Political Science Professor Peter Haas was one of five experts invited to introduce the United Nations Environment Programme's Global Environmental Outlook 5 (GEO 5) Report to representatives from international organizations, government, and academia at a workshop September 21, 2012. The workshop, "Designing Global Governance for Sustainability," was organized by the Center for Governance and Sustainability at UMass Boston.
The GEO 5 Report is the fifth in a series of assessment reports published by the United Nations Einvronment Programme since 1997. It is meant to assess the state and trends of the global environment in relation to international goals like the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs); to prioritize a environmental themes by region; and to identify potential solutions or action items for global, sustainabile development.
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