Europe, the Asia Pacific and the Global Transformation Agenda - Call for papers
In the midst of this rapidly shifting global landscape, the Jean Monnet Network on the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals in the Asia Pacific invites abstract submissions for the conference “Europe, the Asia Pacific and the Global Transformation Agenda.”
New Publication: The Evolving Role of EU Regional Policy - Implications for Australia?
Professor Bruce Wilson from the EU Centre of Excellence at RMIT examines the evolving role of EU Regional Policy, including Smart Specialisation, in a new article published in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of European Studies.
The EU Experience on Geographical Indications: Are There Benefits for Rural Development in Australia?
The European Union (EU) system of Geographical Indications (GIs) has been a prominent means of promoting provenance as a basis for success in European and global markets, and an important resource for supporting rural development throughout Europe.
Balancing Economic and Socio-Ecological Regional Innovation: Smart Specialisation and the Foundational Economy
Webinar held 15 October 2020, as part of Erasmus Days 2020: Three days of celebration of the Erasmus+ programme in Europe and all over the world.
Smart Specialisation in Gippsland, Victoria: completion of the first phase
In late 2016, after the French-owned Engie energy company announced its plans to close the Hazelwood coal mine and electricity generating plant in Gippsland, Victoria, the Victorian State Government established the Latrobe Valley Authority (LVA).
Call for Applications: Graduate Student and Early Career SDG Workshop
Sustainable Development Goals Research: Troubles and Opportunities
Η Ελλάδα και ο ύπουλος εχθρός | The insidious enemy: Greece and COVID-19
Η Ελλάδα επαινέθηκε παγκοσμίως για την καταστολή του COVID 19, ωστόσο η εξάρτησή της από τον τουρισμό την έβαλε σε μια ευάλωτη θέση.
The State of the European Union: The 2020 SOTEU
Australia’s connections with the European Union have come more sharply into focus in the past few years.
Europe SME Support and the Enterprise Europe Network
The Covid-19 pandemic has prompted Australian and European small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to rethink and transform their business models and operational systems in ways that adapt and respond more effectively to the current global economic environment.
La Belgique est-elle le pays le plus atteint par le covid-19 ou tout simplement le plus honnête?
La Belgique, avec seulement 11,5 million d’habitants, est considérée comme une catastrophe sanitaire incomparable.
Sustaining Engagement with SDG 4
Despite the global lockdown, SDG Network member Robbie Guevara has sustained engagement with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs), specifically on SDG 4: Quality Education.
L’importance de l’innovation des PME en Europe et en Australie
La pandémie mondiale de covid-19 a transformé les sociétés.
Contact Tracing in the EU
As restrictions on everyday life, imposed almost globally in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19, are gradually lifted, the world is looking for ways of making sure containment can be maintained as people come into closer contact again.
Greece’s Response to COVID-19 Defies Expectations
Greece’s response to the covid-19 health crisis has been commended globally (Roche, 2020).
Bushfires Test our Climate Policies: Linking Science to Policy
Amidst the turmoil resulting from the COVID-19 virus, the emphasis on the importance of best available science has been striking.
COVID-19 and The European Green Deal: A path forward, but how?
In late 2019, the European Commission (EC) led by new President Ursula Von der Leyen announced the European Green Deal (EGD).
What COVID-19 can tell us about taking on the Climate Crisis
The COVID-19 pandemic reminds us of the urgent need to seriously address the climate crisis.
Europe Day 2020: Celebration or Commiseration?
Led by a new President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, a new College of Commissioners took office early in December 2020.
Economic recovery: lessons from the past for Europe’s future
As EU member states start to come out of lockdown, Europe is looking to the future beyond COVID-19.
Rethinking Regional Policy After the Crisis
Disaster preparation and recovery must be a priority for regional policymakers in the wake of last summer’s bushfires and the COVID-19 crisis, according to a new report from the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence in Smart Specialisation and Regional Policy.
Covid-19 in Germany - Atypical trajectory or time lag?
In the reporting on the spread and the effects of Covid-19 globally, Germany has received some attention due to the atypical trajectory of its fatality rate.
Mixed Mandates: COVID-19 and multi-level governance
Infectious diseases do not respect geopolitical borders. They are also major disruptors of governance boundaries.
Sweden’s ‘Flexible’ Response To COVID-19
Sweden unlike its Nordic and European neighbours has taken a more ‘flexible’ approach to fighting the Covid-19 pandemic.
The EU Response to COVID-19: More Europe, not Less. Part 2
More Europe, not less, is needed to address the systemic societal challenges which EU member states currently face.