Spain

UNESCO Chair in Life Cycle and Climate Change (917), established in 2011 at the Escola Superior de Comerç /Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Spain)

Fields/Disciplines

Climate change, environment and sustainable development.

Objectives

The specific objectives of this Chair are to:

  • contribute to fostering environmental sustainability by building a knowledge pool called the “Life Cycle Management” through research, education and the dissemination of the activities, with a special focus on climate change;
  • promote capacity-building through the integration of research and education in Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as in Africa, establishing a network of institutions; and,
  • disseminate interdisciplinary research projects integrating economic and social aspects, as well as governance, in environmental management, so as to allow a substantial improvement in methodologies supporting life cycle applications on climate change and its prevention.

Host Institution

Escola Superior de Comerç /Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Spain)

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Natural Sciences

Contact: Dr Prof. Pere Fullana, UNESCO Chairholder

Escola Superior de Comerç /Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Passeig Pujades 1

Barcelona

Spain

Phone : +34-93-295-47-10

Fax : +34- 93-295-47-20

E-mail: esci@esci.es