October 04, 2022
Dear colleagues, It is with a heavy heart, we need to inform you that Zheenbek Kulenbekov, Professor and Chair of the Applied Geology department and ECSC department, passed away on September 23, 2022, at the age of 56. Prof. Zheenbek Kulenbekov dedicated over 8…
September 21, 2022
To date, START, in partnership with JPI Urban Europe and ICLEI Africa, has convened two of three interactive virtual workshops with key stakeholders working on issues of urban transitions in Africa. The first workshop, “Pathways towards 15-Minute Cities in African…
September 21, 2022
Since June of 2022, START has partnered with the Education Partnerships for Innovation in Communities (EPIC) to conduct refresher trainings on the EPIC model in several southern African cities under the EPIC-N Africa Network. To date, these trainings have been…
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September 21, 2022
Sixteen early-career researchers and professionals from five West African countries are currently participating in the Promoting Gains in Renewable Energy (ProGREEN) Leadership Fellows Program. So far, the fellows have participated in six virtual leadership lab modules and accompanying live Zoom…
July 27, 2022
Introducing our latest installment of “Opportunities in Sustainability” – our email round-up of relevant opportunities from and within the sustainability community delivered straight to your inbox! To stay up-to-date with all things START, be sure to follow us on Facebook,…
June 09, 2022
To unite the human capital of universities in Asia with local governments and communities to improve the quality of life, advance social wealth, and support the implementation of the SDGs, START International (START) collaborated with the Educational Partnerships for Innovation…
June 09, 2022
Recently, I was invited by the African Network of Young Leaders for Peace and Sustainable Development (ANYL4PSD) to be a Speaker at the African Regional online Teach-In on Climate and Justice, an event that was held May 12 and 13, 2022. …
June 09, 2022
Beginning earlier this year, START and Reos are convening 16 Francophone, West African early-career renewable energy scientists and professionals for the ProGREEN Leadership Labs, which aim to strengthen Fellows’ personal and interpersonal leadership capacities to meaningfully engage in co-design processes…
March 29, 2022
In support of young researchers working on the Collaboration for Adaptation and Resilience in Mali (Co-FARM) project (an IDRC supported program focused on increasing the resilience and adaptive capacities of water resource users in Koutiala, Mali), START and Co-FARM partner…
March 29, 2022
In January, START initiated a collaboration with the GEF, UNEP and the Least Developed Countries’ University Consortium on Climate Change (LUCCC) to strengthen capacities of universities in least-developed countries (LDCs) to more effectively advise their governments on implementing climate change…