Industrial Transformation”: December 5-6, 2003. Berlin, Germany.

Ad Hoc Working Group on Article 8(J): December 8-12, 2003. Montreal, Canada.

World Summit on the Information Society: December 10-12, 2003. Geneva, Switzerland. For information contact: Executive Secretariat – Civil Society Division. Tel: +41-22-730-6304. Fax: +41-22-730-6393. Email: Internet:

30th Meeting of the Ramsar Standing Committee: January 12-16, 2004. Gland, Switzerland. For information contact: Dwight Peck, Executive Assistant for Communications. Tel: +41-22-999-0170. Fax: +41-22-999-0169. Email: Internet:

International Training Programme on Utility Regulation and Strategy: January 12-23, 2004. Gainesville, Florida, U.S.A.

Seventh Ordinary Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the CBD (CBD COP-9): February 9-20, 2004. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Fourteenth North American Interdisciplinary Conference on Environment and Community: February 19 – 21, 2004. Saratoga Springs, NY, U.S.A. Internet:

First Meeting of the Conference of the Parties Serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety: February 23-27, 2004. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

International Studies Association meeting: March 17-20, 2004. Montreal, Quebec. Internet: http://csf.Colorado.EDU/isa/.

Midwest Political Science Association annual meeting: April 15-18, 2004. Chicago, IL, U.S.A. Internet:

3rd Session of the Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG 3) of the Basel Convention: April 26-30, 2004. Geneva, Switzerland. For information contact: Basel Secretariat. Tel: +41-22-917-8218. Fax: +41-22-797-3454. Email: Internet:

Interlaken Workshop on Decentralization: Federal Systems in Forestry and National Forest Programmes: April 27-30, 2004. Interlaken, Switzerland.

UNFF-4: May 3-14, 2004. Geneva, Switzerland.

11th United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD XI): June 13-18, 2004. Sao Paulo, Brazil.

ITTC-36: July 20-23, 2004. Switzerland.

Conference on Climate Change and Aquatic Systems: Past, Present & Future: July 21-23, 2004. Plymouth, UK.

Negotiations of a Successor Agreement to ITTA, 1994: July 26-30, 2004. Geneva, Switzerland.

American Political Science Association annual meeting: September 2-5, 2004. Chicago, IL, U.S.A. For information, see:

19th World Energy Congress: September 5-9, 2004. Sydney, Australia. For information contact: 19th World Energy Congress Managers. Tel: +612-9248-0800. Fax: +612-9248-0894. Email: Internet:

7th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP7) to the Basel Convention: October 25-29, 2004. Geneva, Switzerland. Basel COP-7 is tentatively scheduled to be held in Geneva from 25-29 October 2004. For information contact: Basel Secretariat. Tel: +41-22-917-8218. Fax: +41-22-797-3454. Email: Internet:

UNESCO Global Forum on Research and Higher Education Policy: December 1-3, 2004. Paris, France.

ITTC-37: December 13-18, 2004. Yokohama, Japan.

International Studies Association meeting: March 1-5, 2005. Hawaii, U.S.A. Internet: http://csf.Colorado.EDU/isa/.

Midwest Political Science Association annual meeting: April 7-10, 2005. Chicago, IL, U.S.A. Internet:

American Political Science Association annual meeting: September 1-4, 2005. Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Internet:

19th International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID): September 10-18, 2005. Beijing, China. For information, contact: Chinese National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage. Tel: +86-10-6841-5522/6841-6506. Fax: +86-10-6845-1169. Email: Internet: